Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies


Welcome to the home page of Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Melbourne. This is an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental programme, offering a range of courses in these areas in a series of undergraduate majors, postgraduate coursework programmes and research degrees.

The undergraduate majors, the Graduate Certificate and Diploma and the Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma allow you to combine subjects from different Schools in the Arts Faculty and selected subjects from the Faculties of Music and Architecture, Building and Planning.

If you are interested in undertaking a research degree (MA or PhD), please contact staff in the relevant Department.

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News and Events

There are many discussion groups, seminars and conferences in these fields: see the links under Seminars and Conferences on this page.

Constructing the Past Under Dictatorship

Andrea Argirides will chair the next meeting of the Archaeology Reading Group at 6:00 on Thursday 24 April in the Classics and Arcahaeology Library, first floor, Old Quad.

Old French Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old French Reading Group will be at 12:30 on Monday 28 April, continuing Le Chevalier de la charrette by Chrétien de Troyes from line 1228.

Old English Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old English Reading Group will be at 1:00 on Tuesday 29 April in the David Caro Podium, room 204.

Imagining Italia

A paper by Fiona Tweedie for the Ancient World Seminar at 1:00 on Tuesday 29 April in Old Arts Theatre C.

‘Wright by her own hande’: Manuscript Recipe Books as Sources for the Study of Culinary and Social Change in Restoration and Georgian Ireland

A paper by Dr Madeline Shanahan, University College Dublin, for the Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar at 6:00 on Tuesday 29 April in The Oratory, Newman College.