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Arthurians as Cultural Tourists
03.05.2013
How to envisage the future? And does literature play a part? Basically this is the question asked in a series of thoughtful articles and ruminations published in the latest issue of Arthuriana, which focus on the Arthurian as a cultural tourist…

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Hot – or not?
03.05.2013
First time to Kalamazoo? And want to know what is hot or not? Here is a short guide, which demonstrates that Medieval Studies in America is (still) all about being a subspecialty under the literature and art departments…

 

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Medieval Power Struggle
22.04.2013
Last week The Medieval Academy of America announced that co-executive directors, Eileen Gardiner and Ron Musto have resigned, effective immediately. Behind the resignation may lie a power struggle over the future of Academic Publication…

 

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Lambs in the Midst of Wolves
25.03.2013
How to live among infidels? As a simple dove? Or as a prudent snake? And where will the Ignatian Pope with the Franciscan name find his inspiration?

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Digital Medieval Editions

24.03.2013

Come April, medievalists from all over the world will convene in Knoxville to the Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy. One of the prominent debates, featuring in two round-table discussions are questions concerning the growth of digitization projects, which are taking place all over the world. Read about the speakers and get and overview here …

 

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City’s Cash
19.03.2013
City’s Cash is 800 years old and still financing The City of London. No longer cloaked in medieval secrecy, it is still a bone of contention in the elections march 2013… 

 

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EcoVikings

14.03.2013

The Vikings are back! But this time they’re here to help young people reduce their carbon footprint in a fun but educational workshop …

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New Nordic Viking Food
12.01.2013
New Nordic Viking Food is a food concept inspired by the Nordic Food Movement launched in 2003 and world-famous through the restaurant Noma in Copenhagen…

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Notre Dame de Paris 2013
13.12.2012
Next year the cathedral expects more than 20 mill visitors who will be celebrating the 850-year anniversary of the beautiful Cathedral…

The Medieval Week in Visby
26.11.2012
In times of crisis local governments cut down on their funding of festivals

End of Blockbusters?
With less than a 100.000 expected visitors some might view the impressive exhibition on Otto the Great in Magdeburg a failure

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Leicester Cathedral Chosen for the remains of Richard III
Leicester Cathedral is the obvious choice. Nevertheless two rival societies are fighting over what may be the bones of Richard III…

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Will Aachen be able to find the sponsors and the money in order to finance the celebrations of Charlemagne in 2014?

Teaching in the Middle Ages is a source for inspiration
Teaching the Middle Ages – in the Middle Ages and today…

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A curious charity runs five Royal Palaces as strictly business. And does a very good job…


Richard III-fever galvanises hunt for the Battlefield at Barnet (1471)…

France officially opens a new wing exhibiting Islamic art, 632 to 1800 AD…


The Richard III Foundation advocates reburial at York Minster…

If the skeleton recently found in Leicester is confirmed to be that of Richard III, the question naturally crops up: Where shall he be reburied? And not least: How…


Is it misconstrued modesty to deny the public photos of the alleged skeleton of Richard III?

Exhibition in Brussels of so-called Macedonian Manuscripts is met with uproar…

Large exhibition about the German emperor, Otto the Great, and the Roman Empire opened in Magdeburg this weekend amidst growing misgivings in the rest of Europe about the future role of Germany…

History festivals may be the way forward to “sell” history in a serious yet popular manner…

Medieval Publishing will be hit by EU Plan…

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