ANZAMEMS holds an international conference every second year. Each conference is hosted by a different Australian or New Zealand university and organised by a local committee of members.

Upcoming Conference

‘Western Civilisation in the Twenty-First Century’ Symposium 2020

This Symposium will be held on 20–21 February 2020 at The University of Adelaide, and is supported by ANZAMEMS, the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies.

Registration for this Symposium closes on 14 February 2020. To register please visit the Symposium website:

Thirteenth Biennial ANZAMEMS Conference in 2021

ANZAMEMS is pleased to announce that the location of the Thirteenth Biennial ANZAMEMS Conference in 2021 will be The University of Western Australia, in Perth, Western Australia! The conference convenor is Dr Kirk Essary, and the conference topic will be ‘Reception and Emotion.’ The conference will run from 8 to 12 February, and will include an ANZAMEMS Seminar. More details will be announced shortly.

The conference hashtag is #anza21

Visit the conference website:

Bursaries & Prizes 

Terms and conditions for bursaries and prizes offered in association with our Conferences can be found here.

Future Conferences

ANZAMEMS calls for Expression of Interests for its 2023 Conference. By convention, the next host would normally be a venue in New Zealand.

The ANZAMEMS Conference Policy can be downloaded here (Version effective February 2017)

A copy of the Association’s Equity and Inclusivity Guidelines for ANZAMEMS Conference and Event Planners (Version effective 16 February 2018) can be downloaded from the Diversity and Equity page of the Association’s website.

Past Conferences

Information about past ANZAMEMS conference can be found here.