Monthly Archives: May 2022

Registration Opens for the Feeling Medieval Conference 31/05/22 – 01/06/2022

Received from Dr. Stephen Spencer (King’s College, London) and Hailey O’Harrow (University of St. Andrews) Feeling Medieval, the inaugural conference of the Society for the Study of Medieval Emotions, is taking place on Tuesday 31 May–Wednesday 1 June 2022 (see the programme here). The conference will be held in a hybrid format, and we therefore welcome online attendance. It is free to attend online via Microsoft Teams, but please register at: The link will be disseminated 24 hours before the conference. Please find the conference programme attached (all timings are UK time), and please forward it to anyone you think may be interested. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at We would like to thank the following institutions, whose generous funding has made this event possible: the Past & Present Society; Royal Historical Society; St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies; School of History, St Andrews; St Leonard’s Doctoral and Postgraduate College; Department of History, King’s College London. Past & Present is pleased to support this event and supports other events like it. Applications for event funding are welcomed from scholars working in the field of historical studies at all stages in their careers.

ECR Bursaries for Orosius Through the Ages (25th-27th May 2022)

Received from the conference organisers Thanks to the generosity of the Past & Present Society, the Royal Historical Society, the Institute of Classical Studies (ICS), the Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities, and the Classical Association, there are a limited number of small bursaries for postgraduates, early career academics, and those who are under employed or not in paid employment to attend the ‘Orosius Through the Ages’ conference in-person. Bursaries are not available for those attending online. Bursaries will be offered to cover the cost of travel and/or accommodation to attend the conference in-person. Caring costs will also be considered. Applications will be assessed on the basis of financial need. Participants are expected to approach their own institutions for financial support in the first instance. If you would like to apply for a bursary, please send the following information to Victoria Leonard by Friday 6 May 2022: *    Your current or most recent institutional affiliation or course, and how the conference is relevant. *    Brief details of your situation, why you require this bursary, and how it will help you. *    The bursary is intended to support participants in attending the conference in-person, with travel, accommodation, and caring costs. Please […]