On the conference topic “Senses”: The arts and the senses have always been reciprocally related to one another. In the Middle Ages, sensual encounters with art and architecture offered a variety of ways to perceive, comprehend and structure the world.
The International Network for the History of Hospitals (INHH), the ‘Hospitalis: Hospital Architecture in Portugal at the Dawn of Modernity’, and the ‘Royal Hospital of All Saints: city and public’ health Research Projects are pleased to announce the call for papers for Space and the Hospital. The conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from 26-28 May 2021.
How can our field, which has always emphasized the importance of physical place and tactile artifacts, work successfully in isolation and at a distance? What does it mean for us when our work takes place in an incorporeal world of light and numbers rather than ink and flesh, in matrices of data rather than dusty rooms?
Global Islamic Archaeology Showcase A FREE online postgraduate and early-careers research event hosted by the Centre for Islamic Archaeology (CfIA), Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (IAIS), University of Exeter 26 September 2020 ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 22 August 2020 GIAS invites early-careers researchers working within the field of Islamic archaeology and material culture to submit papers to our first virtualContinue reading “CFP: Global Islamic Archaeology Showcase, online conference (26 September 2020), deadline 22 August 2020”
The sixteenth annual Marco Manuscript Workshop will take place Friday, February 5, and Saturday, February 6, 2021. Sessions will meet virtually via an online platform. The workshop is led by Professors Maura K. Lafferty (Classics) and Roy M. Liuzza (English), and is hosted by the Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the UniversityContinue reading “The Marco Manuscript Workshop 2021: “Immaterial Culture””
The 27th Biennial Conference of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program of Barnard College (New York City) is seeking paper proposals for their online conference to be held December 5, 2020. According to Borges, “The fancy or the imagination or the utopia of the Total Library has certain characteristics that are easily confused with virtues.” This one-day conference willContinue reading “CFP: The Total Library: Aspirations for Complete Knowledge in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, deadline 1 September 2020”
Sponsor: Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (CMEMS), Stanford University Co-Ordinator: Ana Núñez (email@example.com) This panel contributes to conversations that explore Jerusalem as a space of central importance to Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Through critical rereadings of textual accounts and material remains, the papers in this panel will highlight the dynamic ways in which JerusalemContinue reading “CFP: Jerusalem: The Holy City as Interreligious Experience (International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo 2021), deadline 15 September 2020”
What began as a casual conversation led to the establishment of a new collaborative group, AGECSMIberia, dedicated to connecting graduate and early career Iberianists around the world and showcasing their new exciting work through sponsored sessions. The global pandemic has made the promotion of the work of early career Iberianists even more important in an infinitely more complex job market.
DISTAFF are hosting three sponsored sessions at the International Congress on Medieval Studies (13-15 May 2021).
14th Annual Imago Conference, University of Haifa In light of the global turmoil caused by the COVID-19 epidemic, the 14th AnnuaI Imago conference will examine the cultural and artistic impact of epidemics, diseases and healing in the art of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period. We hope this examination will not only shedContinue reading “CFP: In Sickness and in Health: Pestilence, Disease, and Healing in Medieval and Early Modern Art (12 January 2021), deadline 1 September 2020”