Call for Blog Post Submissions: The Blog on Medieval Arts & Rituals


The Network for Medieval Arts & Rituals (NetMAR) invites proposals for blog posts that will be published on its official website). 

Through a series of NetMAR monthly blogposts, medievalists share their insights, original research, ideas and opinions concerning medieval arts and rituals in a way that is accessible to wider audiences.

Among the subjects that are broached in our monthly posts are the following:

What do we mean by heritage and how can we protect it?
How do medieval arts and rituals survive in contemporary theatre?
Manuscripts produced in medieval Cyprus for church rituals.
Storytelling in monastic contexts
Rituals of medieval breastfeeding
A Cistercian nunnery in medieval Nicosia.

For more information, visit our website
Please prepare your blog texts by using the attached template (files here and here). 
Send your proposals to Stavroula Constantinou (


Author: Dr. Bernard Mulholland

Dr. Bernard Mulholland is a Byzantinist, archaeologist, historian and Patristics scholar with a Ph.D. in history (QUB, 2012). Bernard's publications include: Fiction: Bernard Mulholland, Nazareth Quest (2022). Non-fiction: Bernard Mulholland, The man from MENSA - 1 of 600: Mensa research (2016). ---, The man from MENSA - 1 of the 600: Politics 1990-1995 (2016). ---, Ratio analysis of financial KPI in the Higher Education sector: a case study (2018). ---, Early Byzantine Ireland: a survey of the archaeological evidence (2021). ---, Navan Fort, Ireland: archaeological and palaeoecological analysis (2021). ---, The Early Byzantine Christian Church (Oxford, 2014). ---, 'Identification of Early Byzantine Constantinopolitan, Syrian, and Roman church plans in the Levant and some possible consequences', Patristic Studies in the twenty-first century: proceedings of an international conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the International Association of Patristic Studies, ed. Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony, Theodore de Bruyn and Carol Harrison (Turnhout, 2015), 597-633. Mulholland, B. (2021). 'Can archaeology inform the climate change debate?' Academia Letters, Article4385.

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