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 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 Department.
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There are many discussion groups, seminars and conferences in these fields: see the links under Seminars and Conferences on this page.
Fieldwork Across Disciplines: What Can We Learn From Each Other?
The next meeting of the Archaeology Reading Group will be chaired by Aleks Michalewicz at 5:15 on Thursday 23 May.
Sacred Places, Pilgrimage and Emotions
A collaboratory hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions from Thursday 23 May until Saturday 25 May at the University of Melbourne.
Dante and the Raj: The Mumbai Manuscript of the Commedia
A special presentation by Nick Havely, York University at 5:30 on Monday 27 May in room 106, John Medley Building (first floor, West Tower).
Old English Reading Group
The next meeting of the Old English Reading Group will be at 10:00 on Tuesday 28 May in Old Physics G19.
Middle English Reading Group
The next meeting of the Middle English Reading Group will be at 12:00 on Tuesday 28 May, continuing the alliterative Morte Arthure.
Beyond the Spectacle: The Dubious Triumphs of Pompeius Magnus
A paper by Frederik Vervaet, University of Melbourne, for the Ancient World Seminar at 1:00 on Tuesday 28 May in the Alan Gilbert Building, Theatrette 3.
Made in Italy - Futurism: The Magnificent Beauty of the Mechanised Velocity
A presentation by Antonino Nielfi, University of Melbourne for the Art History Seminar at 1:00 on Wednesday 29 May in the fourth floor linkway, John Medley.
Can’t a Guy Get Some Sleep Around Here? A Re-Reading of Bede’s Account of Cædmon
A paper by Bob DiNapoli for the Medieval Round Table at 6:00 on Monday 3 June in Graduate Seminar Room 2, first floor, Old Arts.