Online Seminar: The Global Middle Ages Seminar, Valerie Hansen and Morris Rossabi, 5th May 2021

Valerie Hansen and Morris Rossabi will present at the Global Middle Ages Seminar. They will each give a short paper followed by a moderated conversation and Q&A session. “The World’s Most Active Sea Route Before 1492: From the Chinese ports of Quanzhou and Guangzhou to Basra (in Modern Iraq) and Sofala (in Modern Mozambique)” (Valerie Hansen) Starting aroundContinue reading “Online Seminar: The Global Middle Ages Seminar, Valerie Hansen and Morris Rossabi, 5th May 2021”

Workshop: ‘Inscribing Colonialism in Fifteenth-Century Portugal’, 26 March 2019, QMUL

The next meeting of the Maius Workshop will take place on 26 March, 4:30–5:30pm, in room Law G3 at QMUL (335 Mile End Rd, London E1 4FQ). Click here for a map of the Campus. Jessica Barker, Lecturer in Medieval History at the Courtauld Institute of Art, will lead a seminar entitled Inscribing Colonialism in Fifteenth-CenturyContinue reading “Workshop: ‘Inscribing Colonialism in Fifteenth-Century Portugal’, 26 March 2019, QMUL”

CFP: “A Global Trecento: Objects, Artist, and Ideas Across Europe, the Mediterranean, and Beyond,” IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018)

Looking at the Trecento through the lens of current global paradigms and concerns in historical and art historical studies might seem hazardous, or even paradoxical and provocative at best. Very few other labels have the power to evoke both the glories, achievements and limitations of traditional ‘Western’, and namely Eurocentric, art history. As a matterContinue reading “CFP: “A Global Trecento: Objects, Artist, and Ideas Across Europe, the Mediterranean, and Beyond,” IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018)”

CFP: The Global Turn in Medieval Studies (Deadline 15 June 2018)

The Global Turn in Medieval Studies: the 94th Annual Meeting of The Medieval Academy of America   University of Pennsylvania 7-9 March 2019 | http://www.medievalacademy.org The 94th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America will take place in Philadelphia on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. The meeting is jointly hosted by the MedievalContinue reading “CFP: The Global Turn in Medieval Studies (Deadline 15 June 2018)”

CFP: 4th International Conference the Middle Ages: A Global Context? (Portugal, Lisbon (Medieval Europe in Motion Research Group), 13-15 December 2017), deadline 15 June 2017

How to Apply: Proposals for either 3-paper sessions or individual papers will be equally welcome. Individual papers should be 20 minutes in length. Please submit an abstract of no more that 250 words and a brief CV to mem2017@fcsh.unl.pt Deadline: 15 June 2017. NB: Conference Registration Fees:• Participation with Paper: 75€ (Registration fee includes documentationContinue reading “CFP: 4th International Conference the Middle Ages: A Global Context? (Portugal, Lisbon (Medieval Europe in Motion Research Group), 13-15 December 2017), deadline 15 June 2017”