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ANZAMEMS 2015 - Medieval Conference in Australia

Mon, 2015-07-20 12:08
Kiera Naylor collected the tweets from the Australian and New Zealand Medieval Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies conference at University of Queensland in Brisbane. The conference was held from July 14-18, 2015. [View the story "ANZAMEMS 2015 - Medieval Conference in Australia" on Storify]
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Could the Vikings slay cancer? - Medieval News Roundup

Mon, 2015-07-20 11:42
Our latest medieval news roundup takes a look at cancer research in Iceland, a new Byzantine research centre in Turkey, and the discovery of the remains of a boy in Siberia who lived back in the 12th century.
[View the story "Could the Vikings slay cancer? - Medieval News Roundup" on Storify]Photo credit: Yamalo-Nenets regional Museum and Exhibition Complex
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What's being found, what's being restored - Medieval News Roundup

Wed, 2015-07-01 10:32
Recent news for medievalists, including the restoration of a 15th-century manuscript, and the discovery of a Norman castle. And check out the great video from the people behind Just for Laughs Gags:

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Magna Carta Roundup

Tue, 2015-06-16 23:19
The 800th anniversary of the creation of Magna Carta was a major event, and here is a roundup of how newspapers and other media covered it.


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Her Majesty The Queen unveils a plaque commemorating 800 years of Magna Carta - Photo courtesy Surrey County Council
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From Kempe to the Congress - 5 medieval articles in the news

Tue, 2015-05-12 23:48
We bring you five articles from the last couple of days about the Middle Ages. Do you like this format?


New evidence supports Margery Kempe's accountSome scholars have suspected that Margery Kempe's account of her religious life and pilgrimages were made up, but a letter from her son has just been uncovered...


Archaeological finds at Littlemore Priory

Update on the Mass Grave discovered in ParisThe total number of human remains uncovered in the basement of a Paris supermarket reaches 316 according to an update from the New York Times

Local media on the 50th International Congress on Medieval StudiesTime again for the congress! Will you be there?Yes, Ill be there!No, I'm not going
Photo by Denis Gliksman/Inrap
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Discoveries, Donations and Digs: Medieval News Roundup

Wed, 2015-04-15 23:11
A couple dozen items to share with you as we get caught up with the medieval news from the last few weeks...

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Finally, we wanted to show you this beautiful video of a 16th century Irish castle...



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Reacting to Medieval Reactions

Sat, 2015-04-11 00:48
In mid-March a new Twitter account came into being: @MedievalReacts


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