Call for Papers

Call for Papers: International Conference ‘Metamorphoses and uses of the same past and formation of identities in Europe from the 14th century to the 1980s: shared, in competition, or antagonistic memories’, AGRELITA, Deadline 15 September 2022

The ERC research program AGRELITA (The Reception of Ancient Greece in pre-modern French Literature and Illustrations of Manuscripts and Printed Books (1320-1550) : How invented memories shaped the identity of European communities) is a transdisciplinary research program : literature, art history, political, cultural and social history, memory studies, European studies. It focuses on different modesContinue reading “Call for Papers: International Conference ‘Metamorphoses and uses of the same past and formation of identities in Europe from the 14th century to the 1980s: shared, in competition, or antagonistic memories’, AGRELITA, Deadline 15 September 2022”

Call for Papers: “Burials in the Mediterranean Middle Ages”, Minima Medievalia, Deadline 15 July 2022

The act of preparing the final resting place for the mortal remains of members of medieval communities is one of the practices that found many forms of material expression and countless artistic forms in the Mediterranean world. The most salient aspects of a person’s life could be recalled in evocative apparatuses, even very complex ones,Continue reading “Call for Papers: “Burials in the Mediterranean Middle Ages”, Minima Medievalia, Deadline 15 July 2022″

Call for Papers: ‘The History and Historiography of Fashion(s)’, Perspective: Actualité en histoire de l’art (Deadline 16th May 2022)

Two complementary definitions of fashion emerge and these underlie the two approaches that this issue of Perspective seeks to develop: the first aims to determine formal changes in dress and variations in the laws of appearances, while the second conceives of a single, cyclical renewal of taste that inspires customs and thus goes far beyond items of clothing and their accessories.

Call for Papers: ‘Beyond the Sabbath: Witchcraft and its Stereotypes in Early Modern Europe’, Medici Archive Project, 16th September 2022 (Deadline 1st July 2022)

Ideal papers will interpret in a new and critical way the phenomenon of witch hunts, with particular emphasis on issues related to infamy, scapegoating, ignominy, violence, sexual behavior, sabbaths, legal proceedings, beliefs, folklore, hallucinations, therapeutic magic, medicine, and gender discrimination.

Call for Papers: ‘Community & Identity, Unity & Diversity in Medieval Europe (c. 700-1300)’, Aberystwyth Medieval Conference, 29 June – 1 July 2022 (Deadline 21 March 2022)

The fifth Aberystwyth Medieval Conference will explore strategies for uniting and dividing medieval communities, how those writing about the past helped to construct – or to overcome – borders between communities, and how their visions of communal identities may have shaped, and may in turn have been shaped by, the construction of medieval polities.

Call for Papers: ‘Experiencing the Sacred – The Role of the Senses in Medieval Liturgies and Rituals’, 1st International Multidisciplinary Conference Series, 21st-23rd September 2022, Deadline: 15th April 2022

 By the Late Middle Ages, the liturgy has become the most important and elaborate ceremonial of Christianity in an already highly ritualised society. Indeed, rituals dominated the everyday life of the faithful, from the Divine Office and the Mass to the individual reading of the Hours; and they accompanied the life of people from theirContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Experiencing the Sacred – The Role of the Senses in Medieval Liturgies and Rituals’, 1st International Multidisciplinary Conference Series, 21st-23rd September 2022, Deadline: 15th April 2022”

Call for Papers: ‘The Itinerant Shrine: Art, History and the Multiple Geographies of the Holy House of Loreto’, The Courtauld Institute, 30th June-1st July 2022, Deadline: 15th March 2022

The Santa Casa, or Holy House of the Virgin Mary, is a relic in constant motion. Legend holds that at the end of the thirteenth century, a company of angels flew Mary’s small brick house—the site of the Annunciation and Jesus’s childhood home—out of Nazareth before eventually depositing it in Loreto, a remote hill townContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘The Itinerant Shrine: Art, History and the Multiple Geographies of the Holy House of Loreto’, The Courtauld Institute, 30th June-1st July 2022, Deadline: 15th March 2022”

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