Call for Papers: ‘Alabaster as a Material for Medieval & Renaissance sculpture’, 8th Annual Ards Conference, Deadline 15 December 2020
The 8th ARDS annual colloquium, which celebrates new research in the field of renaissance and medieval sculpture will focus on alabaster as a material for European sculpture from the 14th until the 17th century.
The (After)Lives of Objects: Transposition in the Material World, University of Virginia Art & Architectural History Graduate Online Symposium, March 18–19, 2021
CFP: ‘Power, Patronage & Production: Book Arts from Central Europe (ca. 800–1500) in American Collections’, (Princeton/New York, 13-15 Jan 2022), Deadline 1 February 2021
On January 13–15, 2022, the Index of Medieval Art (Princeton University), the Pierpont Morgan Library & Museum (New York), and the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University will host a conference to accompany the exhibition, “Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, 800–1500,” presented at the Morgan Library from October 15, 2021 to January 23, 2022. The conference will include two days of papers as well as a study day at the Morgan Library.
Call for Papers: Cistercian Worlds, Centre for for Medieval Studies, University of York (July 1-2 2021), deadline 31 January 2021
‘CISTERCIAN WORLDS’, a two-day conference scheduled for early July 2021, aims to offer a forum for researchers to build upon existing modes of scholarship and bring together discussions currently occurring across disciplines.
Call for Papers: Saint Angelus, Carmelite: between history, hagiography & iconography on the Eighth Centenary of his martyrdom, deadline mid-December 2020
The Eighth Centenary of the martyrdom of Saint Angelus (1220-2020) who is, together with Saint Albert of Trapani (†1307), one of the earliest saints of the Carmelite Order represents an important occasion to rediscover and revalue this figure.
Call for Papers: 10th Annual Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North, Deadline 5 December 2020
We invite submissions to our 10th annual Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North, which will take place at the University of Iceland April 15–17, 2021. Featured are keynote speakers Dr. Luke John Murphy and Dr. Beeke Stegmann.
CFP: ‘Self-Representation in Late Antiquity & Byzantium’ Oxford University Byzantine Society Conference 2021, deadline 30 November 2020
Oxford University Byzantine Society invites applications for their 23rd International Graduate Conference in 2021.
The relationship between humans and their nonhuman traveling companions changed over time, and over the distances they traveled. Who would Don Quixote be without Rocinante, or Alexander without Bucephalus? This cluster of short essays proposes to look at moving/traveling animals and animals as the companions of traveling/moving humans in the Middle Ages and early modernity.Continue reading “CFP: Animals and Humans on the Move, Viator Essay Cluster, Deadline: 16th November 2020”
CFP: ‘Remarkable women’: Female patronage of religious institutions, 1300-1550, Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline 27 November 2020
This conference seeks to explore the ways in which women patronised and interacted with monasteries and religious houses during the late Middle Ages, how they commissioned devotional and commemorative art for monastic settings, and the ways in which these donations were received and understood by their intended audiences.
CFP: ‘Display and Displacement in Medieval Art and Architecture’, 26th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium (online), The Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline 27 November 2020
From the chalices that glisten behind glass museum cases to the ritual staging of powerful relics, from the architectural fragments of once towering cathedrals to fresco schemes designed to envelope the senses of the viewer, the display and location of medieval art and architecture matter.
CFP: ‘Questioning the Crime of Witchcraft’, International Conference at the EHESS Paris, Deadline: 30 November 2020
In the last decades, the multiplications of works in the field of Witchcraft Studies made it possible to profoundly renew the approaches and the study designs of the repression of witchcraft in the late Middle Ages and in the beginning of the Early Modern Era.
CFP: Fifteenth Conference of Iconographic Studies “Iconography and Religious Otherness”, Deadline: January 15 2021
The creation of Otherness is a process by which a dominant group (Self, Us) constructs one or more outer groups (Them, Others) by assigning them different features and attributes, real or imagined. This continuous process was not only directed towards the outside, but also towards the inside, that is, towards dissident groups.
Call for Papers: International Conference – Handbook on the Later Crusades, deadline: 1 November 2020
In the last decades, research on the “Later Crusades” has increased significantly. As a result of this a new consensus among researchers has been reached which considers that the crusading movement did not stop after the year 1400.
CFP: 20th Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies (University of Wisconsin-Madison 18-20 March 2021) Deadline for Submissions 30 November 2020
The Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies invites abstracts from graduate students and recently graduated Masters students from all disciplines on any topic that is related to the Middle Ages.
CFP: ‘Sacred Scripted Images – The Iconic Presence of Script in Medieval Liturgical Space’ (Heidelberg, 20-22 Jan 2022), Deadline 13 November 2020
Inscribed artefacts in liturgical space, from apse mosaics to liturgical vessels, are not only evidence of the wide range of the use of script within the context of mass, but also testify to the presence of something written at a sacred place.
CFP: ‘What does Animation mean in the Middle Ages? Theoretical and Historical Approaches’ (Bialystok, Poland, September 16 – 19 2021), Deadline April 1 2021
This conference is concerned with the agency and life of material objects and evolves around the investigation of two interlaced objectives.
CFP: Ninth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies (June 21-23, 2021 Saint Louis University Saint Louis, Missouri), Deadline December 31, 2020
The Ninth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies (June 21-23, 2021) is a convenient summer venue in North America for scholars to present papers, organize sessions, participate in roundtables, and engage in interdisciplinary discussion. The goal of the Symposium is to promote serious scholarly investigation into all topics and in all disciplines of medieval and early modern studies.
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.
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