RBRS Lecture series 2020 – First meeting


Roger Bacon Research Society at the Medieval Academy of America

The Roger Bacon Research Society is still inviting proposals for papers and panels for the 96th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America, 15-18 April 2021 in Bloomington, Indiana.

Please submit all paper proposals to Meagan Allen ( by Monday, 25 May. The Roger Bacon Research Society will then organize the submissions into sessions of 3 papers each, and submit the proposals directly to the Medieval Academy of America.

RBRS Virtual Reading Group: Compendium of the Study of Philosophy

In this reading group, we will read and discuss Roger Bacon’s Compendium of the Study of Philosophy, whose new edition has been recently published by Thomas Maloney for the British Academy (see the volume here). The reading group will start on 1 May 2020 at 3.30pm London time (4.30 Berlin, 10.30 New York), on Zoom.

Registration is required in order to participate in the reading group. If you would like to join the group, send an email to You will then receive the access link and password for our meeting. Digital copy of the Compendium will be provided to the participants thanks to our collaboration with BA/UOP. Participation is free of charge.