Call for Papers: Marian Devotion and the Senses in the Middle Ages (Deadline: 12 September 2022)

Thematic focus: Networks and Entanglements This session seeks to explore the sensory approach of the Marian cult as reflected in Eastern and Western Christianity. It aims to examine the private/collective expressions of Marian devotion in relation to the senses (touch, smell, sight, taste, and hearing) that generate forms of spiritual entanglements and mutual dependencies betweenContinue reading “Call for Papers: Marian Devotion and the Senses in the Middle Ages (Deadline: 12 September 2022)”

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Call for Papers: Cave Churches, Chapels, Hermitages, and Monasteries: Wall Paintings and Gender in the Eastern Mediterranean (Deadline: 12 September 2022)

Thematic focus: Networks and Entanglements This session seeks to explore the relation between gender and wall paintings in the Eastern Mediterranean. It scrutinizes the artistic exchanges and interactions in relation to pilgrimage, commercial, and Crusader routes, and their function in the transmission and transfer of gendered iconographic models with particular emphasis on visual representations pertainingContinue reading “Call for Papers: Cave Churches, Chapels, Hermitages, and Monasteries: Wall Paintings and Gender in the Eastern Mediterranean (Deadline: 12 September 2022)”

Call for Papers: Inscriptions as Networks and Entanglements in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

The ERC GRAPH-EAST project (CESCM, University of Poitiers and CNRS) will sponsor three sessions that explore topics dealing with “Epigraphic Networks and Entanglements in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean” for the International Medieval Congress 2023 in Leeds, United Kingdom, 3-6 July 2023. The Medieval Mediterranean has long been thought of in terms of networks, circulations, andContinue reading “Call for Papers: Inscriptions as Networks and Entanglements in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”