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Watch it now ...

September 30, 2021
In case you missed it (or want to see it again), Professor Brent Miles' April 2021 Medieval Studies Seminar lecture Treatises on Biblical Kingship from Medieval Ireland now is available on YouTube! Click here to access the video. Read more about Watch it now ...
Stephen Mitchell

Harvard Medievalist Stephen Mitchell wins 2019 Jarl Gallén Prize

October 29, 2019
Stephen Mitchell, the Robert S. and Ilse Friend Professor of Scandinavian Studies and Folklore and a member of the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies, has been awarded the sixth Jarl Gallén Prize by the Thure Gallén Foundation. The prize, created in memory of Jarl Gallén (1908–1990), Professor of History at the University of Helsinki, is given to a scholar of medieval Northern Europe in recognition of his or her outstanding... Read more about Harvard Medievalist Stephen Mitchell wins 2019 Jarl Gallén Prize

New Undergraduate Symposium!

April 3, 2019

The Standing Committee on Medieval Studies and the Committee on Degrees in History and Literature are pleased to announce a new undergraduate symposium on medieval and early modern studies, which will take place on Friday, 3 May 2019 in Emerson Hall. The organizeres invite contributions from Harvard College students of papers (fifteen to twenty minutes in length) in any discipline, dealing with any medieval or early modern topic. Particularly welcome are papers that push against traditional boundaries in...

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Medieval Studies professor named visiting professor at National Gallery of Art

Medieval Studies professor named visiting professor at National Gallery of Art

October 23, 2018
Jeffrey Hamburger, Kuno Francke Professor of German Art and Culture, will serve as the Kress-Beinecke Professor at the National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts during the 2019–2020 academic year. During his tenure, Hamburger will work on his forthcoming (2021) Panizzi Lectures for the British Library, as well as on Imperial Splendor, an exhibition of manuscript illumination in the Holy Roman Empire from the reign of Charlemagne to that of Emperor Maximilian I scheduled to open at the Pierpont Morgan Library and Museum in 2021.