Call for Journal Submissions: “Cultural Heritage” (Middle East – Topics & Arguments)

Call for Journal Submissions: “Cultural Heritage” Journal: Middle East – Topics & Arguments Deadline: January 15 2014 The peer-reviewed online journal “Middle East – Topics & Arguments” is calling for papers for its next issue to appear in November 2014. In order to bridge the gap between ancient and modern Near Eastern studies, the issue willContinue reading “Call for Journal Submissions: “Cultural Heritage” (Middle East – Topics & Arguments)”

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Call for Papers: Galloping History (Ankara, 2014)

Call for Papers: Galloping History Ankara, 16-19 April 2014 Deadline: Dec 20, 2013 There would hardly be any exaggeration in assuming that horses have been one of the most important companions to humankind since the development of civilized societies. Horses and equine culture have played great many roles in almost all historical epochs. Thus, historicalContinue reading “Call for Papers: Galloping History (Ankara, 2014)”

Publications News: New Issue of RIHA Journal

Publications News: New Issue of RIHA Journal A new issue of the RIHA journal is online now, including two articles of interest to medievalists: Iain Boyd Whyte on Nikolaus Pevsner (here) and Carla Varela Fernandes on medieval wooden sculpture from Portugal (here).

Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq

Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq. Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean The latest issue of Al Masaq is now available online, including articles by Ermioni Karachaliou on the Island of Aegina, Florin Curta on markets in Tenth-Century al-Andalus, Ulisse Cecini on Mark of Toledo’s Latin Quran translation, and Ana Echevarria on Islamic confraternities and funerary practices. Also reviewed in the journalContinue reading “Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq”

Newsflash: Blackburn Manuscripts at Senate House until Thursday

Newsflash: Blackburn Manuscripts at Senate House until Thursday The exhibition of a select number of manuscripts and incunabula from the Hart collection runs until tomorrow, 28th November! For more details see: http://blackhartbooks.wordpress.com/the-exhibition/

Call For Papers: Art’s Productive Economies, Toronto

Call For Papers: Art’s Productive Economies University of Toronto, March 20, 2014 Deadline: Jan 1, 2014 2014 Wollesen Memorial Graduate Symposium, a one-day graduate symposium hosted by the Graduate Union of Students of Art, University of Toronto. Given the multivalent definitions “work” denotes (including, but not limited to: the product of labour; action involving effort directed towardContinue reading “Call For Papers: Art’s Productive Economies, Toronto”

Call For Papers: Medworlds 6 “Symbols and Models of the Mediterranean”, Cosenza

Call For Papers: Medworlds 6 “Symbols and Models of the Mediterranean” University of Calabria, Department of Humanities, September 9-11, 2014 Deadline: 1 March 2014 The Mediterranean Sea is a milieu in which it is possible to observe, through an interdisciplinary lens, the undertaking of elements defining an idea which conflicts with its immediate sensitive aspect; anContinue reading “Call For Papers: Medworlds 6 “Symbols and Models of the Mediterranean”, Cosenza”

Call For Papers: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean, Modena

Call For Papers: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean, Modena Modena, 26-29 June 2014 Deadline: 23 December The Mediterranean Seminar/UCMRP seeks proposals for papers for a panel on Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean to be proposed for the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, that will take place 26-29 JuneContinue reading “Call For Papers: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean, Modena”

Call For Papers: Magic, Religion, Science

Call For Papers: Magic | Religion | Science Indiana University, Bloomington. March 7-8, 2014 Deadline: 10 January 2014 26th Annual Indiana University Medieval Studies Symposium In his famous work, The Golden Bough, James Frazer proposed that human societies evolved from cultures dependent on magic to ones subject to religion and finally to ones guided by science.Continue reading “Call For Papers: Magic, Religion, Science”

Call For Papers: Art on the Move in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean

Call For Papers: Seminar Series, Art on the Move in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean (2014-15) Deadline: Jan 10, 2014 A Harvard University Research Seminar organized as part of the Getty Foundation’s Connecting Art Histories initiative, led by Alina Payne (Harvard University). This research seminar zeroes in on rivers as the cultural infrastructure of the Mediterranean worldContinue reading “Call For Papers: Art on the Move in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean”