Interview with Matthias M. Tischler in Catalunya Cristiana

Our PI in Barcelona, Matthias M. Tischler, has recently given an interview to Catalunya Cristiana. In his interview, Matthias presents the aims of our HERA-project “After Empire” (UNUP), discussing in this framework the more or less unknown richness of the legacy of Carolingian and post-Carolingian manuscripts from long tenth-century Catalonia and the necessity of an adequate presentation…

After Empire Inaugural Conference Report

On 17th May 2017, in the leafy environs of Topoi Haus Dahlem, the Freie Universität Berlin hosted the inaugural conference of our project, ‘After Empire: Using and Not Using the Past’, funded by HERA and bolstered by a selfless donation from Professor Patrick Geary’s Annelise Meier Fund. bolstered by a selfless donation from Professor Patrick…

Inaugural conference programme now available

The programme for After Empire: the inaugural conference of ‘Using and Not Using the Past’ is now available online! From May 17-19, 2017, we will have three days of papers and presentations from our project members as well as other historians. These will include PhD students, early career researchers and senior academics. You can find the dedicated…

Primary resource page now live

Our resource page is now live on our website! We have the first version of our list of primary sources from 850-1050, along with the collected research blog posts that examine some of these sources in more detail. You can find the page here, or from the drop-down menu under Resources at the top of the…

Transformations of the Carolingian World sessions at Leeds International Medieval Congress 2017

In addition to our own sessions, the After Empire-associated project Transformations of the Carolingian World also has an exciting line-up of tenth-century history papers at the 2017 International Medieval Congress at Leeds. Session I Moderator: Irene van Renswoude, (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences, Den Haag) Richard Corradini (Institut für Mittelalterforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften,…