Conference Program and Registration

Friday, 30 September 2022

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0900Conference Open
0930Welcome – Darius von Güttner-Sporzyński
Session 1A – Chair Christopher BishopSession 1B – Chair Erin Sebo
1000What’s Past is Prologue: Literature, Legal Authority and the Sense of History in Early England
Anya Adair (U. Hong Kong)
Memorialising Women in the Grave, Early Medieval England
Caitlyn Dunn (Macquarie U.)
1030Creating Alfred’s Angelcynn: Strategies of Remembering and Forgetting
Georgina Pitt (U. Western Australia)
The (im)permanence of memories: erasing early medieval tattooing
Erica Steiner (U. Sydney)
Keynote 1 – Chair Geoffrey D. Dunn
1130Isis Pelagia, Maria Maris Stella: Remembering and Forgetting a Goddess
Christopher Bishop (Australian National U.)
Session 2A – Chair Janet WadeSession 2B – Chair Matthew Firth
1330The legacy of early Byzantine art and the memorialisation agency of the frescos in the decorated apse of S. Maria foris portas at Castelseprio
Raffaela Santini (U. Auckland)
Buried Giants, Hot Memories: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Misty Vision of Arthurian Britain
Adelaide Greig (U. Melbourne)
1400The life of female donor Kali from the Despotate of Mystras (14th -15th century)
Katerina Kiltzanidou (Democritus U. Thrace)
Memory of the Crusades in Ezra Pound’s Canto VI and Zofia Kossak’s Novel Cycle
Anna Czarnowus (U. Silesia, Katowice)
1430The memories of the female priory of Jully-les-Nonnains: political, social and institutional memories
Aurore Drouhin (U. de Bourgogne)
Forgetting the Early Middle Ages in Modern Literary Studies
Mark Byron (U. Sydney)
Session 3A – Chair Janet WadeSession 3B – Chair Erin Sebo
1530Forms of memory in the Latin East after 1187: Acre Sacramentary (BL Egerton 2902) as a witness of continuity
Bartlomiej Dzwigala (Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski U., Warsaw)
Remembering Egill, Remembering England
Matthew Firth (Flinders U.)
1600Art, Literature, Manuscripts, Architecture – An Emperor Wants to be Remembered: Emperor Maximilian and the Ambraser Heldenbuch
Albrecht Classen (U. Arizona)
Caution: Satirist at Work – Lessons from the Medieval Irish Fili Urard mac Coisse
Truc Ha Nguyen (Maynooth U.)
1630Jews and Christians in Ibn Taymīyah’s Biographers
Julio César Cárdenas Arenas (U. Complutense Madrid)
Early Irish law texts:  an exercise in creative memory?
Pamela O’Neill (U. Sydney)
1700Conference Reception

Saturday, 1 October 2022

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0930Conference Open
 Session 4A – Chair Carol WilliamsSession 4B – Chair Janet Wade
1000The History of the Gepids: Forgotten or Misplaced?
Heather Duncan (U. Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
A Curious Pointy Hat for a Twelfth Century Countess: Portraiture, Demeanour and Power
Penelope Nash (U. Sydney)
1030The role of dynastic women in Christianisation of Poland
Darius von Güttner-Sporzyński (Australian Catholic U.)
Forgetting Livia: The deliberate omission of the imperial consort in Late Antiquity
Aimee Turner (Macquarie U.)
 Session 5A – Chair Geoffrey D. DunnSession 5B – Chair Stephen Joyce
1130“You must remember this”: the pedagogy of musical memory
Carol Williams (Monash U.)
Osios Theodoros and the Historical Memory of Kythera
Matthew Crum (U. California, San Diego)
1200Original memories in copied plaster: medieval ivories at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences in Sydney
Alina Kozlovski (U. New England)
Early Syriac martyrologies as sites of memory
Katherin Papadopoulos (U. Divinity, Victoria)
1230AEMA 2022 AGM (Members Only)
 Keynote 2 – Chair Matthew Firth
1400Memory and Forgetting the Kalvestene Viking Age Ship Settings
Erin Sebo (Flinders U.)
 Session 6A – Chair Stephen JoyceSession 6B – Chair Erica Steiner
1530Intertwined Histories: Patterning the Biblical Past in Sixth Century Gaul
Michaela Selway (Eberhard Karls U. Tübingen)
An Example of Damnatio Memoriae or just another Problematic Account: The Elusive Cult of Enravota († 833), an Early Medieval Bulgarian Prince and Martyr
Yanko Hristov (South-West U., Bulgaria)
1600Forget the politics, remember the vandalism: Geiseric, Leo the Great, and the Vandal Sack of Rome
Geoffrey Dunn (U. Pretoria)
Anathema Sit: Crossing Out and Cursing Early Medieval Prognostic Devices in Codex Pal. Lat. 176
Silvio Lorenzo Ruberto (Utrecht U.)
1630 Remembering and Forgetting Hermetica: Hermes Trismegistus between Augustine and Adelard
Gwendolyne Knight (Stockholm U.)
1700Conference Close – Darius von Güttner-Sporzyński
1730Stick Around for some informal and reflective drinks and debates
with friends and colleagues both old and new!