Research Funding for Centre Members

2012 External Research Funding

Liam Semler, Highfields Fellowship, Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Nottingham, to work on The University of Nottingham’s Portland (Welbeck) Manuscripts and Margaret Cavendish, 16 January - 30 March 2012; International Visiting Fellowship, Oxford Brookes University, to work on Margaret Cavendish’s Natural Philosophy and on Shakespeare Pedagogy, 16 April - 30 June 2012.

Anders Ahlqvist, with Neil McLeod, Pamela O┬╣Neill, David Stifter, ARC Discovery Grant for "Medieval Irish law texts : scholarly, legal, and social development", 2012, $30,000

Daniel Anlezark, ARC Discovery Grant for "Anglo-Saxon literary patronage : origins and development", 2012-2014, $110,000

2011 External Research Funding

Margaret Clunies Ross, ARC Discovery Grant for 'Pre-Christian Religions of the North : A History of Research and Reception', 2011.

Stephanie Downes, Mayer Fellowship for 2010-11, Huntington Library, California; six-month British Academy Visiting Scholarship for 2010-11, sponsored by Queen Mary College, University of London.

Juanita Ruys, co-CI, ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, led by the University of Western Australia, but including the University of Sydney as well as 9 other partner universities from around Australia and the globe, $24.7 million over 7 years.

Paul Thom, ARC Discovery Grant for Critical edition of Robert Kilwardby's commentary on Aristotle's Prior Analytics, with historical / philosophical introduction and analytical notes, 2011.

2010 External Research Funding

Lawrence Warner, Australian Bicentennial Fellowship of £2,000 for 'Other
Langlands', as Visiting Research Fellow, King's College London, January-June 2011

Stephanie Downes, Mayer's Fellowship for 2010-11 at the Huntington Library in California and a six-month British Academy Visiting Scholarship for 2010-11, sponsored by Queen Mary College, University of London

Margaret Clunies Ross, ARC Discovery Grant for Literature Studies, 'Pre-Christian Religions of the North : A History of Research and Reception', 2010 $111,000, 2011 $124,000, 2012 $122,000

2008 External Research Funding

Iain Gardner (with Jason BeDuhn and Paul Dilley), ARC Discovery Grant for 'The digital restoration of the Dublin Kephalaia codex and its importance for the history of religions'

Roxanne D. Marcotte, ARC Discovery Grant 2009-11 for ‘Soul Searching in the Islamic East : Self-knowledge and the Avicennan Legacy in the 13th Century Islamic East’

2007 External Research Funding

Jane Morlet Hardie, ARC Network for Early European Research (NEER) 2007-2009 funding for ‘Cathedral, Court, City, and Cloister : Western Music and its Sources 1100-1750’ Research Cluster

Frances Muecke, Grant from Loeb Classical Library Foundation 2007-8 to visit Houghton Rare Book Library, Harvard University

Margaret Clunies Ross, ARC Discovery Grant 2007-09 for ‘The Language of Old Norse Poetry, an important intellectual achievement of the Western Middle Ages’

Juanita Ruys, ARC QEII Fellowship 2007-11 for ‘Learning from Life : The Creation of Experiential and Life-Long Learning in Europe in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods’

2007 Internal Research Funding

Frances Muecke, University of Sydney R and D Grant, 2007, for Flavio Biondo, Roma Triumphans : the invention of Rome

Carole Cusack, University of Sydney Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Support Scheme grant, 2007, for 'The Sacred Tree : Ancient and Medieval Manifestations'

2006 External Research Funding

Geraldine Barnes and Margaret Clunies Ross, ARC Discovery Grant 2006-08 for ‘Writing from the edge of the world : medieval Icelandic literature and the quest for social identity’, $258,172

2006 Internal Research Funding

Louise Marshall, University of Sydney R and D Grant, 2006, for ‘The Imagery and Cult of St Roch as Plague Saint in Renaissance Italy’, $15,000

Daniel Anlezark, University of Sydney R and D Grant, 2006, for ‘Anglo-Saxon Schoolbooks : British Library MS Harley 3271 and related Manuscripts’, $17,000

Andrea Williams, University of Sydney R and D Grant, 2006, for ‘Iconography of the Holy Grail in Medieval French Manuscripts’, $13,000

Frances Muecke, University of Sydney R and D Grant, 2006, for ‘Pomponio Leto (1428-1498) and Andrea Fulvio (1470-1527(?): a case study’

Jane Hardie, Research Funding from CHASS, to support her project ‘Spanish Liturgical Manuscripts at the University of Sydney’

2005 External Research Funding

Andrew Lynch, ARC Discovery Grant 2005-07 for ‘Medieval War in Modern Imagination’

Sam Lieu, Majella Franzmann, Iain Gardner, ARC Discovery 5 year grant for ‘Mission and Inculturation - the Manichaean and Nestorian Experience in China’, $287,327

Nerida Newbigin, ARC Three year Discovery grant 2005-7, ‘People and Performances in Fifteenth Century Florence, $86 000

Stephanie Trigg, ARC Discovery Grant 2004-2006, 'Royal Ritual and the Order of the Garter: Tradition, Modernity and the Medieval in England, 1348-2002'.

Nick Eckstein, ARC Discovery 2 year grant for ‘Beyond the Neighbourhood: The Urban Histories of Sociability and Community in Renaissance Florence, 1400-1500’. $100,000

Nerida Newbigin, ARC 3 year grant for ‘Festival, Spectacle and Plays in Renaissance Florence’. $70,000

2005 Internal Research Funding

Geraldine Barnes, University of Sydney R&D Grant, 2005, for ‘Iceland and the Medieval World Picture’, $13,000

Kathleen Nelson, University of Sydney R&D Grant, 2005, for ‘The Exultet in the Iberian Peninsula, c. 1000-c.1200’

Nerida Newbigin, seedfunding, November 2005, for Antonio da Bacchereto, calzaiuolo, canterino, festaiuolo

Helen Fulton, University of Sydney R & D Grant, 2005, $14,000, ‘Writing Identity : Modern Histories of Medieval Welsh Literature’

2004 External Research Funding

Melanie Heyworth Brown, 2004, Lynne Grundy Memorial Trust bursary and TOEBI (Teachers of Old English in Britain & Ireland) bursary.

Ursula Potter, 2004/2005 (small) grant from Professor Roger Bartrop, Clinical Associate Professor, Northern Clinical School, Royal North Shore Hospital, for ‘Research into Greensickness (the disease of virgins) in Early Modern Drama’

Associate Professor Helen Fulton, ARC Discovery 3 year grant for ‘The Medieval Town Imagined: Representations of Urban Culture in Medieval Literature’ $60,000

Professor Margaret Clunies Ross, ARC Discovery 5 year grant for ‘Old Norse-Icelandic Poetry, Poetics and Myth’ $125,062

2004 Internal Research Funding

Margaret Clunies Ross, Tarrin Wills, Edith Marold, University of Sydney grant for ‘Images of Old Norse Runic Poetry, 2004, $21,000

Margaret Clunies Ross, Academy of the Humanities, University of Sydney publication subsidy for A History of Old Norse Poetry & Poetics, 2004, $1,000

Antonina Harbus, Department of English, Sesqui R&D (New Staff) grant of $5,000

Geraldine Barnes shared with Adrian Mitchell a Sesqui R&D 'ARC Near Miss' grant, for Dampier project $40,000

Professor Margaret Clunies Ross, Department of English, Sesqui R&D grant of $10,000 for ‘An Edition of the Correspondence of Robert Jamieson’

2003 External Research Funding

Professor Margaret Clunies Ross, ARC Discovery 5 year grant for ‘Old Norse-Icelandic Poetry, Poetics and Myth’ $130,000

Associate Professor Helen Fulton, ARC Discovery 3 year grant for ‘The Medieval Town Imagined: Representations of Urban Culture in Medieval Literature’ $22,000

Dr Juanita Ruys, ARC Discovery 3 year grant (2003-2005) for ‘Literary Self-Awareness and Parental Love: Challenging Alterity in Contemporary Medieval Studies’ $204,000

2002 External Research Funding

Professor Margaret Clunies Ross, ARC Discovery 5 year grant for ‘Old Norse-Icelandic Poetry, Poetics and Myth’ $145,000

Professor Margaret Clunies Ross, ARC Large Grant for ‘Old Norse skaldic poetry – a new edition’ $40,000 (relinquished in favour of the above)

Associate Professor Helen Fulton, ARC 3 year Large Grant for ‘The Medieval Town Imagined: Representations of Urban Culture in Medieval Literature’ $26,000

(With 2/14 ARC grants awarded, the CMS gained 14.3% of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ funding under the Discovery programme)

2002 and 2001 Internal Research Funding

Dr Margaret Rogerson, Department of English, Sesqui R&D ‘The Mystery Plays: a History of Performance in York (1951-2000)’ $24,000 for 2002

Professor Margaret Clunies Ross, Professor Rif Ebied, Dr. Jane Hardie, Dr. Rosemary Huisman, Dr. Louise Marshall, and Dr. Diana Modesto, Research Infrastructure Block (RIBG) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences funding for research assistance and purchase of Dreamweaver software

The Centre for Medieval Studies, with the Department of Classical Archaeology, University of Sydney International Development Fund Good Neighbour Programme award for the visit of Israeli medieval archaeologist Edna Stern (who gave two public lectures and several workshops on her special areas of expertise, which include the Crusader town of ‘Akko/Acre and the medieval sugar industry in the Eastern Mediterranean) $5,000 for 2001

Special Research Funding

Following an extensive application process at the end of 2000 and the beginning of 2001, Medieval Studies was identified by a committee chaired by the then Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research (Professor David Siddle) as an area of institutional research strength. The Centre was then invited to apply for special funding to enhance its research and was subsequently awarded $36,000, spent in part on the Travel and Cartography Workshop in August 2001, and in greater part on a Workshop on the Logistics of Crusading, convened by Associate Professor John Pryor.

2001 External Research Funding

Professor Margaret Clunies Ross, Department of English, ARC Large Grant for ‘Old Norse skaldic poetry – a new edition’ $40,000

Professor Margaret Clunies Ross, Department of English, ARC Large Grant for ‘From Myth to Fantasy’ $27,000

2000 External Research Funding

Professor Margaret Clunies Ross, Department of English, ARC Large Grant for ‘Old Norse skaldic poetry – a new edition’ $40,000

Dr Helen Fulton, Department of English, ARC Small Grant for ‘Welsh Prophecy and the Rise of the Tudors’

Dr Richard Green, Archaeology, ARC Small Grant ‘Examination of the nature of the medieval population and society in Cyprus by analysing food residues in cooking pots from a site at Paphos’

2000 Internal Research Funding

Dr Diane Speed, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Seed Funding for ‘Anglo-Latin Gesta Romanorum’ of $2,000