Call for Papers:
Renewal in the Cults of Saints, 1050-1300
International Medieval Congress, Leeds, 6-9 July 2015
Deadline: 25 August 2014
We are seeking proposals for papers on the topic of renewal, reinvention and reinterpretation in the cults of saints in the period 1050-1300. Possible topics might include, but are not limited to:
- The reinvention of saints across cultural, national, or linguistic borders
- The impact of church reform on the cults of saints
- Reinterpretation of a saint’s cult within cult practice, hagiography, liturgy and art
- How a saint’s cult might be renewed or revitalised for a new audience
Papers dealing with renewal in the cults of Anglo-Saxon or British saints in this period will be particularly welcomed.
Proposals for papers of 15-20 minutes should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com by 25 August.