How did early medieval scholars interpret and adapt the histories of Imperial Rome? In her new article (now live on the Cerae website), Minjie Su explores the composition of, and intertextuality within, Vita Karoli Magni (The Life of Charlemagne) - she introduces it for us here... I find that, in order to write about the article … Continue reading Einhard and the Writing of Vita Karoli Magni
This month we are proud to publish Cerae Volume 5. Founded in 2014 at the University of Western Australia, the aim of the journal was originally to champion important new research by PGRs and ECRs using the emerging platforms of Open Access and Digital Humanities. These aims remain at the heart of Cerae's ethos, though our … Continue reading 5th Anniversary Volume
In this guest article, Daniel Johnson reflects on the recent conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (ANZAMEMS) at the University of Sydney. I am a part-time PhD student from the UK, studying the theology of the hymns of Isaac Watts (1674-1784) at the University of Leicester. I … Continue reading Conference Review – ANZAMEMS, University of Sydney
It's a week of exciting developments here at Cerae, as we're now accepting submissions for volume 6. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with papers on the fascinating theme of Landscapes and everything that that can mean! Please note that Cerae has an open CFP policy, and non-themed articles will be accepted for consideration year-round Submission guidelines can … Continue reading Call for Papers Volume 6
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
Cerae are pleased to announce the winner of our volume four essay prize. This prize was awarded to an article submitted under our volume four theme of Influence and Appropriation. We published two articles related to this theme, and it was a very hard decision as to whom the prize should be awarded, as both … Continue reading Winner winner!
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
The weather was amazing, the programme was jam-packed, there were dragons - the 25th Leeds International Medieval Congress was an amazing event! As ever, there were far more panels and events than any one person could possibly attend, which can be a bit overwhelming, but as our previous conference tips post advised, take it … Continue reading Conference Review – Leeds IMC 2018
Our wonderful web editor, Erica Steiner, has been an extremely busy bee in recent weeks, updating the Cerae website to make it more streamlined and easier to use. You should be able to find articles and blog posts with ease now - have a browse, let us know what you think. All Cerae articles are … Continue reading Tech Update!