CFP: Permeable Bodies in Medieval and Early Modern (London, 5-6 Oct 18)

University College London, October 5 – 06, 2018 Deadline: Jul 23, 2018 Permeable Bodies in Medieval and Early Modern Visual Culture In recent years, the human body has gained a prominent position in discussions of medieval and early modern cultures. The troublesome contingency of the human body encompassed critical boundaries between inside and outside, and became a central concernContinue reading “CFP: Permeable Bodies in Medieval and Early Modern (London, 5-6 Oct 18)”

Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: The Productive Medieval Body

The Birkbeck Medieval Seminar is an annual event. It is free and open to all scholars of the Middle Ages. It is designed to foster conversation and debate on a particular topic within medieval studies by providing the opportunity to hear new research from experts in the field. We are a welcoming and inclusive environment.Continue reading “Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: The Productive Medieval Body”

Conference: Corps troublants (Paris, 19 Jan 18)

Centre André Chastel, Salle Ingres, Galerie Colbert, 2 rue Vivienne 75002 Paris, January 19, 2018 Corps troublants. Images et imaginaires dans la première modernité 1. Dynamiques et configurations corporelles Workshop au Centre A. Chastel, Salle Ingres Première rencontre du cycle » Corps troublants. Images et imaginaires dans la première modernité » organisé par Francesca AlbertiContinue reading “Conference: Corps troublants (Paris, 19 Jan 18)”

Call for Papers: Moving Body Parts: Transcendence of Time and Space

Call for Papers: Moving Body Parts: Their Transcendence of Time and Space in Pre-Modern Europe Munich, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, April 11 – 12, 2014 Deadline: Jan 10, 2014 According to Jean-Claude Schmitt, “the dead have no existence other than that which the living imagine for them” – and sometimes, the living not only force them to exist in their memory butContinue reading “Call for Papers: Moving Body Parts: Transcendence of Time and Space”