Call for Papers: Tenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies – Marian Iconography East and West (Rijeka, Croatia, 2–4 June 2016)

Screen Shot 2016-02-15 at 11.42.05 PMOrganizers:
Center for Iconographic Studies – University of Rijeka (Croatia)
in collaboration with
Study of Theology in Rijeka, University of Zagreb (Croatia)
University of Thessaly (Greece)
University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Gregorian Pontifical University Rome (Italy)

 

The conference seeks to explore and discuss recent development in the dialogue between theology, art history, philosophy and cultural theory concerning the iconography of Mary in Eastern and Western art. We welcome academic papers that will approach this subject in an interdisciplinary and methodologically diverse way. The themes and subjects can include the following:

– early representations of Mary
– images of intercession and authority
– devotional iconography
– Mary Mother of God
– Virgin as queen
– Mary as Ecclesia
– Mary and Eve
– Life of the Virgin
– post-Tridentine iconography
– hermeneutical and phenomenological aspects of Mary

Deadline for paper proposals: March 20, 2016

Paper proposals should be submitted electronically to cis@ffri.hr

Contact person:

Sanja Jovanović
Center for Iconographic Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Rijeka
Sveucilisna avenija 4
51 000 Rijeka
Croatia
E-mail: cis@ffri.hr

A paper proposal should contain:

  1. full name, institution, affiliation, address, phone number(s), e-mail address
  2. title
  3. abstract (maximum 2 pages – 500 words)

For more information see: http://ikon.ffri.hr/index.php?lang=Eng&action=news&ID=50

 

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