CFP: Pilgrimage and the Senses, University of Oxford, 7 June 2019

Deadline for submissions: 20 January 2019  Keynote Speaker: Professor Kathryn Rudy (University of St. Andrews) With the release of its inaugural issue in 2006, The Senses and Society journal proclaimed a “sensual revolution” in the humanities and social sciences. The ensuing decade has seen a boom in sensory studies, resulting in research networks, museum exhibitions,Continue reading “CFP: Pilgrimage and the Senses, University of Oxford, 7 June 2019”

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CFP: ‘Recovering the Ritual Object in Medieval and Early Modern Art,’ AAH Conference, Brighton, 4–6 Apr 2019

Deadline: Nov 5, 2018 “Recovering the Ritual Object in Medieval and Early Modern Art” Session Convenors: Dr Catriona Murray, University of Edinburgh, c.a.murray@ed.ac.uk; Dr Halle O’Neal, University of Edinburgh, halle.o’neal@ed.ac.uk In the medieval and early modern worlds, ritual served as a legitimising process, a dynamic mechanism for mediating a transference or transformation of status. ObjectsContinue reading “CFP: ‘Recovering the Ritual Object in Medieval and Early Modern Art,’ AAH Conference, Brighton, 4–6 Apr 2019”

CFP: Step by Step Towards the Sacred (Brno, 16-17 May 18)

Hans Belting Library, Brno, Czech Republic, May 16 – 17, 2018 Deadline: Feb 25, 2018 Step by Step towards the Sacred Ritual, Movement and Images in the Middle Ages Organizers: Veronika Tvrzníková, Masaryk University in Brno Martin Lešák, Masaryk University in Brno and Université de Poitiers The conference aims to reflect on the ways medieval images – ranging fromContinue reading “CFP: Step by Step Towards the Sacred (Brno, 16-17 May 18)”

CFP: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, 24-16 May 18

Call for Papers: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, May 24 – 26, 2018 Deadline: Dec 10, 2017 Walking with saints: protection, devotion and civic identity. The role of the landscape. Since the adoption of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2003, the issue of cultural practices has increasingly gained the attention of heritage professionals, academics,Continue reading “CFP: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, 24-16 May 18”

Conference: Intertwined Worlds: 10th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age

Conference: Intertwined Worlds: 10th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age, Free Library of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania Libraries, November 2-4, 2017 In partnership with the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Schoenberg Institute of Manuscript Studies (SIMS) at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Lawrence J.Continue reading “Conference: Intertwined Worlds: 10th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age”

CFP: ‘The Italian South: Transcultural Perspectives 400-1500,’ CONVIVIUM journal

Call for Contributions: ‘The Italian South: Transcultural Perspectives 400-1500,’ CONVIVIUM. Exchanges and Interactions in the Arts of Medieval Europe, Byzantium, and the Mediterranean, special issue edited by Elisabetta Scirocco (Bibliotheca Hertziana – MPI) and Gerhard Wolf (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – MPI), published March 2018 Deadline for proposals: 20 September 2017 Deadline for article submission: 30 November 2017 This thematic issue ofContinue reading “CFP: ‘The Italian South: Transcultural Perspectives 400-1500,’ CONVIVIUM journal”

CFP: State-Rooms of Royal and Princely Palaces in Europe (14th-16th c.): Spaces, Images, Rituals – Lisbon/Sintra, 16-18 March 2017

State-Rooms of Royal and Princely Palaces in Europe (14th-16th c.): Spaces, Images, Rituals – Lisbon/Sintra, 16-18 March 2017 Deadline:  before 15 December 2016 From the fourteenth to the sixteenth century, European monarchies saw a gradual centralisation of power. This was accompanied by the dissemination of political ideas that contributed to the making of a newContinue reading “CFP: State-Rooms of Royal and Princely Palaces in Europe (14th-16th c.): Spaces, Images, Rituals – Lisbon/Sintra, 16-18 March 2017”

CFP: Ritual, Performance, and the Senses (AVISTA Medieval Graduate Student Symposium, March 23-24, 2017)

Call for Papers: Ritual, Performance, and the Senses AVISTA Medieval Graduate Student Symposium University of North Texas March 23-24, 2017 Deadline: 1 February 2017 The proliferation of images painted onto monumental structures, the illuminations of manuscripts, the intricacies of ivory carvings and the construction of architectural sculpture in the Medieval Period evince a highly visual culture.Continue reading “CFP: Ritual, Performance, and the Senses (AVISTA Medieval Graduate Student Symposium, March 23-24, 2017)”