Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 19:18
Artist Daniel Reeve has found himself up to his ink-stained elbows in work. As the calligrapher and cartographer for the Lord of the Rings films, he is now very busy with many new projects.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 12:39
Plans to build a highway close to Ireland's historic Hill of Tara have caused controversy.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-26 11:01
Raymond Tebble of South Shields, England, was convicted of "going equipped for theft" to an archaeolical site in Leicestershire, England, and was sentenced to one month in prison. His metal detector was confiscated.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-24 15:26
English Heritage has announced that the next re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings will take place in October 2006, coinciding with the 950th anniversary of the battle.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-12-24 12:27
A photo in the Durango Herald featuring members of the Shire of Rio de las Animas, and their donation for Mercy Medical Center.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-21 15:55
Scottish First Minister Jack McConnell hopes to crack down on the country's "knife culture" by restricting the sale and possession of blades.
Submitted by Olyane on Fri, 2004-12-17 16:28
In the spirit of the Holiday Season New York Tolkien Society has created its second annual contest.
Submitted by MSiobhan on Fri, 2004-12-17 11:36
Buzz abounds about Google’s announcement of special agreements made with five leading research libraries to digitize their collections. An SCAtoday.net Reporter, Mistress Siobhan O'Neill, offers this in-depth look at Google's library initiative.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-16 19:27
Signora Sofia Matriani della Tempesta, a doctoral student at Oregon State University, is researching knights' oaths and seeks help from SCA sources.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-12-15 16:01
A rare medical condition has suddenly left Sam Tynker, a performer in the SCAdian band Clan Tynker, paralyzed from the waist down. Friends and family are seeking donations to help defray mounting medical expenses.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 14:40
Right-handed fighters beware. According to a new study by the University of Montpellier, left-handers are "better in fights."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-10 08:15
Members of Gleann Medonach (Roswell, New Mexico) teamed with the Roswell Harley Owners Group (HOG) recently to gather and distribute toys for needy kids.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-09 15:35
Reporter Sonja Lee of the Great Falls Tribune took a step back in time recently when she interviewed members of the Shire of Stan Wyrm in Artemisia.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-12-08 18:48
Do you have something you don't want or need any more, and would like to give free to another medievalist as an alternative to throwing it away? This new YahooGroups list can help.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-08 14:26
Several SCA kingdoms are participating in a project to knit or crochet bandages for people suffering from leprosy.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-12-08 12:32
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, Inc., reports that the Society is seeking applicants for the position of Society Copyright Deputy.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-07 10:01
Dame Aoife starts the holiday season with thoughts of charity, both in the Middle Ages and in the modern world (but with an historical twist).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 17:34
Since fox hunting has been banned in Britain, many hunters are traveling to France.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-12-02 16:57
Baron Corun MacAnndra, the Media Liaison Representative for Pennsic XXXIV, seeks several deputies who have modern-world experience working with (or as) members of the press.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-12-02 10:19
The Arizona Daily Wildcat discusses two student organizations at the University of Arizona: the SCA (the College of St. Fenix), and a juggling/fire-eating/dance group known as Street Performance and Incendiary Arts.
Submitted by Olyane on Tue, 2004-11-30 19:38
The creators of the forthcoming Tolkien-inspired film Ancanar have released a major update of the movie's web site, with news of the film's latest progress.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-30 10:50
Search engine giant Google has announced a new service, Google Scholar, which searches scholarly literature.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-20 11:40
SCA librarians across the United States are warning groups to expect to be inundated with requests for programs this summer when many facilities will feature the theme "Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-11-18 06:06
Yelizaveta has announced that November 18, 2004 is the 10th anniversary of the founding of the East Kingdom Discussion List.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-11-17 11:54
How many of us medieval enthusiasts owe our fascination with the Middle Ages to role-playing fantasy games played as a child? Peter Bebergal, writing for the Boston Globe, celebrates D&D's 30 year anniversary.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-16 11:30
Friederich Von Blumenkamp has announced that the North American Falconers Association will hold its annual field meet November 21-26, 2004 at the Plaza Hotel in Garden City, Kansas.
Submitted by Geoffrey on Mon, 2004-11-15 18:44
"A Christmas Dirge" is a theatrical event being staged by Subtle Hint Productions, a comic take off on the Classic Dicken's Carol. (Not an SCA event)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-13 11:13
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was photographed recently sitting next to Colonel Simon West of the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who apparently was careless with the arrangement of his kilt.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-11-11 22:17
The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams, by Patrick O'Donnell gives an inside look at the people and events of the Current Middle Ages.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-11-11 17:20
Political protesters temporarily defaced the home page of the SCA's East Kingdom earlier today, replacing it with a page of their own creation.