Call for Papers: The Red Sea as a Space In-Between the Wider Afro-Eurasian World (deadline 31 August 2021)

For a special issue of the The Medieval Globe, to be published in December of 2023 in digital and print versions, we invite proposals for articles on topics related to “Trade, Travels and Transformations: The Red Sea as a Space In-Between the Wider Afro-Eurasian World.”

News: Paul Mellon Centre Public Study Room is open

The Public Study Room at the Paul Mellon Centre in Bedford Square is delighted to announce it is open again. The study room will be open by appointment only on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, between 10.30-12.45 and 13.15-15.30. The rest of the Centre (PMC) will be open by invitation only on these same days ofContinue reading “News: Paul Mellon Centre Public Study Room is open”

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Online Conference: Amassing Perspectives: Recent Trends in Syriac Iconography (Princeton University, 17-18 September 2021)

Registration is open for Amassing Perspectives: Recent Trends in Syriac Iconography, a virtual conference on medieval Syriac iconography and visual culture.

CFP: Identity Abroad in Central and Late Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean (deadline 12 September 2021)

Life in the central and late Middle Ages was characterised by high levels of mobility and migration. Shifts in political, economic, cultural and religious life encouraged and sometimes forced individuals and groups to move ‘abroad’ permanently or temporarily, to places nearby or further afield.

CFP: ICMA Sponsored Sessions for International Congress on Medieval Studies 2022, deadline 15 September 2021

The International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) will sponsor two sessions at the 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI (9-14 May, 2022).

Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at International Medieval Congress 2022

To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 2022 International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 4–7, 2022. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant toContinue reading “Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at International Medieval Congress 2022”

CFP: The Multimedia Craft of Wonder: Forming and Performing Marvels in Medieval and Early Modern Worlds, 1200-1600 (University of Cambridge, deadline 1 August 2021)

This conference, funded by the interdisciplinary Cambridge centre CRASSH and the Faculty of English, will explore the relationship between wonder, translation, and multimodality in medieval and early modern worlds.

CFP: “L’Architettura normanna e il Mediterraneo. Dinamiche dell’interazione culturale” (Humboldt University, Berlin, due 31 July 2021)

The expansion of the Normans in medieval Europe and beyond is proving to be a wide and very rewarding field for research into the complex phenomenon of transcultural exchange processes.