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Medieval History Seminar


30 September–2 October 2021

Paul Freedman (Yale University), Bernhard Jussen (Goethe University Frankfurt), Simon MacLean (University of St Andrews), Fiona Griffiths (Stanford University), Len Scales (Durham University), and Dorothea Weltecke (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Venue: German Historical Institute London
Organized by the German Historical Institute London and the German Historical Institute Washington, D.C.


The German Historical Institutes in London and Washington, D.C. are excited to announce the twelfth Medieval History Seminar, to be held online from 30 September to 2 October 2021. The seminar will bring together Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D. graduates(2020) in medieval history from American, Canadian, British, Irish,and German universities for three days of scholarly discussion and collaboration. Participants will have the opportunity to present their work to peers and distinguished scholars from both sides of the Atlantic. The Medieval History Seminar invites proposals from all areas and periods of medieval history and is not limited to historians working on German history or German-speaking regions of Europe. All methodological approaches are welcome. Applications from neighbouring disciplines are also welcome if the projects have a distinct historical focus. The seminar is bilingual, with papers and discussions in both German and English. Participants must have a good reading and listening comprehension of both languages.

Call for Papers (PDF file)

Conference report (PDF file)