Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Welcome

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 School.

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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.

Middle English Reading Group

The next meeting of the Middle English Reading Group will be at 11:00 on Monday 20 April, continuing The Owl and the Nightingale from line 1067.

The Renaissance of Anonymity

A paper by Andrea Rizzi, University of Melbourne, for the Early Modern Circle at 6:15 on Monday 20 April in Babel 506.

Old English Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old English Reading Group will be at 1:00 on Tuesday 21 April in John Medley 106.

The Sources for Our Knowledge of Early Greek Philosophy

A paper by David Runia, University of Melbourne, for the Ancient World Seminar at 1:00 on Tuesday 21 April in the Macmahon Ball Theatre, Old Arts.

Old French Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old French Reading Group will be at 12:00 on Monday 27 April in Babel 511, continuing Le Chevalier de la charrette by Chrétien de Troyes from line 2999.

The Lost Shakespeare Apocrypha

A paper by David McInnis, University of Melbourne, for the English and Theatre Studies Research Seminar at 4:30 on Wednesday 29 April in the 4th Floor Linkway, John Medley.

Are Changes in the Global Economy Connected to Changes in the Global Power Balance?

Giorgi Bedianashvili, Georgian National Museum, will chair the next session of the Archaeology Reading Group at 6:00 on Thursday 30 April in Graduate Seminar Room 1, Old Arts.

The Politics of Myth

A paper by Stephen Knight, University of Melbourne, for the Medieval Round Table at 6:00 on Monday 5 May in Babel 303.

ANZAMEMS 2015

The 10th Biennial ANZAMEMS Conference will be hosted by the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry at the University of Queensland from 14-18 July.