Network for Medieval Arts & Rituals / Grant Agreement number: 951875

Press Release 01 November 2023

NetMAR Concluding Conference on Monday, 04 December 2023

NetMAR Concluding Conference Programme

The Concluding Conference of the Network for Medieval Arts & Rituals (NetMAR) will take place on Monday, the 4th of December 2023 at the Ceremonial Hall of the University of Cyprus. The event will formally launch Eventum: A Journal of Medieval Arts & Rituals (, NetMAR’s major deliverable, and it will include the first public performance of a short musical ritual for violin and piano entitled Passage that was composed by Nils Holger Petersen – a key member of the NetMAR team – for this special event. The conference will also contain the success stories of NetMAR’s early-stage researchers, presentations of the project’s results and impacts, and a round table on European cultural heritage featuring two keynote speakers – Bettina Wagner and Patricia Alberth – who are world specialists in the management and preservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage. The event will close with a reception, facilitating networking between the participants and attendants of the event.

NetMAR is an international interdisciplinary network dedicated to the study of medieval arts and rituals that has received funding from the European Union Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (grant agreement no. 951875) for three years (2021-2023). The project has brought together scholars, researchers, and students from different countries, institutions, and disciplines and has reached out to various stakeholders. NetMAR is made up of three major partners – the University of Cyprus (UCY) and its newly-created Centre for Medieval Arts & Rituals (CeMAR); the Centre for Medieval Literature (CML) at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU); and the Centre for Medieval Studies (ZeMas) at the University of Bamberg (UNI BA) – and is funded by the European Union.

For more information about NetMAR, as well as for its final conference you can visit its official website at To register for the conference follow the link

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