Call for Papers: ‘Beyond the Sabbath: Witchcraft and its Stereotypes in Early Modern Europe’, Medici Archive Project, 16th September 2022 (Deadline 1st July 2022)

Ideal papers will interpret in a new and critical way the phenomenon of witch hunts, with particular emphasis on issues related to infamy, scapegoating, ignominy, violence, sexual behavior, sabbaths, legal proceedings, beliefs, folklore, hallucinations, therapeutic magic, medicine, and gender discrimination.

Call for Papers: ‘Utopia’, 2022 NYU MARGIN Graduate Symposium (Deadline 11th April 2022)

The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Interdisciplinary Network (MARGIN) is pleased to announce a call for papers for the 2022 MARGIN Symposium on Friday, May 6th, to be held virtually (via Zoom). 

Call for Papers: ‘Community & Identity, Unity & Diversity in Medieval Europe (c. 700-1300)’, Aberystwyth Medieval Conference, 29 June – 1 July 2022 (Deadline 21 March 2022)

The fifth Aberystwyth Medieval Conference will explore strategies for uniting and dividing medieval communities, how those writing about the past helped to construct – or to overcome – borders between communities, and how their visions of communal identities may have shaped, and may in turn have been shaped by, the construction of medieval polities.

Call for Papers: ‘Experiencing the Sacred – The Role of the Senses in Medieval Liturgies and Rituals’, 1st International Multidisciplinary Conference Series, 21st-23rd September 2022, Deadline: 15th April 2022

 By the Late Middle Ages, the liturgy has become the most important and elaborate ceremonial of Christianity in an already highly ritualised society. Indeed, rituals dominated the everyday life of the faithful, from the Divine Office and the Mass to the individual reading of the Hours; and they accompanied the life of people from theirContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Experiencing the Sacred – The Role of the Senses in Medieval Liturgies and Rituals’, 1st International Multidisciplinary Conference Series, 21st-23rd September 2022, Deadline: 15th April 2022”

Call for Papers: ‘The Itinerant Shrine: Art, History and the Multiple Geographies of the Holy House of Loreto’, The Courtauld Institute, 30th June-1st July 2022, Deadline: 15th March 2022

The Santa Casa, or Holy House of the Virgin Mary, is a relic in constant motion. Legend holds that at the end of the thirteenth century, a company of angels flew Mary’s small brick house—the site of the Annunciation and Jesus’s childhood home—out of Nazareth before eventually depositing it in Loreto, a remote hill townContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘The Itinerant Shrine: Art, History and the Multiple Geographies of the Holy House of Loreto’, The Courtauld Institute, 30th June-1st July 2022, Deadline: 15th March 2022”

Call for Papers: ‘Steppe Medicine: Data, History, Applications, Concepts and Terms’, Al-Farabi Kaznu, Kazakhstan, 4th-5th October 2022, Deadline: 25th May 2022

AL-FARABI KAZNU FACULTY OF ORIENTAL STUDIES RESEARCH CENTER “WRITTEN MONUMENTS AND SPIRITUAL HERITAGE” October 4-5, 2022 Within the framework of the research project, the Research Center “Written Monuments and Spiritual Heritage” of the Turksoy Department of the Faculty of Oriental Studies of Al-Farabi KazNU invites scientists, researchers, teachers and doctoral students to take part inContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Steppe Medicine: Data, History, Applications, Concepts and Terms’, Al-Farabi Kaznu, Kazakhstan, 4th-5th October 2022, Deadline: 25th May 2022”

CFP: ‘Meta, Matrix, Mater – Renaissance Metaphors of the Matrix’, Université Paris 1 Panthéon- Sorbonne (Deadline: 20th March 2022)

The female sex has become the core of an increasing number of Early Modern studies since the rise of a gender-sensitive feminist viewpoint in art history. Many have dealt with images of a hairless and polished vulva, sometimes ostensibly eroticized. Pending this approach, the 2022 CHAR Workshop wishes to re-explore the imaginary of the femaleContinue reading “CFP: ‘Meta, Matrix, Mater – Renaissance Metaphors of the Matrix’, Université Paris 1 Panthéon- Sorbonne (Deadline: 20th March 2022)”

CFP: Artistic and Cultural Exchange between France and Germany (c.1400-1600), Colloquium zur Renaissance-Forschung, Paris, 1st-3rd June 2022, Deadline: 31st March 2022

Organized by the Art History departments of: Universidad de Jaén; Universität Leipzig; École Pratique des Hautes Études – PSL (HISTARA) in Paris and Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg. With the support of the Université franco-allemande/Deutsch-Französische Hochschule From 1 to 3 June 2022, the next conference dedicated to young researchers will be held in Paris. This conference is partContinue reading “CFP: Artistic and Cultural Exchange between France and Germany (c.1400-1600), Colloquium zur Renaissance-Forschung, Paris, 1st-3rd June 2022, Deadline: 31st March 2022”

CFP: ‘Charting Image and Self Image of Islam in Europe’, Collège d’Espagne, Paris, Deadline: 10th March 2022

This conference, organized by IS-LE COST Action (CA18129) Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean (1350-1750), aims to bring together scholars who work on the perception of Islam in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.  The image of Islam in Europe was usually studied from a Christian-Western point of view, and withoutContinue reading “CFP: ‘Charting Image and Self Image of Islam in Europe’, Collège d’Espagne, Paris, Deadline: 10th March 2022”