CFP: Renewal in the Cults of Saints, 1050-1300 (Leeds 2015)

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 or by 25 August.



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