Conference: “Ethiopians Abroad in the Middle Ages”, Ecole francaise de Rome, 23rd-26th May 2023

The international conference of the ERC project HornEast (Horn & Crescent. Connections, Mobility and Exchange between the Horn of Africa and the Middle East in the Middle Ages). The project offers the first comprehensive study of medieval connections between the Horn of Africa and the Middle East in both Christian and Islamic contexts.

Conference: Encountering Other People: Material Religion and Cultural Exchanges in Medieval Accounts of Asia, University of Fribourg, 3rd May 2023

This conference contextualizes the experiences of travellers within the religious landscape of Medieval Asia.

Call for Papers: Skin and Bone, Wood and Stone: Medieval Animals Heritage Conference 

The NLHF Medieval Animals Heritage Conference organisers invite abstracts for 20-minute academic papers or panel sessions of 90 minutes that explore aspects of research on the theme of medieval and early modern animal studies, green heritage, sustainability, and wellbeing engagement.Medieval animals traditionally are linked to St Francis, but this conference also discusses how books ofContinue reading “Call for Papers: Skin and Bone, Wood and Stone: Medieval Animals Heritage Conference “

Call for Papers: The Middle Ages in Modern Games Twitter Conference: Fantasy and Apocalypse (Deadline: 9 April 2023)

The Public Medievalist and the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Research at the University of Winchester present The Fourth Middle Ages in Modern Games Twitter Conference (@MidAgesModGames, #MAMG23) on 6 to 9 June 2023. The central themes of this year’s event are ‘Fantasy’ and ‘Apocalypse’. Fantasy and Apocalypse are closely tied to medievalist games. Pseudo-medievalContinue reading “Call for Papers: The Middle Ages in Modern Games Twitter Conference: Fantasy and Apocalypse (Deadline: 9 April 2023)”

Call for Papers: Conques at the Crossroads of Histories: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Deadline: 15 February 2023)

The aim of this conference is to collectively rethink the cultural, material, and performative history of Conques-en-Rouergue. Despite being a site of major importance with a millennium of accumulated history, premodern Conques has often been the object of sectorial studies: specialists in architecture have been interested in the abbey church, historians of visual culture inContinue reading “Call for Papers: Conques at the Crossroads of Histories: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Deadline: 15 February 2023)”

Conference: ‘Trans-National Connections: Vernacular Architecture in Britain & Beyond’, 7th-8th January 2023 (Deadline 15 December 2022)

The Vernacular Architecture Group’s winter conference, normally open to members and their guests only, is this year open to all. 

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.

Conference: ‘Translating Science’, 15th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age, University of Pennsylvania, 10-12 November 2022

In partnership with the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies (SIMS) at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age.