After another challenging year globally, we are excited to bring our readers Volume 8 of Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies. This volume contains two non-themed articles, two varias, and six book reviews. We are extremely proud of the work of the authors, the editorial committee, our book reviewers, the peer … Continue reading Volume 8 – Published!
Ritual: Practice, Performance, Perception Rituals pervade human life. From small or mundane rituals like brushing our teeth or making one's daily coffee, to grand ceremonies that mark important life stages, rituals are everywhere. This has prompted reflection on what rituals are, on what can be considered as ritual. Ceræ invites essays that analyse rituals of … Continue reading Ceræ Volume 9: Call For Papers
Ceræ is an open-access, award-winning, peer-reviewed journal directed by a committee of international graduate students and early career researchers. We are united in our commitment to open access publishing, the innovative possibilities of the digital humanities, and to forging a strong community of medieval and early modern scholars. Volunteering for Ceræ provides invaluable experience in … Continue reading Open Opportunities
We here at Ceræ, after a year full of unexpected challenges, are pleased to bring our readers Volume 7: Minority and Marginalised Experiences. This volume contains three themed articles, a varia, and six book reviews. We are immensely proud of the work of the authors, the editorial committee, our book reviewers, the peer reviewers, and … Continue reading Volume 7: Minority and Marginalised Experiences
Even while we are busy working on volume 5, we are thinking ahead to volume 6, and it would be amazing if you would join us! Some of our brilliant editorial team are moving on and some of us are eager for a new challenge within Cerae. This means that there are opportunities for eager … Continue reading Open Opportunities
While we are run by a crack team of PhD and ECR volunteers, Cerae endeavours to operate in the same way as any established academic journal. We are committed to disseminating Open Access research, and we are also committed to ensuring that it is of the highest quality, subject to rigorous peer review. So, this … Continue reading How a journal comes to be
Technology is changing academia. The knowledge and research that has traditionally been written down in great bound volumes is becoming available as ebooks and online journals, and the models for disseminating this knowledge and research are changing. Journals now offer institution membership for online access, and researchers can buy access to specific articles. Alongside these … Continue reading Open Access Publishing
Twitter was absolutely buzzing last week with excited medievalists announcing that their panel had been accepted for the International Medieval Congress in Leeds in July 2018. I have already triple booked myself in some time slots with all the fantastic papers and panels that friends and colleagues have been tweeting. And now we are excited … Continue reading Cerae at Leeds IMC 2018!
But we haven't published it yet! That's where you come in. The deadline is tomorrow, but we know that you've been working on your paper and are just waiting until the very last minute to press send - and please do! We really want to read it, and publish it, and share it with the … Continue reading Everything you ever wanted to know about representations and recollections of empire
We are delighted to announce the winners of the essay competitions for Volume 3 of Cerae. Lisa Tagliaferri won the prize for Best Themed Essay, with the theme of the issue being 'Words, Signs, and Feelings'. Tagliaferri's article, ''A Gentlewoman of the Courte': Introducing and Translating the Court Lady', explores the pro-feminist agenda, or lack … Continue reading Volume 3 Winners