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A student essay submitted by Nancy White as part of her assessment for ‘ENGL2238: The Medieval in the Modern World’, a second year English unit delivered by Professor Andrew Lynch at The University of Western Australia. In this essay, the author…

An invitation to postgraduate students and early career researchers to attend the ARC Masterclass ‘Medievalism and Youth Culture’. The Masterclass is to be held at The University of Western Australia on December 6, 2011, and is led by Clare…

The Wolf Letters, released in May 2011, is a debut historical thriller from Perth novelist Will Schaefer. The plot is a mystery that revolves around a stolen historical artefact (a wolf carved in jet) and two eighth-century letters found at the scene…

A member of the public dressed as the iconic wizard Gandalf from J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Like the Merlin figure in Arthurian legend, the character of Gandalf is a sage. He harbours power through wisdom and…

In SIMS Medieval, the latest instalment of the virtual reality SIMS computer game series, players control a number of different heroes and characters ranging from kings and queens to knights, merchants, priests and blacksmiths. They send these…

In this article, the author debates how £5000 earmarked for a Queen’s Jubilee commemoration by the WA Legislative Council could be best spent. The author begins by outlining the three suggestions that had been put forward, namely the establishment…