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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).    

The call for papers for the European Architectural History Network Fourth International Meeting (due 30 Sept, Dublin, Ireland) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Apr 2015
From H-ArtHist: The Mediality of SugarEdited by Nadja Gernalzick, and Joseph Imorde Proposals due by 1 June 2015; completed essays due by 30 November 2015 “Sugar is not a vegetable.” Other...
From Enfilade on 18 Apr 2015
The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “Femmes, architecture, ville et paysage” (due 3 May, Paris, France) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Apr 2015
Nous nous proposons d’interroger la place, les pratiques et les finalités du spectacle vivant au musée, dans leur articulation avec des pratiques de médiation, et envisagées...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 Apr 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Italian Renaissance and Chinese Receptions” (due 15 May, Nanjing, China) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 16 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Art, anatomie et médecine depuis 1700″ (Colombia, avril 2016)

The symposium organizer seeks proposals for papers that address visual, theoretical, cultural, historical and/or contemporary connections, relationships, conflicts and/or collaborations among the visual...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Du corpus à l’exégèse : Interpréter la peinture du XVIIe siècle en France, entre provinces et capitales européennes — II. Trajets de l’interprétation » (Rouen, décembre 2015)

« Du corpus à l’exégèse : interpréter la peinture du XVIIe siècle en France, entre provinces et capitales européennes », est le titre générique...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Apr 2015
Magic and the Supernatural in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods Cardiff University Postgraduate Conference July 21st 2015 An understanding of magic and the supernatural is crucial to the study of the...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 15 Apr 2015
The call for articles by Transitions:  Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies for a special issue on “Conflicts between France and Spain” (due 1 Sept) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 14 Apr 2015
Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1700Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina, 31 March — 1 April 2016 Proposals due by 1 July 2015 The symposium organizer seeks proposals for papers that...
From Enfilade on 14 Apr 2015
The Chinese CIHA Committee will host the 34th CIHA World Congress of Art History in Beijing and invites art historians from all over the world to attend and discuss « Terms ». Art...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 Apr 2015
University of Kent 13-14 June 2015 Now that over half a century has passed since Lionel Abel coined the term ‘metatheatre’ with particular reference to the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries...
From The Early Modern Intelligencer on 13 Apr 2015
Formes distinctes d’expression, la photographie et le théâtre sont pourtant étroitement liés. Leur rencontre se réalise autant sur le terrain de la convergence et...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 13 Apr 2015
Practising Emotions: Place and the Public Sphere ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions Collaboratory Wyselaskie Auditorium, Uniting Church Theology College, 29 College Crescent, Parkville...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 13 Apr 2015
The call for papers for the First Interdisciplinary Historical Fictions Research Network Conference (due 1 Sept, Cambridge, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 12 Apr 2015
CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 23-4 July 2015Proposals are invited for individual papers and sessions for The Making of Measurement, an interdisciplinary conference that seeks to consolidate an emerging...
From The Renaissance Diary on 17 Feb 2015
The Journal of Early Modern Studies is pleased to invite contributions to its fall 2015 special issue on 'The Care of the Self in Early Modern Philosophy and Science' (editor Sorana Corneanu).The...
From The Renaissance Diary on 17 Feb 2015
A Postgraduate Conference at the University of SussexPlenary speakers: Katrin Ettenhuber (Pembroke, University of Cambridge); Neil Rhodes (University of St Andrews); Christopher Tilmouth (Peterhouse, University...
From The Renaissance Diary on 17 Feb 2015

Appel à communication : « Femmes et architecture » (Paris, 5 juin 2014)

La création architecturale, urbaine ou paysagère exige pour voir le jour la participation de nombreux professionnels, demande d’importants investissements financiers, ne peut être l’œuvre de solitaires....
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Contempt Art’15 » (Istanbul, 8-9 juin 2015)

Contempt Art ’15 (Istanbul, 8-9 Jun 15) Istanbul,Turkey, June 8 – 09, 2015 Deadline: Apr 17, 2015 CONTEMPART ’15 / 4th International Contemporary Art Conference will take place on June...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 11 Apr 2015
Call for Papers:​ N​etworks (​Issue 2, Summer 2015) ‘The frontiers of a book are never clear­cut: beyond the title, the first lines, and the last full stop, beyond its internal configuration and...
From Early Modern Workshop on 10 Apr 2015
The call for sessions for the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2016 Conference (due 1 Jun, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 11 Apr 2015
Cardiff University Postgraduate Conference, July 21st 2015 An understanding of magic and the supernatural is crucial to the study of the medieval and early modern periods. Magic was a part of everyday...
From Cardiff Shakespeare on 10 Apr 2015
Shakespeare and Waste The Inaugural KiSSIT conference Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames Saturday 23 May, 2015 Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS), part of the London Graduate School, announces the launch...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 10 Apr 2015
The call for sessions for the Association of Art Historians 2016 Conference (due 20 Apr, Edinburgh, Scotland) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 9 Apr 2015

Ebenezer Richardson as a Cause of the American Revolution

This afternoon and for the next two days I’ll be attending the “So Sudden an Alteration” conference at the Massachusetts Historical Society. (Follow along on Twitter via #RevReborn2.)This conference...
From Boston 1775 on 9 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Sixteenth Century Society Conference » (Vancouver, octobre 2015)

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its annual conference, to be held 22-25 October 2015 at the...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 Apr 2015
Early Modern Literature, Sermons, and the Rhetoric of the Passions ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions Working Day The University of Queensland Friday, 14 August, 2015 Sermons are now...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 8 Apr 2015
The call for articles for a special issue of the journal Studies in History and Theory of Architecture on “De Urbanitate. Tales of Urban Lives and Spaces” (due 30 Apr) is available here and...
From Early Modern Architecture on 7 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Visual Print Culture in Europe 1500-1850″ (Venise, décembre 2015)

To be held at the University of Warwick’s Venice base, the Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Venice, Italy, December 5-6, 2015 (Click for the location), Visual Print Culture in Europe 1500-1850 aims to draw...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 7 Apr 2015
From H-ArtHist: Art and Art History Libraries 2016 Issue of Perspective: La Revue de l’INHA Proposals due by 15 June 2015; finished papers due by 1 June 2016 The next special issue of Perspective (the...
From Enfilade on 7 Apr 2015
From AAH: Creating Markets, Collecting Art Christie’s King Street, London, 14–15 July 2016 Proposals due by 1 June 2015 To commemorate the traditional founding date of Christie’s auction house in...
From Enfilade on 7 Apr 2015
In contemporary thought, the field of emotion studies represents a very potent framework that allows anthropologists, historians, neuroscientists and philosophers to think of the possible ways in which...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 7 Apr 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Reconsidering the Rococo: 18th to 21st Centuries” (due 30 Jun, Lausanne, Switzerland) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 6 Apr 2015
The inaugural KiSSIT conference will take place at the Rose Theatre on Saturday 23 May, 2015, on the theme of SHAKESPEARE AND WASTE. Auditors are also encouraged to attend. Confirmed speakers include Scott...
From Early Modern Workshop on 6 Apr 2015
CFP: Visual Print Culture in Europe 1500-1850: techniques, genres, imagery and markets in a comparative perspective.To be held at the University of Warwick’s Venice base, the Palazzo Pesaro Papafava,...
From Early Modern Workshop on 6 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « The Other and the Foreign: Contact, Curiosity, and Creative Exchange », CIHA (Pékin, 15-22 septembre 2016)

Session 14 du congrès du Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art. The Other and the Foreign: Contact, Curiosity, and Creative Exchange This session is concerned with the representation...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 6 Apr 2015
Below is the general Call for Papers for the 2016 meeting in Beijing of the Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art (CIHA), along with details for the session on “The Other and the...
From Enfilade on 6 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Les festivités en l’honneur de l’empereur Charles Quint et du futur Philippe II (1549) » (Mons, octobre 2015)

Festivals en Hainaut au temps de Jacques du Brœucq : l’importance européenne des festivités en l’honneur de l’empereur Charles Quint et du futur Philippe II (1549) (Mons, Belgique,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 5 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Trames arborescentes, confection et croissance de structures textuelles et iconographiques » (Pau, juin 2015)

Le mot « arborescence », du latin arborescere, arborescentem [1] rend compte, par son suffixe « -escent », d’un procédé en cours. Par son radical « arbor », il renvoie également à l’idée...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 4 Apr 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Food and the City (Associazione Italiana di Storia Urbana)” (due 13 Apr, Padua, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 3 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Eros and Enlightenment » (Washington, DC, février 2016)

What would it mean to consider the eighteenth century through the lens of its evolving discourse on love? The explosion of a novel-reading public; the Enlightenment’s often nervous inquiry into love’s...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 3 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Columbia Seminar in Modern Italian Studies » (New York, 2015-2016)

Columbia Seminar in Modern Italian Studies (New York) Columbia University, NYC, September 11, 2015 – April 1, 2016 Deadline: Apr 27, 2015 Call for Abstracts-Columbia Seminar in Modern Italian Studies,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 3 Apr 2015
An addition to the CAA 2016 sessions: ASECS Panel on Eros and Enlightenment at the 104th Annual Conference of the College Art Association Washington, D.C., 3–6 February 2016 Proposals due by 31 May...
From Enfilade on 3 Apr 2015

Call for Papers | Visual Print Culture in Europe, 1500–1850

From the University of Warwick: Visual Print Culture in Europe, 1500–1850: Techniques, Genres, Imagery, and Markets University of Warwick at Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Venice, 5–6 December 2015 Proposals...
From Enfilade on 3 Apr 2015
Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled Mothers and Daughters Editors: Dannabang Kuwabong, Janet MacLennan, and Dorsía Smith Silva Deadline for Abstracts: April 30, 2015 This...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 2 Apr 2015
The Body’s Transformations The Body Transformations Project When: Saturday 1st August – Monday 3rd August 2015 Where: Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom Deadline for submissions: 01.05.2015 Call...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 2 Apr 2015
What: Call for submissions for a proposed edited collection “Horrible Mothers” (Francophone North America) Deadline: 31 May 2015 In her review of Jean-Marc Vallée’s film C.R.A.Z.Y., Dominique...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 2 Apr 2015
What: European Social Science History Conference Where: Valencia, Spain When: 30 March-2 April 2016 Submission deadline: 20 April 2015 We are organizing a panel submission to the Labour History Network...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 2 Apr 2015
Epistolary cultures – letters and letter-writing in early modern Europe The University of York 18-19 March, 2016 From the place of Cicero’s intimate letters in the development of Renaissance humanism,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 2 Apr 2015
The call for papers for the Society of Architectural Historians 69th Annual International Conference (due 9 Jun, Pasadena, California, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 1 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Jheronimus Bosch: his Life & his Work » (’s Hertogenbosch, 14-16 avril 2016)

To commemorate the death of Jheronimus Bosch in 1516, the city of ’s Hertogenbosch will organize a wide range of events in 2016. One of the highlights of the Jheronimus Bosch Year will be the exhibition...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « The Meaning of Marginalia in Early Modern Art and Theory (1550-1750) » (Washington, février 2016)

Published texts employed as teaching and learning tools by early modern artists, authors, and art patrons often bear traces of their readers’ reactions in the form of marginal notes, and artists...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « The Language of Fame and Failure in the Renaissance » (Washington, février 2016)

What was the vocabulary for describing an artist’s fame or failure during the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries? How did this language vary when it was voiced by one artist about another artist?...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 Apr 2015
ANNOUNCING A NEW SERIES OF SHAKESPEARE EVENTS FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS AND EARLY CAREER SCHOLARS Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS), part of the London Graduate School, announces the launch of Kingston...
From Cardiff Shakespeare on 1 Apr 2015
Collected Essays | Tales from the Crypt: Museum Storage and Meaning Museums are about display. But are they really? In spite of recent curatorial attempts to exhibit ‘visible storage’, prevailing...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 1 Apr 2015

Appel à communication : « Culture matérielle. Présence et visibilité des artistes, des corporations et des confréries dans la période pré-moderne » (Munich, février 2016)

Au cours des dernières années le « tournant matériel » a incité, dans de nombreuses disciplines sociologiques et des sciences humaines, à se poser de nouvelles questions et à...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 31 Mar 2015
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Das Japanische Palais in Dresden. Vom Porzellanschloss Augusts des Starken zum Museumsschloss des frühen Bildungsbürgertums” (due 26 Apr,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 30 Mar 2015

Appel à communication : « Compassion in Early Modern Culture (1550-1700) » (Amsterdam, septembre 2015)

This two‐day international conference aims to bring together literary scholars, art historians, musicologists, and cultural historians to explore thinking about the experience as well as the social and...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 30 Mar 2015

Appel à contributions : Connoisseurship – or Connoisseurs? (CAA, Washington, 3-6 février 2016)

Call for Papers : CAA Session: Connoisseurship – or Connoisseurs? Washington DC, February 3 – 06, 2016 Deadline: May 8, 2015 Connoisseurship is a practice in the history of art that has been...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 30 Mar 2015

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