CFP: ‘Medieval sculpture in the aftermath of the World War II: destruction, dispersion and restitution. The impact on research methodologies and tools’, International Cirice Congress 2023, deadline 20 September 2022

The session aims to investigate, through the discussion of case studies, how and to what extent World War II conditioned and posed new methodological questions in the field of medieval sculpture studies. The session is part of the activities of the MemId project (Memory and identity. Reuse, rework and repurposing of medieval sculpture in the Modern Age, between historical research and new technologies, FISR 2019).

CFP: ‘Political reuse of Medieval sculpture: Family strategies and (re)construction of the past’, Kalamazoo 2023, deadline 15 September 2022

This session is part of the activities of the MemId and will be an opportunity to discuss the topic with a wide range of international scholars of different geographical and cultural areas.

Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, International Medieval Congress 2023, deadline 6 September 2022

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 2023 International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 3–6, 2023. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant to Byzantine studies.

Call for Papers: Arthur Kingsley Porter 100 Years Later (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

2023 marks the 100th anniversary of Arthur Kingsley Porter’s seminal Romanesque Sculpture of the Pilgrimage Roads, providing an opportunity to revisit one of medieval art history’s foundational thinkers. While Porter’s work continues to underpin scholarship today, surprisingly few studies have examined him or the paradigms he created. These sessions aim to address the work ofContinue reading “Call for Papers: Arthur Kingsley Porter 100 Years Later (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”

Call for Papers: Cave Churches, Chapels, Hermitages, and Monasteries: Wall Paintings and Gender in the Eastern Mediterranean (Deadline: 12 September 2022)

Thematic focus: Networks and Entanglements This session seeks to explore the relation between gender and wall paintings in the Eastern Mediterranean. It scrutinizes the artistic exchanges and interactions in relation to pilgrimage, commercial, and Crusader routes, and their function in the transmission and transfer of gendered iconographic models with particular emphasis on visual representations pertainingContinue reading “Call for Papers: Cave Churches, Chapels, Hermitages, and Monasteries: Wall Paintings and Gender in the Eastern Mediterranean (Deadline: 12 September 2022)”

Call for Papers: The Networks of Romance (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

The Medieval Romance Society is sponsoring several sessions at the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 11-13 May 2023. Please note that Sessions I and III will be in person, while Session II will be in a hybrid format. The Networks of Romance I: Transnational and Global – (In-Person Format) Increased social mobility and technologicalContinue reading “Call for Papers: The Networks of Romance (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”

Call for Papers: Movement & Activation: Social Sculpture in the Global Middle Ages (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

This special session will take place at the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies (11-13 May, 2023). Organizers: Ariela Algaze (NYU Institute of Fine Arts), Kris Racaniello (CUNY Graduate Center) Drawing performance studies into the larger field of medieval art history, this session seeks to address the methodological unity between materiality, sensory experience, and activationContinue reading “Call for Papers: Movement & Activation: Social Sculpture in the Global Middle Ages (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”

Call for Papers: IVº Coloquio de Hagiografía // 4th Colloquium on Hagiography (Deadline: 14 August 2022)

It is the purpose of this IVth Colloquium on Hagiography, convened by the Augustinian Library in Buenos Aires, to be able to reflect on the research in the hagiographic field referring to Saints, Blesseds and venerable ones who have given their testimony of holiness in the midst of the Blessed of the Gospel (Cf. MtContinue reading “Call for Papers: IVº Coloquio de Hagiografía // 4th Colloquium on Hagiography (Deadline: 14 August 2022)”

Call for Papers: The Potential of Prosopography for Historical and Art Historical Studies on the Charterhouses and the Carthusian Order, Ljubljana on August 23-25, 2023. (Deadline: 30 September 2022)

The Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (France Stele Institute of Art History), the University of Vienna and the University Jean-Monnet in Saint-Étienne cordially invite you to submit your proposals for the international conference “The Potential of Prosopography for Historical and Art Historical Studies on the Charterhouses and the Carthusian Order”.Continue reading “Call for Papers: The Potential of Prosopography for Historical and Art Historical Studies on the Charterhouses and the Carthusian Order, Ljubljana on August 23-25, 2023. (Deadline: 30 September 2022)”

Call for Papers: Pray and Play with Mary: From Processions and Pilgrimages to Performances (Deadline: 13 September 2022)

This special session wishes to analyze the multiple sources and multimedia of Marian processions and pilgrimages. The scientific importance of the session lies in understanding how these devotional practices could be perceived as a form of theatrical performance. The polysensoriality of these ephemeral events encouraged liturgical unity outside the church. Therefore, how did the civicContinue reading “Call for Papers: Pray and Play with Mary: From Processions and Pilgrimages to Performances (Deadline: 13 September 2022)”