Medieval

From nun to noble to prostitute to beggar - the story of Beatrice. [...]
Thu, Jun 04, 2020
Source: Medievalists
This week on The Medieval Podcast - We know for a fact that the medieval world was diverse, we know for a fact that civilizations outside of the major European nations were interesting, but at the moment, Medieval Studies is still a very white field. So why does this matter, especially in the current moment? Because black history matters. Black scholarship matters. And black lives matter. [...]
Tue, Jun 02, 2020
Source: Medievalists
Only a few women in history devoted their lives to writing and illuminating manuscripts. Gisela von Kerssenbrock, a nun living in a remote village of 14th-century Germany, was one of them. [...]
Tue, Jun 02, 2020
Source: Medievalists
Though the French Revolution is most definitely postmedieval—and unrivalled for the apathy many of my undergraduates have shown towards it—never has the fall of the French feudal regime been more relevant to current events. [...]
Tue, Jun 02, 2020
Source: Medievalists
Dr Erin Connelly of the University of Warwick has been awarded a UKRI Future Leader Fellowship for her research on the use of medieval medical texts for modern medicines. [...]
Mon, Jun 01, 2020
Source: Medievalists

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