Fédération Internationale des Instituts d'Études Mediévales

FIDEM (The International Federation of Institutes for Medieval Studies) is a non-profit organization founded in 1987.

Its main objectives are to support and foster medieval studies in all areas of knowledge through the organization of meetings, the publication of monographs, and the promotion of a diploma aimed at young researchers.

FIDEM associates, whether institutional or individual, are based throughout the world.

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Textes et Études du Moyen Âge (TEMA)

A collection created by FIDEM in 1995 which includes the published proceedings of international congresses and symposia on Medieval Studies, as well as interdisciplinary studies focusing on the intellectual history of the Medieval period. This collection, distributed by Brepols Publishing, comprised over 70 volumes as of 2014.

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Diplôme Européen d’Études Médiévales

The European diploma in Medieval Studies was created in 1991 by the FIDEM. The Diploma is maintained by a group of universities within the ERASMUS programme and is open to students of all nationalities.


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Association des anciens DEEM

International network of former students of the European Diploma in Medieval Studies (DEEM), created in 1991 by the International Federation of Institutes for Medieval Studies (FIDEM). The objective of the network is to encourage contact and promote initiatives among medievalists.

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FIDEM Congress & Annual Meeting

FIDEM promotes and assists in the organization of international congresses and annual meetings dedicated to issues concerning all aspects of the Middle Ages.

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Lecturer in Latin and Manuscript Studies

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Kent is inviting applications for the ongoing role of Lecturer in Latin and Manuscript Studies. Closing date: 12 Mar 2018

Ana María Aldama Roy 8th International Prize for a Doctoral Thesis 2017

The Ana María Aldama Roy Foundation, which has the principal aim of promoting Latin Studies, invites applications for its 8th lnternational Prize for Doctoral Theses.
This is open to doctoral theses on Christian, Medieval or Renaissance Latin, which have been defended in Spanish or foreign universities and research centres between the 1st of October 2016 and the 30th of September 2017 …

XII Jornadas DE IUSTITIA ET IURE: Voluntad, Razón y Ley en el Pensar Medieval y Renacentista

  Las jornadas se centrarán en la consideración interdisciplinar de las nociones de Voluntad, Razón y Ley. Tendrán lugar el 28, 29 y 30 de agosto de 2017 en el campus de la Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina. Entidades organizadoras: Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (Facultad de Derecho. Cátedra Internacional Ley Natural y Persona Humana. Programa de Filosofía Práctica Medieval), Universidad de los Andes (Instituto de Filosofía. Grupo de Investigación en Filosofía Práctica), Universidad de Navarra, (Facultad de Filosofía y Letras. Instituto de Estudios Medievales), Universidad Panamericana de México (Facultad de Filosofía). Con la co-organización de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras (UCA) y la Universidad Católica de La Plata (Facultad de Humanidades. Instituto de Inv. en Filosofía y Humanidades). Los estudiosos interesados en participar deben enviar el título y resumen de su ponencia (350 palabras máx.) y un breve cv (500 palabras máx.) a: lauracorso@uca.edu.ar; mjsoto@unav.es; jgh@miuandes.cl; vaspe@up.edu.mx. Fin de plazo: 15/07/2017...

Call for Papers: Junior Scholar Workshop on “Perception, Knowledge, and Assimilation”

  ʻAll humans naturally strive for knowledgeʼ, Aristotle famously states at the beginning of his Metaphysics. Yet philosophers have wondered ever since what it means to know something and how we can actually acquire knowledge. Can we know anything at all, and if so, where does this knowledge come from? Do we need to have sensory information first and do we have to become like the things we want to know? In the history of philosophy, diferent answers have been given to these and related questions and in this workshop we would like to discuss some of them, especially those by ancient, medieval, and early modern philosophers in the Greek, Latin, and Arabic tradition. The workshop is organised by the  ERC project “Rationality in Perception: Transformations of Mind and Cognition 1250-1550” (University of Helsinki) and the  research programme “Representation and Reality. Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Aristotelian Tradition” (University of Gothenburg). The organisers welcome papers by junior scholars (i.e., PhD students and early Post-Docs) on any of the above-mentioned periods and traditions with particular focus on the role of perception and/or assimilation in the process of knowledge acquisition. They will select up to 4 papers (25mins each plus 15mins for discussion) and provide meals and accommodation (for 2 nights) for those invited. Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 500 euros. All participants are welcome to attend at their own cost the international conference “Knowledge as Assimilation” which takes place at the University of Helsinki immediately before the workshop (June 9-11). Those interested in presenting a paper are asked to submit a 300-word abstract (including title, name, affiliation,...

Semaines d’Études médiévales CESCM – 2017

Chaque année en juin, le CESCM (Centre d’Études Supérieures de Civilisation Médiévales) de l’Université de Poitiers organise des conférences et visites durant deux semaines, intitulées les « Semaines d’Études Médiévales ». Ces sessions internationales et pluridisciplinaires accueillentdes étu diants et doctorants du monde entier. Vous trouverez en lien le programme de cette session (du 19 au 30 juin) et les modalités d’inscription (date limite au 30 mars), sur notre blog :...


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