Interfaces Network

The Interfaces Network brings together researchers committed to the collaborative study of medieval literature within European, Mediterranean and Eurasian frameworks. The network builds sustained intellectual relationships and conversations which cross national, linguistic and disciplinary boundaries, working together in seminars, workshops, conferences and co-publications. Smaller groups on specific topics, such as the Poetic Anthologising project, create nodes which are brought together in larger wide-ranging events, such as the ‘Theorizing Medieval European Literatures’ conference, making opportunities for colleagues to meet each other repeatedly. The network is supported by CML, in turn enriching our research environment. Over the coming years, the network will transform into ‘Interfaces: The Society for the Study of Medieval European Literatures’, which will establish a biannual conference and act as a forum for those working on medieval literature on a European scale.

Key partners in the Interfaces Network include colleagues at:

  • Center for Medieval Studies, Fordham University
  • Centre d’études supérieures de civilisation médiévale, Poitiers
  • Charles University, Prague
  • Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge
  • Department of Church History, University of Helsinki
  • Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, University of Bergen
  • Free University, Berlin
  • Global Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Pennsylvania
  • Henri Pirenne Institute of Medieval Studies, Ghent University
  • Historical Institute, Fernuniversität, Hagen
  • Imperaliter. Le gouvernement et la gloire de l'Empire à l'échelle des royaumes chrétiens, XIIe-XVIIe s.
  • King's College London
  • Medieval Publishing from c. 1000 to 1500, University of Helsinki
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • School of European Languages, Culture and Society, University College London
  • University of Liège
  • University of Milan
  • University of Naples Federico II
  • University of Uppsala
  • University of Valladolid