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Recent CFPs from early modern blogs for upcoming conferences, seminars, workshops and similar events that are likely to be of interest to early modernists (more info).     This page only includes CFPs posted within the last few weeks; for older posts, you'll need to search the post categories (try "conference", "cfp", etc). • Plus... Conference BlogsCFPs from elsewhere

CFP: Image Matter: Art and Materiality (Graduate Conference)

The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “Image Matter: Art and Materiality” (due 1 Aug, Manchester, England) is available...
From Early Modern Architecture on 30 May 2015

Law, Custom and Ritual in the Medieval Mediterranean – Registration Open

‘Law, Custom and Ritual in the Medieval Mediterranean’ Fourth International Conference of the Society for the Medieval Mediterranean The University...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 30 May 2015

CFP: Broadside Ballads (6/5/15; 3/31-4/2/16)

The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016 We invite paper proposals for a panel on English Broadside...
From Everything Early Modern Women on 29 May 2015

CFP: Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference

The call for papers for the Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference (due 2 Oct, Glasgow, Scotland) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 29 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Gillray after Gillray : résonances et influences du « rude » du XVIIIe siècle à nos jours » (Paris, janvier 2016)

En 1815, année de la défaite de Waterloo pour Napoléon, disparaît le caricaturiste britannique qui a le plus satirisé...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 28 May 2015

CFP: Imaginary Renaissance: The Reception of Renaissance in Contemporary Culture

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Imaginary Renaissance: The Reception of Renaissance in Contemporary Culture” (due 1 Jul, Rouen,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 27 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Oral History as Method: Writing a History of Diverse Architectural Voices » (Pasadena/Los Angeles, SAH, 6-10 avril 2016)

Oral history as a mode of research has brought about a significant diversification of the voices that elucidate and construct the canon of modern architecture....
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Rethinking the Rhetoric and Force of Images » (Washington, CAA, 3-6 février 2016)

The relation of the visual arts to linguistic artifice – poetry or rhetoric – has long been an issue of fundamental art-theoretical and art-historical...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 May 2015

CFP: All-Ireland Architecture Research Group 2016 Conference (Call for Sessions)

The call for sessions for the All-Ireland Architecture Research Group 2016 Conference (due 15 Jun, Cork, Ireland) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 26 May 2015

Appel à Communication : « Ovid’s Metamorphoses in the art of the 17th century» (Boston, RSA, 31 mars–2 avril 2016)

The 17th century was a period of numerous editions of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, its translation into other languages and travesty, often developing the...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 26 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference » (Glasgow, juillet 2016)

We invite proposals for panels and for individual papers from Renaissance scholars from the disciplines of archaeology, architecture, history of art, history,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 26 May 2015

Bloody Passions: Extreme Emotions in Early Modern Literature and Culture – Call For Papers

Bloody Passions: Extreme Emotions in Early Modern Literature and Culture Centre for Studies in Literature Symposium 2015 Centre for Studies in Literature,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 26 May 2015

“Lost and Found” at RSA 2016

The Discipline of Comparative Literature is sponsoring a panel at RSA in Boston on “Lost and Found” in the early modern period. Please consider...
From Early Modern Workshop on 24 May 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Othello's Island 2016

The 4th International Conference of the Medieval, Byzantine and Renaissance Periods and their legacies in art, culture, history, literature, etc.17-20...
From The Renaissance Diary on 24 May 2015

Appel à communication : « VI International Conference : Actual Problems of the Theory and History of Art. Renaissance and European Art » (Moscou, 27-31octobre 2015)

Dear friends and colleagues, The Department of History and Theory of Art at the Faculty of History of Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Institute...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 May 2015

CFP: Sculpture vs. Architecture: The “Other” Paragone (Renaissance Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting Session)

The call for papers for the Renaissance Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting session entitled “Sculpture vs. Architecture:  The ‘Other’...
From Early Modern Architecture on 23 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Comic Approaches to Early Modern Portraiture » (Boston, RSA, mars 2016)

Seeking paper proposals surrounding issues of comic portraiture in the Early Modern period. Optimally, we desire a range of examples related to the upper,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Distance et/ou gros plan : visualité, communauté et affect dans la représentation de l’histoire » (Mayence, octobre 2015)

En coopération avec le Centre d’études interculturelles (ZIS) de l’université Johannes Gutenberg de Mayence, l’institut...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 May 2015

Reflections on Magna Carta in Australasia – Call For Papers

“Reflections on Magna Carta in Australasia” Panels at NZHA University of Canterbury, New Zealand 2–4 December, 2015 The New Zealand Historical...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 22 May 2015

“Forging Connections Among Women” Panel at EC-ASECS

WHAT: The East Central chapter of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies seeks panels on female networks during the long eighteenth century....
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 19 May 2015

CFP: Narratives of the Florentine Interior: Courtly Environments in Early Modern Tuscany

The call for papers for the edited volume entitled Narratives of the Florentine Interior: Courtly Environments in Early Modern Tuscany (due 30 Jun)...
From Early Modern Architecture on 19 May 2015

Appel à communication : « The Silence of Images » (Rome, décembre 2015)

The Silence of Images (Rome, 11-12 Dec 15) MAXXI – Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo, Rome, December 11 – 12, 2015 Deadline: May 31,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 May 2015

CFP: Shared Invention: From Antiquity to the XXIst Century

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Shared Invention:  From Antiquity to the XXIst Century” (due 22 Jun, Clermont-Ferrand...
From Early Modern Architecture on 16 May 2015

Call for Proposals: Mothers and Domestic Violence

Demeter Press is seeking scholarly and creative submissions for an edited collection tentatively titled Mothers and Domestic Violence. Editors: Michele...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 15 May 2015

Appel à communication : « VI International Conference : Actual Problems of the Theory and History of Art. Renaissance and European Art » (Moscou, 27-31octobre 2015)

Dear friends and colleagues, The Department of History and Theory of Art at the Faculty of History of Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Institute...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 14 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Globalismes » (Revue Marges, Paris, 24 octobre 2015)

Le constat d’un « art global » offre, depuis la fin des années 1980, une riche matière de réflexion aux théoriciens...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 14 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Echanges avec Johanne Lamoureux : que reste-t-il du patrimoine et de ses enjeux au XXIe siècle ? » » (Neuchâtel, septembre 2015)

Les Entretiens de la Fondation Maison Borel favorisent les échanges d’idées et de points de vue sur des questions de méthode,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Art et libéralisme en France (1814-1830) : la contestation par l’image » (Lausanne, 17-18 mars 2016)

Depuis une vingtaine d’années, l’histoire de l’iconographie politique sous la Restauration a suscité un certain nombre...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 May 2015

Appel à communication : « L’art de la distinction : uniforme et identité dans le portrait du XVe au XXe siècle », session pour le 3e Congrès suisse d’histoire de l’art (Bâle, juin 2016)

Du XVe au XXe siècle, les portraits en uniforme répondent, pour la plupart, à la nécessité d’exprimer visuellement...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 May 2015

CFP: How to Talk About Horror

How to Talk About Horror22-24 October 2015University of FloridaKeynote: Maisha Wester (Indiana University) “Horror,” Eugene Thacker contends,...
From Early Modern Workshop on 12 May 2015

Appel à communication : neuf nouvelles sessions pour le congrès 2016 de la RSA (Boston, 31 mars-2 avril 2016)

Le congrès annuel 2016 de la Renaissance Society of America (RSA) se tiendra à Boston, du 31 mars au 2 avril 2016. Neuf nouvelles sessions...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 May 2015

Call for Papers | 2016 Society of Architectural Historians, Pasadena

From SAH: Society of Architectural Historians 69th Annual Conference Pasadena/Los Angeles, 6–10 April 2016 Proposals due by 9 June 2015 The Society...
From Enfilade on 12 May 2015

Transforming Male Devotional Practices: From the Medieval to the Early Modern – Call For Papers

Transforming Male Devotional Practices: From the Medieval to the Early Modern University of Huddersfield 16-17 September, 2015 This conference is co-hosted...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 12 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Photographie et archéologie des sites antiques autour du bassin méditerranéen » (Quimper, décembre 2015)

Dès 1839, date de sa révélation au grand public, la photographie est appliquée à l’archéologie. Si, au...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 11 May 2015

Appel à communication : « The Venice Biennale and the Art Market » (Londres, Fév. 2016)

The Venice Biennale and the Art Market (London, 4-5 Feb 2016) London, February 4 – 05, 2016 Deadline: Jun 21, 2015 The Venice Biennale and the Art...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 11 May 2015

Visualising the North – Call For Papers

Visualising the North Third International St Magnus Conference Orkney Islands, Scotland 14‐16 April, 2016 The Centre for Nordic Studies, University...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 11 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Illustrer l’histoire/ Illustrating History » (Valenciennes, décembre 2015)

La journée d’études du 4 décembre 2015 à l’université de Valenciennes se donne pour objectif d’explorer...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Marguerite Duras et les Arts » (Sydney, juin 2016)

Quand se déroulera ce colloque en 2016, 20 ans se seront écoulés depuis la mort de Marguerite Duras mais cette rencontre ne vise aucunement...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 May 2015

Appel à communication : « La culture artistique française et l’Europe socialiste d’après-guerre / French Artistic Culture and Post-war Socialist Europe  » (Zagreb, septembre 2015)

Dans la décennie précédente, on a enregistré un nombre considérable de discussions sur les concepts culturels et artistiques...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Un Michel-Ange, des Sixtines ? » (Paris, novembre 2015)

La voûte de la chapelle Sixtine, peinte par Michel-Ange entre 1508 et 1512, a la particularité d’avoir été depuis sa création...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 May 2015

CFP: Dynasty and Dynasticism, 1400-1700

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Dynasty and Dynasticism, 1400-1700″ (due 1 Jun, Oxford, England) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 9 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Intoxicants and Early Modernity » session de la RSA (Boston, mars 2016)

We’re pleased to announce an intoxicant-themed CFP for the Renaissance Society of America ‘s next Annual Conference, which will take place...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 8 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Othello’s Island 2016  » (Nicosie, 17-20 mars 2016)

Othello’s Island is an annual conference, now in its fourth year, examining the history, culture, art and literature of the medieval and renaissance...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 8 May 2015

Appel à communication : « La figure martinienne, essor et renaissances de l’Antiquité tardive à nos jours / Saint Martin, expansion and revivals » (Tours, octobre 2016)

Le cadre de l’année martinienne 2016 (1700ème anniversaire de la naissance du saint) est une bonne occasion de faire le point sur les...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 7 May 2015

CFP: Renaissance Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting

The call for papers for the Renaissance Society of America 2016 Annual Meeting (due 10 Jun, Boston, Massachusetts, USA) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 7 May 2015

Othello’s Island 2016 – Call For Papers

Othello’s Island 2016 The 4th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Literature, History, Culture and Society CVAR,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 7 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Orient Extrême : collectionneurs et collections d’aujourd’hui / The Far East : collectors and collections today » (Lyon, 24-25 mars 2016)

L’objet de ce colloque sera d’étudier les collections privées ou publiques liées à l’Extrême-Orient...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 6 May 2015

RSA Boston 2016 Call for Papers: Intoxicants and Early Modernity

View of Boston from Wikimedia Commons. Woodcut from Wellcome Library, London. We’re pleased to announce an intoxicant-themed CFP for the Renaissance...
From Intoxicants and Early Modernity on 6 May 2015

Call for Papers | Women in the Global Eighteenth Century

Women in the Global Eighteenth CenturyThe 2015 Biennial Conference of The Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660–1830Seton Hall University,...
From Enfilade on 6 May 2015

Edited Volume: Sensuous Suffering: Pain in the Early Modern Visual Art of Europe & the Americas – Call For Papers

Edited Volume: Sensuous Suffering: Pain in the Early Modern Visual Art of Europe & the Americas Pain, both physical and psychological, is readily sited...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 6 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Urban Heritage and Urban Images: Imagineering Urban Heritage » (Berlin, octobre 2015)

Images of cities have a long history and they are since long research object of the art history and related disciplines. However city images, produced...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 5 May 2015

(dis)junctions 2015: Strange Bedfellows

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”-Shakespeare’s The Tempest (2.2) UC, Riverside’s (dis)junctions conference invites...
From Early Modern Workshop on 5 May 2015

CFP: The Quest for an Appropriate Past: Literature, Architecture, Art, and the Creation of National Identities in Early Modern Europe (c. 1400-1700) (Society of Architectural Historians Annual Conference Session)

The call for papers for the session entitled “The Quest for an Appropriate Past:  Literature, Architecture, Art, and the Creation of National...
From Early Modern Architecture on 5 May 2015

Dynasty and Dynasticism, 1400-1700 – Call For Papers

Dynasty and Dynasticism, 1400-1700 Somerville College, University of Oxford March 16-18, 2016 Keynotes: Professor János M. Bak (Central European...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 5 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Vasari on Technique: Matter and Making », session de la RSA (Boston, 31 mars-2 avril 2016)

In contradistinction to the biographical portion of the Lives, Giorgio Vasari’s “Introduction to the Three Arts of Design” has received...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 4 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Le rôle de la sculpture dans les arts décoratifs parisiens (1715-1830) » (Mons, 29 août 2015)

Colloque international à l’occasion de Mons Capitale européenne de la Culture en 2015 et Waterloo 1815-2015 le samedi 29 août...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 4 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Shared invention » (6-8 avril 2016)

Shared invention (Clermont-Ferrand, Aubusson, Limoges, 6-8 Apr 16) Clermont-Ferrand – Aubusson – Limoges, April 6 – 08, 2016 Deadline:...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 4 May 2015

6th International Conference on The History of Medicine in Southeast Asia

Where: Centre for Khmer Studies Cambodia When: Proposals due July 1, 2015 Conference: 13-15 January 2016 For members working on Maternal Health, pregnancy...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 4 May 2015

Call for Papers | CAA in Washington, D.C., 2016

Here’s a reminder that proposals for 2016 CAA panels are due this Friday, May 8. Details on selected sessions relevant to the eighteenth century...
From Enfilade on 4 May 2015

Call for Papers | Sculpture and Parisian Decorative Arts in Europe

From H-ArtHist: The Role of Sculpture in the Design, Production, Collecting, and Display of Parisian Decorative Arts in Europe, 1715–1815Mons,...
From Enfilade on 4 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Palais et dynamiques urbaines : centres de pouvoir et de connaissance en Europe » (Évora, 5-7 novembre 2015)

Les palais européens n’ont pas été seulement les résidences des rois, des princes, des cardinaux, des aristocrates et...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 3 May 2015

RSA 2016, Two Sessions of Interest: Trilingualizing Iberian Epic / Heroes of Epic Proportions – Call For Papers

The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America Boston 31 March–2 April 2016 Trilingualizing Iberian Epic: Intersections and Interactions...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 3 May 2015

Appel à communication : « Plaques photographiques, fabrication et diffusion du savoir » (Strasbourg, mars 2016)

Cette journée d’étude s’intéressera aux plaques photographiques utilisées pour l’enseignement et/ou la recherche...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 2 May 2015

Call for Papers | Antoine Galland et l’Orient des Savants

From H-ArtHist: Antoine Galland et l’Orient des SavantsSociété Asiatique, Paris, 3–4 December 2015 Proposals due by 31 May 2015...
From Enfilade on 2 May 2015

CFP: Palaces and Urban Dynamics: Centers of Power and Knowledge in Europe

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Palaces and Urban Dynamics:  Centers of Power and Knowledge in Europe” (due 10 May, submission...
From Early Modern Architecture on 2 May 2015

ETYMOLOGICAL THINKING IN THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES

We are pleased to announce a two-day conference on “Etymological Thinking”, to be held at the University of Oxford on 6-7 November 2015. Etymology...
From Voces de la Historia on 1 May 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Beliefs Under Pressure: Religion, Community and Identity in the Early Modern World’

10 September 2015, University of East AngliaThis one day conference will provide a lively and informal forum where graduate students and early career researchers...
From The Renaissance Diary on 1 May 2015

Appel à communication : « La découverte scientifique dans les arts : persistance et mutation de la merveille du XIXe siècle à nos jours » (Marne-la-Vallée, 19-20 novembre 2015)

Ce colloque, coordonné par des doctorants soutenus par des enseignants-chercheurs titulaires, s’adresse en particulier aux jeunes chercheurs,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 May 2015

CFP: Sex, Food and History: A Notches Roundtable

Do you like the combination of sex, food and history? Tantalising, isn’t it!? Well, the wonderful blog NOTCHES: (re)marks on the history of sexuality...
From The Recipes Project on 1 May 2015

Edited Volume on the Concept of Empathy – Call For Papers

Following the successful ‘Ethics of Empathy’ symposium last October, Juanita Ruys, Director of ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 1 May 2015

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