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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

CFP: Transforming Topography

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Transforming Topography” (due 30 Sept, London, UK) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 29 Jul 2015

Australasian Universities Languages & Literature Association Conference 2016: Love & the Word – Call For Papers

Love & the Word Australasian Universities Languages & Literature Association (AULLA) Conference 2016 Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 29 Jul 2015

Call for Papers | Rowlandson and After: Rethinking Graphic Satire

Thomas Rowlandson, A York address to the whale. Caught lately off Gravesend. 5 Apr 1809. Hand-coloured etching 26 x 39 cm (Royal Collection Trust, #810766)...
From Enfilade on 29 Jul 2015

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships – Call For Papers

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 29 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : Life and/as Art in the Eighteenth Century (Pittsburgh, 31 mars-3 avril 2016)

CALL FOR PAPERS: ”Life and/as Art in the Eighteenth Century”, Noémie Etienne (Getty Research Institute) and Meredith Martin (New York...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 28 Jul 2015

CFP: Digital Humanities panels at ASECS 2016

Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA.The Digital Humanities Caucus invites paper proposals for two panels (see below) for ASECS 2016, Pittsburgh. Deadline...
From Manicule on 28 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Munch : Van Gogh » (Amsterdam, 9-10 novembre 2015)

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) and Edvard Munch (1863-1944) are widely considered as highly influential artists of modern art. They are known for their emotionally...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 28 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : Séminaire international des doctorants du CRAL : « Recherches dans les arts » / International CRAL Graduate Student Seminar: ‘Research in the Arts’ (Paris, 2015-2016)

Ce séminaire, créé en 2007 par des doctorants du CRAL (Centre de recherches sur les Arts et le langage – EHESS/CNRS), fait partie...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 28 Jul 2015

CFP: Writing Buildings

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Writing Buildings” (due 30 Sept, Canterbury, UK) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 28 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Kalamazoo 2016: Gendered Spaces (sponsored by Hortulus) »

CFP, ICMS (“Kalamazoo”) 2016: Gendered Spaces Hortulus-sponsored session Session organizer and presider: Melissa Ridley Elmes, co-editor of...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Speaking Sculpture: Images and their potency (Kalamazoo 2016 session) »

Speaking Sculpture: Images and their Potency Organizers: Lloyd de Beer, British Museum Julia Perratore, Metropolitan Museum of Art Do sculptures speak?...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Authority Revisited: Towards Thomas More and Erasmus in 1516

Lectio International Conference 30th November - 3rd December 2016, University of Leuven, Belgium In the year 1516, two crucial texts for the cultural history...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Netherlandish Art and Luxury Goods in Renaissance Spain Trade, Patronage and Consumption

University of Leuven, Belgium, 4-6 February 2016International conferenceInitiated and organized byIlluminare – Centre for the Study of Medieval Art...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Ordering Matter: Hierarchies of Material and Medium in Medieval Art », session du Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo, 12-15 mai 2016)

Questions of the significance of materials now occupy a central place within medieval art history. Within this material turn, attention has generally been...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Congress on Medieval Studies 2016, Special Session: Medieval Settlement and Landscape in Modern Ireland & Britain

Deadline: 1 September 2015The 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place May 12-15, 2016.Proposals are invited for 15 to 20-minute papers...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Early Modern Line: A Symposium

Friday 18th September 2015 - Brotherton Library, University of LeedsThe Early Modern Lines Research Network is hosting a discursive symposium with keynote...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Approches historiennes des images » (Caen, novembre 2015)

Le regard que les historiens portent sur les images a considérablement évolué depuis un quart de siècle. Loin d’être...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Art Magazines and Magazine Art » — Session du congrès de l’AAH (Édimbourg, avril 2016)

This session takes its title from a pioneering article published by Clive Phillpot in Artforum in 1980. ‘By magazine art’, he wrote, ‘I...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 26 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Zurbarán et sa réception en histoire de l’art / Francisco de Zurbarán y su recepción en la historia del arte » (Düsseldorf, 21-23 janvier 2016)

From 10 October 2015 to 31 January 2016 paintings by Francisco de Zurbarán will be shown for the first time in the German-speaking world in a monographic...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 25 Jul 2015

Shakespeare and War – Call For Papers

Shakespeare and War Critical Survey Special Issue Guest Editor: Patrick Gray, Durham University. The tercentenary of Shakespeare¹s death fell in 1916,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 25 Jul 2015

Call for Papers: What's Happening in Black British History? III

The third ‘What’s Happening in Black British History?' workshop (#WHBBH3) is scheduled to take place in Senate House, University of London,...
From Miranda Kaufmann - Blog on 24 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Artists on the Market » (Berlin, 13-14 novembre 2015)

The fourth Workshop of the Forum Kunst und Markt at the TU Berlin will focus on the strategies of artists operating on the art market. Historically, the...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Transformer la topographie / Transforming Topography » (Londres, mai 2016)

La British Library et le Centre Paul Mellon de recherche en art britannique sont heureux d’annoncer un appel à contributions pour un colloque...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Early Medieval Graphicacy in a Comparative Perspective » (Oslo, juin 2016)

This conference is the last of a series for the Graphicacy and Authority in Early Medieval Europe Project. The aim of the project has been to gather scholars...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Early Medieval Graphicacy in a Comparative Perspective

International Conference: Early Medieval Graphicacy in a Comparative PerspectiveUniversity of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo9–10 June, 2016 Conference WebsiteOrganizers:...
From The Renaissance Diary on 23 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Shakespeare in the North

Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK2 June 2016Keynote speakers: Professor Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam) Professor Richard Wilson (Kingston)...
From The Renaissance Diary on 23 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Gender and Emotion

Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2016The University of Hull6th – 8th January 2016The grief-stricken faces at Edward’s deathbed in the...
From The Renaissance Diary on 23 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference

Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial ConferenceSchool of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow18-20 July, 2016Confirmed Keynote Speakers:Professor...
From The Renaissance Diary on 23 Jul 2015

CFP: Spinoza’s Political Philosophy

The North American Spinoza society will be sponsoring a session at the 2016 meeting of the Central APA on the topic of “Spinoza’s Political...
From Spinoza Research Network on 23 Jul 2015

CFP: Early Modern Philosophy to Kant

First Carinthian Workshop on Topics from Early Modern Philosophy to KantKlagenfurt, Austria, September 18 and 19   There are a few slots open...
From Spinoza Research Network on 23 Jul 2015

CFP: Life and Death in Early Modern Philosophy

Conference of the European Society for Early Modern Philosophy and the British Society for the History of Philosophy. When: Thursday 14th April to Saturday...
From Spinoza Research Network on 23 Jul 2015

Call for Papers | Transforming Topography

From The Paul Mellon Centre: Transforming Topography The British Library, London, 6 May 2016 Proposals due by 30 September 2015 The British Library and...
From Enfilade on 23 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives

7th Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives University of Hull, 8-11 September 2016www.hull.ac.uk/bsa2016Keynote...
From The Renaissance Diary on 22 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : Colloque de la Society for Renaissance Studies / Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference (Glasgow, juillet 2016)

Nous sollicitons des propositions de sessions et de communications individuelles de spécialistes de la Renaissance dans les disciplines de l’archéologie,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : “Satirical Images: Between Sociability, Animosity, and Entertainment” (Pittsburgh, 31 mars-3 avril 2016)

The use of graphic satire proliferated in the eighteenth century, from the caricature and portrait charges of the Grand Tour (Pier Leoni Ghezzi, Thomas...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Franco-German exchanges in fashion »

The IHTP Seminar on Dress History lead by Maude Bass-Krueger and Sophie Kurkdjian, in collaboration with Adelheid Rasche (Lipperheidesche Kostümbibliothek,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 Jul 2015

Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference – Call For Papers

Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow 18-20 July, 2016 Confirmed Keynote Speakers:...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 22 Jul 2015

CFP: Eighteenth-Century Studies (Special Issue: “The City in the Long Eighteenth Century”)

The call for articles for a special issue of Eighteenth-Century Studies entitled “The City in the Long Eighteenth Century” (due...
From Early Modern Architecture on 22 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Chiaroscuro as Aesthetic Principle (1300-1600)

Chiaroscuro since Leon Battista Alberti’s De Pictura (1435) has been one of the central subjects characterising painting and sculpture in practice...
From The Renaissance Diary on 21 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Options de la perception au Moyen Âge – entre expérience et théorie », Congrès Suisse en histoire de l’art (Bâle, juin 2016)

Cette session se fixe pour objectif d‘établir un vaste panorama des théories et pratiques de la perception des images au Moyen Âge,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Framing the Face: New perspectives on the history of facial hair » (Londres, novembre 2015)

Over the past five centuries, facial hair has been central to debates about masculinity. Over time, changing views of masculinity, self-fashioning, the...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Senses in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Sight and Visual Perception

University College Dublin, 11–12 March 2016Proposals for papers are invited for The Senses in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Sight and Visual Perception,...
From The Renaissance Diary on 20 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Framing the Face: New perspectives on the history of facial hair

One-day workshop, 28 November 2015Friend’s Meeting House, Euston Road, LondonOver the past five centuries, facial hair has been central to debates...
From The Renaissance Diary on 20 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Art and Articulation

8-9th January 2016, St Hilda's College, Oxford The relationship between word and image, and the ways in which medieval art (be it visual, textual, or both)...
From The Renaissance Diary on 20 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Dressing Global Bodies

The clothes on our backs...are intimately connected with bodily experiences, cultural, social and gender portrayals. Economies of fashioning and re-fashioning...
From The Renaissance Diary on 20 Jul 2015

CfP: Gender and Emotion, 6-8 January 2016

Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2016, The University of Hull The grief-stricken faces at Edward’s deathbed in the Bayeux Tapestry; …Continue...

Appel à communication : « Art et énonciation : éclairer la mystique médiévale et moderne » (Oxford, janvier 2016)

La relation entre le mot et l’image et les façons dont l’art médiéval (qu’il soit visuel et/ou textuelle) fonctionne...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 Jul 2015

CFP: The Senses in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Sight and Visual Perception

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Senses in Medieval and Renaissance Europe:  Sight and Visual Perception” (due 8 Nov,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 19 Jul 2015

Art and the Verdant Earth: The Green Worlds of the Renaissance and the Baroque – Call For Papers

Call for contributions to a multi-author essay collection: Art and the Verdant Earth: The Green Worlds of the Renaissance and the Baroque The green mantle...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 17 Jul 2015

Shakespeare in the North – Call For Papers

Shakespeare in the North Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK 2 June 2016 Keynote speakers: Professor Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam), Professor...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 15 Jul 2015

Art and Articulation: Illuminating the Mystical, Medieval and Modern – Call For Papers

Art and Articulation: Illuminating the Mystical, Medieval and Modern Mystical Theology Network Conference St Hilda’s College, Oxford 8-9 January,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 14 Jul 2015

Early Medieval Graphicacy in a Comparative Perspective – Call For Papers

International Conference: Early Medieval Graphicacy in a Comparative Perspective University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo 9–10 June, 2016 Conference Website...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 10 Jul 2015

Adaptation and Dance – Call For Papers

Adaptation and Dance One-day conference Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester 2 March, 2016 Dance productions frequently draw on artistic...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 8 Jul 2015

Lilith: A Feminist History Journal: 2016 Issue – Call For Papers

Lilith: A Feminist History Journal is seeking submissions for their next issue: First published in 1984, Lilith is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 3 Jul 2015

Retail Realms: Shops, Shoppers and Shopping in Eighteenth-Century Britain – Call For Papers

Retail Realms: Shops, Shoppers and Shopping in Eighteenth-Century Britain, c.1680-1830 York Hilton Hotel and Fairfax House 22-23 October, 2015 The eighteenth...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 1 Jul 2015

Appel à communication :  » Material Processes and Making in Medieval Art and Architecture », Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo, 12-15 mai 2016)

Art historians traditionally focus on the finished work, yet attention to the creative process of making allows us to consider how medieval builders and...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 19 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « La miniature, un dispositif artistique et un modèle épistémologique à l’ère du nano » (Arras, janvier 2017)

La miniature désigne une image de petites dimensions peinte de couleurs vives : ce terme qui dérive du latin minium (peinture rouge servant...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 19 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Les sens dans l’Europe du moyen-âge et de la Renaissance : la vue et la perception visuelle » (Dublin, mars 2016)

Proposals for papers are invited for The Senses in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Sight and Visual Perception, which aims to provide an international...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « La photographie et l’espace » (Paris, 4 décembre 2015)

Le musée Rodin organise en partenariat avec l’ED 441- Histoire de l’art de l’Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « La Sorcellerie au temps des réformes religieuses », séminaire Chorea (Paris, octobre-décembre 2015)

Avec le basculement européen des XIVe et XVe siècles, le bel ordre divin du monde théorisé par Thomas d’Aquin vacille....
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Jul 2015

CFP: Cultures of Harm in Institutions of Care: Historical & Contemporary Perspectives

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Cultures of Harm in Institutions of Care:  Historical & Contemporary Perspectives”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 17 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Quête/enquête », Congrès de l’EAM (Rennes, juin 2016)

Ce 5e congrès de l’EAM (European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies) invite à penser l’association du couple quête/enquête...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Marginal Figures in the Global Middle Ages and Renaissance », Congrès de l’ACMRS (Scottsdale, février 2016)

Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 Jul 2015

CFP: Histoire de l’architecture: quelle est la situation de notre discipline aujourd’hui? (Rencontres de l’ Association des Historiens de l’Architecture)

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Histoire de l’architecture: quelle est la situation de notre discipline aujourd’hui?...
From Early Modern Architecture on 17 Jul 2015

Hakluyt Society Conference CFP: Maritime Trade, Travel and Cultural Encounter in the 18th and 19th Centuries

CALL FOR PAPERS: POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS AND EARLY-CAREER RESEARCHERS THE HAKLUYT SOCIETY IN COLLABORATION WITH THE WILBERFORCE INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF...
From Richard who? on 16 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Histoire de l’architecture : quelle est la situation de notre discipline aujourd’hui ? » (Paris, mars 2016)

Les premières Rencontres de l’ Association des Historiens de l’Architecture (AHA) auront lieu du 3 au 6 mars 2015 et aborderont un sujet...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 16 Jul 2015

CFP: Giovanni Giovannoni e l’architetto integrale

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Giovanni Giovannoni e l’architetto integrale” (due 20 Sept, Rome, Italy) is available...
From Early Modern Architecture on 15 Jul 2015

CFP: The Matter of Mimesis

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Matter of Mimesis” (due 15 Sept, Cambridge, England) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 15 Jul 2015

CFP: Art and the Verdant Earth: The Green Worlds of the Renaissance and the Baroque

The call for articles for the edited volume entitled Art and the Verdant Earth: The Green Worlds of the Renaissance and the Baroque (due 15 Aug) is...
From Early Modern Architecture on 14 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « The Matter of Mimesis » (Cambridge, 17-18 décembre 2015)

This interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together scholars from the sciences, social sciences and humanities in order to address material practices...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Pensée métaphorique et procédés de métaphorisation dans l’image artistique » (Bâle, 23-25 juin 2016)

« Pensée métaphorique et procédés de métaphorisation dans l’image artistique – Le rapport entre...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Chiaroscuro as Aesthetic Principle, 1300-1600  » (Berne, 29-30 avril 2016)

Chiaroscuro since Leon Battista Alberti’s De pictura (1435) has been one of the central subjects characterising painting and sculpture in practice...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Jul 2015

CFP: Sixth Annual RefoRC Conference 2016

The call for papers for the Sixth Annual RefoRC Conference 2016 (due 15 Feb, Copenhagen, Denmark) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 11 Jul 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Religious Ideas and Scientific Thought

McGill Centre for Research on Religion Graduate ConferenceReligious Ideas and Scientific ThoughtWhen: September 25-26, 2015Where: McGill University, Montreal...
From The Renaissance Diary on 29 Jun 2015

The Hakluyt Society Essay Prize: This year’s results and next year’s CFP

In 2014 the Hakluyt Society launched the Hakluyt Society Essay Prize for postgraduate students and early career researchers. The first run of the ...
From Richard who? on 10 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « The Invisible » (Princeton, novembre 2015)

We invite proposals from colleagues, independent scholars, and advanced graduate students for the asia•theory•visuality conference at Princeton...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 Jul 2015

Call for Papers | Fabrications: Designing for Silk in the 18th Century

From H-ArtHist: Fabrications: Designing for Silk in the 18th CenturyThe Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 5 March 2016 Proposals due by 4 September 2015...
From Enfilade on 6 Jul 2015

Call for Papers | Symposium of the Association of Print Scholars

Inaugural Symposium of the Association of Print ScholarsHunter College, City University of New York (CUNY), New York, 7 November 2015 Proposals due by...
From Enfilade on 6 Jul 2015

Call for Papers | Early Modern Artistic Lexicography, 1600–175

From H-ArtHist: Early Modern Artistic Lexicography: Words for Theory, Words for Practice Forms, Uses, and Issues in Early Modern Artistic Lexicography,...
From Enfilade on 5 Jul 2015

Appel à communication : « Inaugural Symposium of the Association of Print Scholars » (New York, novembre 2015)

The Association of Print Scholars (APS) is pleased to announce a symposium to support new critical ideas and research about printmaking. The event will...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 Jul 2015

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