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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).    

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Classical Influences on Georgian Stourhead” (due 31 Mar, Wiltshire, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 26 Jan 2015
Scholarship, Print, and Polemics in Seventeenth-Century Germany Call for Abstracts This is a call for abstracts or extracts of book chapters that explore scholarly practice in the Holy Roman German Empire...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 26 Jan 2015
THE BRITISH GROUP OF EARLY AMERICAN HISTORIANS will hold its 2015 conference at the University of Sheffield, 3-6 September. Arrangements are being coordinated by Dr Simon Middleton and a broad call for...
From SCEMS on 16 Jan 2015
Social Networks 1450-1850  University of Sheffield, 16-17 July 2015 Call for Papers: The term ‘social network’ has become a prominent part of modern day discourse, and in recent years there has been...
From SCEMS on 2 Sep 2014
The BARS 2015 website will shortly be going live, but in the meanwhile, we’re posting the 2nd Call for Papers. 2nd Call for Papers: Romantic Imprints British Association for Romantic Studies, 14th...
From CRECS// on 20 Jan 2015
The Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Studies Graduate Conference 2015 Faculty of English, University of Cambridge Saturday, 18 April 2015 We are inviting submissions for papers to be presented at the annual Eighteenth-Century...
From CRECS// on 18 Jan 2015
The call for papers for the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference 2015 Conference (due 15 Apr, Vancouver, Canada) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 25 Jan 2015
Graduate Conference: Gender and Crisis in History, Procida (Napoli), June 22-24, 2015 Full details here: CFP_Gender and Crisis_June 2015   The Department of Social Sciences of the Università di Napoli...

Appel à communication : « Collectors and Collecting from the Early Modern Period to the Present » (Portsmouth, juin 2015)

For centuries humans have conceptualised their identities through the activity of collecting. The practice of defining culture, space and time through interactions and relationships with objects appears...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Jan 2015

Call for Articles | Court Etiquette

From the Call for Articles: Court Etiquette: Normative Texts and Customs, 2014–16 Research Progamme Bulletin du Centre de recherche du château de Versailles Antoine Dieu, Marriage of Louis de France,...
From Enfilade on 24 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « Médialité iconique. Usages et fonctions de l’image dans son rapport à l’espace, au son et à la lumière, du Moyen Âge au Baroque, en France et en Italie » (Florence, mars 2015)

Ce deuxième colloque fait suite à la rencontre organisée en mars 2014, à l’Institut français Firenze, intitulée « L’Image au-delà du cadre ». Accueillie avec enthousiasme par la communauté...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « Nosce te ipsum » (Londres, mai 2015)

The tragedy of Narcissus was his failure to recognise the image he admired on the surface of the pool as his own. His fate might have improved, had he possessed the deeper self-knowledge implied by the...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 Jan 2015
From H-ArtHist: Know Thyself: A Conference on Early Modern Images University College London, 2 May 2015 Proposals due by 2 February 2015 Nosce te ipsum/ know thyself The tragedy of Narcissus was his failure...
From Enfilade on 23 Jan 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Baroque for a Wide Public:  Popular Media and Their Constructions of the Epoch on Both Sides of the Iron Curtain” (due 15 Feb, Berlin, Germany)...
From Early Modern Architecture on 23 Jan 2015
Dear Friends, as 2015 gets underway, we are calling for papers for this year’s Early Modern Circle, to be held at 6.15 pm on the third Monday of most months. If you would like to offer a paper (alone...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 23 Jan 2015

CFP Shakespeare BritGrad 2015

4-6 June 2015 The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham “We invite graduate students with interests in Shakespeare, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies to join us in June for the Seventeenth...
From Cardiff Shakespeare on 21 Jan 2015
 4-6 June 2015 The Shakespeare Institute invites graduate students with interests in Shakespeare, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies to join them in June for the Seventeenth Annual British Graduate...
From The Early Modern Intelligencer on 21 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « Le Corbusier, l’art de se loger et de le dire » (Paris, 3-4 décembre 2015)

Ce colloque du cinquantenaire de la mort de Le Corbusier inaugure un nouveau cycle de trois colloques interdisciplinaires sur les rapports entre l’architecture, la littérature et l’urbanisme. Le premier...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « Narcisse contemporain – sources et manifestations » (Bucarest, 27-28 mars 2015)

Un beau matin de printemps, le lac vole le visage de Narcisse tout en lui infligeant, en échange, le premier symptôme d’une fascination aseptique dont les échos vont se propager à travers toute la...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Jan 2015
The ongoing call for articles for the new online journal entitled The Journal of Religious History, Literature and Culture is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in...
From Early Modern Architecture on 21 Jan 2015
The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its 2014 annual conference, to be held 22-25 October 2015 at...
From EM Spanish History Notes on 20 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « La découverte scientifique dans les arts »

L’articulation des deux domaines a priori antagonistes que sont les sciences et les arts est au coeur depuis vingt ans de nombreuses entreprises de recherche. Ce colloque jeunes chercheurs, soutenu...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 Jan 2015
The call for articles for the new online and open-access journal entitled British Art Studies (due 31 Mar) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 19 Jan 2015
The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “Re(Building) Networks:  A Medieval and Early Modern Studies Conference” (due 3 Apr, College Park, Maryland, USA) is available here...
From Early Modern Architecture on 19 Jan 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Genius Loci – Sensibilia. Colloquium on Perception and Experience 2015″ (due 25 Jan, Rome, Italy) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « Likeness and kinship. Artistic families from the sixteenth- and seventeenth century portrayed » (Anvers, 22 Juin 2015)

In conjunction with the exhibition Rubens in private. The master portrays his family (Rubens House Museum, 28/03/2015 – 28/06/2015), the Rubenianum organizes a symposium on the early modern family portrait...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 Jan 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Les châteaux, demeures princières et seigneuriales en Provence, du Moyen Âge à nos jours” (due 30 Apr, Tarascon, France) is available here...
From Early Modern Architecture on 17 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « L’objet égyptien. Source de la recherche » (Paris, juin 2015)

« Tirer des collections, pour l’instruction du public, l’enseignement qu’elles renferment et […] former les conservateurs, les missionnaires et les fouilleurs […]. », tel était le dessein...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 16 Jan 2015
From H-ArtHist: Thematic Issue of Perspective: La Revue de l’INHA—Textiles Submissions due by 31 March 2015 The forthcoming thematic issue of Perspective: La Revue de l’INHA (slated for publication...
From Enfilade on 16 Jan 2015
The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “‘A Local Habitation and a Name':  Locality and the English Theatre” (due 1 Mar, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA) is available...
From Early Modern Architecture on 16 Jan 2015
2016 Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America Boston, MA February 25-27, 2016 The Program Committee invites proposals for papers on all topics and in all disciplines and periods of medieval studies....
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 16 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « L’art et l’espace public : nécessité enjeux ou défis ? » (Siliana, Tunisie, avril 2015)

« L’art et l’espace public » est une problématique récente dans l’histoire contemporaine de la Tunisie. Depuis l’expérience insurrectionnelle débutée en Décembre 2010, par la libération...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 16 Jan 2015
Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting November 21-24, 2015 Denver, CO   Muslims, Moriscos, Renegades, and Christians: Conflictual Encounters, Conversions, and Exchange in the Early-Modern...
From EM Spanish History Notes on 15 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « L’image contestataire. Les pouvoirs à l’épreuve de la culture visuelle, XIXe-XXIe siècles / The Protest Image. Contesting Powers in Visual Culture » (Guyancourt, mai 2015)

De la mise au point de la lithographie en Allemagne en 1796, en passant par l’invention du cinéma en 1895 et l’avènement de la télévision couleur dans les années 1960, jusqu’à la révolution...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Jan 2015
As a follow-up to yesterday’s posting of the call for papers for this year’s meeting in November of the North American Conference of British Studies, I would draw readers’ attention to...
From Enfilade on 15 Jan 2015
Travel and Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern World Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) Aberystwyth-Bangor, Biennial Conference Bangor University 3-5 September, 2015 Confirmed...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 15 Jan 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Women, Land and the Making of the British Landscape, 1300-1900″ (due 31 Jan, Hull, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 15 Jan 2015
VOICING DISSENT IN THE LONG REFORMATION The 8th Triennial Conference of the International John Bunyan Society  Aix-en-Provence (France), 6–9 July 2016  Plenary speakers: Alec Ryrie (Durham), Andrew...
From Dissenting Experience on 14 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « La cartographie de l’espace : les voyageurs de la Mer baltique et de la Méditerranée du Moyen Âge au XIXe siècle » (Montpellier, mai 2015)

L’intérêt que la recherche historique récente porte à la notion de « l’espace » est étroitement liée aux changements politiques, économiques et culturels qui dépassent dans le contexte...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 14 Jan 2015

Call for Papers | NACBS in Little Rock, 2015

Skyline of Little Rock, Arkansas, from the top of the River Market parking deck looking southwest, March 2005. Photo by Bruce Stracener, via Wikimedia Commons. ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ From NACBS: North...
From Enfilade on 14 Jan 2015

Call for Papers | Classical Influences on Georgian Stourhead

Thanks to Hélène Bremer for passing along this CFP: Classical Influences on Georgian Stourhead Stourhead, Wiltshire, 11–12 November 2015 Proposals due by 31 March 2015 Pantheon at Stourhead, via Wikimedia...
From Enfilade on 14 Jan 2015
John Fletcher: A Critical Reappraisal Friday 26th and Saturday 27th June 2015 Canterbury Christ Church University  Keynote Speakers: Professor Gordon McMullan (King’s College London) Dr Lucy Munro...
From Early Modern Workshop on 10 Jan 2015

CFP — "A Local Habitation and A Name": Locality and the English...

CFP — "A Local Habitation and A Name": Locality and the English Theatre — at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Deadline for abstracts 1 March 2015.
From Early Modern Workshop on 14 Jan 2015
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Doctoral Workshop with Udo Thiel: Identity and Individuation in Early Modern Philosophy Date: 4th June 2015 Venue: Philosophisches Seminar Universität Zürich, Zürichbergstrasse 43,...
From Spinoza Research Network on 13 Jan 2015
Call for Papers The History Department’s 37th Annual Susman Graduate Student Conference at Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ Friday, April 10, 2015Everyday Enchantments: Beyond Disenchantment’s...
From Early Modern Workshop on 13 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « Désordres, débats et discordances à l’époque moderne (XVe-XVIIIe siècles) » (mai 2015, Québec, Sherbrooke)

Le désordre, sous toutes ses formes, bouleverse le cours normal des événements, ne serait-ce que pour un bref moment, alors que ce déséquilibre, cette effervescence laissent des traces qui nous permettent...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 Jan 2015
The call for papers for the North American Conference on British Studies 2015 Annual Meeting (due 3 Mar, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 13 Jan 2015
Literary Studies Convention University of Wollongong 7 – 11 July 2015 Theme: Literary Networks Literature is a meeting point for intersecting lines of thought and feeling about the world. As the...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 13 Jan 2015
We invite established scholars, postgraduate researchers, museum curators and media practitioners from a wide range of disciplines working in any geographical context and period to contribute to a dynamic...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 12 Jan 2015
From The Romantic Eye, 1760–1860 and Beyond Yale University, New Haven, 17–18 April 2015 Proposals due by 2 February 2015 This symposium examines Romanticism as a shape-shifting cultural phenomenon...
From Enfilade on 12 Jan 2015
From the conference website: Echoes—Reflections: German Studies Graduate Conference Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 24–25 April 2015 Proposals due by 31 January 2015 Keynote Speaker: Professor...
From Enfilade on 12 Jan 2015
From H-ArtHist: Discovering Dalmatia in 18th- and 19th-Century Travelogues, Pictures, and Photographs Institute of Art History – Center Cvito Fiskovic in Split, Croatia, 21–23 May 2015 Proposals due...
From Enfilade on 12 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « Arts des Mondes » (Rimouski, 28-29 Mai 2015)

Arts des Mondes (ACFAS, Rimouski, 28-29 May 15) Rimouski, Québec, Canada, 83e Congrès Annuel de l’ACFAS, «Sortir des sentiers battus», May 28 – 29, 2015 Deadline: Feb 16, 2015 Le colloque...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « Medieval Religious Architecture » (Leifers, 4-8 Jun 15)

INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE WORKSHOP ON MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE The workshop addresses postgraduate students, who are preparing a thesis on any topic related to medieval church architecture between...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « Crash and Burn: Destruction in American Art » (Londres, 5-6 juin 2015)

Destruction in American Art (London, 5-6 Jun 15) The Courtauld Institute, London, June 5 – 06, 2015 Deadline: Feb 15, 2015 Crash and Burn: Destruction in American Art Friday 5 – Saturday 6...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Jan 2015

Thinking about Berlin

While Simon and I are looking forward to reading proposals for our “Tree of Knowledge” seminar which is about to take place at the end of May, I am also thinking about the event that will take...
From Chronologia Universalis on 12 Jan 2015
I am pleased to inform you that my faculty colleague, Simon Burton and I are organizing a seminar on late medieval and early modern theories of knowledge in East-Central Europe. As I have Ramist background...
From Chronologia Universalis on 12 Jan 2015

Appel à communication : « Les châteaux, demeures princières et seigneuriales en Provence, du Moyen Âge à nos jours » (Tarascon, octobre 2015)

La Provence possède un des plus beaux châteaux médiévaux de France presque intact, le château de Tarascon, symbole du pouvoir des comtes de Provence, rois de Sicile. Les comtes de Toulouse, comtes...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Jan 2015
“Changes in Fashion in the Middle Ages” Center for Medieval Studies Graduate Student Conference University of California, Santa Barbara Saturday, April 25, 2015 Keynote Speaker: Professor Maureen C....
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 12 Jan 2015
For those who are not members yet, here is some information from EMoDiR monthly newsletter: 15 February 2015 submission deadline for Religious Toleration in the Age of Enlightenment (1650-1800): Historical...
From Dissenting Experience on 11 Jan 2015

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