Wednesday 11th March

Wednesday 11th March 2015 2.30-3.30pm

Fage Library, Second Floor, Arts Building

A Land of Ice and Fire:

A Storm of Sources

Join us for a session led by Ryder and Bernadette, as they lead us through the range of documentary sources available for medieval Iceland.

As always, juice and biscuits will be provided!

Iceland

Wednesday 25th February

Wednesday 25th February 2015 2.30-3.30pm

Fage Library, Second Floor, Arts Building

Joint Session with Rosetta Forum: Roundtable on Interdisciplinarity

In this joint session with Rosetta we will be discussing the benefits and problems that arise from working interdisiplinarily. Join us for a fun roundtable discussion, complete with biscuits!

Rosetta

Wednesday 11th February – A change to our advertised programme

A change to the programme and a different room!

Wednesday 11th February 2015 2.30-3.30pm

Danford Room, Second Floor, Arts Building

‘What’s Next?’ Plans for after the PhD

 

Considering what to do after your degree? Thinking about jobs outside academia?

Join us for a discussion about your options and share your plans for the future over juice and biscuits!

Plans

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Wednesday 11th and Wednesday 25th February

CFP: Research Presentation Sessions on 11th February and 11th March.

If you have a paper you would like to present at EMREM and the chance for feedback in a friendly environment, please send your ideas to emremforum@googlemail.com

Wednesday 25th February 2015 2.30-3.30pm

Fage Library, Second Floor, Arts Building

Joint Session with Rosetta Forum: Roundtable on Interdisciplinarity

In this joint session with Rosetta we will be discussing the benefits and problems that arise from working interdisiplinarily. Join us for a fun roundtable discussion, complete with biscuits!

Rosetta

Semester Two Programme

Semester Two Programme

Wednesday 28th January 2015 2.30-3.30pm

Fage Library, Second Floor, Arts Building

Digital Wizardry

Wednesday 11th February 2015 2.30-3.30pm

 Danford Room, Second Floor, Arts Building

Research Presentation Session

Wednesday 25th February 2015 2.30-3.30pm

Fage Library, Second Floor, Arts Building

Joint Session with Rosetta Forum

Wednesday 11th March 2015 2.30-3.30pm

Fage Library, Second Floor, Arts Building

Research Presentation Session

Wednesday 25th March 2015 5pm-

 Bratby Bar, Staff House

Pub Quiz

To be Confirmed

A Tuesday at 5.30 after Reading Week

Joint session with Rosetta Forum

A date for your diary

EMREM Annual Symposium, Body and Soul 7th/8th May

Deadline for abstracts 1st March

 Semester 2

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Accessibility Information for the Symposium

The EMREM Postgraduate Forum

Annual Symposium

Thursday 7th and Friday 8th May 2015

Accessibility Information

The conference sessions will be held in the Arts Building. The Access Guide (with information about, and pictures of, entrances, parking and lifts) can be found here:

http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/university-of-birmingham/arts-building-2

Getting to the University of Birmingham

http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/contact/directions/getting-here-edgbaston.aspx

Accessibility

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CfP: EMREM Annual Postgraduate Symposium 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS

The EMREM Postgraduate Forum

Annual Symposium

Thursday 7th and Friday 8th May 2015

 

þær he þa tungon totyhð ond þa teð þurhysmyhð’ (There he [the worm] devours your tongue and wriggles through your teeth), Soul and Body

Papers are invited for the 2015 EMREM two-day interdisciplinary symposium, to be held at the University of Birmingham.  The theme for this year’s event is ‘Body and Soul’.

Postgraduate speakers from all fields of EMREM are welcome to share their research and build networks at this friendly and well-established symposium.

Possible topics might include, but are not limited to;

  • Memorials
  • Body alteration
  • The female body and mysticism
  • Masochism
  • Cosmological reflections of the body
  • Penance
  • Preparation for death
  • Monasticism
  • Representations of the afterlife
  • Embodiment Theory
  • Ghosts
  • Cannibalism
  • The saintly body vs. the sexual body
  • Relics
  • Feast and fast
  • Burial goods
  • The translated body
  • The wounded body

Papers should be 20 minutes in length. Please send proposals of approximately 300 words to emremforum@googlemail.com by 1st March 2015

EMREM will be offering limited travel bursaries for external speakers.

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Cfp 2015

Wednesday 26th November, Manuscripts, Libraries and Archives

Wednesday 26th November 2014 2.30-3.30pm

 

 Peter Gelling Library, Room 315 Arts Building

Manuscripts, Libraries and Archives

Want to know more about finding and accessing manuscript sources? In this session EMREM will discuss finding sources, behaviour in archives and the skills needed to work with manuscripts.

We hope to see you there!

manuscripts session

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