Conferences

Upcoming Conferences

Online Conference: Paper Religion: Affordances and Uses in Christian Practices 1400 – 1800, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, May 27th–29th 2021

An international interdisciplinary scholarly symposium on the medium of paper, its affordances, and uses during a period of transition in early modern Christianity. Speakers bring into conversation different religious groups sharing a common dependency on paper for the distribution of new visual and textual cultures: from prints to drawings, from emblem books to sacred music.Continue reading “Online Conference: Paper Religion: Affordances and Uses in Christian Practices 1400 – 1800, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, May 27th–29th 2021”

Online Conference: ‘Memory’, Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, April 22nd-23rd, 9:30am-5:30pm BST

Organised by Anna Begley, Megan Bunce, James Cogbill, Sigrid Koerner, Mary O’Connor, Keoni O’Reilly, Martin Stuart and Eugenia Vorobeva Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature and the Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity Register here for free. Thursday 22nd April 2021 09.30: Opening Remarks (Eugenia Vorobeva) 09.40: Session 1 –Continue reading “Online Conference: ‘Memory’, Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, April 22nd-23rd, 9:30am-5:30pm BST”

Conference: The Virgin as Auctoritas: The Authority of the Virgin Mary and Female Moral-Doctrinal Authority in the Middle Ages, 15th April 2021, 9:30am

ORGANIZED BY Francesca Dell’Acqua, Università degli studi di Salerno This session aims at exploring a fundamental issue: female authority through the lens of visual/material culture. It involves prominently the Virgin Mary – as well as figures of female authority in the medieval world – because in the late decades of the 20th century, feminist thinkers pointed atContinue reading “Conference: The Virgin as Auctoritas: The Authority of the Virgin Mary and Female Moral-Doctrinal Authority in the Middle Ages, 15th April 2021, 9:30am”

Online Conference: L’Auteur dans ses livres : autorité et matérialité dans les littératures romanes du Moyen Âge (XIIIe–XVe siècles), Zoom, 14th to 16th April 2021

A conference is being held via Zoom organised by the Universités de Genève et de Fribourg relating to authority and materiality in literature of the Middle Ages. For more information, please contact : Universités de Genève et de Fribourg, Prof. Marion Uhlig (marion.uhlig@unifr.ch) Conference Organisers: Luca Barbieri, Yasmina Foehr-Janssens, Roberto Leporatti, Caterina Menichetti, Marion UhligContinue reading “Online Conference: L’Auteur dans ses livres : autorité et matérialité dans les littératures romanes du Moyen Âge (XIIIe–XVe siècles), Zoom, 14th to 16th April 2021”

Conference: London Medieval Society – Medieval Life Cycles, Zoom, Saturday 22nd May 2021, 10:20-14:30 BST

A belated celebration of the London Medieval Society at 75 years, LMS is proud to announce their third online colloquium, where they will be discussing the human life cycle from embryo to the grave, and beyond. The programme of the day is as follows: 10.20 Welcome and Introduction  10.30 Isabel Davis (Birkbeck, University of London) – LikeContinue reading “Conference: London Medieval Society – Medieval Life Cycles, Zoom, Saturday 22nd May 2021, 10:20-14:30 BST”

Online Conference: Clarendon Palace Conference 2021, 10-11 April 2021

A two-day free Zoom conference to celebrate recent excavations at the medieval palace of Clarendon, Wiltshire. Dubbed ‘the most important medieval secular building in Wiltshire’, the medieval royal palace of Clarendon is a unique time capsule, occupied from the Norman Conquest but abandoned by 1500. This conference will showcase some results of the first truly archaeologicalContinue reading “Online Conference: Clarendon Palace Conference 2021, 10-11 April 2021”

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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 from your very own sofa – scroll down for all the recordings.

Conference Call for Papers

Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies (9th-14th May 2022), Deadline 18th May 2021

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 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 9–14, 2022. We invite session proposals on anyContinue reading “Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies (9th-14th May 2022), Deadline 18th May 2021”

CFP: ICMA Sponsored Session Proposal, AAH Annual Conference 2022, Deadline 20th April 2021

London, 6-8 April 2022Call for ICMA Sponsored Session Proposals due 20 April 2021 The International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) seeks proposals for sessions to be held under the organization’s sponsorship at the Association for Art History Annual Conference to be held 6-8 April 2022 at Goldsmiths, University of London. Proposals to the ICMA mustContinue reading “CFP: ICMA Sponsored Session Proposal, AAH Annual Conference 2022, Deadline 20th April 2021”

Call for Papers: MARGIN Graduate Student Symposium-Apocalypse and Revelation, Deadline: 18th April 2021

MARGIN are thrilled to announce their upcoming Graduate Student Symposium on this year’s theme, Apocalypse and Revelation on May 19/20! They are seeking submissions that touch on this theme in the Medieval and Early Modern periods, as well as their reception in later periods. Given the contemporary interest in the apocalyptic — whether political, spiritual,Continue reading “Call for Papers: MARGIN Graduate Student Symposium-Apocalypse and Revelation, Deadline: 18th April 2021”

CFP: Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – Worlds Within Things: Ways of Knowing and Narrating (Special Issue of The Medieval History Journal), Deadline: 15th April 2021

Special Issue of The Medieval History Journal: Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – Worlds Within Things: Ways of Knowing and Narrating Over the past twenty years a renewed interest in material culture, materialism, and materiality has shaped the practice of history in new ways moving the  discipline “beyond  words” to consider the worldsContinue reading “CFP: Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – Worlds Within Things: Ways of Knowing and Narrating (Special Issue of The Medieval History Journal), Deadline: 15th April 2021”

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