Call for Papers: A Companion to Seals in the Middle Ages (Brill’s Companions to Medieval Sources)

Decoding Medieval Sources (Brill’s Companions to Medieval Sources) A Companion to Seals in the Middle Ages Medieval seals were material and visual statements of identity, power, agency, and legitimacy that could operate locally or traverse great geographic expanses to assert individual or corporate authority. The importance of the seal in medieval culture cannot be underestimated.Continue reading “Call for Papers: A Companion to Seals in the Middle Ages (Brill’s Companions to Medieval Sources)”

Call for Chapter Proposals: Singing Death (edited book volume)

Call for Chapter Proposals: Singing Death (edited volume) Deadline: 30 September (submission of abstracts) Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume entitled ‘Singing Death’. The editors are in preliminary negotiations with Ashgate Press for a collection of essays provisionally entitled ‘Singing Death’ and we would like to invite chapter proposals for this project. ‘Singing Death’ arises out of a day-longContinue reading “Call for Chapter Proposals: Singing Death (edited book volume)”

CFP: Renovatio in the East Roman & Byzantine World, 395-1453 (Leeds 2015)

Call for Papers Renovatio in the East Roman & Byzantine World, 395-1453 Proposed Sponsored Sessions at the Leeds International Medieval Congress, 6-9 July 2015 Deadline: 20 September 2014 A blurred program of reform presented as renewal, renovatio was an extremely important concept for the Classical Roman Empire, and remained so for the entire history ofContinue reading “CFP: Renovatio in the East Roman & Byzantine World, 395-1453 (Leeds 2015)”

CFP: New Directions in the Study of Women Religious: Four Sessions and a Roundtable (Leeds 2015)

Call For Papers New directions in the study of women religious: four sessions and a roundtable International Medieval Congress, Leeds, 6-9 July 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 These sessions are designed to bring together scholars working on nuns from any geographical region and religious tradition from 300 – 1500, in order to examine the methodologies and concepts thatContinue reading “CFP: New Directions in the Study of Women Religious: Four Sessions and a Roundtable (Leeds 2015)”

CFP: Pilgrimage, Exploration, and Travel (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers:Pilgrimage, Exploration, and TravelSession sponsored by Hortulus at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 14-17, 2015Deadline: 15 September 2015 Hortulus will sponsor a session on “Pilgrimage, Exploration, and Travel,” a theme selected by our readers, at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo,Continue reading “CFP: Pilgrimage, Exploration, and Travel (Kalamazoo 2015)”

Workshop: Winter School in Greek Paleography and Codicology (Rome, January 2015)

Workshop:Winter School in Greek Paleography and CodicologyRome, The American Academy in Rome and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 5-16 January 2015Deadline: 15 October 2014  In January 2015, with the kind collaboration of the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican Library, BAV), the American Academy in Rome will offer its first Winter School in Greek Paleography and Codicology. The twoContinue reading “Workshop: Winter School in Greek Paleography and Codicology (Rome, January 2015)”

CFP: The Empire of the Palaiologoi: Ruin or Renewal? (Leeds 2015)

Call for Papers:The Empire of the Palaiologoi: Ruin or Renewal?Session at Leeds International Medieval Congress, 6–9 July 2015Deadline: 31 August 2014 The entry of Michael VIII Palaiologos into Constantinople in 1261 seemed to herald a new beginning for the Byzantine empire, consigning the shattering experience of the Fourth Crusade to the past. Initial hopes were soon dashed asContinue reading “CFP: The Empire of the Palaiologoi: Ruin or Renewal? (Leeds 2015)”

CFP: Rethinking Medieval Maps I and II (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers Rethinking Medieval Maps I and II 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2015 Rethinking Medieval Maps I: The Unmapped, Marginalized and Fictitious This panel is devoted to the cartography of spaces that are far—either geographically or conceptually—from the umbilicus terrae at Jerusalem and the seeminglyContinue reading “CFP: Rethinking Medieval Maps I and II (Kalamazoo 2015)”

Job: Exhibition Research Assistant – English Medieval Embroidery (London, Victoria and Albert Museum)

Job: Exhibition Research Assistant – English Medieval Embroidery London, Victoria and Albert Museum Deadline: 15 September 2014 The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design. We enrich people’s lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world. We are currently preparing a headline exhibitionContinue reading “Job: Exhibition Research Assistant – English Medieval Embroidery (London, Victoria and Albert Museum)”

PhD studentship: The Identities and Networks of bishops in the late medieval North Atlantic

AHRC-funded PhD studentship in conjunction with the project “A prosopographical study of bishops’ careers in northern Europe”    Applications are invited for a PhD Studentship to undertake research on selected bishoprics in the archdiocese of Nidaros between 1250 and the Reformation. The Studentship will be held at the University of Aberdeen, beginning on the 1st ofContinue reading “PhD studentship: The Identities and Networks of bishops in the late medieval North Atlantic”