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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 year 2015 will mark the fiftieth birthday of Poculi Ludique Societas To celebrate a half century of early drama …Continue reading →
Symposium on Latin America in the Early Colonial Period 9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, April 11, 2015 Keynote speaker: Laura Matthew, Marquette University This symposium aims to explore the complexities of Latin...

RSA 2015 CFP: Early Modern Chronologies

CFP: Early Modern Chronologies Session organized for the RSA 2015 Annual Meeting in Berlin, 26–28 March 2015 Description The early modern period witnessed the full bloom of scientific chronology thanks...
From Chronologia Universalis on 23 Apr 2014
Symposium on Latin America in the Early Colonial Period 9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, April 11, 2015 Keynote speaker: Laura Matthew, Marquette University This symposium aims to explore the complexities of Latin...
The call for papers for the Fifth International Congress on Construction History (due 1 Jun, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 21 Apr 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “L’architecture des ingénieurs, 1650-1850″ (due 15 May, Paris, France) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Apr 2014
From the Understanding British Portraits website: Understanding British Portraits Annual Seminar 2014 National Portrait Gallery, London, 26 November 2014 Proposals due by 13 June 2014 Mrs Henchman by Daniel...
From Enfilade on 18 Apr 2014
From the Call for Papers: L’architecture des ingénieurs, 1650–1850 Galerie Colbert, Paris, 8 November 2014 Proposals due by 15 May 2014 Jacques-Pierre-Jean Rousseau, ingénieur des ponts et chaussées,...
From Enfilade on 17 Apr 2014

Update: Coming Up in Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Calls for Papers Limina Annual Conference – ‘Fear and Loathing’ (Reminder)The Ninth Annual Conference of Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural StudiesFriday 20 June 2014Humanities Research...
From CERAE Impressions: A Blog on 17 Apr 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Capability Brown:  Perception and Response in a Global Context” (due 31 Aug, Bath, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 16 Apr 2014

Convocatoria de artículos para el Nº 5 de RECIAL, la revista del Área Letras del CIFFyH

Está abierta hasta el 15 de junio de 2014 y el dossier será dedicado a investigaciones centradas en los “Problemas y debates en torno a la traducción literaria”. Además, esta publicación alcanzó...
From Voces de la Historia on 15 Apr 2014
Here’s the description for the HECAA-sponsored, 90-minute session—chaired by Andria Derstine and Rena Hoisington—on the legacy of Donald Posner: 103rd Annual Conference of the College Art Association ...
From Enfilade on 15 Apr 2014
The call for session proposals for the Association of Art Historians 2015 Annual Conference (due 21 Apr, Norwich, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in...
From Early Modern Architecture on 14 Apr 2014

Call for Papers | ‘Capability’ Brown: Perception and Response

© National Trust Images / David Noton / Croome Park / Worcestershire From the Capability Brown Tercentenary website ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ From The Garden History Society: ‘Capability’ Brown:...
From Enfilade on 14 Apr 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Port Cities in the Early Modern World, 1500-1800″ (due 15 Sept, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) is available here and under “Calls for...
From Early Modern Architecture on 13 Apr 2014
Most survey courses in early modern philosophy are informed by a familiar narrative, based on the development of empiricism and rationalism and their synthesis in Kant‘s philosophy. Over the last...
From ESEMP's Notebook on 11 Mar 2014
The Editors of the Journal of Early Modern Studies are pleased to announce a call for papers for the Fall 2014 general (non-thematic) issue of JEMS. Submissions of articles and reviews falling within...
From ESEMP's Notebook on 24 Jan 2014
The first meeting of the Brussels Seminar in Modern Philosophy will be held Wednesday 7 May 2014 at the Université libre de Bruxelles. The seminar aims at fostering interaction among junior and established...
From ESEMP's Notebook on 24 Jan 2014
Herzog August Library, Wolfenbüttel, 30 June – 1 July 2014. Organised by Karin Friedrich (Aberdeen) with the support of the Herzog August Library, Wolfenbüttel, the Aberdeen Humanities Fund/Hunter...
From ESEMP's Notebook on 24 Jan 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Ort & Ortsbezug in der Architektur seit der Renaissance” (due 15 May, Munich, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 12 Apr 2014
From the SAH 2015 Call for Papers: 2015 Society of Architectural Historians Annual Conference Chicago, 15–19 April 2015 Proposals due by 6 June 2014 The Society of Architectural Historians is now...
From Enfilade on 11 Apr 2014
The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “On the Fringe:  Outsiders and Otherness in the Medieval and Early Modern Era” (due 28 Apr, Durham, England) is available here and...
From Early Modern Architecture on 10 Apr 2014
Medieval London and the World 1st-4th May 2015 “WE WELCOME PROPOSALS FOR KEYNOTES, PAPERS, SESSIONS, ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS AND WORKSHOPS. Topics …Continue reading →
From the symposium website: Student Symposium | Facing the Unknown: Anonymity in the History of Art The Cleveland Museum of Art, 24 October 2014 Proposals due by 15 June 2014 The Case Western Reserve...
From Enfilade on 9 Apr 2014
The following selection of panels may be of interest for scholars of the eighteenth century, though readers are encouraged to consult the full Call for Participation. HECAA members are asked to pay special...
From Enfilade on 6 Apr 2014
Art History—Adaptation—Knowledge—Society Budapest, 20 June 2014 Proposals due by 30 April 2014 Organized by Zoltán Dragon and Miklós Székely The end of art history was first envisioned by Hans...
From Enfilade on 4 Apr 2014
The call for papers for the Society of Architectural Historians 2015 Annual Conference (due 6 Jun, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in...
From Early Modern Architecture on 2 Apr 2014
Coping with Copia:  Epistemological Excess in Early Modern Art and Science Call for papers for a conference in Montreal, May 14-16, 2015 Fabian Krämer (History of Science, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität...
Art and Social Change: The Collection of La Salle University Art Museum Abstracts for an edited volume due by 30 June 2014; completed essays due by 30 January 2015 We are seeking scholarly essays (3,000–6,000...
From Enfilade on 2 Apr 2014
Organized by the Research Centre for the Foundations of Modern Thought (FME), University of Bucharest, in collaboration with the Philosophy Department at Princeton University 8 – 13 July 2014 Bran,...
From Spinoza Research Network on 1 Apr 2014
The German version of this CfP is at http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/termine/id=24479 : i.a.:     [quote]CfP Ernesto Grassi in München. Aspekte von Werk und Wirkung   Veranstalter:...
From Web4Ren Forum (W4RF) on 1 Apr 2014
At https://networks.h-net.org/node/6873/discussions/19210/early-modern-philosophy you can read: [quote]The sixteenth annual meeting of the South Central Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy will be held...
From Web4Ren Forum (W4RF) on 1 Apr 2014
The call for papers includes a bibliography. From Le Blog de L’ApAhAu: Le singe aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles: Figure de l’art, personnage littéraire & curiosité scientifique CLARE Université...
From Enfilade on 1 Apr 2014
From the Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker: 33rd Congress of German Art Historians | The Value of Art Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, 24–28 March 2015 Proposals due by 14 May 2014 The social...
From Enfilade on 1 Apr 2014
Call for Papers International Conference Property Rights, Land and Territory in the European Overseas Empires Lisbon, 26-27 June 2014 The occupation of territories, the rule over land and the definition...
From EM Spanish History Notes on 31 Mar 2014
The sixteenth annual meeting of the South Central Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy will be held Friday-Saturday, May 30-31, 2014 at Texas A&M University, College Station. Confirmed speakers include...
From Spinoza Research Network on 31 Mar 2014
Port Cities in the Early Modern World, 1500–1800 Philadelphia, 5–7 November 2015 Proposals due by 15 September 2014 Co-sponsored by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, the Program in Early...
From Enfilade on 31 Mar 2014
The call for articles for the Architectural Association of Ireland’s Building Material journal (vol. 20, theme:  ”Building Material”, due 25 Apr) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 30 Mar 2014
The Eleventh International Milton Symposium will be held at the University of Exeter, England, 20-24 July, 2015. The Symposium, normally held every three years, brings together scholars from across the...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Mar 2014
We are delighted to announce our 8th annual conference entitled ‘On the Fringes: Outsiders and Otherness in the Medieval and Early Modern Era’. July 8-10, in the Senate Suite, Durham Castle....
University of Sydney, 10-13 December 2014, proposals due 15 JuneDavid Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XVThe Sydney Intellectual History Network and ‘Putting Periodisation to Use’...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Mar 2014
The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval & Early Modern Studies at University of Maryland, College Park–an interdisciplinary group of faculty …Continue reading →
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Ideas and Enlightenment: The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under)” (due 15 Jun, Sydney, Australia) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 27 Mar 2014
9–10 October 2014Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of LondonKeynote Speaker: Dr Stefano Mengozzi (University of Michigan), ‘Johannes Tinctoris, the Ambiguity of Language, and the Nature...
From The Renaissance Diary on 26 Mar 2014
St John’s College, Cambridge19-20 July 2014Confirmed Speakers: Stephen Alford (Leeds), Alan Bryson (Sheffield), Norman Jones (Utah State), Scott Lucas (The Citadel), John McDiarmid (New College of Florida),...
From The Renaissance Diary on 26 Mar 2014
University of Edinburgh (26 July 2014)‘What an insane thing it is to make literature one's only means of support!... To make a trade of an art! I am rightly served for attempting such a brutal folly.’-...
From The Renaissance Diary on 26 Mar 2014
A one-day conference at the Centre for the Study of the Book, Oxford UniversitySaturday 5 July 2014'Pag. 8. lin. 7. for laughing, reade, languishing.'Richard Bellings, A Sixth Booke to the Countesse of...
From The Renaissance Diary on 26 Mar 2014
'The dyer's hand': Colours in Early Modern England A special issue of E-rea (13.1, Autumn 2015)Guest Editor: Sophie Chiari (LERMA, Aix-Marseille Université).As Michel Pastoureau has shown, the Middle...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 26 Mar 2014

Call for Papers | The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under)

From the Sydney Intellectual History Network: ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’, The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under) David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV The University of Sydney,...
From Enfilade on 26 Mar 2014
Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture is a scholarly, peer-reviewed online publication edited by graduate students in the Department of History of Art & Architecture at the University...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 26 Mar 2014
The call for sessions for the 34th International Congress in the History of Art (due 10 Apr, Beijing, China) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 26 Mar 2014

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