nemus, nemoris  (neut.)   [/nɛˈmuːs/] :    a glade,  grove,  wood,  forest,  tree,  or pasture


NEMUS is the Network for the Environment in Medieval Usages & Societies — a digital platform with the aim of facilitating communication and interdisciplinary collaboration among medieval scholars of the environment in any field of study, and to showcase related initiatives.


NEMUS is chaired by historian Tiago Viúla de Faria, co-chaired by phylogeneticist Elisabete Godinho Pires, and hosted by the Instituto de Estudos Medievais at NOVA University Lisbon, with support from the Portuguese Science Agency – FCT. 


Membership is free and open to all academics and anyone interested in the field. We warmly welcome ideas and suggestions from the community!  Get in touch via and our membership form.