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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

Emotions in Legal Practices: Historical and Modern Attitudes Compared – Call For Papers

Emotions in Legal Practices: Historical and Modern Attitudes Compared Holme Building Refectory, Science Rd, The University of Sydney, 2006. 26-28 September,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 31 May 2016

CFP: The Irish and the London Stage

Proposals for papers are now being invited for a conference entitled ‘The Irish and the London Stage: Identity, Culture, and Politics, 1680-1830’...

nd Australasian Irish Studies Conference – Call For Papers **Deadline Extended Until 24 June 2016**

22nd Australasian Irish Studies Conference 1916 – 2016: Change, Commemoration and Community Flinders University of South Australia (City Premises,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 30 May 2016

Art and War: New Perspectives – Call For Papers

Art and War: New Perspectives The Frick Collection, New York 16 September, 2016 The Frick Collection is pleased to invite submissions for Art and War,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 30 May 2016

17 Society of Architectural Historians Conference – Call For Papers

2017 Society of Architectural Historians Conference Glasgow 7–11 June, 2017 The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 29 May 2016

CFP: The reception of the church fathers and early church historians, c.1470-165

TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, 23 SEPTEMBER 2016 The early thinkers and historians of the church have exercised a perennial influence on…
From The Early Modern Intelligencer on 28 May 2016

Call for Papers: 2016-17 Missouri Regional Seminar on Early American History

[The following link comes from the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy’s announcement. I was privileged to be a postdoc fellow with the...
From The Junto on 28 May 2016

Appels à communication : « La reproduction des images et des textes » (Lausanne, 10-14 juillet 2017)

En choisissant pour thème la question de « La reproduction des images et des textes », le onzième colloque international de l’AIERTI...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 28 May 2016

CFP (Renaissance Society of America Conference Session): The Historiography of Early Modern Architecture

The call for papers for the Renaissance Society of America conference session entitled “The Historiography of Early Modern Architecture”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 27 May 2016

CFP (Renaissance Society of America Conference Session): Urban Studies beyond the Aestheticized Object

The call for papers for the Renaissance Society of America conference session entitled “Urban Studies beyond the Aestheticized Object”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 27 May 2016

Appel à communication : « Scène, corps et mémoires. Les arts à l’épreuve du souvenir » (Arras, 22 juin 2016)

Le séminaire doctoral Scène, corps et mémoires est organisé par l’équipe de recherche « Praxis et Esthétique...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 May 2016

Confluences, Connections, and Correspondences: Music and Visual Culture Conference – Call For Papers

Confluences, Connections, and Correspondences: Music and Visual Culture Conference University of Toronto, ON, Canada October 13–14, 2016 Conference...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 27 May 2016

Appel à communication : sept nouvelles sessions en histoire de l’art au Congrès de la Renaissance Society of America (Chicago, 30 mars-1er avril 2017)

Appel à communication pour les sessions suivantes : [1] Collecting and the Peripheries / The Collection as Laboratory [2] Papal Triumphs in Texts...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 26 May 2016

Appel à communication : « L’art de vivre », Les Jeudis de l’art (Paris, octobre 2016-avril 2017)

Pour la sixième année consécutive, les Jeudis de l’art, cycle de conférences en histoire de l’art gratuit et ouvert...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 26 May 2016

Special Issue of JEMS: Gardens as Laboratories – Call For Papers

Special Issue for: Journal of Early Modern Studies (ZetaBooks), vol. 6/1 (Spring, 2017) Title of the volume: Gardens as Laboratories. The History of Botany...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 26 May 2016

Appel à communication : « Humanités numériques et iconographie. Le cas de la peinture murale alpine » (Grenoble, 28-29 novembre 2016)

Dans le cadre des réflexions conduites à la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme-Alpes sur les liens entre Humanités numériques...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 25 May 2016

New Book Series, Renaissance History, Art & Culture – Call For Proposals

General Editors: Christopher Celenza; Samuel Cohn, Jr.; Andrea Gamberini; Geraldine Johnson; and Isabella Lazzarini. This series investigates the Renaissance...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 25 May 2016

Palgrave Communications: Shakespeare Studies Collection – Call For Papers

This year marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death in Stratford-upon-Avon. To commemorate this landmark, Palgrave Communications...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 24 May 2016

Appel communication : Une histoire du regard est-elle possible ? Le cinma au cœur de la ‘culture visuelle' (Nancy/Metz, 5-6 janvier 2017)

« Un nouvel organe humain s’est développé », écrivait Béla Balázs en 1930 : c’est le cinéma....
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 23 May 2016

Call for Papers: Cultural Representations of Breastfeeding

Date: June 1, 2016 Location: Indiana, United States Subject Fields: Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 23 May 2016

Re-imagining Australia: Encounter, Recognition, Responsibility – Call For Papers

Re-imagining Australia: Encounter, Recognition, Responsibility International Association of Australian Studies Conference Western Australia Maritime Museum,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 23 May 2016

Appel à communication : « L’iconographie des philosophes antiques dans l’art du XVIIe siècle en Italie » (Rome, 20 janvier 2017)

L’iconografia dei filosofi antichi nell’arte del Seicento in Italia Starting with the pioneering contributions of Delphine Fitz Darby (« Ribera...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 May 2016

Appel à communication : « New Research on Local Renaissance » — Sessions de la RSA (Chicago, 30 mars-1er avril 2017)

The aim of these two panels is to gather papers investigating the notion of antiquity and the development of antiquarian culture as detected in the artistic...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 May 2016

Appel à communication : « Revolution: Representation(s), Ideologies, Strategies » (Calgary, 28-29 octobre 2016)

The Department of French, Italian and Spanish at the University of Calgary is organizing its second Young Researchers’ Conference (YRC@YYC) on October...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 May 2016

Call for Papers and Posters | Synagogue and Museum

From H-ArtHist: Synagogue and Museum: 3rd International Congress on Jewish ArchitectureTechnische Universität Braunschweig, 21–23 November 2016...
From Enfilade on 20 May 2016

Lost and Transformed Cities – Call For Papers

Lost and Transformed Cities Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Nova University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal November 17-18, 2016 Conference Website...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 20 May 2016

Appel à communication : « When Theory Fails? Artistic Practices in the Early Modern Period » — Session de la RSA (Chicago, 30 mars-1 avril 2017)

Despite recent critiques, art historians have maintained the assumption embedded in Giorgio Vasari’s Vite that art theory preceded and hence defined...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 19 May 2016

Luther in Italy – Call For Papers

Luther in Italy Rome 23–25 February, 2017 Conference Website The printing industry developed in mutual exchange with the Reformation. Luther’s...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 18 May 2016

Shakespeare and Fear – Call For Papers

Shakespeare and Fear 2017 Conference of the French Shakespeare Society Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe, Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 18 May 2016

Appel à Communication : « Actors and Vehicles of Architectural Criticism » (Bologne, 4-5 octobre 2016)

Actors and Vehicles of Architectural Criticism / MAPPING.CRIT.ARCH Second International Workshop Bologna, October 4-5, 2016 Université Rennes 2...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 May 2016

CFP: Unreasonable, Speculative, Fantastic: Women’s Parapolitical Creativity During the English Civil Wars (5/20/16; 3/30-4/1/17)

Call for Papers for RSA Chicago 2017 (March 30 – April 1) Unreasonable, Speculative, Fantastic:  Women’s Parapolitical Creativity During...
From Everything Early Modern Women on 17 May 2016

Call For Papers: Jonathan Swift 35

A conference to mark the 350th anniversary of the birth of Jonathan Swift will be held from 7-9 June 2017 in Trinity College Dublin. Proposals for 20-minute...

Call for Papers | A Year’s Art: The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The Main Galleries of the Royal Academy of Arts during the Summer Exhibition, 1956 (unidentified photographer working for Keystone Press Agency Ltd. Photo...
From Enfilade on 17 May 2016

Music and Politics in Britain, c.1780-c.1850 – Call For Papers

Music and Politics in Britain, c.1780-c.1850 King’s College, London 2-3 June, 2017 Music was everywhere in early nineteenth-century British politics....
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 17 May 2016

Amsterdam U Press, New Book Series: Gendering the Late Medieval & Early Modern World – Call For Proposals

This series provides a forum for studies that investigate the themes of women and gender in the late medieval and early modern world. The editors invite...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 16 May 2016

Shakespeare and Music Studies: From Theory into Practice Symposium – Call For Papers Extended to July 1

Shakespeare and Music Studies: From Theory into Practice Symposium Monash University, Caulfield Campus Friday 4 November, 2016 **Call For Papers Extended...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 16 May 2016

Call for Papers | Art and War

From H-ArtHist: Art and War: New PerspectivesThe Frick Collection, New York, 16 September 2016 Proposals due by 16 June 2016 The Frick Collection is pleased...
From Enfilade on 15 May 2016

Call for Papers | HECAA Session at UAAC, 2016

Thanks again to Christina Smylitopoulos, HECAA is scheduled to be represented at this year’s UAAC Conference! Details and a full list of panels (65...
From Enfilade on 15 May 2016

Appel à communication : « The Material Culture of Religious Change and Continuity, 1400-1600 » (Huddersfield, 11-12 avril 2017)

2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his 95 theses on the Wittenberg Church. From that date, religion in Europe had profound changes....
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 14 May 2016

Appel à communication : « L’architecture des ingénieurs, 1650-1850 — ornement et décor » (Versailles, 15 octobre 2016)

T4-20 Les années 1980 furent propices à l’étude du travail des ingénieurs : en 1981, Anne Blanchard publiait un Dictionnaire...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 14 May 2016

Appel à communication : « In Se@rch of Wisdom: Knowledge Spaces and Networks across the Mediterranean Sea » (Madrid, 2-4 novembre 2016)

X Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval. This conference is to deepen into the various insights of the construction of spaces and the production of works...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 May 2016

Call for Papers | Understanding Material Loss

From the conference website: Understanding Material Loss across Time and Space University of Birmingham, 17–18 February 2017 Proposals due by 14...
From Enfilade on 13 May 2016

Call for Session Proposals | ASECS 2017, Minneapolis

Panel proposals are due this weekend: 2017 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference Minneapolis, 30 March — 2 April 2017 Session...
From Enfilade on 13 May 2016

Marginal Notes: Social Reading and the Literal Margins Conference & Masterclass – Call For Papers

Marginal Notes: Social Reading and the Literal Margins. A One-Day Conference & Masterclass State Library of Victoria, Melbourne Friday 23 September...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 13 May 2016

Expanding Visions: Women in the Medieval and Early Modern World

Expanding Visions: Women in the Medieval and Early Modern World University of Miami March 2-4, 2017 Sponsored by the University of Miami Department of...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 13 May 2016

CFP: Renaissance Society of America 2017 Annual Meeting

The call for sessions and papers for the Renaissance Society of America 2017 Annual Meeting (due 7 Jun, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is available here...
From Early Modern Architecture on 12 May 2016

CFP: Traveling with Gulliver, around Campus

Pedagogy-oriented submissions that give insight into the ways Gulliver’s Travels is taught in higher education are invited for the Long...

CFP: Dutch-Belgian Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference

The Dutch-Belgian Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies (DBSECS) annual conference will take place in Brussels on 10-11 March 2016. The theme of the conference...

CFP: Irish Panels at the 2016 ASECS Conference

The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies will hold its annual meeting in Pittsburgh, PA on 31 March to 3 April 2016. The Irish Caucus is given...

Appel à communication : « Représentations spatiales de la péninsule Arabique » (Paris, 20-22 octobre 2016)

La représentation de la péninsule Arabique est loin de présenter un profil linéaire. L’ouverture des champs d’étude...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 May 2016

Appel à communication : « The Avant-garde and its Networks: Surrealism in Paris, North Africa and the Middle East from the 1930s  » (Beyrouth, 14-15 novembre 2016)

Surrealism – along with Futurism – can be considered as one of the few avant-garde movements of the early twentieth century that was established...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 May 2016

Opera: The Art of Emotions – Call For Papers

Opera: The Art of Emotions The Inaugural Conference of the Opera Special Interest Group of the Musicological Society of Australia in association with ARC...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 12 May 2016

Writing with Isaac in the 21st century

Two years ago, I attended a brilliant Digital Humanities conference in Sheffield, with several very impressive papers. I was allowed to present some of...
From Corpus Newtonicum on 10 May 2016

CFP: The Body and Spiritual Experience: 1500-1700 (RSA 2017) (5/20/16; 3/30-4/1/17)

Abstracts are invited for a proposed series of sessions on the body and spiritual experience in Europe 1500-1700, intended for the next Renaissance Society...
From Everything Early Modern Women on 10 May 2016

Appel à communication : L’Art et la loi (« Art of law ») (Bruges, 16-18 janvier 2017)

In his Rechtsboek van Den Briel written in 1405 for the Dutch town of Den Briel, Jan Matthijsen, a court clerk, specified what a proper court or deliberation...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 May 2016

Reception, Reputation and Circulation in the Early Modern World, 1500-1800 – Call For Papers

Reception, Reputation and Circulation in the Early Modern World, 1500-1800 Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway 22-25 March, 2017 Conference...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 10 May 2016

Appel à communication : « Où sont les bibliothèques spoliées par les nazis ? Tentatives d’identification et de restitution, un chantier en cours » (Paris, 23-24 mars 2017)

L’ampleur des spoliations effectuées par les forces nazies durant la seconde guerre mondiale a été révélée...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 May 2016

92nd Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America – Call for Papers

92nd Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America Toronto, Ontario 6-8 April 2017 Hosted by the University of Toronto and The Pontifical Institute...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 9 May 2016

Appel à communication : « Ritual and Historiography in the Middle Ages » (Münster, 31 mars – 2 avril 2017)

The past few decades, and especially the past few years, have seen a significant rise in scholarship on medieval Christian liturgy. No longer the esoteric...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 8 May 2016

CFP: Digital Defoe – Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

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From RECSO on 7 May 2016

Appel à communication : « Cultural Encounters: Tensions and Polarities of Transmission from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment » (Londres, 17 novembre 2016)

The Warburg Institute will host its first Postgraduate Symposium on 17 November 2016. It will explore the concept of cultural encounters and focus particularly...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 6 May 2016

Appel à communication : « Art History in Digital Dimensions » (Washington, D.C. et College Park, Maryland, 19-21 octobre 2016)

With the support of the Getty Foundation and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Maryland Institute for...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 6 May 2016

Appel à communication : « Surréalisme et arts premiers » (Paris, 10 octobre 2016)

Quand, en mai 1936, la galerie Charles Ratton présente l’« Exposition surréaliste d’objets », cette exposition cherche...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 6 May 2016

Divine (In)Justice in Antiquity and the Middle Ages – Call For Papers

Divine (In)Justice in Antiquity and the Middle Ages University of Sheffield Friday 4 November, 2016 Plenary speaker: Professor Tim Whitmarsh (University...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 6 May 2016

Appel à communication : Congrès 2017 de la Society of Architectural Historians (Glasgow, 7-11 juin 2017)

The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for its 70th Annual International Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, June 7–11....
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 5 May 2016

CFP: Neue Tendenzen der Italienforschung

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Neue Tendenzen der Italienforschung” (due 31 May, Florence, Italy) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 5 May 2016

CFP: I Realigned the Cosmos: Lyric Poetry and Science (SLSA 5/9/16; 11/3-6/16)

I Realigned the Cosmos: Lyric Poetry and Science Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), 3-6 November 2016, Atlanta, GA “Ain’t...
From Everything Early Modern Women on 5 May 2016

CfP: Join the LDNA panels at Sheffield Digital Humanities Conference

Taking advantage of an extension in the call for papers for Sheffield’s Digital Humanities Congress this September (8-10), Linguistic DNA is now...
From Linguistic DNA on 5 May 2016

Appel à communication : « Le don mis en scène. Représentations visuelles et textuelles de l’acte de donation dans les arts de la première modernité » (Louvain, 19-20 janvier 2017)

Envisagé comme un acte par lequel se nouent et s’affirment des relations humaines, le don est aujourd’hui considéré comme...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 4 May 2016

Crossroads V: Bodily Modernities. Comparing, Intersecting, Dismembering – Call For Papers

Crossroads V: Bodily Modernities. Comparing, Intersecting, Dismembering University of Massachusetts Amherst October 7-9, 2016 Conference Website Bodies...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 4 May 2016

CFP: Halle seminar in early modern philosophy

We welcome abstracts for the Halle Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy / Hallenser Seminar zur Philosophie der Neuzeit, to be held from 3 to 5 November,...
From Spinoza Research Network on 3 May 2016

Appel à communication : « L’espace domestique en France et en Belgique : Arts, Littérature et Design 1850-1920 » (Belfast, 16-17 Septembre 2016)

La Modernité trouve une illustration à bien des égards exemplaire dans les mutations de l’intérieur domestique au XIXe...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 3 May 2016

Paradigm Shifts: 23rd Annual ACMRS Conference – Call For Papers

Paradigm Shifts 23rd Annual ACMRS Conference Embassy Suites Hotel, Scottsdale, Arizona February 9-11, 2017 ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 3 May 2016

CFP: Troisième Congrès Francophone d’Histoire de la Construction

The call for papers for the Troisième Congrès Francophone d’Histoire de la Construction (due 17 May, Nantes, France) is available...
From Early Modern Architecture on 2 May 2016

CFP: Gender and Textual Mobility, Wellington, 7-10 February 2017

Call for Papers – Gender and Textual Mobility, ANZAMEMS (Australian and New Zealand Medieval and Early Modern Society conference) Wellington,…
From The Early Modern Intelligencer on 2 May 2016

CFP: Gender and Textual Mobility, ANZAMEMS (Australian and New Zealand Medieval and Early Modern Society conference) Wellington, New Zealand (8/1/16; 2/7-10/17)

The Early Modern Women’s Research Network (EMWRN) is convening panels on Gender and Textual Mobility at the upcoming ANZAMEMS conference in Wellington,...
From Everything Early Modern Women on 2 May 2016

ANZAMEMS Conference Panel: Gender and Textual Mobility – Call For Applications

Call for Papers – Gender and Textual Mobility, ANZAMEMS 2017 The Early Modern Women’s Research Network (EMWRN) is convening panels on Gender...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 2 May 2016

Appel à communication : « Présence des divinités et des cultes dans les campagnes de la Gaule romaine » (Nantes, 11-12 octobre 2016)

En Gaule, les œuvres relevant des arts figurés, peintures, mosaïques ou sculptures, étaient pour une grande part des représentations...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 30 Apr 2016

Appel à communication : journée d’études consacrée à Otto Dix (Colmar, 29 novembre 2016)

À l’occasion du 125e anniversaire de la naissance d’Otto Dix et des 500 ans du Retable d’Issenheim, le Musée Unterlinden...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 30 Apr 2016

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