CFP: ‘The (Un)Needed Sciences: Perspectives of Discussion Among Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, and History’, deadline 25 July 2021

Papers will be organised in panels, according to common topics or areas of interest. At the end of the workshop, a round table will allow the general discussion and the results will be finalised in a report and through a mindmap, which will contribute in the public debate concerning the topics of the workshop.

Online Conference: Liturgy, Literature & History: Oswald of Northumbria and the Cult of Saints in the High Middle Ages, 5th-6th August 2021

This conference, focussed on the cult of Oswald of Northumbria in the high Middle Ages, brings together historians, literary scholars, musicologists and art historians to explore the cult of saints through texts, objects, space, sound and the senses and particularly interrogates the influence of the liturgy on society. 

Online Lecture: ‘The Anatomy of Ritual: Votive Body Parts in Greco-Roman Antiquity and Beyond’, The Warburg Institute, 8th June 2021 17:30 – 19:00 GMT

This event is part of the A Material World: Devotion events series, which brings together academics and heritage professionals from a wide range of disciplines to discuss issues concerning historical devotional materials, their conservation, presentation, display, and reconstruction.

Online Lecture: What should historians do in the next decade of the climate crisis?, 1st June 2021 (15:30-17:30 GMT)

The final seminar of this year’s Anthropocene Histories series will be a panel discussion with Andreas Malm (Lund), Julia Adeney Thomas (Notre Dame), and Ling Zhang (Boston College), online on 1st June 2021 from 15:30-17:30 BST.

Post-doctoral Fellowship: ‘Global at Venice – Research and Training for Global Challenges’ Cofund Fellowship Programme 2021 (Deadline 30th June 2021)

The first call for the “Global at Venice – Research and Training for Global Challenges” Cofund Fellowship Programme is now open.

Call for Papers: Greek Islands under the Control of Western Rulers, 13th-15th Cent.: Searching for Their Identity through Their Patronage (Deadline 30th June 2021)

Postgraduate students and early career researchers from various disciplines (history, archaeology, history of art, epigraphy and palaeography) are particularly encouraged to participate. Emphasis will be given to interdisciplinary approaches.

Job Opportunity: Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in History (pre-1700), University of Sydney (Deadline 17th June 2021)

The Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in History (pre-1700) will be expected to pursue an active research program, produce high quality publications, participate in the department’s research culture, contribute to teaching at all levels and undertake appropriate administrative roles and curriculum development as required. 

New Publication: A Prophet Has Appeared: The Rise of Islam Through Christian and Jewish Eyes, A Sourcebook, by Stephen J. Shoemaker

This collection provides students and scholars with carefully selected, introduced, and annotated materials from non-Islamic sources dating to the early years of Islam. These can be read alone or alongside the Qur’an and later Islamic materials.

Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Late Medieval History, King’s College London (Deadline 14th June 2021)

The Department of History at King’s College London seeks to appoint a Lecturer specialising in Late Medieval History (1200-1500). Preference may be given to applicants specializing in Southern Europe and/or the Mediterranean region.