News: Access to the Index of Medieval Art Database Will Become Free on 1 July 2023

Jongleurs from the Silos Beatus, 1091–1109 (London, British Library, MS Add. 11695), fol. 86r. We’re very pleased to announce that as of July 1, 2023, a paid subscription will no longer be required for access to the Index of Medieval Art database. This transition was made possible by a generous grant from the Samuel H.Continue reading “News: Access to the Index of Medieval Art Database Will Become Free on 1 July 2023”

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CFP: Early Modern Material Culture of War and Emergency (London/Oxford, 19-20 April 2023), Deadline: 15 January 2023

The Material Culture of War and Emergency in the Early Modern World Conference and Graduate Student Workshop. War was a pervasive part of early modern life. People experienced war as agents of conflict, impotent witnesses of its destructive forces, and as victims of its economic, social, and material consequences. Such events of conflict and emergencyContinue reading “CFP: Early Modern Material Culture of War and Emergency (London/Oxford, 19-20 April 2023), Deadline: 15 January 2023”

Funding Opportunity: VAG Winter Conference Bursaries (Deadline 3 December 2022)

The Vernacular Architecture Group is able to offer two bursaries to assist registered students (or
professionals in the early years of their career) to attend the conference. The Committee is aware that
the cost often makes attendance difficult for students and others who might benefit from the lectures
and discussions, and from the opportunity to meet people active in the field. Both full-time and part-
time students are welcome to apply.

Symposium: ‘The Medieval Treasury in Iberia and Beyond’, CCHS-CSIC Madrid, 28-30 November 2022

This project delves into the medieval objects once gathered in ecclesiastical treasuries in order to highlight long-distance and transcultural networks, shining a light on issues of broad relevance for scholarship and society today.

 Franklin Research Grants, deadlines October 3 2022 & December 1 2022

The Franklin program is particularly designed to help meet the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses.

CFP: ‘African Networks and Entanglements in a “Medieval World”’, IMC 2023, deadline 19 Sep 2022

Seeking to utilise the special thematic strand of “Networks and Entanglements” of the 2023 International Medieval Congress in Leeds, we aim to put together a series of sessions that address the topic and question of “African Networks and Entanglements in a ‘Medieval World’”.

Call for Papers: Visualizing Peace in the Global Middle Ages, 500-1500 (Deadline: 31 August 2022)

Many today see peace as the absence of war, but to the medieval world peace was far from a pale, negative concept – a lack of violence. Rather it was celebrated as a rich, vibrant ideal. Yet premodern war and violence have attracted much more attention than peace and cooperation, both in the public mediaContinue reading “Call for Papers: Visualizing Peace in the Global Middle Ages, 500-1500 (Deadline: 31 August 2022)”

Call for Papers: Marian Devotion and the Senses in the Middle Ages (Deadline: 12 September 2022)

Thematic focus: Networks and Entanglements This session seeks to explore the sensory approach of the Marian cult as reflected in Eastern and Western Christianity. It aims to examine the private/collective expressions of Marian devotion in relation to the senses (touch, smell, sight, taste, and hearing) that generate forms of spiritual entanglements and mutual dependencies betweenContinue reading “Call for Papers: Marian Devotion and the Senses in the Middle Ages (Deadline: 12 September 2022)”

Call for Papers: The Networks of Romance (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

The Medieval Romance Society is sponsoring several sessions at the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 11-13 May 2023. Please note that Sessions I and III will be in person, while Session II will be in a hybrid format. The Networks of Romance I: Transnational and Global – (In-Person Format) Increased social mobility and technologicalContinue reading “Call for Papers: The Networks of Romance (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”