The finale of MEMSA's academic year is its own postgraduate conference in Durham which attracts a wide variety of postgraduates and academics from across the UK and beyond. Previous conference themes have included: Being Human (2008), Authority (2009), Time and Memory (2010), Recognizing Beauty (2011), and The Mutilated Body (2013).
Each year, the conference has welcomed a wide variety of highly original and engaging postgraduate papers, and has enjoyed the privilege of hearing internationally regarded keynote speakers, including Prof. Helen Cooper, Dr John Watts, Prof. Miri Rubin, and Prof. Mary Carruthers, present their research.
Journals from previous conferences can be found on the MEMSA WordPress site by clicking this link: https://durhammemsa.wordpress.com/memsa-conferences-and-conference-proceedings/
MEMSA Conference, Senate Suite, Durham University, 9-10 July 2018
We're excited to announce the CfP for the MEMSA Conference 2018, which this year is being held here in Durham on 9 - 10 July, on the theme of 'Humour and Obscenity in the Early Medieval and Modern World'.
The theme is open to broad interpretation and we welcome submissions from postgraduate students and early career researchers at any stage. Please see the attached call for papers for full details and suggested themes.
Any queries, and abstracts of 200-300 words, for twenty-minute papers, should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org for the attention of Hannah and James.
The deadline is Monday 16th April 2018.
Conference Programme to follow shortly.
Wednesday 12 July 2017
- MEMSA Conference 2017: Imitation and Innovation: Uses of the Past in the Medieval and Early Modern World until 5:00pm, Birley Room, Hatfield College
Friday 15 July 2016
- ‘Identifying Identity: ideas of personal and public identity in the medieval and early modern world.’ MEMSA Conference until 5:00pm, Birley Room, Hatfield College
Friday 17 July 2015
Tuesday 12 May 2015
- 'Protest, Magic and the Reformation' 6:15pm, World Heritage Visitors Centre, Palace Green, Caitlin Phillips (History)
Thursday 10 July 2014
- MEMSA Conference 2014: 'On the Fringes: Outsiders and Otherness in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds' until 6:00pm, Durham University
Friday 6 July 2012
- MEMSA Conference 2012: 'Transition and Transformation in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures' until 5:00pm, Durham University