CFP: Papal Patronage and Interventions at RSA Conference 2019

Papal Patronage and Interventions | Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference 2019 | Toronto, CA | 17-19 March, 2019 One of the several panels at next year’s RSA Annual Conference will be Papal Patronage and Interventions. From the Schism to the Counter-Reformation, the pope and his court are among the greatest patrons of early modernContinue reading “CFP: Papal Patronage and Interventions at RSA Conference 2019”

The GCMS Summer Symposium 2018: Emotion and Devotion in Medieval Europe (21/06/2018)

This symposium will explore the growing area of research into the study of male and female medieval lay piety, and is being run by the Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies in collaboration with the University of Reading History Department Research Cluster ‘Emotion, Devotion and Belief’. Speakers to include: Robert Swanson (University of Birmingham) Miri RubinContinue reading “The GCMS Summer Symposium 2018: Emotion and Devotion in Medieval Europe (21/06/2018)”

Coll & Cortes Medieval Spain Seminar Series: Images, devotion and emotion in 13th- and 14th-century Castile (18 April 2018)

What was the role of images in the religious experience of Castilian people of the 13th and 14th centuries? There is no clear answer, and the scarcity of written evidence has prompted much problematic speculation. However, on the basis of the images themselves and of relevant literary sources, including the well-known Cantigas de Santa María and works by 14th-centuryContinue reading “Coll & Cortes Medieval Spain Seminar Series: Images, devotion and emotion in 13th- and 14th-century Castile (18 April 2018)”

CFP: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, 24-16 May 18

Call for Papers: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, May 24 – 26, 2018 Deadline: Dec 10, 2017 Walking with saints: protection, devotion and civic identity. The role of the landscape. Since the adoption of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2003, the issue of cultural practices has increasingly gained the attention of heritage professionals, academics,Continue reading “CFP: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, 24-16 May 18”

Post-Doc: Post-doctoral researcher for the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide study of its origins, spread and development (Latin evidence), University of Warsaw

Post-Doc: Post-doctoral researcher for the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide study of its origins, spread and development (Latin evidence), University of Warsaw Deadline: 31 September 2017 The Institute of History, University of Warsaw, is seeking to recruit a post-doctoral researcher for a position in the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide studyContinue reading “Post-Doc: Post-doctoral researcher for the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide study of its origins, spread and development (Latin evidence), University of Warsaw”

‘Transforming Male Devotional Practices’ from the Medieval to the Early Modern (Hudderfield, 16-17 September 2015)

Extended call-for-papers submission deadline: July 20th, 2015 Conference date(s): September 16, 2015 – September 17, 2015 This conference is co-hosted with the Universities of Reading and Liverpool Hope. It aims to explore the social, economic and spatial factors underpinning the changing way ordinary men demonstrated their commitment to God and the church(es) in a periodContinue reading “‘Transforming Male Devotional Practices’ from the Medieval to the Early Modern (Hudderfield, 16-17 September 2015)”