Call for Papers: Medieval Manuscripts in Motion (Lisbon, March 2015)

The 2nd edition of the International Conference “Medieval Europe in Motion” will take place in Lisbon, 4-6th March 2015.

The conference’s main scientific goal is to analyse the phenomenon of circulation, motion and mobility of people, forms and ideas during the Middle Ages.

This time the focus will be on the illuminated manuscripts. This three-day Conference aims thus to conduct a critical and constructive revision of research on Iberian Book Illumination in the Middle Ages, proposing new questions to be discussed. manu

The organisers invite abstracts for papers (20-minutes in length) along the following themes:

  1. The phenomenon of mobility in Medieval times
  2. Clients and promoters, both individual and institutional
  3. Material authors
  4. Models
  5. Image performance
  6. Manuscript Acquisition: Luxury Market, Collecting

Proposals in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Italian are welcome. Please, send a 300-word abstract and a short CV to by June 30th, 2014. Accepted proposals will be confirmed by September 15th, 2014.

Participation with paper: 50 €
Attendance: 30 €

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