CFP: Identity Abroad in Central and Late Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean (deadline 12 September 2021)

Life in the central and late Middle Ages was characterised by high levels of mobility and migration. Shifts in political, economic, cultural and religious life encouraged and sometimes forced individuals and groups to move ‘abroad’ permanently or temporarily, to places nearby or further afield.

CFP: ICMA Sponsored Sessions for International Congress on Medieval Studies 2022, deadline 15 September 2021

The International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) will sponsor two sessions at the 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI (9-14 May, 2022).

Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at International Medieval Congress 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 2022 International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 4–7, 2022. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant toContinue reading “Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at International Medieval Congress 2022”

CFP: The Multimedia Craft of Wonder: Forming and Performing Marvels in Medieval and Early Modern Worlds, 1200-1600 (University of Cambridge, deadline 1 August 2021)

This conference, funded by the interdisciplinary Cambridge centre CRASSH and the Faculty of English, will explore the relationship between wonder, translation, and multimodality in medieval and early modern worlds.

Online Conference: ‘Le Psautier de Paris (BnF, Grec 139)’, École nationale des chartres, 2–3 July 2021

The Paris Psalter is one of the most famous creations of the Macedonian “Renaissance”. This colloquium is the first research enterprise devoted exclusively to this exceptional manuscript. Its aim is to bring together in an interdisciplinary group of scholars specializing in codicology and philology, biblical exegesis and theology, and the history of art and aesthetics with the goal of putting the manuscript in context, studying its genesis and sources and its internal organization as well as its influence on Byzantine art.

Online Conference: ‘Royal Nunneries at the Center of Medieval Europe. Art, Architecture, & Aesthetics’, 1-3 July 2021

This conference is dedicated to the art, architecture and material culture of female monasteries patronized by the ruling dynasties in medieval Europe between the 11th and the 14th centuries.

Online Conference: Medieval Travel: Harlaxton Online Medieval Zoomposium, 26–30 July 2021, 14:30–19:00 (BST)

This year’s Harlaxton Medieval Symposium on the theme of Medieval Travel will take place online via Zoom, Monday 26 July – Friday 30 July 2021.

Online Conference: ‘Ora Pro Nobis: Marian Devotion in the Middle Ages and Renaissance’ in honour of Dr Cathy Oakes, The British Archaeological Association, 3 July 2021, 10-17:30 (BST)

This study day is hosted by the British Archaeological Association, of which Cathy was a longstanding member. It will concentrate of various aspects of Marian devotion a subject close to Cathy’s heart and the focus of her book, Ora Pro Nobis: The Virgin as Intercessor in Medieval Art and Devotion (2008), from which this day takes its title.