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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).    

Call for Papers | Robert Adam and His Brothers

Information about the chimneypiece is available here        ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ From the Call for Papers: Robert Adam and His Brothers: New Light on Britain’s Leading Architectural Family London,...
From Enfilade on 23 Oct 2014
Twelfth Workshop on Early Modern German History German Historical Institute London 8 May 2015 Organised by the German History Society in co-operation with the German Historical Institutes London and Washington...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 23 Oct 2014
Letters & Letter Writing, Signed, Sealed, Delivered Lisbon, Portugal 22–24 March, 2015 In the eighteenth century, the letter, which had been the foremost medium of long-distance communication since...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 22 Oct 2014
Rethinking Shakespeare and Italy: Cultural Exchanges from the Early Modern Period to the Present, ed. by Enza De Francisci and Chris Stamatakis (Routledge: Studies in Shakespeare Series) This volume brings...
From Early Modern Workshop on 20 Oct 2014
Magic and Intellectual History  Thursday 5th March 2015 - CREMS, University of YorkA day symposium – Keynote speaker: Dr Stephen Clucas (Birkbeck)This symposium will explore the place of magic in the...
From Early Modern Workshop on 20 Oct 2014
The International Christopher Marlowe: A 2-day conference at the University of Exeter, 7th-8th September 2015 Much current and historical scholarship has considered Christopher Marlowe’s work mostly...
From Early Modern Workshop on 20 Oct 2014
In the early modern period, the household was commonly perceived as analogical to the state, the head of the household, a king, the servants, his subjects: “An houshold,” John Dod and Robert Cleaver...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 20 Oct 2014
Call For Presentations: Letters & Letter Writing, Signed, Sealed, Delivered Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015 Lisbon, Portugal In the eighteenth century, the letter, which had been the...
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Entangled Histories, Multiple Geographies” (due 15 Jan, Belgrade, Serbia) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Oct 2014
theprintshopwindow:Gillray exhibition… Ashmolean Museum… chance to explore the latest scholarship…satirical print geek overload! Be there and be square. Originally posted on Romantic...
From The Print Shop Window on 17 Oct 2014
Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy II Radboud University Nijmegen (NL), 23-24 February 2015. Keynote speakers: Pauline Phemister (University of Edinburgh) Wiep van Bunge (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam) Please...
From Spinoza Research Network on 17 Oct 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Trondheim Colloquium on the History of Architectural Historiography” (due 7 Jan, Trondheim, Norway) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 17 Oct 2014
The Omohundro Institute and the University of Southern California-Huntington Library Early Modern Studies Institute are pleased to announce the tenth in a series of William and Mary Quarterly-EMSI workshops...
From The Junto on 16 Oct 2014
Thursday 5th March 2015 - CREMS, University of YorkA day symposium – Keynote speaker: Dr Stephen Clucas (Birkbeck)This symposium will explore the place of magic in the intellectual culture of early modern...
From The Renaissance Diary on 16 Oct 2014
Rethinking Shakespeare and Italy: Cultural Exchanges from the Early Modern Period to the Present, ed. by Enza De Francisci and Chris Stamatakis (Routledge: Studies in Shakespeare Series) This volume brings...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 16 Oct 2014
What does it mean to give consent? Or to withhold it? In what situations is it asked for? When isn't it? And why? These are questions that most historians of early America face some time, some way or another....
From The Junto on 15 Oct 2014
As noted at H-ArtHist: Anthology: On the Politics of Ugliness Chapter proposals due by 15 January 2015 Ugliness is a pejorative marker for bodies, things, and feelings that fall beyond or outside the limits...
From Enfilade on 15 Oct 2014
Stories and Storytelling in the Medieval World: an Interdisciplinary Conference Institute of Archaeology, UCL 11-12 April, 2015 þo scal við saugu súpa. en ǽi ofmikit drecka sœmð. er saugu at segia...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 15 Oct 2014
We now call for proposals for future themed issues, most immediately for 2016 (33.2). Parergon publishes articles on all aspects of medieval and early modern studies, from early medieval through to the...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 15 Oct 2014
Now accepting proposals for this panel for next year’s ISECS Congress in Rotterdam: Alternative Markets and Visual Culture in Eighteenth-Century France ISECS Congress, Rotterdam, 26–31 July 2015 Proposals...
From Enfilade on 14 Oct 2014
 2015 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conferencehttp://www.newberry.org/01222015-2015-multidisciplinary-graduate-student-conferenceConference dates: January 22 to 24, 2015Call for Papers - deadline:...
From Early Modern Workshop on 13 Oct 2014

‘New Maternalism': Tales of Motherwork, NYC, 30 April – 2 May 2015

What: ‘New Maternalism': Tales of Motherwork  When: 30 April – 2 May 2015 Where: Museum of Motherhood, New York, USA Deadline for abstracts: 15 December 2014   For further details,...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 13 Oct 2014
What: Fragile Subjects: Childhood in Literature, Arts and Medicine When: 19-20 August 2015 Where: University of Turku, Finland Deadline for abstracts: 30 November 2014 Overview We warmly welcome...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 13 Oct 2014
Medieval London & the World The London Medieval Society: 70th Anniversary International Conference London 1-4 May, 2015 Keynote Speakers: Prof. Julia Boffey, Prof. David Carpenter, Prof. Matthew Davies,...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 13 Oct 2014
The call for session proposals for the European Architectural History Network Fourth International Meeting (due 5 Jan, Dublin, Ireland) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 12 Oct 2014
The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “Negotiating Spectacle” (due 31 Oct, Medford, Massachusetts, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 11 Oct 2014
Shakespeare’s Unsung Heroes and Heroines - Berlin 23-26 April 2015 Without Paulina and Antigonus there would be no reunion, however tainted, between Leontes and Hermione, and there would be no union...
From Early Modern Workshop on 11 Oct 2014
A PEER REVIEWED REFEREED MONTHLY INTERNATIONAL E-JOURNALAsian Academic Research Journals are an international monthly Online, Open access and Peer viewed journal. AARJ welcomes original manuscripts, research...
From Voces de la Historia on 11 Oct 2014
Call for Papers for a panel session at Tenth Biennial ANZAMEMS Conference, to be held at the University of Queensland on the 14–18 July 2015: Facial Feeling How does the face signify or express emotion...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 10 Oct 2014
The History of the Body: Approaches and Directions One day Colloquium Institute of Historical Research, London May 16, 2015 Many historians have pointed out that “the body” is a worryingly broad historical...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 10 Oct 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Sister Act: Female Monasticism and the Arts across Europe ca. 1250 – 1550″ (due 10 Dec, London, England) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 10 Oct 2014
A quick reminder – proposals for papers and panels for the Tenth Biennial ANZAMEMS Conference, to be held at the University of Queensland on the 14–18 July 2015 are due by 31 October. For the full...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 9 Oct 2014
Literature Compass invites contributions for a special issue on emotions and feelings in the Middle Ages. We are seeking submissions that treat medieval emotions and feelings from a variety of cultures...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 9 Oct 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “A Small Symposium on Athens as Archive and Arrow to the Future” (due 3 Nov, Athens, Greece) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 9 Oct 2014
2015 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference http://www.newberry.org/01222015-2015-multidisciplinary-graduate-student-conference Conference dates: January 22 to 24, 2015 Call for Papers - deadline:...
Call for Papers for a panel session at Tenth Biennial ANZAMEMS Conference, to be held at the University of Queensland on the 14–18 July 2015: The Land and Landscapes of Emotion in War The thematic relation...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 7 Oct 2014
Please note that the dates of the Spinoza and Proportion conference  have changed to 5-6 May 2015. Spinoza and Proportion is the major academic conference of the AHRC Equalities of Wellbeing project....
From Spinoza Research Network on 6 Oct 2014
Law, Custom and Ritual in the Medieval Mediterranean Fourth biennial conference of the Society for the Medieval Mediterranean University of Lincoln 13-15 July, 2015 Conference Website We are pleased to...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 6 Oct 2014
Attending to Early Modern Women:It’s About TimeJune 18-20, 2015Milwaukee, WisconsinTaking as its inspiration the fact that 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the first Attending to Early Modern Women...
From Voces de la Historia on 5 Oct 2014
Durham, 7-12 July 2016 The fifteenth triennial colloquium of the Société Internationale pour l’étude du Théâtre Médiéval, jointly sponsored by the North East research team of Records of Early...
what: Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association PCA/ACA) National Conference where: New Orleans when: 1-4 April 2015 Deadline for abstracts: 1 November 2014 contact email: lpodniek@ryerson.ca I...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 5 Oct 2014
What: 36th Annual Conference of Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Where: Albuquerque, New Mexico When: February 11-14, 2015 Deadline for abstracts: 1 November 2014 CONFERENCE THEME Many...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 5 Oct 2014
What: Medicine and Health in the Countryside from the Middle Ages to the Present / Where: Blaise Pascal University (Clermont-Ferrand 2, France) When: October 14-16, 2015 Deadline for submissions: 1...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 5 Oct 2014
Making A Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Domestic Interior University of Sussex, Brighton, 7–8 May 2015 Proposals due by 30 November 2014 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Flora Dennis, Senior Lecturer,...
From Enfilade on 5 Oct 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Indoors and Outdoors, Public and Private:  Women and the Country House” (due 30 Nov, Maynooth, Ireland) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 4 Oct 2014
‘Feast or Famine in the Early Modern Period’ Birkbeck Early Modern Society is pleased to announce its 8th annual student conference on the theme of ‘Feast and Famine in the Early Modern Period’...
What: American Comparative Literature Association When: 26-29 May 2015 Where: Seattle, Washington Deadline for abstracts: 15 October 2014 This conference includes a panel topic on  “Aunts and Uncles:...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 3 Oct 2014
Now accepting proposals for this panel for next year’s ISECS Congress in Rotterdam: Pictures in Motion: Portraiture around the World during the Long Eighteenth Century ISECS Congress, Rotterdam, 26–31...
From Enfilade on 3 Oct 2014
◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Portraiture as Interaction: The Spaces and Interfaces of the British Portrait The Huntington, San Marino, California, 11–12 December 2015 Proposals due by 7 November 2014 A...
From Enfilade on 3 Oct 2014
Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is delighted to present its inaugural issue on the theme of ‘Emotions in History’, now available online at http://openjournals.arts.uwa.edu.au/index.php/cerae/issue/curren....
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 3 Oct 2014
Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is excited to announce a two week extension of the deadline for submissions to its second issue, to be published in 2015. The new deadline...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 3 Oct 2014
The call for session proposals for the Society of Architectural Historians 69th Annual International Conference (due 16 Jan, Pasadena, California, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 2 Oct 2014
Call for Contributors: Queenship and Counsel in the Early Modern World Editors: Helen Graham-Matheson (UCL) and Joanne Paul (NCH) This collection attempts to highlight the ways in which queenship and counsel...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 2 Oct 2014
The International Christopher Marlowe University of Exeter 7–8 September, 2015 Keynote speaker: Professor Alan Stewart (Columbia) Much current and historical scholarship has tended to consider Marlowe’s...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 1 Oct 2014
The Journal of the Northern Renaissance (northernrenaissance.org) is calling for submissions for our open-themed seventh issue on any aspect of the cultural practice of Northern Europe in the period circa...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 1 Oct 2014
As a reaction to the implicit masculine gendering of history and literature up until the latter part of the twentieth century, gender-based studies of the medieval and early modern period have tended to...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 29 Sep 2014
What: 13th Annual Historic Houses of Ireland Conference 15-16 May 2015 When: 15-16 May 2015 Where: Ireland ‘Indoors and Outdoors, Public and Private: Women and the Country House’ Call for Papers...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 27 Sep 2014
What? The State of the Nation: American Women in the Twenty-First Century, First Biennial EAAS Women’s Network Symposium. Conference themes include reproductive rights, FGM, and the work/family challenge....
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 21 Sep 2014
Call for Proposals: Attending to Early Modern Women: It’s About Time June 18-20, 2015 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Taking as its inspiration the fact that 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the first...

What's Happening in Black British History? A Conversation 

I'm really delighted to be co-organsing this series of workshops with Michael Ohajuru at the invitation of Philip Murphy, director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies.  We hope the series...
From Miranda Kaufmann - Blog on 3 Jul 2014

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