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European Medieval Drama

Editors: Cora Dietl SITM
Publishing Manager: Guy Carney
Publisher: Brepols
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Print ISSN: 1378-2274
Online ISSN: 2031-0064

1 issue/year

Method of peer review
double-blind undertaken by a specialist member of the Board or an external specialist

Medieval Theatre, Early Modern Drama, Humanism, Renaissance, Reformation, History of Theatre, Restaging, Liturgical Drama, Laments, Religious Plays, Carnival Traditions, Processions, Dance, Performance, Scenography

Accepted Language(s):
German, English, French

Accepts Contributions in Open Access


European Medieval Drama is an international project which seeks to promote the study of medieval drama, particularly its performance. It explores English drama within a European context, featuring comparative studies linking English and continental material. The journal also includes: translations into modern English of medieval plays in other languages, notices relevant to members of SITM, and information of interest to all scholars in the field of medieval drama (e.g. recently published books, forthcoming conferences, and occasional book-reviews).

European Medieval Drama est un projet international qui cherche à promouvoir l’étude du théâtre médiéval, principalement l’aspect de sa mise en scène. Les articles explorent l’art dramatique anglais dans un contexte européen, en soulignant l’importance des rapports avec les langues et littératures continentales. European Medieval Drama offre également des traductions en anglais moderne des pièces médiévales, des notices pour les membres de la SITM et de l’information pertinente pour tout chercheur intéressé au théâtre médiéval (nouvelles publications, congrès, comptes rendus).


    Editorial Board
    Cora Dietl (General Editor), Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen
    Lenke Kovács (Reviews Editor), Universitat de les Illes Balears (Mallorca)
    Martin Bažil (President of SITM), Univerzita Karlova, Praha
    Eliška Kubartová (General Secretary of SITM), Univerzita Palackého, Olomouc

    Advisory Board
    Marie Bouhaïk-Gironès, Sorbonne Université
    Mark Chambers, University of Durham
    Elisabeth Dutton, University of Fribourg
    Glenn Ehrstine, University of Iowa
    Max Harris, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Alexandra Johnston, University of Toronto
    Pamela King, University of Bristol
    Gordon Kipling, UCLA
    Jelle Koopmans, University of Amsterdam
    Mario Logtin, University of Western Ontario
    Nerida Newbigin, University of Sydney
    Bart Ramakers, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
    Leif Søndergaard, Syddansk Universitet
    Charlotte Steenbrugge, University of Sheffield
    Elsa Strietman, University of Cambridge
    Meg Twycross, Lancaster University


    Contact Information/Submissions
    Articles must be posted in the first instance to the General Editor:
    Cora Dietl: 

    Peer Review Procedure
    All articles receive two double-blind reviews.

    Guidelines for Authors
    Articles must conform in their presentation to the rules of the Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA) style book, and must be submitted by email. 
    The stylesheet for authors can be found at:

    Authors are required not to attach their name to the text of their articles, in order to facilitate objective assessment by members of the Advisory Board. Both contributors and Advisory Board members remain anonymous.

    Licencing & Copyright
    This journal offers different licence options. A standard licence gives Brepols the exclusive copyright for all published content. Gold Open Access articles will be published under a CC BY-NC 4.0 Licence. For these articles the copyright remains with the authors. Please discuss with your Publishing Manager if you or your funding body require an alternative CC-licence.

    Open Access Options
    When you opt for publishing in Gold Open Access, we charge an APC of 950 EUR (+ VAT, if applicable), which is designed to cover the cost of our publishing services. This consists of dedicated editorial support; qualitative, rigorous peer review; manuscript editing and professional typesetting; high-quality printing and digital publishing on BrepolsOnline and other leading platforms; guaranteed permanent access; worldwide physical distribution and online dissemination; and worldwide specialized marketing and targeted commercial initiatives.
    Researchers from low- and middle-income countries, early career scholars, independent researchers, and other authors who do not have the resources to pay the APC are invited to contact the editor-in-chief.
    See our dedicated webpages for further details on our open access options at, and our self-archiving policies at

    Ethics, Malpractice and Authorship Statement

    All articles are digitally archived in Portico


    Bibliography of British and Irish History


    ERIH PLUS - European Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Index Religiosus

    International Bibliography of Humanism and the Renaissance

    International Medieval Bibliography


    MLA International Bibliography

    RILM: Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (coverage 2009)

    Scimago Journal & Country Rank SJR



    ANVUR Area 10 – Class A
    ANVUR Area 10 – Scientific

    CIRC (C Classification in human sciences)

    Excellence of Research in Australia (ERA) journal list 2018, ARC

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European Medieval Drama 27 (2023)

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European Medieval Drama 26 (2022)

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European Medieval Drama 25 (2021)

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European Medieval Drama 24 (2020)

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European Medieval Drama 23 (2019)

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European Medieval Drama 22 (2018)

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European Medieval Drama 21 (2017)

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European Medieval Drama 20 (2016)

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European Medieval Drama 19 (2015)

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European Medieval Drama 18 (2014)

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European Medieval Drama 17 (2013)

Concepts of Holiness in Changing Times
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European Medieval Drama 16 (2012)

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European Medieval Drama 15 (2011)

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European Medieval Drama 14 (2010)

ISBN 978-2-503-54234-8 EMD 14 | 2011 € 74,00 EXCL.VAT  (Paperback) (E-journal)

European Medieval Drama 13 (2009)

The Latin Playwright Georgius Macropedius (1487–1558) in European Contexts Jan Bloemendal (ed)
ISBN 978-2-503-53091-8 EMD 13 | 2010 € 74,00 EXCL.VAT  (Paperback) (E-journal)

European Medieval Drama 12 (2008)

ISBN 978-2-503-52773-4 EMD 12 | 2009 € 74,00 EXCL.VAT  (Paperback) (E-journal)

European Medieval Drama 11 (2007)

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European Medieval Drama 10 (2006)

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European Medieval Drama 9 (2005)

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European Medieval Drama 8 (2004)

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European Medieval Drama 7 (2003)

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European Medieval Drama 6 (2002)

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European Medieval Drama 5 (2001)

A selection of papers presented at the tenth colloquium of the Société International pour l'étude du Théâtre Médiéval held in Groningen (Netherlands) 2-7 July 2001 Jelle Koopmans, Bart A.M. Ramakers (eds)
ISBN 978-2-503-51154-2 EMD 5 | 2002 € 74,00 EXCL.VAT  (Paperback) (E-journal)

European Medieval Drama 4 (2000)

Selected proceedings from the European medieval drama festival and conference, Camerino, August 1999
ISBN 978-2-503-51075-0 EMD 4 | 2001 € 74,00 EXCL.VAT  (Paperback) (E-journal)

European Medieval Drama 3 (1999)

Selected Proceedings from the Third European Medieval Drama Conference, Camerino, July 1998
ISBN 978-2-503-50908-2 EMD 3 | 2001 € 74,00 EXCL.VAT  (Paperback) (E-journal)

European Medieval Drama 2 (1998)

Papers from the Second International Conference on European Medieval Drama, Camerino, 4-6 July 1997
ISBN 978-2-503-50661-6 EMD 2 | 1998 € 74,00 EXCL.VAT  (Paperback) (E-journal)

European Medieval Drama 1 (1997)

Papers from the first International Conference on European Medieval Drama, Camerino 28-30 June 1996
ISBN 978-2-503-50660-9 EMD 1 | 1998 € 74,00 EXCL.VAT  (Paperback) (E-journal)