CFP: “In Search of the Desert: New Observations on the Late-Medieval Revival of the Eremitic Life,” ICMS 2019 (Deadline 15 October, 2018)

In Search of the Desert: New Observations on the Late-Medieval Revival of the Eremitic Life 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 9 – 12, 2019 Deadline: Oct 15, 2018 Organizers: Denva Gallant (University of Delaware) and Amelia Hope-Jones (University of Edinburgh) In the third and fourth centuries AD, the barren deserts of Egypt, Syria and Palestine witnessedContinue reading “CFP: “In Search of the Desert: New Observations on the Late-Medieval Revival of the Eremitic Life,” ICMS 2019 (Deadline 15 October, 2018)”

CFP: Byzantine Heritage in the History and Spiritual Culture of Ukraine, 19 – 22 October 2017, Monastery of St Theodore Studites, Rome, Italy

Call for Papers: Byzantine Heritage in the History and Spiritual Culture of Ukraine, October 19 – 22, 2017, Monastery of St Theodore Studites, Rome, Italy. Deadline: 25th August 2017. The International Conference Byzantine heritage in the history and spiritual culture of Ukraine aims to become a platform for the sharing of knowledge. The conference willContinue reading “CFP: Byzantine Heritage in the History and Spiritual Culture of Ukraine, 19 – 22 October 2017, Monastery of St Theodore Studites, Rome, Italy”

CFP: Treasure in heaven, treasures on Earth: the secular world and material consumption in Western European monasticism c.1050 – c. 1250, 21-23rd September 2016, Hatfield College, Durham University

CALL FOR PAPERS Treasure in heaven, treasures on Earth: the secular world and material consumption in Western European monasticism c.1050 – c. 1250 21-23rd September 2016, Hatfield College, Durham University Deadline: 1st June 2016 Abstracts are invited for a conference entitled ‘Treasure in heaven, treasures on Earth: the secular world and material consumption in WesternContinue reading “CFP: Treasure in heaven, treasures on Earth: the secular world and material consumption in Western European monasticism c.1050 – c. 1250, 21-23rd September 2016, Hatfield College, Durham University”

Reading, Scholarship and the Art of the Book at Reading Abbey (Reading University, 17 April 2015)

Reading University, Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus, Room G10 17 April 2015, from 10am Cost: £15 (including coffee, lunch, tea and wine); £10 for students and unwaged. Please register by contacting GCMS@reading.ac.uk. Programme 10.00 registration and welcome 10.15-11.15 – Session 1: Lindy Grant (Reading); ‘Reading Abbey in a cultural and intellectual, international context’. Tessa WebberContinue reading “Reading, Scholarship and the Art of the Book at Reading Abbey (Reading University, 17 April 2015)”

Call for Papers: Monastic Sciences: Medicina, Mechanica, Philosophia (Leeds University, 8-9 May 2015)

The religious of medieval Europe were in a privileged position for studying humanity’s interaction with the natural world, whether this was considering the nature of celestial bodies and the cosmos, or deepening their pharmaceutical knowledge to aid patients in the infirmary. This conference asks what unique contributions the religious made to the applied arts andContinue reading “Call for Papers: Monastic Sciences: Medicina, Mechanica, Philosophia (Leeds University, 8-9 May 2015)”

CFP: Monastic Europe, Landscape and Settlement (Ennis, 22-25 August 2015)

Call for Papers: Monastic Europe: Landscape and Settlement. International Conference Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland, 22-25 August 2015  Deadline: 28 November 2014 The Irish Research Council-funded Monastic Ireland: Landscape and Settlement project is a research partnership between the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College Dublin, the Discovery Programme and the Department ofContinue reading “CFP: Monastic Europe, Landscape and Settlement (Ennis, 22-25 August 2015)”

CFP: RSA-Session ‘Artists in Habits’ (Berlin, 26-28 March 2015)

RSA-Session ‘Artists in Habits’  Berlin, 26-28 March 2015 Deadline: 10 June 2014 This panel seeks papers that explore the dual identities of artists who were members of a religious order. More than fifteen years since seminal studies on the “frate-dipintore” by William Hood and Megan Holmes, on Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi respectively, we askContinue reading “CFP: RSA-Session ‘Artists in Habits’ (Berlin, 26-28 March 2015)”