The Early Modern Commons

Early Modern Conferences

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).    

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Senses and Visual Culture from Antiquity to the Renaissance” (due 10 Apr, Bristol, England) is available here and under “Calls for...
From Early Modern Architecture on 2 Mar 2015
Early Bird Registration is now open for the 10th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Medieval and Early Modern Studies Conference, and PATS to be held at The University of Queensland 14-18 & 20 July...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 2 Mar 2015
“Appropriation in the Age of Global Shakespeare” University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA November 12-14, 2015 Conference Website A conference to be held on November 12-14, 2015, at the University of...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 2 Mar 2015
From the Call for Papers: Objects in Motion: Material Culture in Transition CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 18–20 June 2015 Proposals due by 15 March 2015 Proposals for papers and for visual and performing...
From Enfilade on 1 Mar 2015
University of Kent, 13-14 June 2015 “Now that over half a century has passed since Lionel Abel coined the term …Continue reading →
The Journal of Early Modern Studies is pleased to invite contributions to its fall 2015 special issue on ‘The Care of the Self in Early Modern Philosophy and Science’ (editor Sorana Corneanu)....
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 27 Feb 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Scamozzi and Books (28th CISA International Seminar in the History of Architecture)” (due 15 Apr, Vicenza, Italy) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 26 Feb 2015
Organisé à Bruxelles les 15 et 16 octobre 2015, le colloque « Quand on arrive en ville. Espaces, transports, perceptions et représentations (18e-21e siècles) » est une initiative du projet de recherche...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 Feb 2015
Ritualizing the City: Collective Performances as Aspects of Urban Construction Brno, Czech Republic 3-4 March, 2016 Organizer: Ivan Foletti, Masaryk University in Brno and University of Lausanne – Centre...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 25 Feb 2015
Court Etiquette: Normative Texts and Customs, 2014–16 Research Programme Bulletin du Centre de recherche du château de Versailles For its three-year research programme (2014–16), the Centre de recherche...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 24 Feb 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Francis I and the Artists of the North (1515-1547)” (due 30 Apr, Brussels, Belgium) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 23 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Le voyage d’art en Belgique entre le XVIIe et le XIXe siècle. La production artistique locale vue par les voyageurs européens » (Bruxelles, 15 mai 2015)

Au cours des dernières années, les guides et les récits de voyage sont devenus, malgré eux, une importante source d’informations pour nombre de domaines ou de disciplines. Souvent considérée...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Création, étude, restauration. La peinture murale des XIXe-XXe siècles en France face au Moyen-Âge » (Lausanne, 23 octobre 2015)

Cette journée d’études vise à réfléchir aux liens qui se tissent au cours de la période mentionnée entre la pratique de la peinture murale d’un côté et le travail de restauration et d’étude...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 Feb 2015
Fashion and Art History University of York 29–30 June, 2015 The Association of Art Historians (AAH) Summer Symposium is a two-day annual conference highlighting post-graduate research. It takes place...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 23 Feb 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Women in the Global Eighteenth Century” (due 15 May, South Orange, New Jersey, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 22 Feb 2015
Papers are sought for a proposed special session for MLA 2016. This session invites papers that explore representations of women during the Sexual Revolution. Possible topics include: motherhood, marriage,...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 22 Feb 2015
What: Murderous Mothers and Mother Murderers  (Special Conference Stream within The Evil, Women and the Feminine Project) When: Wednesday 6 May – Friday 8 May 2015 Where: Dubrovnik, Croatia Overview While...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 22 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « François Ier et les artistes du Nord (1515-1547) » (Bruxelles, février 2016)

Les 25 et 26 février 2016, dans le cadre des activités du groupe de contact du F.R.S.-FNRS « Modèles, échanges et réalisations artistiques (XVe-XVIe siècles) », aura lieu un colloque international...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 Feb 2015
Borrowers & Lenders, The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, is soliciting contributions to its “Appropriations in Performance” section. B&L is a peer-reviewed, online, multimedia scholarly...
From Everything Early Modern Women on 22 Feb 2015
SCMLA Renaissance Literature, Nashville, TN 10/31-11/3/2015, Due 3/31/2015 | cfp.english.upenn.edu. We are currently accepting submissions for the Renaissance Literature Excluding Drama panel of the...
From Everything Early Modern Women on 22 Feb 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Les acteurs de la rocaille” (due 29 Apr, Paris, France) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 21 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Women in the Global Eighteenth Century » (Summit / New Jersey, novembre 2015)

In The Global Eighteenth Century , Felicity Nussbaum and her contributors urged scholars to see the eighteenth century as ‘wide': a period with a geographical as well as temporal sweep.Such a perspective,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Feb 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Writing Prison:  The Literary, the Literal and the Liberational” (due 13 Mar, Dubrovnik, Croatia) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 21 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Reading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities » (Stirling / Écosse, décembre 2015)

The organisers of this one-day multidisciplinary conference seek to solicit proposals for 20-minute papers that consider the creation, expression and representation of architecture, architectural space...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 Feb 2015
[Updated with correct contact details] Connectivity from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages The University of Auckland 21 April, 2015 On the 21st of April 2015 the Disciplinary Area of Classics and...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 20 Feb 2015
From H-ArtHist: Les Acteurs de la Rocaille Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA), Paris, 1-3 October 2015 Proposals due by 29 April 2015 L’étude des arts décoratifs fédère aujourd’hui...
From Enfilade on 19 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Visualising the Animal » (Cumbria, juin 2015)

What is it to be human? Traditionally, human nature is set in opposition to the nature of animals. Yet, at least since evolutionary theory, humans are understood as part of the animal kingdom. Philosophical...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Feb 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Reading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities” (due 26 Sept, Stirling, Scotland) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Feb 2015
L’Heure du Midi Antoine Aveline (1691-1743), d’après Jean Mondon, Jean (17??-17??) [Les Heures du jour] Se Vend à Paris chez A. Aveline ruë S. Jacques à la Reine de France, Et chez Mondon...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : cinq sessions au congrès de la Renaissance Society of America (Boston, mars 2016)

The Society for Early Modern Women extends sponsorship for as many as five panels of 3 papers each at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America. The Society promotes study and scholarly...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Feb 2015

Call for Papers | Women in the Global Eighteenth Century

From the Call for Papers: Women in the Global Eighteenth Century Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, 5–6 November 2015 Proposals due by 15 May 2015 Plenary lecture by Dr. Lynn Festa, Associate...
From Enfilade on 18 Feb 2015
“Female agency, activism and organisation” Women’s History Network Annual Conference (2015) University of Kent (Canterbury) 4-6 September, 2015 We invite established scholars, postgraduate...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 18 Feb 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Beyond the Coffee-House:  Masculinities and Social Spaces in the Long Eighteenth Century” (due 20 Apr, London, England) is available here and...
From Early Modern Architecture on 17 Feb 2015
From H-ArtHist: Entering the City: Spaces, Transports, Perceptions, and Representations Brussels, 15–16 October 2015 Proposals due by 15 March 2015 Organized in Brussels on 15 and 16 October 2015, the...
From Enfilade on 17 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « L’Homme qui rêve » (Budapest, 17-18 avril 2015)

Les 17, 18 avril 2015, La Faculté des Lettres de l’Université catholique Pázmány Péter, organise un colloque international et interdisciplinaire avec le soutien du RETINA International (AIAC Paris...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 Feb 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Ritualizing the City:  Collective Performances as Aspects of Urban Construction” (due 10 Sept, Brno, Czech Republic) is available here and...
From Early Modern Architecture on 16 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Artists and Friendship in Early Modern Europe » (Vancouver, octobre 2015)

We invite proposals for papers to be included in a panel on artists and friendship at the 2015 Sixteenth Century Studies Conference (Vancouver, October 22 – 25, 2015). A number of recent publications...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 16 Feb 2015
From AAH: Fashion and Art History University of York, 29–30 June 2015 Proposals due by 27 March 2015 The Association of Art Historians (AAH) Summer Symposium is a two-day annual conference highlighting...
From Enfilade on 16 Feb 2015
Shakespeare Recreated University of Łódź 22-23 April, 2015 Shakespeare International Studies Centre together with Geoffrey Chaucer Student Society and CULTUR(N)ED Student Society are proud to announce...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 16 Feb 2015
CFP:  MLA Forum of Colonial Latin American Literatures. 131st Annual Convention of MLA in Austin, Texas, 7-10 January 2016. Two regular guaranteed sessions for the MLA, and a non-guaranteed session....
From Colonial Latin America on 15 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Dans l’ombre du roi-soleil / In the Shadow of the Sun King » (New Brunswick, novembre 2015)

Les chercheurs de toutes disciplines sont invités à soumettre des propositions de communication (en français ou en anglais) relatives aux thèmes annoncés ci-dessous. Les propositions ne doivent pas...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Feb 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Entering the City:  Spaces, Transports, Perceptions, and Representations from the 18th Century to the Present” (due 15 Mar, Brussels, Belgium)...
From Early Modern Architecture on 14 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Fashion & Art History » (York, Juin 2015)

Fashion and art often follow a shared trajectory of social, political, and historical circumstances. In collaboration with the University of York, the AAH’s annual Student Summer Symposium will explore...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 14 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : VIIIe Rencontres internationales des doctorants en études byzantines (Paris, octobre 2015)

Pour la huitième année consécutive, les Rencontres internationales des doctorants en études byzantines se dérouleront à l’Institut national d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA) les 2 et 3...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « L’hédonisme dans le monde ibérique et ibéro-américain » (Bordeaux, octobre 2015)

Les VIe journées des doctorants d’Ameriber ont vocation à être un espace de recherche entre doctorants. Cette année, l’événement sera organisé autour d’une thématique commune : l’hédonisme...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Feb 2015
Vancouver 2015 Conference Call for Papers. The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its 2015 annual conference,...
From EM Spanish History Notes on 12 Feb 2015

Appel à publication pour le 4e numéro de « MDCCC 1800″

Articles for the 4th number of MDCCC 1800 Deadline: Mar 29, 2015 This year as well MDCCC 1800 (http://edizionicf.unive.it/riv/exp/43/MDCCC1800) organizes a call for papers to collect articles for the 4th...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Héraldique et papauté » (Rome, mai 2016)

Au Moyen Age comme à l’époque moderne, la papauté dispose d’imaginaires variés pour alimenter sa communication institutionnelle. On pense d’abord à l’Ecriture Sainte ou à l’hagiographie,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 11 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Feminist Art History Conference » (Washington, 6-8 novembre 2015)

This annual conference builds on the legacy of feminist art-historical scholarship and pedagogy initiated by Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard at American University. To further the inclusive spirit of...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 11 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « The Transformation of Global History, 1963-1975″ (Princeton, octobre 2015)

Historical scholarship underwent a transformative period between 1963 and 1975. From insightful thinkers as William McNeill, Fernand Braudel, Immanuel Wallerstein, Alfred Crosby, Sidney Mintz, Natalie...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 11 Feb 2015
“Darkness and Illumination: the Pursuit of Knowledge in the Medieval and Early Modern World” Ninth Annual Postgraduate Conference Medieval and Early Modern Student Association, Durham University 15-17...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 11 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Quand on arrive en ville. Espaces, transports, perceptions et représentations — XVIIIe-XXIe siècles » (Bruxelles, octobre 2015)

Organisé à Bruxelles les 15 et 16 octobre 2015, le colloque Quand on arrive en ville. Espaces, transports, perceptions et représentations (18e-21e siècles) est une initiative du projet de recherche...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 Feb 2015
Sixth Annual Feminist Art History Conference American University in Washington, D.C., 6–8 November 2015 Proposals due by March 2015 This annual conference builds on the legacy of feminist art-historical...
From Enfilade on 10 Feb 2015
“Roman Anxieties” 2015 Pacific Rim Seminar for Roman Literature The University of Auckland 8-10 July, 2015 Roman literature manifests and thematises anxiety in a variety of ways; the sources...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 10 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Actualités de la recherche en sculpture contemporaine » (Paris, 19 juin 2015)

Le musée Rodin et l’équipe de recherche Esthétique, Pratique et Histoire des arts (EPHA/ Laboratoire Arts des images et art contemporain-EA4010) du département d’arts plastiques de l’université...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 Feb 2015
42nd Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies Vatican Film Library—Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections, St. Louis, MO 16–17 October, 2015 Conference Website The Vatican Film Library...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 9 Feb 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Domus Hispanica:  el Real Colegio de España en la Historia del Arte (1364-2014)” (due 12 Feb, Bologna, Italy) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 8 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Underwater Worlds : Aquatic Visions in Art, Science and Literature » (Oxford, septembre 2015)

What lies beneath the surface of the water ? From sirens and sea monsters to shipwrecks and the drowned city of Atlantis, the unseen depths of oceans, lakes and rivers have formed the canvas for countless...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 8 Feb 2015
The call for sessions for the conference entitled “Reinterpreting Cities (European Association for Urban History 2016 Conference)” (due 1 Mar, Helsinki, Finland) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 7 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Third Generation : World War II Representations in Photography and Video Art » (Tel Aviv, juin 2015)

The Photography Programme of the Art History Dept. at Tel Aviv University is pleased to announce the organization of two-days conference in conjunction with the exhibition Beyond Hiroshima : The Return...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 7 Feb 2015

More Info

The listing has been created from external sources over which EMC has no control.

It isn't comprehensive. There is a supplementary listing of CFPs etc from some sites not included in EMC. (This is in a separate page because it can be slow to load.)

The search filter is based on simple keywords ('call for papers', 'CFP', etc), so non-relevant information may sometimes be included, while relevant posts might occasionally be missed.

The Conferences aggregator has its own RSS feed so you don't need to keep coming back to this page to get updates: RSS feed for Conferences.