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Call for Papers: Session at International Congress on Medieval Studies (Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 9th -14th May 2022), Deadline: 10th May 2021

IAS Sponsored Sessions at ICMS 2022 Call for IAS-Organized Session Proposals (https://:www.italianartsociety.org)57th International Congress on Medieval Studies 2022Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 9-14 May 2022 https://wmich.edu/medievalcongress The IAS sponsors up to three linked sessions at the annual meeting of the International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS). The Congress is an annual gathering of more than 3,000 scholarsContinue reading “Call for Papers: Session at International Congress on Medieval Studies (Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 9th -14th May 2022), Deadline: 10th May 2021”

Call for Papers: ‘Facciate Parlanti’, Opus Incertum, Issue 8 (2022), Deadline: June 30th, 2021

Since antiquity buildings have carried inscriptions on their surface. In particular, the habit of decorating façades with epigraphs spread in early modern Europe in keeping with the all’antica revival. The 2022 issue of the journal Opvs Incertvm (Department of Architecture, University of Florence) aims to investigate the role of new and ancient inscriptions (i.e. spolia)Continue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Facciate Parlanti’, Opus Incertum, Issue 8 (2022), Deadline: June 30th, 2021”

CFP: Aural Architectures of the Divine – Sacred Spaces, Sound and Rites in Transcultural Perspectives (Florence, 24-26 Feb 22), Deadline: June 30th 2021

An interdisciplinary conference to be held in Florence in February 2022 will focus on the complex interrelation of sacred space, sound and rites in transcultural perspectives from ancient to premodern times. The research project “CANTORIA – Music and Sacred Architecture” (University of Mainz) and the “Dipartimento di Storia, Archeologia, Geografia, Arte e Spettacolo” (University ofContinue reading “CFP: Aural Architectures of the Divine – Sacred Spaces, Sound and Rites in Transcultural Perspectives (Florence, 24-26 Feb 22), Deadline: June 30th 2021”

Call for Papers: Conference, Communities and Networks in Late Medieval Europe (c. 1300–1500), St Catherine’s College, Cambridge, 9th-10th September 2021, Deadline: 7th June 2021

Historical research has witnessed a rapidly growing interest in ‘networks’ since the turn of the twenty-first century. This is due not only to the utility of networks in describing interrelations between historical actors, but also to the adoption of the concepts and methodologies associated with social network analysis (SNA).  Our conference, which will take placeContinue reading “Call for Papers: Conference, Communities and Networks in Late Medieval Europe (c. 1300–1500), St Catherine’s College, Cambridge, 9th-10th September 2021, Deadline: 7th June 2021”

Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies (9th-14th May 2022), Deadline 18th May 2021

To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 9–14, 2022. We invite session proposals on anyContinue reading “Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies (9th-14th May 2022), Deadline 18th May 2021”

CFP: ICMA Sponsored Session Proposal, AAH Annual Conference 2022, Deadline 20th April 2021

London, 6-8 April 2022Call for ICMA Sponsored Session Proposals due 20 April 2021 The International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) seeks proposals for sessions to be held under the organization’s sponsorship at the Association for Art History Annual Conference to be held 6-8 April 2022 at Goldsmiths, University of London. Proposals to the ICMA mustContinue reading “CFP: ICMA Sponsored Session Proposal, AAH Annual Conference 2022, Deadline 20th April 2021”

Call for Papers: MARGIN Graduate Student Symposium-Apocalypse and Revelation, Deadline: 18th April 2021

MARGIN are thrilled to announce their upcoming Graduate Student Symposium on this year’s theme, Apocalypse and Revelation on May 19/20! They are seeking submissions that touch on this theme in the Medieval and Early Modern periods, as well as their reception in later periods. Given the contemporary interest in the apocalyptic — whether political, spiritual,Continue reading “Call for Papers: MARGIN Graduate Student Symposium-Apocalypse and Revelation, Deadline: 18th April 2021”

CFP: Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – Worlds Within Things: Ways of Knowing and Narrating (Special Issue of The Medieval History Journal), Deadline: 15th April 2021

Special Issue of The Medieval History Journal: Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – Worlds Within Things: Ways of Knowing and Narrating Over the past twenty years a renewed interest in material culture, materialism, and materiality has shaped the practice of history in new ways moving the  discipline “beyond  words” to consider the worldsContinue reading “CFP: Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – Worlds Within Things: Ways of Knowing and Narrating (Special Issue of The Medieval History Journal), Deadline: 15th April 2021”

CFP: ICMA Sponsored Session Proposals (CAA Annual Conference, 16th-19th February 2022, Chicago), Deadline 15th April 2021

Chicago, 16-19 February 2022Call for ICMA Sponsored Session Proposalsdue 15 April 2021 The International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) seeks proposals for sessions to be held under the organization’s sponsorship in 2020 at the annual meeting of the College Art Association. Session organizers and speakers must be ICMA members.   Proposals must include the following in oneContinue reading “CFP: ICMA Sponsored Session Proposals (CAA Annual Conference, 16th-19th February 2022, Chicago), Deadline 15th April 2021”

CFP: ‘Shades of Purple: Purple Ornament in Medieval Manuscripts’, University of Zurich (25-26 November 2021), deadline 30 April 2021

“Textures of Sacred Scripture. Materials and Semantics of Sacred Book Ornament in the Western Middle Ages, 780-1300 (https://textures-of-scripture.ch)” is a research project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation at the Chair of Medieval Art History at the University of Zurich. We invite paper proposals for a two-day workshop on purple ornament in medieval manuscripts,Continue reading “CFP: ‘Shades of Purple: Purple Ornament in Medieval Manuscripts’, University of Zurich (25-26 November 2021), deadline 30 April 2021”

CFP: ‘Art and Death in the Netherlands’, Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art 2022, deadline 15 April 2021

In premodern times, death was a more visible phenomenon than now, due to high mortality rates, but also to the fact that dying and death and the subsequent phases of deposition, bereavement and remembrance – more so than today – were collectively experienced, publicly performed, and commemorated in enduring monuments. Remembrance was held to extendContinue reading “CFP: ‘Art and Death in the Netherlands’, Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art 2022, deadline 15 April 2021”

CFP: ‘Art and Religions in Antiquity: Crafting Religion in the Western Empire’, Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting (23 November 2021), deadline 23 March 2021

The Society for Biblical Literature calls for papers on ‘Art and Religions in Antiquity: Crafting Religion in the Western Empire’ as part of its 2021 annual meeting on 23 November. ‘Continuing a series of sessions that the Art and Religions of Antiquity program has held devoted to regional studies (Syria, the Aegean, etc.), we inviteContinue reading “CFP: ‘Art and Religions in Antiquity: Crafting Religion in the Western Empire’, Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting (23 November 2021), deadline 23 March 2021”

CFP: ‘Materiality in the Eastern Mediterranean World’, Central European University, online (28-29 May 2021), deadline 5 April 2021

The Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies (CEMS) at Central European University (Vienna/Budapest) is proud to announce the 7th International Graduate Conference on ‘Materiality in the Eastern Mediterranean World’, 28-29 May 2021. The conference will provide a forum for graduate and advanced undergraduate students working on the Eastern Mediterranean to present their current research, exchange ideas,Continue reading “CFP: ‘Materiality in the Eastern Mediterranean World’, Central European University, online (28-29 May 2021), deadline 5 April 2021”

CFP: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Festival, Online Conference (18-19 June 2021), deadline 30 April 2021

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Kent will host its 7th annual Summer Festival on the 18th and 19th June 2021. This two-day event celebrates Medieval and Early Modern history, 400 – 1800, and encourages a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including but not limited to, politics, religion, economics,Continue reading “CFP: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Festival, Online Conference (18-19 June 2021), deadline 30 April 2021”

CFP: ‘Liminality: Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries’, University of Edinburgh, online (June 2021), deadline 5 April 2021

The Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society (LAMPS) at the University of Edinburgh will host a one-day conference with the theme ‘Liminality: Crossing borders, crossing boundaries’, taking place virtually in late June 2021. This conference seeks to explore texts, events, and ideas that exist between and beyond traditional boundaries, and to further our understanding ofContinue reading “CFP: ‘Liminality: Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries’, University of Edinburgh, online (June 2021), deadline 5 April 2021”

CFP: Modelling Medieval Vaults Second Symposium, University of Liverpool (19 August 2021), deadline 30 April 2021

This symposium is a follow up to that held in July 2016, which began to explore shared interests in gothic vaults, particularly research aided by digital methods. Our second event aims to take the conversations further and share findings from our ‘Tracing the Past’ research project investigating the design and construction of English medieval vaults.

CFP: Justice and Mercy at the Time of Dante: Reflections, Expressions, Representations & Practices (Lyon, 18-19 October 2021), deadline 25 March 2021

This conference explores the notions of justice and mercy within this highly interdisciplinary critical framework: although focused on Dante, our conference aims to open up to studies analyzing these two notions not only in Dante, but also in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century European poets, prose writers, artists, jurists, preachers, philosophers and theologians.

CFP: Resilience, Resistance, and Renewal in the Medieval and Early Modern World (UCLA, 27 May 2021), deadline 1 March 2021

 The medieval and early modern world (broadly considered, c. 900-1750) underwent myriad profound changes, from devastating famines, plagues, and wars to an increased entanglement of the continents, economic transformations, and technological and scientific developments. These changes were often accompanied by calls for the reshaping of the institutions and structures – political, religious, intellectual, etc. –Continue reading “CFP: Resilience, Resistance, and Renewal in the Medieval and Early Modern World (UCLA, 27 May 2021), deadline 1 March 2021”

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