Call for Papers: ‘The Other Half of Heaven: Visualizing Female Sanctity in East and West (c. 1200-1500) I-II’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 1 September 2018)

An ICMA-sponsored session at the 54th ICMS (International Congress of Medieval Studies) Kalamazoo, 9-12 May 2019 Organizer: Ioanna Christoforaki, Academy of Athens If, according to the well-known Chinese proverb, women hold half the sky, did medieval female saints hold half of heaven? In her book of 1998, Forgetful of their Sex: Female Sanctity and Society,Continue reading “Call for Papers: ‘The Other Half of Heaven: Visualizing Female Sanctity in East and West (c. 1200-1500) I-II’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 1 September 2018)”

CFP FOR AN EDITED COLLECTION: Architectural Representation in the European Middle Ages

CFP FOR AN EDITED COLLECTION: Architectural Representation in the European Middle Ages, edited by Hannah Bailey, Karl Kinsella, and Daniel Thomas Deadline: 1 November 2017 The architectural remnants of the Middle Ages—from castles and cathedrals to village churches—provide many people’s first point of contact with the medieval period and its culture. Such concrete survivals provide aContinue reading “CFP FOR AN EDITED COLLECTION: Architectural Representation in the European Middle Ages”

Conference: Society, Rule and Their Representation in Medieval Britain (13-14 November 2014)

13-14 November 2014 German Historical Institute London • 17 Bloomsbury Square • London WC1A 2NJ ATTENDANCE IS FREE; THERE IS NO NEED TO REGISTER. Official page THURSDAY, 13 NOVEMBER 14:00-14:15 WELCOME 14:15-15:45 SESSION 1: IDENTITY (CHAIR: KATHERINE HARVEY, BIRKBECK) Torben Gebhardt (Münster): Self-Categorisation of Medieval Rulers between 1016-1138 – A Comparison between England and theContinue reading “Conference: Society, Rule and Their Representation in Medieval Britain (13-14 November 2014)”