The latest run of the free ‘England in the Time of King Richard III’ MOOC, or Massive Open Online Course, will be launching on Monday 27 February – and will offer a fascinating insight into life during 15th century England.
DH projects seem to be springing out of the proverbial ground like so many mushrooms over the last few years.
One of the best presentations I saw at the International Congress on Medieval Studies this year was by Erik Kwakkel from Leiden University.
The question I want to pose here concerns the form of archives that will be available to the historians of the early twenty-first century. Or put differently – what will be left behind of the contemporary present in lieu of paper for the future historians?
Durham University and Durham Cathedral have teamed to digitally recreate a medieval monastic library.
The Global Middle Ages Project, founded in 2007 by Geraldine Heng and Susan Noakes, features six digital projects.
Last month, the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford officially launched their Digital.Bodleian online resource, which allows users to view, download and share over 100,000 images going back to the Middle Ages.
The International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds hosted the session The Twitterati: Using Twitter in Medieval Scholarship and Pedagogy – A Round Table Discussion. Over 300 tweets went out during talk, and here are some of the best. [View the story “The Medieval #Twitterati at #IMC2015 ” on Storify]
The 1215.today project launched at Lincoln Castle yesterday on the eve of the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the ‘Great Charter’.
Take a look at 15 articles on the Middle Ages that you can find on Medium.com
For many people, The Canterbury Tales is not only Geoffrey Chaucer’s great masterwork, but one of the cornerstones of English literature.
Eleanor Parker’s blog A Clerk of Oxford has been named Blog of the Year during the Longman-History Today awards, which was held last week.
History rarely trends on Twitter, so let’s celebrate having #MakeHistoryCute go viral and see what the Twitterverse is coming up with!
The Magna Carta and its Legacy begins on Monday, January 12th and runs until February 20th.
Anthem Press has just released an app for iPhones and iPads that looks at the reign of King John of England. Produced in in collaboration with Graham Seel, who wrote the book, King John: An Underrated King, it is free to download.
A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge have started creating an online database to categorize the miracles found in saints’ lives that were written in Britain and Ireland between 500 and 1300.
Daniele Trynoski reports on Teaching the Middle Ages to K-12: Sites of Encounter in the Medieval World: The History Blueprint Approach
Find out why the title of her blog on all things medieval is very fitting.
The Wellcome Trust, a leading British health organization, has created an online database of over 100 000 historical images, including many from the Middle Ages.
How Elaine Treharne took over 3000 lines of Beowulf and made it into 100 tweets.
Video from a Workshop at the 2014 American Historical Association Annual Meeting
Here are six web series that are kind of medieval.
Google and National Geographic are teaming up to share over 500 of the maps created by National Geographic Magazine.