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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...)    

See also the supplementary listing of announcements from sites not included in EMC. 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).

The International Christopher Marlowe University of Exeter 7–8 September, 2015 Keynote speaker: Professor Alan Stewart (Columbia) Much current and historical scholarship has tended to consider Marlowe’s...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 1 Oct 2014
The Journal of the Northern Renaissance (northernrenaissance.org) is calling for submissions for our open-themed seventh issue on any aspect of the cultural practice of Northern Europe in the period circa...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 1 Oct 2014
As a reaction to the implicit masculine gendering of history and literature up until the latter part of the twentieth century, gender-based studies of the medieval and early modern period have tended to...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 29 Sep 2014
What: 13th Annual Historic Houses of Ireland Conference 15-16 May 2015 When: 15-16 May 2015 Where: Ireland ‘Indoors and Outdoors, Public and Private: Women and the Country House’ Call for Papers...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 27 Sep 2014
What? The State of the Nation: American Women in the Twenty-First Century, First Biennial EAAS Women’s Network Symposium. Conference themes include reproductive rights, FGM, and the work/family challenge....
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 21 Sep 2014
Call for Proposals: Attending to Early Modern Women: It’s About Time June 18-20, 2015 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Taking as its inspiration the fact that 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the first...

What's Happening in Black British History? A Conversation 

I'm really delighted to be co-organsing this series of workshops with Michael Ohajuru at the invitation of Philip Murphy, director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies.  We hope the series...
From Miranda Kaufmann - Blog on 3 Jul 2014
Richard III: Histories — Transformations — Afterlives A one-day conference at De Montfort University, Leicester Trinity House, The Newarke, Leicester 25 March 2015 Coinciding with the interment...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 26 Sep 2014
spinozaresearchnetwork:Spinoza and Proportion is the major academic conference of the AHRC Equalities of Wellbeing project. In this project we are investigating how a concept of equality based on geometrical...
From Spinoza Research Network on 25 Sep 2014
The call for papers for The British Scholar Society’s Britain and the World Conference 2015 (due 17 Nov, Austin, Texas, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 25 Sep 2014
Heroes – Heroizations – Heroisms Transformations and Conjunctures from Antiquity to the Modern Day Freiburg, Germany 19–20 November, 2015 The discussion in history and the cultural sciences usually...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 25 Sep 2014
New Perspectives on Gerald of Wales: Texts and Contexts Harvard University 10-11 April, 2015 Gerald of Wales, also known as Giraldus Cambrensis or Gerald de Barri, is one of the most widely referenced...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 24 Sep 2014
III Internacional Conference on Inquisitorial Studies: new frontiers Alcalá de Henares 10 to June 12, 2015 Faculty of Law – University of Alcalá – Spain CALL FOR PAPERS PRESENTATION: This Conference...
From EM Spanish History Notes on 23 Sep 2014
By my hasty count, 11 of the 34 sessions proposed for the Association of Art Historians 2015 conference could include eighteenth-century papers. Be sure to consult the conference website for things I’ve...
From Enfilade on 23 Sep 2014
UW-Milwaukee – Attending to Early Modern Women Conference 2015. Good news! The deadline for ATW proposals has been extended to November 15, 2014, according to an email sent by Merry Wiesner-Hanks...
From Everything Early Modern Women on 22 Sep 2014
From New College, Oxford: James Gillray@200: Caricaturist without a Conscience? Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 28 March 2015 Proposals due by 15 November 2014 James Gillray’s reputation in the two centuries...
From Enfilade on 22 Sep 2014

Call for Papers | L’image Railleuse

From INHA: L’image Railleuse: La satire dans l’art et la culture visuelle, du 18e siècle à nos jours Institut national d’histoire de l’art, Paris, 25–27 June 2015 Proposals due by 30 October...
From Enfilade on 22 Sep 2014
The call for papers for a panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention and entitled “Cities Afloat” (due 30 Sept, Toronto, Canada) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 22 Sep 2014

CFP: The Marcher Metaphysicals

The Marcher Metaphysicals Conference, 29 October – 1 November 2015, Gregynog Hall, Tregynon, Mid-Wales The Welsh Marches, Marchia Walliae, or Y Mers in Welsh, constitute an extensive area around...
From Cardiff Shakespeare on 19 Sep 2014
Received via the FICINO email distribution list:   [quote]Magic and Intellectual History   Thursday 5th March 2015 - CREMS, University of York, UK   Call for Papers A day symposium...
From Web4Ren Forum (W4RF) on 19 Sep 2014
Poly-Olbion And The Writing Of Britain Royal Geographical Society, London 10-11 September, 2015 Confirmed speakers include Alison Chapman, Andrew Hadfield, Bernhard Klein, Sara Trevisan, and Angus Vine....
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 19 Sep 2014
Conference website: http://www.cems-oxford.org/donne/news-and-events/23-24-march-2015-reconsidering-donne Conference venue: Lincoln College, Oxford, United Kingdom Details: ‘Reconsidering Donne’ is...
From The Early Modern Intelligencer on 18 Sep 2014
Catastrophe, Gender and Urban Experience, 1648–1920 Editors: Deborah Simonton and Hannu Salmi The history of catastrophes is an emerging field of research. Its interests range from natural and environmental...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 18 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the Vernacular Architecture Forum 35th Annual Conference (due 1 Nov, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Sep 2014
Heroes – Heroizations – Heroisms Transformations and Conjunctures from Antiquity to the Modern Day Freiburg, 19–20 Nov 2015 Proposals due by 15 November 2014 The discussion in history and the cultural...
From Enfilade on 17 Sep 2014
Call for Papers - deadline: October 15We invite abstracts for 20-minute papers from master’s or PhD students from any discipline on any medieval, Renaissance, or early modern topic in Europe, the...
From Early Modern Workshop on 17 Sep 2014
Third Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri June 17-19, 2015 Symposium Website The Third Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 17 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Against Gravity:  Building Practices in the Pre-Industrial World” (due 15 Nov, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 16 Sep 2014
The call for papers for a conference entitled “Femmes à la cour de France.  Statuts et fonctions (Moyen Âge – XIXe siècle)” (due 31 Jan, Paris, France) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 15 Sep 2014
Within this field we must make reference to Rome. The eternal city was the model chosen to recreate “in the Spanish and American Franciscan cities and deserts”, the ceremonies and papier-mâché figures...
From Voces de la Historia on 13 Sep 2014
From the Call for Papers: Femmes à la cour de France. Statuts et fonctions (Moyen Âge – XIXe siècle) Institut d’études avancées, Paris, 8–9 October 2015 Proposals due by 31 January 2015 Colloque...
From Enfilade on 12 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Représentation des châteaux royaux en Val de Loire : du lieu de pouvoir au lieu de patrimoine – XIXe-XXIe siècles” (due 16 Jan, Paris,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 12 Sep 2014
Digital Humanities 2015: Global Digital Humanities Sydney, Australia 29 June–3 July 2015 Conference Website The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites submission of abstracts for...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 10 Sep 2014
The call for the Third Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University (due 31 Dec, St. Louis, Missouri, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 10 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Identities and Identifications:  Politicized Uses of Collective Identities” (due 12 Sept, Florence, Italy) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 9 Sep 2014
A 2-day conference at the University of Exeter7th – 8th September 2015Much current and historical scholarship has tended to consider Marlowe’s plays, poems and translations from an English cultural...
From The Renaissance Diary on 5 Sep 2014
Proposals are sought for a panel — “Early Modern Women and the Book: Ownership, Circulation, and Collecting” — to be proposed for the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Authorship,...
From The Renaissance Diary on 5 Sep 2014
From Candide: Journal for Architectural Knowledge: Streitsache: Architecture as Matter of Contention Aachen University, 29–31 January 2015 Proposals due by 20 September 2014 From January 29 to 31, 2015...
From Enfilade on 5 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “ORDER (Orders of Columns) – Ordonner, ordonnancer” (due 3 Oct, Einsiedeln, Switzerland) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 4 Sep 2014
Vagantes Medieval Graduate Student Conference University of Florida February 19-21, 2015 Conference Website Vagantes, North America’s largest graduate student conference for medieval studies, is seeking...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 4 Sep 2014
APPEL À COMMUNICATIONS CONCEPTIONS ET USAGES DE L’ATTENTION AU XVIIE SIÈCLE Université de Liège (ULg) / Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Vendredi 27 mars 2015 ULg, Liège, Belgique Conférenciers...
From Spinoza Research Network on 3 Sep 2014

CFP: Defoe Society panels at ASECS2015

Call for Papers: the Defoe Society have proposed two sessions for ASECS 2015, March 19-22, Los Angeles. “Defoe, His Contemporaries, and the Americas” (Daniel Defoe Society) Andreas Mueller, U. of Worcester,...
From Manicule on 2 Sep 2014
There is still one month to submit papers for the second issue of Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Submissions close on 1 October 2014 and the theme is ‘Transitions,...
From CERAE Impressions: A Blog on 1 Sep 2014

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