Call for Papers: Language as Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean (330-2013)

Language as Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean (330-2013) The students of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Birmingham are proud to announce the 15th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium, which will take place on Saturday, 24th May 2014. Keynote speaker: Dr Maria Georgopoulou, (Director of the Gennadius Library, The AmericanContinue reading “Call for Papers: Language as Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean (330-2013)”

Call for Papers: Mary of Burgundy The Reign, the ‘Persona’ and the Legacy of a European Princess

Call for Papers: Mary of Burgundy The Reign, the ‘Persona’ and the Legacy of a European Princess International Colloquium (Brussels–Bruges, 5–7 March 2015) Mary of Burgundy (1457–1482), daughter of Charles the Bold and heir to the Burgundian States, has received relatively little scholarly attention from specialists. Despite an exhibition held at Beaune from November 2000Continue reading “Call for Papers: Mary of Burgundy The Reign, the ‘Persona’ and the Legacy of a European Princess”

Call for Papers: “Travel Accounts in Arabic Literature: New Perspectives and New Findings”

Middle Eastern travelers have a rich history in writing about their interactions with other cultures. The authors, many of whom are Arabs, documented their encounters using various genres and forms, such as travel accounts, memoirs, and autobiographical histories. This panel, to be proposed for the  Middle East Association Studies Annual Conference, (November 22-25, 2014 – Washington,Continue reading “Call for Papers: “Travel Accounts in Arabic Literature: New Perspectives and New Findings””

Call for Papers: Gender and Transgression in the Middle Ages

Gender and Transgression in the Middle Ages, 5-7 June 2014 We are pleased to announce the call for papers for Gender and Transgression in the Middle Ages 2014, an interdisciplinary conference hosted by the University of St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies (SAIMS). Entering into its sixth year, this conference welcomes participation from postgraduate, postdoctoral and earlyContinue reading “Call for Papers: Gender and Transgression in the Middle Ages”

Call for Proposals: Innovation and its Contestants

INNOVATION AND ITS CONTESTANTS 5th Annual Emerging Scholars Conference McGill University Department of Art History and Communications Studies 18 April 2014 Keynote Speaker: Keith Moxey, Barbara Novak Professor of Art History and Department Chair at Barnard College (Columbia University) Deadline for Submissions: 24 January 2014 The concept of innovation buttresses a paradigmatically modern Western belief in the possibilityContinue reading “Call for Proposals: Innovation and its Contestants”

Call for papers: Miracles and Wonders in Antiquity and Byzantium

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Miracles and Wonders in Antiquity and Byzantium University of Cyprus, 16-18 October 2014 Tales of miracle and wonder decorate both ancient and Byzantine literature and seem to have had a great impact upon ancient and Byzantine thought. A strong interest in the wondrous is already apparent in the works of Homer and Hesiod. However, a moreContinue reading “Call for papers: Miracles and Wonders in Antiquity and Byzantium”

Call for Papers: Military History of the Mediterranean

Fati̇h Üni̇versi̇tesi̇ – Tari̇h Bölümü will present the International Conference on the Military History of the Mediterranean Sea, to be held 26-28 June 2015 at Buyukcekmece, Istanbul. With an uninterrupted history of nearly 1,500 years, Istanbul has been the centre of the world and the capital of two great Empires. The confluence of the Sea of Marmara,Continue reading “Call for Papers: Military History of the Mediterranean”

Call for Papers: The Face of Battle in Medieval History and Literature

In recent years there has been a revolution in the study of medieval warfare.  Traditional paradigms that emphasised pitched battles and the charge of heavily armed mounted knights have given way to a focus upon sieges and raids, as well as a more nuanced understanding of medieval generalship and of the place of war withinContinue reading “Call for Papers: The Face of Battle in Medieval History and Literature”

Deadline Extended: Mediterranean Minorities

Proposals are being accepted for the one-day symposium “Minorities in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean” to be held in conjunction with the Mediterranean Seminar/UCMRP Winter Workshop on “Minorities” to be held at San Francisco State University on 7-8 March, 2014. On 7 March, three round-table sessions, “Opportunity,” “Assimilation and Exchange,” and “Vulnerability” will be held, each for discussing the status and circumstances ofContinue reading “Deadline Extended: Mediterranean Minorities”

Deadline Extended: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean

Call For Papers: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean The Mediterranean Seminar/UCMRP seeks proposals for papers for a panel on Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean to be proposed for the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, that will take place 26-29 June 2014 at the University of Modena e ReggioContinue reading “Deadline Extended: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean”