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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).    

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

Æthelred II and Cnut the Great: Millennial Conference to Commemorate the Siege of London in 1016 – Call For Papers

Æthelred II and Cnut the Great: Millennial Conference to Commemorate the Siege of London in 1016 University College London 6-9 July, 2016 London...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 30 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Dessiner (le) Jazz » (Paris, novembre 2015)

De dessiner le jazz à dessiner jazz, cette 3e édition d’Esthétique(s) jazz : la scène et les images investira l’univers...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 29 Apr 2015

The Interdisciplinarity of Pilgrimage Studies – Call For Papers

The Interdisciplinarity of Pilgrimage Studies An Interdisciplinary Conference Sponsored by the Institute for Pilgrimage Studies and the International Consortium...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 29 Apr 2015

Ashgate Series “Women and Gender in the Early Modern World” – Call For Proposals

New proposals are welcomed for both single-author volumes and edited collections for the Ashgate series Women and Gender in the Early Modern World. For...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 28 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Epic Encounters. Literature and the Visual Arts around Ariosto and Tasso » (Boston, RSA, 31 mars-2 avril 2016)

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Furioso’s first edition, this session aims to reassess the exchange of ideas, theories and modes...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Tintoretto 500  » (Boston, RSA, 31mars-2 avril 2016)

The life, personality, career, and critical fortune of Jacopo Tintoretto, one of the preeminent painters of late-sixteenth-century Europe, continue to...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Le Futurisme italien, entre l’art et la politique / Il Futurismo italiano, tra arte e politica » (Lyon, 29 janvier 2016)

Né en 1909, dissout en 1944, le Futurisme italien est un objet privilégié pour interroger les rapports qui se nouèrent entre...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 Apr 2015

Art, Anatomy, and Medicine Since 1700 – Call For Papers

Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1700 Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina 31 March — 1 April, 2016 The symposium organizer seeks proposals...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 27 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Art, histoire et identité » (Lucca, 19 juin 2015)

Session du troisième congrès international Euroacademia portant sur « Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 26 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Paris 500-1500 : les puissances qui façonnent une ville » (Paris, juillet 2016)

Le colloque annuel de l’Association archéologique britannique se tiendra à Paris en 2016. La ville bénéficie d’une...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 25 Apr 2015

VIe Colloque d’art contemporain à Torun, Paris et les artistes polonais, 1945-1989

Polski Instytut Studiów nad Sztuką Świata (Polish Istitute of World Art Studies) Université Nicolas-Copernic à Toruń...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 25 Apr 2015

Appel à communication, Journées d’études « Bien urbain ». L’art dans l’espace public

Durant la 5ème édition de Bien Urbain (parcours artistiques dans, et avec l’espace public) à Besançon, deux journées...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 25 Apr 2015

Appel à session : 62e congrès de la Renaissance Society of America (RSA) (Boston, 31 mars-2 avril 2016)

La Renaissance Society of America (RSA) tiendra son 62e congrès à Boston du 31 mars au 2 avril 2016. Les propositions de session doivent...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « From theory to practice: Lomazzo’s aesthetic principles reflected in the art of his time » (Boston, RSA, 31 mars-2 avril 2016)

Giovan Paolo Lomazzo (1538‐1592) was the leading art theorist of late Cinquecento Milan, author of the influential Trattato dell’Arte della...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Unity and Division in the History of Art » (Cleveland, 23 Oct 2015)

Unity and Division in the History of Art (Cleveland, 23 Oct 15) Cleveland, OH, October 23, 2015 Deadline: Jun 15, 2015 Unity and Division in the History...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Apr 2015

Visual Print Culture in Europe, 1500–1850 – Call For Papers

Visual Print Culture in Europe, 1500–1850: Techniques, Genres, Imagery, and Markets University of Warwick at Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Venice 5–6...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 24 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Landscape into History » (CAA, Washington, février 2016)

Art history and landscape studies have a common origin and shared scholarly trajectories, yet the extent of their reciprocal influence is by no means certain....
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « La Biennale de Venise et le marché de l’art » (Londres, février 2016)

Over its history, the strategic positioning of the Venice Biennale has seemingly oscillated between a pure exhibition platform and a hybrid exhibition/exchange...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « 4th Annual International Conference in Paragone Studies » (Flint, USA, sept 2015)

Paragone Studies (Flint, 17-19 Sep 15) Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI, September 17 – 19, 2015 Deadline: Jun 30, 2015 4th Annual International...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 Apr 2015

XXXV Encontro APHES Universidade de Évora

Alargamento de prazo de submissão de propostas até 30 de Maio de 2015. Mais informações:  www.conferenciaaphes.pt 
From Voces de la Historia on 22 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Translation and Change » — CIHA (Pékin, 15-22 septembre 2016)

The appearance of transcultural visual forms in societies across the world has elicited significant scholarly attention in recent years. New art histories...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « L’invention partagée de l’Antiquité au XXIe siècle » (Clermont-Ferrand/Aubusson/Limoges, avril 2016)

« L’invention partagée », expression que Michel Hérold a pu employer pour mettre en lumière la responsabilité...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 Apr 2015

Arden Studies in Early Modern Drama – Call For Proposals

Arden Studies in Early Modern Drama Series Editors: Lisa Hopkins is Professor of English at Sheffield Hallam University Tanya Pollard is Professor of English...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 22 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Exploring Early Modern Dress: the Merits and Challenges of Diverse Sources » (Florence, septembre 2015)

The field of early modern dress history draws from a variety of sources in order to map out fashions and trends within the confines of readily available...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Lumière(s) » (Lilles, 11 septembre 2015)

Élément fondamental de notre univers, phénomène physique, marqueur du temps et des saisons, critère esthétique…...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Apr 2015

The Magna Carta After 800 Years – Call For Papers

The Magna Carta After 800 Years Sydney, Australia 28–29 November, 2015 Keynote Speakers: Mr. Julian Burnside QC & Dr. Augusto Zimmermann The...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 21 Apr 2015

CFP: Renaissance Studies — NIS (Special Interdisciplinary Issue)

The call for articles for a special interdisciplinary issue of Renaissance Studies — NIS (due 30 Jun) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 21 Apr 2015

New proposals wanted for Ashgate series Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

Originally posted on Gender and Work in Early Modern Europe: New proposals are welcomed for both single-author volumes and edited collections for the...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 20 Apr 2015

CFP: Project Afterbirth

INTRODUCTION Most of us dare not question our pregnancy, birth or early parenthood experience for fear of seeming ungrateful, difficult or concerned...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 20 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Palaces and Urban Dynamics: Centers of power and knowledge in Europe »

The European palaces established more than mere residences of monarchs, princes, cardinals, aristocrats and bourgeois. They were centers of power, solid...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 Apr 2015

Paris c.500-c.1500: The Powers that Shape a City – Call For Papers

“Paris c.500-c.1500: The Powers that Shape a City” British Archaeological Association 2016 Annual Conference Institut National de l’Histoire...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 20 Apr 2015

CFP: European Architectural History Network Fourth International Meeting

The call for papers for the European Architectural History Network Fourth International Meeting (due 30 Sept, Dublin, Ireland) is available here and...
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Apr 2015

Call for Essays | The Mediality of Sugar

From H-ArtHist: The Mediality of SugarEdited by Nadja Gernalzick, and Joseph Imorde Proposals due by 1 June 2015; completed essays due by 30 November 2015...
From Enfilade on 18 Apr 2015

CFP: Femmes, architecture, ville et paysage (Graduate Conference)

The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “Femmes, architecture, ville et paysage” (due 3 May, Paris, France) is available here...
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Le musée par la scène. Le spectacle vivant au musée » (Paris, novembre 2015)

Nous nous proposons d’interroger la place, les pratiques et les finalités du spectacle vivant au musée, dans leur articulation avec...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 Apr 2015

CFP: The Italian Renaissance and Chinese Receptions

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Italian Renaissance and Chinese Receptions” (due 15 May, Nanjing, China) is available...
From Early Modern Architecture on 16 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Art, anatomie et médecine depuis 1700″ (Colombia, avril 2016)

The symposium organizer seeks proposals for papers that address visual, theoretical, cultural, historical and/or contemporary connections, relationships,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Apr 2015

Magic and the Supernatural in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods – Call For Papers

Magic and the Supernatural in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods Cardiff University Postgraduate Conference July 21st 2015 An understanding of magic...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 15 Apr 2015

CFP: Transitions: Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies (Special Issue: “Conflicts between France and Spain”)

The call for articles by Transitions:  Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies for a special issue on “Conflicts between France and Spain”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 14 Apr 2015

Call for Papers | Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1700

Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1700Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina, 31 March — 1 April 2016 Proposals due by 1 July 2015 The symposium...
From Enfilade on 14 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : le 34e Congrès du CIHA (Pékin, 15-22 septembre 2016)

The Chinese CIHA Committee will host the 34th CIHA World Congress of Art History in Beijing and invites art historians from all over the world to attend...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 Apr 2015

CFP: Meta-Play: Early Modern Drama and Metatheatre

University of Kent 13-14 June 2015 Now that over half a century has passed since Lionel Abel coined the term ‘metatheatre’ with particular...
From The Early Modern Intelligencer on 13 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Théâtre et photographie. Croisements, échanges, écarts autour de la performance »

Formes distinctes d’expression, la photographie et le théâtre sont pourtant étroitement liés. Leur rencontre se réalise...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 Apr 2015

Practising Emotions: Place and the Public Sphere – Call For Papers

Practising Emotions: Place and the Public Sphere ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions Collaboratory Wyselaskie Auditorium, Uniting Church...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 13 Apr 2015

CFP: First Interdisciplinary Historical Fictions Research Network Conference

The call for papers for the First Interdisciplinary Historical Fictions Research Network Conference (due 1 Sept, Cambridge, England) is available...
From Early Modern Architecture on 12 Apr 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Making of Measurement

CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 23-4 July 2015Proposals are invited for individual papers and sessions for The Making of Measurement, an interdisciplinary...
From The Renaissance Diary on 17 Feb 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue of the Journal of Early Modern Studies

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...
From The Renaissance Diary on 17 Feb 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Literature and Philosophy 1500-1700

A Postgraduate Conference at the University of SussexPlenary speakers: Katrin Ettenhuber (Pembroke, University of Cambridge); Neil Rhodes (University of...
From The Renaissance Diary on 17 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Femmes et architecture » (Paris, 5 juin 2014)

La création architecturale, urbaine ou paysagère exige pour voir le jour la participation de nombreux professionnels, demande d’importants investissements...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Contempt Art’15 » (Istanbul, 8-9 juin 2015)

Contempt Art ’15 (Istanbul, 8-9 Jun 15) Istanbul,Turkey, June 8 – 09, 2015 Deadline: Apr 17, 2015 CONTEMPART ’15 / 4th International...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 11 Apr 2015

CFP: Oxford Research in English

Call for Papers:​ N​etworks (​Issue 2, Summer 2015) ‘The frontiers of a book are never clear­cut: beyond the title, the first lines, and the last...
From Early Modern Workshop on 10 Apr 2015

CFP: American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2016 Conference (Call for Sessions)

The call for sessions for the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2016 Conference (due 1 Jun, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA) is available...
From Early Modern Architecture on 11 Apr 2015

CFP: Magic and the Supernatural in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

Cardiff University Postgraduate Conference, July 21st 2015 An understanding of magic and the supernatural is crucial to the study of the medieval and early...
From Cardiff Shakespeare on 10 Apr 2015

Appel à session : Congrès 2016 de l’Association of Art Historians (Edimbourg, avril 2016)

Le congrès annuel de l’Association of Art Historians (AHH) 2016 mettra l’accent sur la diversité, la portée et l’importance de la...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 Apr 2015

Shakespeare and Waste – Call For Papers

Shakespeare and Waste The Inaugural KiSSIT conference Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames Saturday 23 May, 2015 Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS), part...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 10 Apr 2015

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