The Middle Ages in the Modern World (MAMO) 2020

The Middle Ages in the Modern World is a biennial conference about the ways in which the Middle Ages have been received, imagined, invoked, relived, used, abused, and refashioned in the modern and contemporary worlds.Proposals are invited for papers, panels, linked panels, readings and events for the 5thMAMO conference. Creative and scholarly work from any discipline on any aspect of medievalism is welcome, but we are particularly interested in addressing:

  • Inclusivity and exclusivity;the struggle to claim the medieval; medievalist activism
  • Relationships between the medievalisms of scholarship, creative work, heritage and cultural industries
  • Performance and re-enactment of the medieval
  • Continuities: living and working with medieval buildings and institutions
  • Local, nationaland global medievalisms; medievalisms of London
  • The history and current stateof medievalismstudies

Please send any proposals or queries to [email protected] by 31st December 2019. If you are submitting proposals for single or linked panels, please consider diversity when selecting participants. This conference is organised by the Institute of Historical Research in collaboration with King’s College London and the National Trust.