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As promised! Call for Papers The research network Rethinking the Medieval Frontier has been coordinating research exploring medieval frontier spaces, both geopolitical and immaterial, since 2015. It exists to encourage the generation of complex, transportable models about frontiers, boundaries and borders, based in medieval evidence, which have the potential to...

There has been a long silence here, and perhaps you, the reader, have been wondering what is happening with the Rethinking the Medieval Frontier project. Indeed, although this has been a quiet period in terms of activity, there have been plans being made, so this is just a short update...

Part of the reason that the report on our first conference took so long to come is the amount of other stuff your humble author (Jonathan Jarrett) has been doing, and no small part of this has also been to do with medieval frontiers—who’d’a thunk? And not the least of...

This report is so very overdue that the actual event seems a very long time ago now, but this second phase of the Rethinking the Medieval Frontier project would not be complete without at least some account of the conference, so at last I have sat down and written one...

A report on the first Rethinking the Medieval Frontier conference is long overdue, but a ceaseless run of deadlines from then to now, still ongoing, has not left me time to write it! It will soon appear, I hope, as will news of future ventures in due course. In the...

Now that we have whetted your appetite with the program, which you can find here, we hope very much that you can also be induced to come along to the first Rethinking the Medieval Frontier conference on April 10th, in the Charles Thackrah Building at the University of Leeds, and...

A sudden flood of on-the-deadline submissions meant that your humble organiser here found himself facing forty submissions for our conference on April 10th. This was and is tremendous, and the level of interest—especially from Italy, for some reason, but also from as far apar as the USA, India and Hong...

I have to excuse the long silence here, sorry. Why does this happen wherever I blog? Well, the simple answer is because I’m desperately busy and the complex answer does’t belong here so let’s move on to the topic, which is, I’m just back from Turkey and what I was...

just a very short note from me today to point you and your colleagues, friends and family at our now-published and circulating Call for Papers for our first Rethinking the Medieval Frontier Conference, which will be happening on April 10th 2018 at the University of Leeds, further details to be...

Well, it has been a while since there was much to report here but stuff was going on behind the scenes and some of it has now emerged in the form of the first Workshop of our Network, which happened on the 24th of July at the University of Leeds....