|Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS, UCLA)||
"The UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS) assists scholars, students, and the larger community to acquire a deeper understanding of issues rooted in the past that resonate yet in our world today". "CMRS promotes and encourages interdisciplinary and cross-cultural studies of the period from Late Antiquity to the middle of the seventeenth century". In order to accomplish these objectives, the CMRS organizes and sponsors various lectures, seminars, conferences as well as run a fellowship program for visiting professors, pos-doctoral scholars, graduate students, and researchers. CMRS actively publishes in the scholarly community through their journals "Viator" and "Comitatus".
|University of California, Los Angeles, USA|
|Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies||
The Arizona Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies hosts an annual conference that invites interdisciplinary papers "that explore any topic related to the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance". This coming year marks the 21st meeting of the conference. Alongside organizing traditional, scholarly paper panels, the Arizona Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies conference features a pre-conference manuscript workshop and a plenary performance - drawing in the material and performative aspects integral to the study in this era.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 to Saturday, February 7, 2015
|Centre for the Study of the Renaissance (Warwick)||
The Centre for the Study of the Renaissance is a broadly-based and interdisciplinary-focused research community based at the University of Warwick. "The Centre aims to promote learning and research in the history and culture of the Renaissance". The Centre has active partnerships with several other universities and is a member of both the Fédération internationale des Sociétés et Instituts pour l’Etude de la Renaissance and the Consortium of Renaissance Centers. Through this collaborative structure, the Centre provides opportunities for graduate and postdoctoral researchers. The Centre also hosts annual, international conferences and symposia.
|University of Warwick, Coventry, UK|
|Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Edinburgh)||
The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Edinburgh boasts a rich consortium of over seventy Medieval and Renaissance scholars. The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies has staff involved in numerous projects related to research interests of the period including "Beyond Macbeth: Shakespeare in Scottish Collections" and the "Early Modern Rome Research Network". The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies has a partnership with Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz and is a member of the Prato Consortium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies alongside Monash University and four other international institutions.
|The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK|
|Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Durham)||
The Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) is a "community of scholars and postgraduate researchers". While IMEMS was not formally launched until 2010, it began as the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in 1998. The community's four key areas of focus are research, postgraduate study, outreach and engagement, and events. In order to facilitate these goals, IMEMS offers small research grants to help kick-start scholarly projects, offer an interdisciplinary MA degree in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and host public lectures with international speakers.
|Durham University, Durham, UK|
|The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Tennessee)||
"The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies evolved in the early 2000s out of the long-standing interdisciplinary program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Tennessee". Catalyzed by a highly competitive Challenge Grant issues by the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2003, the Institute was able to create a "physical and academic center for these efforts in scholarship, education, outreach, and faculty and student development". The Institute is known for its Annual Marco Symposium that focuses on current "interdisciplinary issues in medieval and Renaissance scholarship which also have relevance and currency for the broader community".
|University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA|
|Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Kent)||
The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) at the University of Kent is "an interdisciplinary centre for the study of Medieval and Early Modern periods". MEMS offers training through an interdisciplinary MA program that attracts students from across the globe. With a "wide range of research and teaching expertise", a working relationship with the Canterbury Archaeological Trust, and involvement on the "Text and Event in Early Modern Europe" project, students at MEMS have a wide range of scholarly and research opportunities "access to a wide range of unique historical, literary and material evidence".
|University of Kent, Kent, UK|
|Centre for Early Modern Studies (University of Exeter)||
The Centre for Early Modern Studies was founded in 2007 and works to leverage the "exceptional concentration of scholars of the early modern era based at the University of Exeter". The Centre for Early Modern Studies is envisioned as a interdisciplinary hub bringing together academic staff and students in the departments of History, English, Drama, and Modern Languages. With a centralized focus between 1500-1800, "Centre staff are engaged in research on all aspects of the period". Important areas of research include: religious culture, social and economic relations, political and intellectual thought, gender and sexuality, space, landscape and national identities, the history of the book, and theatre.
|University of Exeter, Exeter, UK|
|The Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies (Queen Mary University of London)||
The Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies "aims to consider how new scholarship and interdisciplinary methods and approaches have refigured our understanding of several developments traditionally associated with the term and period Renaissance". By placing an emphasis on evolving methods, the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies in engaged in connecting scholars between disciplines and building relationships with other academic professionals, such as community curators and librarians. In order to facilitate this objective, the Centre "hosts a range of events and seminars in the field of Early Modern and Renaissance Studies".
|Queen Mary, University of London, London|
|Renaissance Society of America||
The Renaissance Society of America hosts an annual meeting each year to explore and discuss topics related to the Renaissance. This coming year marks the 61st meeting of the conference. This prestigious and well-attended conference hosts many events across the meeting dates including paper panels, roundtable discussions, and several business meetings for the RSA Executive Board. This conference attends to all aspects and areas of Renaissance studies covering a wide breadth of research topics.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 to Saturday, March 28, 2015