Research Network

Statement of Priorities

1. To run a biennial conference (see Constitution Article 1.2)

2. To run scholarly journal (see Constitution Article 1.2)

3. To support postgraduate research:

  • 3.1 Through at least one Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar (PATS) per annum
  • 3.2 Through prizes and awards
  • 3.3 Through travel bursaries to the ANZAMEMS biennial conference, to the annual PATS and to other relevant conferences in the region when funds permit

4. To function as a communication node for research clusters, networks, and centres within Australasia in medieval and early modern studies and cognate disciplines

5. To foster the development of generic skills particular to the disciplines of medieval and early modern studies, including text editing, language learning, and book production

6. To promote trans-Tasman research collaboration:

  • 6.1 Through joint grant applications – ARC, Marsden Fund, and other sources
  • 6.2 Through joint postgraduate supervision

7. To foster the development of medieval and early modern studies in the Asia-Pacific region, with a special emphasis on postgraduate training

8. To achieve a reasonable and equitable balance of access to and funding for ANZAMEMS-sponsored research activities in both New Zealand and Australia

9. To achieve a reasonable balance between medieval and early modern research activities