Autumn School

Autumn School for Medieval Languages and Culture

Autumn School for Medieval Languages and Culture, organised by the Henri Pirenne Institute at Ghent University

Our second large recurring event, next to the Medieval Seminar Series, is the annual Autumn School for Medieval Languages and Culture where international experts teach historical languages and the auxiliary sciences of Medieval Studies. Occasionally, schools can also be thematic. We organise these postgraduate trainings specifically in order to develop the skillset of advanced MA- and early PhD-students, helping their research and career opportunities. We particularly focus on knowledge and skills that are not part of most regular academic curricula anymore.

Postgraduate students from Ghent University, other Belgian universities and abroad can attend.

Previous subjects of Summer and Autumn Schools:

  • Law and Germanic Languages (2015)
  • Latin Paleography and Medieval Liturgy (2014)
  • Old and Middle French (2012, 2013) and Medieval Latin (2013)
  • Digital Humanities (2013)
  • Medieval Literature (2013)
  • Material Culture and Materiality in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Cities and Exchange in Medieval Europe (2016)

Autumn School 2017: Editing Medieval Texts. Techniques, Opportunities and Challenges

From 17-20 October the 2017 edition of the Autumn School will take place in Ghent. This year, the AS will focus on working with handwritten medieval documents and existing editions of primary sources.

The Autumn School 2017 is fully booked for PhD students and students from external institutions. We have a small number of places left for MA-students from Ghent University. You can find the flyer, full programme and ways to register here.