Conferences

Upcoming Conferences

Hybrid workshop: Realism in Hagiography, online / University of Cologne, 12-13 January 2023

Saints lives, martyrdoms, and miracle stories comprise a large and challenging body of primary source material for historians of the First Millennium and Middle Ages. Elements of these texts resemble historiography, but these are blended with subjective experience, mystical truth, and theology. Modern scholars interested in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, and particularly scholars…

Conference: ‘New Translations and Indirect Reception of Ancient Greece (Texts and Images 1300-1560), 19-20 January 2023, Lille, France

The ERC AGRELITA team is delighted to present the programme of the workshops “New Translations and indirect Reception of Ancient Greece (Texts and Images, 1300-1560)” Organization : Catherine Gaullier-Bougassas (University of Lille, ALITHILA, ERC AGRELITA) Location: Sciences Po Lille, France : Amphithéâtre La Boétie, niveau 0 PROGRAMME Jeudi 19 janvier -10h Accueil -10h15 Introduction, Catherine…

Hybrid Seminar: ‘The Education of a Christian Woman (1523) in the Construction of the Image of Female Power of Queen Mary I of England’, 24-25 January 2023, London & Zoom

Sponsored by Arte, Poder y Género Research Group, BritishSpanish Society, Instituto Cervantes and University College London, this international seminar takes place 24-25 January 2023, and celebrates the 500-year anniversary of the first publication of The Education of a Christian Woman. It will focus on its patron, author, and dedicatee as well as address its impact on…

Online conference: The Art Museum in the Digital Age, online/Vienna 16-20 January 2023

The Belvedere Research Center is continuing its conference series on the digital transformation of art museums with its fifth event on the topic. While the 2022 conference challenged binary concepts such as analog/ digital, this year’s event critically examines the imagined cultural metaverse. In four thematic sessions and an on-site workshop, the lectures deal with…

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Recorded Conferences

Conference recording: Secret Spaces: Medieval Sacristies, Vestries, Treasure Rooms and their Contents, Society of Antiquaries of London, 25 February 2019

On the 25th February 2019, the Society of Antiquaries of London hosted a one-day conference on Secret Spaces: Medieval Sacristies, Vestries, Treasure Rooms and their Contents. The aim of this conference is to introduce the subject of ecclesiastical treasure houses to both the academic world and the wider public. You can now watch the entire…

Conference Call for Papers

Call for Papers – Cultures of Skin: Skin in Literature and Culture, Past, Present, Future (Deadline: 1 February 2023)

This conference brings together scholars working on literary and cultural representations of skin, across historical periods and transnational contexts, to create new dialogues on the cultural meanings of skin from the past through to the present day, and consider the current and future state of the field(s) of skin studies. Building on an earlier set…

CFP: ‘Rituals of Gender Staging and Performance in the Middle Ages’, University of Bamburg, 3-4 May 2023, Deadline: 15 January 2023

The Network for Medieval Arts & Rituals (NetMAR), an international, interdisciplinary network investigating the intersections between medieval arts and rituals, invites proposals for 20-minute papers that address the role of rituals in the staging and performance of medieval gender roles. The conference, which will include scholars of different career stages, will be held at the…

CFP: Fragmentology, online/Lugano, 3-4 March 2023, Deadline 7 February 2023

The Research Centre for European Philological Tradition organises a conference dedicated to Fragmentology, in hybrid mode, in presence in Lugano and via Zoom. New studies and research will be presented concerning liturgical-musical fragments, reused fragments, disiecta membra of codices of which the parent manuscript can be reconstructed. Anyone interested in participating as a speaker is…

CFP: ‘Soundscapes of Naples: From the Medieval to the Early Modern’, 8-9 June 2023, Naples. Deadline 31 January 2023

Musical practices are inherently woven into a city’s urban fabric: as marker of identity, expression of religious devotion, sonic manifestation of power, or form of entertainment, musicking punctuates the salient moments of a city’s culture. In Naples, for centuries a cultural and political capital and among the most densely populated cities in Europe, music making…

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