CFP: The Visual Culture of Mosques, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (November 23 – 25, 2021), deadline 28 December 2020
In conjunction with the forthcoming exhibition Shatr AlMasjid: the Art of Orientation, the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) is collaborating with the Abdullatif Al Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture to host a three-day conference to address the historical meaning, culture, evolution and functions of the mosque.
The second International Contest FuMast aims to bring together experienced scholars and young researchers engaged in the study of Greek and Latin manuscripts, coming from a variety of countries and scholarly traditions, and working in different and often not directly connected contexts.
CFP: Animal and Portraiture in the Renaissance, Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris and Musée National de la Renaissance, Ecouen (2021), deadline 30 October 2020
International conference organized by Cécile Beuzelin (Lecturer in History of Modern Art, Montpellier 3 University) and Armelle Fémelat (doctor in Art History, CESR Tours), in collaboration with the National Renaissance Museum of Écouen and the Hunting and Nature Museum, Paris.
CFP: Connectivity, Transcultural Entanglements and the Power of Aesthetic Choices in Africa, Association for Art History’s Annual Conference 2021, deadline 19 October 2020
This session seeks to sound out ways of how to study connectivity, transcultural entanglements, and the role of and artistic responses to imported artefacts from 500 CE to the present-day in Africa without seeing Africans as passive beings ‘influenced’ by people and objects from afar.
CFP: Double-Sided Objects in the History of Art, College Art Association Annual Conference 2021, deadline 16 September 2020
This panel seeks papers that consider the history and historiography of double-sided objects by attending to their many facets, whether “front” and “back,” oblique angles, or otherwise hidden images. We ask how more holistic approaches to works of art might complicate, or even confirm, long-standing art historical narratives.
Call for Participants: Studying East of Byzantium VII: In Conversation with Anti-racism, Pandemic, and Social Inequality, deadline 15 September 2020
A three-part workshop that intends to bring together doctoral students studying the Christian East to discuss how the events of 2020, from the intensified conservations about systemic racism and economic inequality stemming acts of police violence on Black men and women in the United States to the dramatic changes to life and work brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, have impacted their research with a diverse group of colleagues and senior specialists in the field.
Call for Papers: ‘Public Space & Community’, Late Antique & Medieval Postgraduate Society, University of Edinburgh, Autumn 2020 Seminar Series, deadline 21 September 2020
The Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society (LAMPS) invites postgraduate students to present their research at our weekly Monday seminars.
Call for Participants: Medieval WaterWorks: A Roundtable, Leeds IMC 2021, deadline 18 September 2020
The last decade has seen a burgeoning critical interest in the study of water in the Middle Ages. Scholars from a range of disciplines have begun to recognise that water is not merely a catalogue of interesting tropes; it is a means or method of communication, a disruptive and radical force, and a vehicle for thinking across time, space, disciplines and languages. It carries us down diverse paths and creates unexpected intersections between people, places and things.
CFP: Eating Like Orientals in the Medieval Western Imagination, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2021, deadline 15 September 2020
This session invites reflections on medieval representations of “exotic” eating habits and their resonance in our time of pandemic, taking into consideration the recent epidemic of orientalist sentiments, assumptions, judgments against *not* “eating like white people,” in today’s terms.
The Bibliographical Society of America is sponsoring a panel session for the the College Art Association annual conference (10-13 February, 2021). The Print in the Codex ca. 1500-1900 will consider bound volumes created or transformed through the incorporation of independently printed images. Inspired by recent scholarship that addresses the popularity of modifying, enhancing, or creatingContinue reading “CFP: The Print in the Codex ca. 1500 to 1900, deadline 16 September 2020”
CFP: Medieval War and Memory at International Medieval Congress (Leeds 2021), deadline 10 September 2020
This panel hopes to discuss questions such as: How was war remembered in the medieval period? Did remembering focus on the glory of the war leaders? How did medieval society record memories of war?
CFP: Pre-Modern Women as Artists, Patrons and Collectors, Association for Art History Annual Conference (14-17 April 2021), deadline 19 October 2020
We invite proposals for papers exploring the role of women as artists, patrons and collectors in the medieval and early modern periods, broadly defined (c.400–1700).
CFP: Mary on the Move: Marian Iconography in Late Medieval France, International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo 2021, deadline 15 September 2020
Session 1363 The proposed session concentrates of Marian iconography of the Late middle Ages, with particular emphasis on fourteenth to sixteenth century. It focuses on the movement of iconographies in/from/towards France by highlighting connections and influences pertaining to Italian, Spanish and/or geographical areas. Furthermore, it situates Marian visual depictions in the context of the developmentContinue reading “CFP: Mary on the Move: Marian Iconography in Late Medieval France, International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo 2021, deadline 15 September 2020”
CFP: Medieval Ars Memoriae in Italy: Theory, Technique, and Practices at International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo 2021, deadline 15 September 2020
This panel aims to explore the variety of memory techniques developed and practiced in Italy during the medieval period.
CFP: ‘Behold a Pale Horse’: Eschatology of the Medieval East and West, ICMS 2021, deadline 15 September 2020
This is an interdisciplinary, global, and cross-chronological panel that welcomes papers addressing the interaction of disease and eschatological belief in the medieval world.
CFP: British Archaeological Association sponsored panels at International Medieval Congress (Leeds 2021), deadline 21 September 2020
The British Archaeological Association are now welcoming paper proposals for BAA organised sessions at the 2021 International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds (5 -8 July 2021).
CFP: Communicating Objects: Material, Literary & Iconographic Instances of Objects in a Human Universe in Antiquity & the Middle Ages, Online Conference (27–29 November 2020), deadline 14 September 2020
Communicating Objects: Material, Literary and Iconographic Instances of Objects in a Human Universe in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, University of Bucharest [Online], 27–29 November 2020 Material culture occupies a special place in most research conducted on Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Interdisciplinary approaches have allowed for the enrichment of traditional paradigms used by archaeologistsContinue reading “CFP: Communicating Objects: Material, Literary & Iconographic Instances of Objects in a Human Universe in Antiquity & the Middle Ages, Online Conference (27–29 November 2020), deadline 14 September 2020”
CFP: ‘Seeing Climate through Medieval Art & Architecture’, IMC Leeds (5–8 July 2021), deadline 25 September 2020
Call for Papers for ‘ICMA Student Committee’ Session Proposal In keeping with this year’s theme at the Medieval Congress, this session aims to explore medieval objects and buildings created with an awareness of climate. Climate is intimately intertwined with nature and environments, with as much of a profound impact on medieval lives as on oursContinue reading “CFP: ‘Seeing Climate through Medieval Art & Architecture’, IMC Leeds (5–8 July 2021), deadline 25 September 2020”
CPF: ‘Representations of Temperate/Intemperate Emotions in Visual Art and Literature’, IMC Leeds (5–8 July 2021), deadline 15 September 2020
Proposals exploring medieval texts and/or images looking for cues that indicate excessive or temperate feelings, the range of their expression, and the rhetorical devices employed will be welcome.
CFP: Gender and Medieval Studies conference 2021: ‘Gender and Mobility’ (11–13 January 2021), deadline 31 August 2020
The organisers welcome proposals on any aspect of gender and mobility in the medieval world from scholars at any stage of study or career.
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