New Publications

Viewing Greece: Cultural and Political Agency in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean  SEJ Gerstel (ed.) Brepols Publishers Multidisciplinary, geographically broad, and diachronic in scope, the papers in this volume consider the cultural and political agency of Greece as part of the late antique world, the Byzantine Empire, and the early modern Mediterranean.   DerivingContinue reading “New Publications”

Programme: IHR European history 1150-1550 Seminar, 2016–2017

Programme: IHR European history 1150-1550 Seminar, 2016–2017 Fortnightly Thursdays 17:30, IHR Wolfson II unless noted; free, all welcome Winter Term 29th September ** Senate House South Block Room 349 (3rd Floor)** Chris Wickham (Oxford): Jiangnan style: Doing global economic history in the medieval period 13th October Giorgio Lizzul (KCL): The republic, commerce, and public debtContinue reading “Programme: IHR European history 1150-1550 Seminar, 2016–2017”

CFP: Warburg Institute Postgraduate Symposium (17 November 2016)

Cultural Encounters: Tensions and Polarities of Transmission from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment 17 November 2016 The Warburg Institute will host its first Postgraduate Symposium on 17 November 2016. It will explore the concept of cultural encounters and focus particularly on their productive outcomes. We are interested, above all, in the dynamics ofContinue reading “CFP: Warburg Institute Postgraduate Symposium (17 November 2016)”

CFP: Durham University MEMSA Conference (July 2016)

MEMSA CONFERENCE 14-15 JULY 2016 MEMSA is pleased to announce its tenth annual conference on the theme of Identifying Identity: Ideas of Personal and Public Identity in the Medieval and Early Modern World. This interdisciplinary conference will invite postgraduate and early career researchers to speak on all aspects of identity. We welcome papers from all disciplinesContinue reading “CFP: Durham University MEMSA Conference (July 2016)”

CFP: Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms

Münster, Germany, March 16 – 18, 2016 Deadline: Dec 15, 2015 Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms: Towards a Typology of Heraldic Programmes in Spaces of Self-Representation Heraldry was an ubiquitous element of state-rooms. Whether in palaces of kings and princes, castles of noblemen, residences of patricians, city halls or in cathedral chapters, heraldic display wasContinue reading “CFP: Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms”

Call for papers: Coping with Copia: Epistemological Excess in Early Modern Art and Science, Montreal

Call for papers for a conference in Montreal, May 14-16, 2015 We are living in an era of unprecedented information overload. This is one of the most common clichés defining the early 21st century, both in academic circles and in general public imagery. And, as clichés often do, this one encapsulates some elements of truth.Continue reading “Call for papers: Coping with Copia: Epistemological Excess in Early Modern Art and Science, Montreal”

Call For Participants: Liturgy in History Study Day

Call For Participants: Liturgy in History Study Day  Queen Mary’s Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies have announced a call for participants for ‘Liturgy in History’, an international study day for graduate students and early career researchers. When: Tuesday 19th November, 9:30 – 17:00 (lunch provided) Where: Queen Mary, Mile End Campus, room tbc Three speakersContinue reading “Call For Participants: Liturgy in History Study Day”