Life in the central and late Middle Ages was characterised by high levels of mobility and migration. Shifts in political, economic, cultural and religious life encouraged and sometimes forced individuals and groups to move ‘abroad’ permanently or temporarily, to places nearby or further afield.
Conference & Poetry Reading: Remembering the Middle Ages? April 5-6, 2019 2 Locations: Bush House, Aldwych, King’s College London The London Global Gateway, 1-4 Suffolk Street, University of Notre Dame A partnership between the University of Notre Dame (London Global Gateway) and King’s College London, ‘Remembering the Middle Ages? Reception, Identity, Politics’ asks speakers andContinue reading “CONF: Remembering the Middle Ages? Reception, Identity, Politics”
European History 1150-1550 Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House Thursdays 17:30 Convenors: David Carpenter (KCL), Matthew Champion (Birkbeck), Johanna Dale (UCL), David d’Avray (UCL), Serena Ferente (KCL), Andrew Jotischky (RHUL), Patrick Lantschner (UCL), Cornelia Linde (German Historical Institute), Sophie Page (UCL), Eyal Poleg (QMUL), Miri Rubin (QMUL), John Sabapathy (UCL), Alex Sapoznik (KCL),Continue reading “European History 1150-1550 Seminars @ IHR: 2017-2018 Programme”
Call for Papers: Conference: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks Centre for Scandinavian Studies, University of Aberdeen 26 May and 27 May 2017 Bishops were powerful individuals who had considerable spiritual, economic and political power. To be a bishop was to be a leader who might crown kings or foment rebellion. So who became bishops? What wereContinue reading “CFP: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks, University of Aberdeen, 26 May and 27 May 2017”
Conference: Heraldic Badges: From Miniature to Monumental, 1300–1500, Courtauld Institute of Art, Thursay 29 September, 2016 The question of how to represent a person was of great importance to artists and patrons in the later Middle Ages. While much attention has focused on the development of facial likeness in portraiture, the concurrent fashion for expressingContinue reading “Conference: Heraldic Badges: From Miniature to Monumental, 1300–1500, Courtauld Institute of Art, Thursay 29 September, 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)”
Call for Papers: Embodied Identities: Figural and Symbolic Representation of the Self in Anatolia Istanbul, 7-8 June 2014 Deadline: Feb 10 2014 This two-day workshop will be hosted at the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Koç University, in Taksim. The organizers invite the submission of abstracts presenting excavation data relating to identity, territoriality and artisticContinue reading “Call for Papers: Embodied Identities: Figural and Symbolic Representation of the Self in Anatolia (Istanbul 2014)”