Call for Papers: Ninth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University, 20-22 June 2022 (Deadline 31st December 2021)

The goal of the Symposium is to promote serious scholarly investigation into all topics and in all disciplines of medieval and early modern studies.

Call for Papers: ‘Traveling in the Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 1300-1500: Politics, Agency and Production of Historical Knowledge and Space’, Sessions at the Seventh Biennial Conference Society for the Medieval Mediterranean, University of Crete, Rethymnon, 11-15 July 2022 (Deadline 7 November 2021)

The panel sessions will focus on the period ca. 1300 to ca. 1500 which witnessed both the continuity of the contacts between the aforementioned worlds, as well as important changes, such as the Mamluk and the Ottoman expansion and the Renaissance movement, which caused interruptions and disruptions in cultural encounters in the eastern Mediterranean.

Call for Papers: ‘Rethinking Royal Manuscripts in a Global Middle Ages’, Association for Art History 2022 Conference, 6th-8th April 2022 (Deadline 1st November 2021)

This panel sets out to examine and compare the impact of royal patronage on the visual, material, and textual features of manuscripts produced across Africa, Asia, Mesoamerica and Europe during the ‘Global Middle Ages.’

Call for Papers: ‘Instruments of Devotion in Medieval Religious Practice’, Quaderni di storia religiosa medievale, for publication in 2023 (Deadline 1st December 2021)

The lens through which the relation between artworks and users will be explored concerns the concepts of interaction and dynamism referred to objects, spaces and modes of experience of Western Medieval art.

CFP: ‘Crafting Medieval Spain: the Torrijos ceilings in context’, For Art History 2022 Annual Conference, Deadline 1 November 2021

This session will explore the legacy of Islamic art in Europe through its medieval ceilings, many of which are dispersed as architectural fragments in contemporary museums. It will focus on the case study of the Torrijos ceilings, four monumental wooden ceilings that were commissioned in the 1490s by a couple close to the Catholic Monarchs, for their palace in Torrijos near Toledo (Spain).

CFP: ‘The Medieval Diagram as Subject’, School of Advanced Study, London, deadline 15 October 2021

This conference will examine medieval diagrams as autonomous objects, and the visual and material features that allow them to function as independent entities.

CFP: ‘Rethinking Royal Manuscripts in a Global Middle Ages’, ICMA sponsored session at AAH conference London 2022, deadline 1 November 2021

This panel sets out to examine and compare the impact of royal patronage on the visual, material, and textual features of manuscripts produced across Africa, Asia, Mesoamerica and Europe during the ‘Global Middle Ages.’

CFP: British Archaeological Association at Leeds IMC 2022, deadline 24 September 2021

The British Archaeological Association invites proposals for their organised sessions at the 2022 International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds (4th-7th July 2022). It is hoped that the 2022 conference will return to the in-person format in 2022 after two years online.

CFP: ‘Arms and Armour of Romance’, Sponsored by the Medieval Romance Society, International Congress on Medieval Studies 2022, deadline 15 September 2021

The Medieval Romance Society invites proposals for their session ‘Arms and Armour of Romance’ for the 2022 International Congress on Medieval Studies