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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).

CFP: The Marcher Metaphysicals

The Marcher Metaphysicals Conference, 29 October – 1 November 2015, Gregynog Hall, Tregynon, Mid-Wales The Welsh Marches, Marchia Walliae, or Y Mers in Welsh, constitute an extensive area around...
From Cardiff Shakespeare on 19 Sep 2014
Received via the FICINO email distribution list:   [quote]Magic and Intellectual History   Thursday 5th March 2015 - CREMS, University of York, UK   Call for Papers A day symposium...
From Web4Ren Forum (W4RF) on 19 Sep 2014
Poly-Olbion And The Writing Of Britain Royal Geographical Society, London 10-11 September, 2015 Confirmed speakers include Alison Chapman, Andrew Hadfield, Bernhard Klein, Sara Trevisan, and Angus Vine....
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 19 Sep 2014
Conference website: http://www.cems-oxford.org/donne/news-and-events/23-24-march-2015-reconsidering-donne Conference venue: Lincoln College, Oxford, United Kingdom Details: ‘Reconsidering Donne’ is...
From The Early Modern Intelligencer on 18 Sep 2014
Catastrophe, Gender and Urban Experience, 1648–1920 Editors: Deborah Simonton and Hannu Salmi The history of catastrophes is an emerging field of research. Its interests range from natural and environmental...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 18 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the Vernacular Architecture Forum 35th Annual Conference (due 1 Nov, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Sep 2014
Heroes – Heroizations – Heroisms Transformations and Conjunctures from Antiquity to the Modern Day Freiburg, 19–20 Nov 2015 Proposals due by 15 November 2014 The discussion in history and the cultural...
From Enfilade on 17 Sep 2014
Call for Papers - deadline: October 15We invite abstracts for 20-minute papers from master’s or PhD students from any discipline on any medieval, Renaissance, or early modern topic in Europe, the...
From Early Modern Workshop on 17 Sep 2014
Third Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri June 17-19, 2015 Symposium Website The Third Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 17 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Against Gravity:  Building Practices in the Pre-Industrial World” (due 15 Nov, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 16 Sep 2014
The call for papers for a conference entitled “Femmes à la cour de France.  Statuts et fonctions (Moyen Âge – XIXe siècle)” (due 31 Jan, Paris, France) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 15 Sep 2014
Within this field we must make reference to Rome. The eternal city was the model chosen to recreate “in the Spanish and American Franciscan cities and deserts”, the ceremonies and papier-mâché figures...
From Voces de la Historia on 13 Sep 2014
From the Call for Papers: Femmes à la cour de France. Statuts et fonctions (Moyen Âge – XIXe siècle) Institut d’études avancées, Paris, 8–9 October 2015 Proposals due by 31 January 2015 Colloque...
From Enfilade on 12 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Représentation des châteaux royaux en Val de Loire : du lieu de pouvoir au lieu de patrimoine – XIXe-XXIe siècles” (due 16 Jan, Paris,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 12 Sep 2014
Digital Humanities 2015: Global Digital Humanities Sydney, Australia 29 June–3 July 2015 Conference Website The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites submission of abstracts for...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 10 Sep 2014
The call for the Third Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University (due 31 Dec, St. Louis, Missouri, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 10 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Identities and Identifications:  Politicized Uses of Collective Identities” (due 12 Sept, Florence, Italy) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 9 Sep 2014
A 2-day conference at the University of Exeter7th – 8th September 2015Much current and historical scholarship has tended to consider Marlowe’s plays, poems and translations from an English cultural...
From The Renaissance Diary on 5 Sep 2014
Proposals are sought for a panel — “Early Modern Women and the Book: Ownership, Circulation, and Collecting” — to be proposed for the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Authorship,...
From The Renaissance Diary on 5 Sep 2014
From Candide: Journal for Architectural Knowledge: Streitsache: Architecture as Matter of Contention Aachen University, 29–31 January 2015 Proposals due by 20 September 2014 From January 29 to 31, 2015...
From Enfilade on 5 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “ORDER (Orders of Columns) – Ordonner, ordonnancer” (due 3 Oct, Einsiedeln, Switzerland) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 4 Sep 2014
Vagantes Medieval Graduate Student Conference University of Florida February 19-21, 2015 Conference Website Vagantes, North America’s largest graduate student conference for medieval studies, is seeking...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 4 Sep 2014
APPEL À COMMUNICATIONS CONCEPTIONS ET USAGES DE L’ATTENTION AU XVIIE SIÈCLE Université de Liège (ULg) / Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Vendredi 27 mars 2015 ULg, Liège, Belgique Conférenciers...
From Spinoza Research Network on 3 Sep 2014

CFP: Defoe Society panels at ASECS2015

Call for Papers: the Defoe Society have proposed two sessions for ASECS 2015, March 19-22, Los Angeles. “Defoe, His Contemporaries, and the Americas” (Daniel Defoe Society) Andreas Mueller, U. of Worcester,...
From Manicule on 2 Sep 2014
There is still one month to submit papers for the second issue of Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Submissions close on 1 October 2014 and the theme is ‘Transitions,...
From CERAE Impressions: A Blog on 1 Sep 2014
Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth While the late 14th c French prose romance by Jean d’Arras arguably remains the earliest and most-translated version of the story of...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 1 Sep 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Matrices:  Second International Conference on Architecture and Gender” (due 1 Oct, Lisbon, Portugal) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 31 Aug 2014
Waste: Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference Bradley Forum, Level 5, Hawke Building, University of SA (City West Campus) 8-10 December, 2014 Conference Website Conference Keynote Speakers: Honorary...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 29 Aug 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Streitsache:  Architecture as Matter of Contention” (due 20 Sept, Aachen, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 28 Aug 2014
Cities and Citizens Durham University 13-15 July, 2015 Durham’s Centre for Seventeenth-Century Studies – now part of the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies – has, since its foundation...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 28 Aug 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Artists’ Homes Before 1800″ (due 31 Aug, Nuremberg, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 27 Aug 2014
From The Jenks Society: Lost Museums Colloquium Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 7–8 May 2015 Proposals due by 15 September 2014 In conjunction with the year-long exhibition project examining...
From Enfilade on 27 Aug 2014
Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume entitled ‘Singing Death’ The editors are in preliminary negotiations with Ashgate Press for a collection of essays provisionally entitled ‘Singing...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 26 Aug 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...
From The Early Modern Intelligencer on 25 Aug 2014
As noted at Le Blog de l’ApAhAu (24 August 2014) . . . ‘Visual Artists Must Live like Kings or Gods’ Artists’ Homes in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Era Nuremberg, 11–14 June 2015 Proposals...
From Enfilade on 25 Aug 2014
As noted at Le Blog de l’ApAhAu (18 August 2014) . . . Le Paysage Spectacle: La Suisse au Regard du Tourisme, 1750–2015 Université de Lausanne, 23–25 April 2015 Proposals due by 15 September...
From Enfilade on 25 Aug 2014
Revisiting The Player’s Passion: the Science(s) of Acting in 2015 Department of Performance Studies, University of Sydney 23-­26 June, 2015 In 1985, Joseph R. Roach published his seminal work The...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 25 Aug 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Cities and Citizens:  Seventeenth-Century Studies Conference” (due 1 Nov, Durham, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 24 Aug 2014
From the Voltaire Foundation’s Facebook page, via Early Modern Architecture: Posterity in France, 1650–1800 University of Cambridge, 19 March 2015 Proposals due by 6 October 2014 Organised by Jessica...
From Enfilade on 23 Aug 2014
The call for papers for the All-Ireland Architecture Research Group Fourth Annual Meeting (due 15 Sept, Dublin, Ireland) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in...
From Early Modern Architecture on 22 Aug 2014
From the Call for Papers: Cities and Citizens: Seventeenth-Century Studies Conference Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham University, 13–15 July 2015 Proposals due by 1 November 2014 Durham’s...
From Enfilade on 22 Aug 2014
The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its twelfth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 11, 2014. We...
From Early Modern Workshop on 22 Aug 2014

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