History

ANZAMEMS History

Please note this page in constantly being updated. Should you have any pertinent information to add, please contact Executive Administrator, Dr Marina Gerzic

About

ANZAMEMS exists to promote medieval and early modern studies in Australia and New Zealand. It was formed on 1 February 1996 by the merger of ANZAMRS (Australian and New Zealand Association of Medieval and Renaissance Studies) and AHMEME (Australian Historians of Medieval and Early Modern Europe).

Presidents

ANZAMEMS

    • Helen Young (2021–current)
    • Chris Jones (2015–2021)
    • Constant Mews (2009–2015)
    • Kim Phillips (2005–2009)
    • Megan-Cassidy Welch (2003–2005)
    • Stephanie Trigg (dates TBC)
    • Michael Bennett (1996–?)

ANZAMRS

    • Ursula Hoff (1971)
    • R. W. V. Elliot (1967–1968)

AHMEME

TBC


Editors of Parergon

New Series (Volume 1-present)

    • Rosalind Smith and Sarah Ross (2021–current)
    • Susan Broomhall (2017–2021)
    • Anne M. Scott (2006–2016)
    • Andrew Lynch (2002–2009)
    • Chris Wortham (1996–2001)
    • Diane Speed (1990–1996)
    • Elizabeth Jeffreys (1983–1989)

Old Series (Volume 1–32)

    • J.C. Eade (1971–1982)

Editors of the ANZAMEMS Newsletter

NB: Title changed to ANZAMEMS Communications Officer in 2012

    • Anna Quercia-Thomas (2021–current)
    • Lisa Rolston (2020–2021)
    • E. Amanda McVitty (2018-2020)
    • Madi Williams (2017-2018)
    • Marina Gerzić (2011-2016) 
    • Lawrence Warner (?-2011)
    • Philippa Maddern (Dates TBC)

Editors of the ANZMRS Newsletter

    • John O. Ward (dates TBC)
    • J. C. Eade (1971)
    • Audrey L. Meaney (1967–1971)

Honorary Life Members of ANZAMEMS (as of 2021)

    • Em Prof Conal Condren
    • Dr Stephanie Hollis
    • Prof Sybil Jack
    • Dr Audrey Meaney
    • Prof Constant Mews
    • A/Prof John Pryor
    • Dr Anne M. Scott
    • Dr Diane Speed
    • Dr John O. Ward
    • Prof Chris Wortham
    • Prof Charles Zika
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