Call for Papers: Workshop ‘Constructing and performing hope in the premodern world’ April 13-14, 2023, Tampere University, Finland.

The aim of the workshop is to investigate how hope functioned in premodern societies, paying attention to how hope and futurity are structured in life strategies and how they are performed in the contexts of different cultural scripts.

Keynote Speakers: Stavroula Constantinou (University of Cyprus) & Jenni Kuuliala (Tampere University). Please submit the title of your presentation and a short abstract of ca. 300-500 words with a description of the theme, methodology, main questions, and sources by May 20, 2022.

LOGO-DIMIA: Lecture by CeMAR Director Assoc. Prof. Stavroula Constantinou

On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, the division of Greek and Latin Language and Literature of the Academy of Athens held the 6th lecture of the second cycle of LOGO-DIMIA. Watch here, the lecture by CeMAR Director, Assoc. Prof. S. Constantinou, entitled: “Milky Breasts A socio-ideological approach to the breastfeeding woman in antiquity and Byzantium”

CML online seminars programme spring 2022

CML is happy to present the programme for the online seminars in spring 2022. This spring the seminars will be the three keynotes at the conference Scale(s) of Literary History – Europe c. 500-1500 taking place in Rome. All are welcome to register for the online seminars and join these three exciting talks online via Zoom. To register please write to

New annual lecture series of the Centre for Medieval Studies (ZeMas) at the University of Bamberg (UNI BA), on “The Iberian culture in the Middle Ages”

The annual lecture series of the Bamberg Center for Medieval Studies (ZeMas) invites again to ten exciting interdisciplinary lectures that approach a medieval subject from a historical, philological, archaeological, and art historical perspective. This year’s lecture series are dedicated to Iberian cultures of the Middle Ages and start on 02 May 2022 with a lecture on “Álvaro de Luna (1388/90-1453) and his role at the court of John II of Castile” (Klaus van Eickels, University of Bamberg). All lectures will be held in German.

Webinar: The Diamond Open Access Model: what impact on research?

Mar 28, 2022 01:00 PM in London

With escalating Article Processing Charges (APCs) under the Gold Open Access Model, attention has been turning to the Diamond Model, where scientific articles are not subject to APCs. Join a one-hour webinar, where an expert panel will explain and discuss these latest developments in Open Access publishing and what it means for researchers, research-intensive institutions, learned societies, libraries and other publishers.