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: 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”

CFP: Medieval Monks, Nuns and Monastic Life, 15-20 July 2018, Bristol

Call for Papers: Medieval Monks, Nuns and Monastic Life, 21st Biennial Symposium of the International Medieval Sermon Studies Society (IMSSS), 15-20 July 2018, Bristol Deadline: 30 September 2017 Organizer: Professor Carolyn Muessig, Head of the University of Bristol’s Department of Religion and Theology and Co-Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE CLAUDIAContinue reading “CFP: Medieval Monks, Nuns and Monastic Life, 15-20 July 2018, Bristol”

Conference: Holy Bodies, Sacred Spaces (York, 2 May 2015)

University of York Berrick Saul Building Bowland Auditorium The praesentia of holy bodies, the material remains of saints, is a seminal aspect of late antique and medieval Christianity and has long received scholarly attention. The art-historical debate on the eleventh and twelfth centuries has focused, in particular, on pilgrimage, from the monumental 1923 monograph byContinue reading “Conference: Holy Bodies, Sacred Spaces (York, 2 May 2015)”

Conference: British Archeological Association Romanesque conference: Saints, Shrines and Pilgrimage, Oxford, 4-6 April 2016

The British Archaeological Association will hold its fourth biennial International Romanesque conference in Oxford on 4-6 April, 2016. The theme is Romanesque: Saints, Shrines and Pilgrimage, and the aim is to examine the material culture of sanctity over the period c.950-c.1200. The Conference will be held at Rewley House in Oxford from 4-6 April, 2016, with the opportunity to stay on for two days of visits to Romanesque buildings on 7-8 April.

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)”

Substitute paper wanted for Leeds session

Session 1135, Wednesday 9 July 2014: 11.15-12.45 Local Heroes: New Approaches to the Study of Minor Saints and Their Cults Organizer: Anne E. Bailey, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford Chair: Rodney M. Thomson, School of History & Classics, University of Tasmania One of the Hagiography Society sessions at Leeds this year has had a speakerContinue reading “Substitute paper wanted for Leeds session”