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. Consequently, research has substantially specified the methods and configurations (ideological,Continue reading “CFP: ‘Questioning the Crime of Witchcraft’, International Conference at the EHESS Paris, Deadline: 30 November 2020”

CFP: Fifteenth Conference of Iconographic Studies “Iconography and Religious Otherness”, Deadline: February 15, 2021

University of Rijeka (Croatia), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, June 10 – 11, 2021Deadline: Jan 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 directedContinue reading “CFP: Fifteenth Conference of Iconographic Studies “Iconography and Religious Otherness”, Deadline: February 15, 2021″

Call for Papers: International Conference – Handbook on the Later Crusades, Deadline: November 1 2020

[Image – Crusaders at the walls of Antioch, from the Histoire d’Outremer, Bruges, c. 1479–c.1480, Royal MS 15 E I, f. 101v ] 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 stopContinue reading “Call for Papers: International Conference – Handbook on the Later Crusades, Deadline: November 1 2020”

Call for Papers: Transitioning Historic Houses to a Virtual Experience, Deadline: Nov 30, 2020

Image: Talbot House in Poperinge History Dis-placed: Transitioning Historic Houses to a Virtual Experience concentrates on the unique histories and challenges of house-museums. In addition to being historic landmarks, house-museums can be sites of civic engagement and reflection; centers for activism and cultural discourse; and places for public events and gatherings. In the digital age,Continue reading “Call for Papers: Transitioning Historic Houses to a Virtual Experience, Deadline: Nov 30, 2020”

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.  Abstracts of 300 words, paper title, and a 1–2 page CV in one PDF are due Monday, November 30th, 2020 to vagantesboard@gmail.com.  Your anonymized submission will beContinue reading “CFP: 20th Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies (University of Wisconsin-Madison 18-20 March 2021) Deadline for Submissions 30 November 2020”

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. “Presence”, here, is understood as a dynamic category, surpassing the act of readingContinue reading “CFP: ‘Sacred Scripted Images – The Iconic Presence of Script in Medieval Liturgical Space’ (Heidelberg, 20-22 Jan 2022), Deadline 13 November 2020”

CFP: ‘What does Animation mean in the Middle Ages? Theoretical and Historical Approaches’ (Bialystok, Poland, September 16 – 19 2021), Deadline April 1 2021

International conference organized by:A. Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art – Branch Campus in Bialystok, Poland and University of Bergen, Norway This conference is concerned with the agency and life of material objects and evolves around the investigation of two interlaced objectives. First, the project will shed light on understudied aspects of medieval visual culture,Continue reading “CFP: ‘What does Animation mean in the Middle Ages? Theoretical and Historical Approaches’ (Bialystok, Poland, September 16 – 19 2021), Deadline April 1 2021”

CFP: Authenticity Studies. International Journal of Archaeology and Art, Deadline 15 February 2021

Authenticity Studies-International Journal of Archaeology and Art is an international and independent journal, based on a peer review system and dedicated to the study of themethods of attribution and authentication of archaeological and art-historical artifacts. Founded by Monica Salvadori (Editor in Chief), Federica Toniolo, Andrea Tomezzoli, Marta Nezzo, Monica Baggio and Luca Zamparo, Authenticity StudiesContinue reading “CFP: Authenticity Studies. International Journal of Archaeology and Art, Deadline 15 February 2021”

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 medievalContinue reading “CFP: Ninth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies (June 21-23, 2021 Saint Louis University Saint Louis, Missouri), Deadline December 31, 2020”

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.