CFP: ‘Philosophical Perspectives on Medieval Theories of Science’, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, 27-28 September 2022, deadline: 14 February 2022

‘Medieval science’ is a fascinating object of study, both when viewed as a historical precondition of the rise of ‘modern science’, and when studied because its instances provide important examples of significantly different, yet highly sophisticated ways of thinking. However, those who wish to study particular instances of ‘medieval science’ in light of general philosophicalContinue reading “CFP: ‘Philosophical Perspectives on Medieval Theories of Science’, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, 27-28 September 2022, deadline: 14 February 2022”

CFP: ‘Geographical Mobility and Cultural Itineraries During the Late Middle Ages’, International Congress, Universitat de Girona, 20-22 April 2022, deadline: 23 January 2022

Western medieval civilization was a highly intertwined society. Following the 12th century, which saw the flourishing and the peak of a powerful civic and mercantile bourgeoisie, and the progressive increase of the laity’s training needs, various phenomena extended and increased the communications networks and routes that linked different territories of Western Europe. This included the proliferationContinue reading “CFP: ‘Geographical Mobility and Cultural Itineraries During the Late Middle Ages’, International Congress, Universitat de Girona, 20-22 April 2022, deadline: 23 January 2022”

CFP: ‘Scientific Recreation / Recreational Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe’, 15-16 July 2022, University College London, deadline 31 March 2022

This two-day conference, funded by the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) at UCL, exploits the ambiguous meaning of the term “recreation” to bring together two important but disparate themes in the current scholarship of medieval and early modern recipe literature: the experimental turn centred the reproduction of scientific, craft, and household recipes, and studies highlightingContinue reading “CFP: ‘Scientific Recreation / Recreational Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe’, 15-16 July 2022, University College London, deadline 31 March 2022”

CFP: ‘Thresholds: Concepts of Rupture, Change and Adaptation’, UCD Humanities Institute PhD Conference, 25 March 2022, deadline: 15 February 2022

The UCD Humanities Institute PhD Conference will take place as a hybrid online and in-person conference at the UCD O’Brien Centre, Theatre E, Dublin, on 25 March 2022. The keynote speaker is Professor Caroline Bassett, University of Cambridge, Faculty of English, Director of Cambridge Digital Humanities. The changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic haveContinue reading “CFP: ‘Thresholds: Concepts of Rupture, Change and Adaptation’, UCD Humanities Institute PhD Conference, 25 March 2022, deadline: 15 February 2022”

CFP: ‘Ritual: Practice, Performance, Perception,’ Cerae Volume 9, deadline 30 April 2022

Rituals pervade human life. From small or mundane rituals like brushing our teeth or making one’s daily coffee, to grand ceremonies that mark important life stages, rituals are everywhere. This has prompted reflection on what rituals are, on what can be considered as ritual. Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites essays thatContinue reading “CFP: ‘Ritual: Practice, Performance, Perception,’ Cerae Volume 9, deadline 30 April 2022”

 Call for papers: ‘”God is in the Details” – The Art of Detail in the Middle Ages’, 27th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, The Courtauld Institute of Art, (deadline: 13 February 2022)

For Aby Warburg, God was in the details; for others they were the devil. From manuscript  miniatures to carved altarpieces or richly decorated muqarnas , detail was highly valued in  the Middle Ages. In different circumstances the deployment of detail displays, disguises  and depends upon the materiality of objects, embedded in the woven structure ofContinue reading ” Call for papers: ‘”God is in the Details” – The Art of Detail in the Middle Ages’, 27th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, The Courtauld Institute of Art, (deadline: 13 February 2022)”

Call for contributions – “Creating a memory of ancient pasts : Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century” (deadline: 15 February 2022)

Creating a memory of ancient pasts: Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century. October 13th and 14th 2022, Paris The ERC Advanced Grant AGRELITA project will organize workshops entitled “Creating a memory of ancient pasts” on October 13th and 14th 2022, Paris (Sainte-Barbe Library). Mnemosyne, mother of the Muses, embodies aContinue reading “Call for contributions – “Creating a memory of ancient pasts : Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century” (deadline: 15 February 2022)”

Call for Papers: Ninth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 21-23 June 2022, deadline: 31 December 2021

Ninth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance StudiesJune 21-23, 2022Saint Louis UniversitySaint Louis, Missouri The Ninth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies (June 21-23, 2022) will be held in person in beautiful Saint Louis, Missouri. This summer venue in North America provides scholars the opportunity to present papers, organize sessions, participate in roundtables, andContinue reading “Call for Papers: Ninth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 21-23 June 2022, deadline: 31 December 2021”

Call for Papers and Sessions: “Beyond Exceptionalism II, c.500-1500” 12-14 July 2022, deadline: 1 February 2022

We are delighted to announce the Beyond Exceptionalism II conference which will take place on 12-14 July 2022 at John Rylands Library in Manchester, UK. The conference will adopt a hybrid format that simultaneously offers sessions both in-person and via Zoom.  In 2015, Beyond Exceptionalism I addressed the troubling situation that after over fifty years of intenseContinue reading “Call for Papers and Sessions: “Beyond Exceptionalism II, c.500-1500” 12-14 July 2022, deadline: 1 February 2022″

Call for Papers: 38th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium at Florida State University, deadline: 31 December 2021

Keynote Speaker: Roland BetancourtProfessor of Art History and Chancellor’s Fellow, University of California, Irvine The Florida State University Art History faculty and graduate students invitestudents currently working toward an MA or a PhD to submit abstracts of papers for presentation at our 38th Annual Art History Graduate Student Symposium, whichwill be held remotely over ZoomContinue reading “Call for Papers: 38th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium at Florida State University, deadline: 31 December 2021”