International Network

Recruitment and alumni meeting in Zagreb

Croatians constitute one of the biggest alumni groups of the Department of Medieval Studies. It was a special pleasure to organize a recruitment and alumni meeting during the course of our regular Academic Field Trip, in which past, present, and future students and faculty members participated. The meeting, followed by a reception, took place at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Zagreb University on May 21, 2016.

Public Lecture by Marianne Saghy at Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia - October 2015

October 29, 2015

Our faculty, Marianne Sághy had a public lecture at Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia. Her lecture was on Saint Martin of Tours and the Desert Fathers: Monastic Competition between East and West in Late Antiquity.

Project on Communication and Knowledge Transfer in Medieval Monastic Networks

March 9, 2015

Gábor Klaniczay and József Laszlovszky (Medstud) won a DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdiens) and MÖB (Magyar Ösztöndíj Bizottság – Hungarian Scholarship Board) funded academic cooperation grant of 13000 Euros and 783000 HUF for student and faculty mobility with the Research Center on Comparative History of Religious Orders, at the Technical University of Dresden (Fors

MAD at Louisville

July 31, 2014

MAD, the international Medieval Animal Data-Network, founded at our department in 2005 and since then supported by us, held its biannual conference on May 6 and 7, 2014 at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, on “(Un)Expected Animals in (Un)Expected Places in the Middle Ages & the Early Modern Period.” It was organized and hosted by the Medieval and Renaissance Research Group (MEDREN) of the University of Louisville, with particular contribution of Mónica Ann Walker, who is assistant professor for Medieval Art History at the Hite Art Institute of this university and an alumna of our

CEU at Kalamazoo

July 31, 2014

The 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 8-11, 2014) at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo (, offered another possibility for our department to present results of the research of its members to an international audience of specialists and to strengthen contacts, in particular with North American medievalists. Gerhard Jaritz organized a well attended session on “Killing Them Softly?