CFP For the sessions on THE MEDIEVAL HORSE at the International Medieval Congress 2018 at Leeds, 2-5 July 2018

Palfreys and rounceys, hackneys and packhorses, warhorses and coursers, not to mention the mysterious ‘dung mare’ – they were all part of everyday life in the Middle Ages. Every cleric and monk, no matter how immersed in his devotional routine and books he would be, every nun, no matter how reclusive her life, every peasant,Continue reading “CFP For the sessions on THE MEDIEVAL HORSE at the International Medieval Congress 2018 at Leeds, 2-5 July 2018”

CFP: Other Spaces: Gender and Architecture in the Imagination, @IMC 2017, Leeds, July 3-6

Call for Papers: Other Spaces: Gender and Architecture in the Imagination, International Medieval Congress at University of Leeds (IMC 2017), July 3-6, 2017 Deadline: September 12, 2016 Paper Panel sponsored by the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship (SMFS) Recent scholarship has drawn attention to the significant roles played by medieval women as patrons of architectureContinue reading “CFP: Other Spaces: Gender and Architecture in the Imagination, @IMC 2017, Leeds, July 3-6”

CFP: Gaming the Medieval: Medievalism in Modern Board Game Culture (Leeds 2015)

Call for Papers Gaming the Medieval: Medievalism in Modern Board Game Culture International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, 6-9 July 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 Since the early 1980s, the medieval has proven to be a fertile source of narrative concept, artwork and play structure in popular board and card game culture. In recent years, games withContinue reading “CFP: Gaming the Medieval: Medievalism in Modern Board Game Culture (Leeds 2015)”

CFP: Sharing the Holy Land: Perceptions of Shared Sacred Spaces (London, June 12-13 & Leeds, July 6-9, 2015)

Call for Papers: Sharing the Holy Land: Perceptions of Shared Sacred Spaces International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, 6-9 July 2015 Deadline: 12 September 2014 A symposium, Sharing the Holy Land: Perceptions of Shared Sacred Space in the Medieval and Early Modern Eastern Mediterranean will be held at The Warburg Institute, in London on 12-13 JuneContinue reading “CFP: Sharing the Holy Land: Perceptions of Shared Sacred Spaces (London, June 12-13 & Leeds, July 6-9, 2015)”

Call for Papers: Holy Heroes of Reform: Saints and their Roles in Medieval Reformation Movements, from Late Antiquity to the Protestant Reformation (Leeds 2015)

Call for Papers: Holy Heroes of Reform : Saints and their Roles in Medieval Reformation Movements, from Late Antiquity to the Protestant Reformation International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, 6-9 July 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 Whether involved in local reformations of monastic houses, larger-scale regional reformations such as the Anglo-Saxon Benedictine Reform and theContinue reading “Call for Papers: Holy Heroes of Reform: Saints and their Roles in Medieval Reformation Movements, from Late Antiquity to the Protestant Reformation (Leeds 2015)”

CFP: Renovatio in the East Roman & Byzantine World, 395-1453 (Leeds 2015)

Call for Papers Renovatio in the East Roman & Byzantine World, 395-1453 Proposed Sponsored Sessions at the Leeds International Medieval Congress, 6-9 July 2015 Deadline: 20 September 2014 A blurred program of reform presented as renewal, renovatio was an extremely important concept for the Classical Roman Empire, and remained so for the entire history ofContinue reading “CFP: Renovatio in the East Roman & Byzantine World, 395-1453 (Leeds 2015)”

CFP: New Directions in the Study of Women Religious: Four Sessions and a Roundtable (Leeds 2015)

Call For Papers New directions in the study of women religious: four sessions and a roundtable International Medieval Congress, Leeds, 6-9 July 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 These sessions are designed to bring together scholars working on nuns from any geographical region and religious tradition from 300 – 1500, in order to examine the methodologies and concepts thatContinue reading “CFP: New Directions in the Study of Women Religious: Four Sessions and a Roundtable (Leeds 2015)”

CFP: The Empire of the Palaiologoi: Ruin or Renewal? (Leeds 2015)

Call for Papers:The Empire of the Palaiologoi: Ruin or Renewal?Session at Leeds International Medieval Congress, 6–9 July 2015Deadline: 31 August 2014 The entry of Michael VIII Palaiologos into Constantinople in 1261 seemed to herald a new beginning for the Byzantine empire, consigning the shattering experience of the Fourth Crusade to the past. Initial hopes were soon dashed asContinue reading “CFP: The Empire of the Palaiologoi: Ruin or Renewal? (Leeds 2015)”