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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).    

Appel à communication : « Pour la plus grande gloire du Portugal: la politique culturelle et le Commerce artistique au temps de Jean V du Portugal (Rotterdam, 26-31 Juillet 2015)

Jean V du Portugal (1689-1750) a propulsé le Portugal dans l’arène de la politique internationale, et a hissé le prestige du pays à un niveau sans précédent. Sa politique impériale s’est...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 29 Oct 2014

Call for Papers | Charles de La Fosse and the Arts in France, ca. 1700

As noted at Le Blog de L’ApAhAu: Charles de La Fosse et les arts en France autour de 1700 Château de Versailles, 18–19 May 2015 Proposals due by 15 December 2014 Charles de la Fosse, Clitia Changed...
From Enfilade on 29 Oct 2014
While this conference falls outside of art history, some readers may find it useful, and it got me thinking, by way of analogy, about the relationship between printed texts and manuscripts, on the one...
From Enfilade on 29 Oct 2014
Tyndale’s Quiddities – “They nosel them in sophistry” The Independent Works of William Tyndale and his Theology Tyndale Society Oxford International Conference Hertford College, Oxford...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 29 Oct 2014

Gender-related Body Discourses Symposium

What: Body Discourses/Body Politics and Agency Symposium 2015 When:  5-7 February 2015 Where: University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Deadline for abstracts: 31 October 2014 For furthr details download...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 28 Oct 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS 7-8 May 2015 University of St Andrews Key Note Speakers: Dr. Thomas Ahnert (University of Edinburgh) Prof. Moira Gatens (University of Sydney) The SSEMP IV is the sixth edition of a yearly...
From Spinoza Research Network on 28 Oct 2014
May 5-6, 2015 2ND BRUSSELS SEMINAR IN MODERN PHILOSOPHY: “LIFE AND LIVING BEINGS IN EARLY MODERN PHILOSOPHY” Université libre de Bruxelles Département de Philosophie Avenue F.D. Roosevelt...
From Spinoza Research Network on 28 Oct 2014
As noted at H-ArtHist: Saint-Ours Aujourd’hui Geneva, 19–21 November 2015 Proposals due by 30 November 2014 À l’occasion de l’exposition rétrospective consacrée à Jean-Pierre Saint-Ours...
From Enfilade on 28 Oct 2014
Magic and Intellectual History CREMS, University of York Thursday 5 March, 2015 Keynote speaker: Dr Stephen Clucas (Birkbeck) This symposium will explore the place of magic in the intellectual culture...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 28 Oct 2014

Call for Papers | ISECS 2015 Panel—For the Greater Glory of Portugal

◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Now accepting proposals for this panel for next year’s ISECS Congress in Rotterdam: For the Greater Glory of Portugal: Cultural Policy and Artistic Trade in the Age of João...
From Enfilade on 27 Oct 2014

Call for Papers | Think ‘Small': Artistic Miniaturization

From the Call for Papers (avec l’Appel à communication en français). . . Think ‘Small': Textual Approaches and Practices of Artistic Miniaturization from Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century Université...
From Enfilade on 24 Oct 2014
From the Call for Papers: Collection of Essays | Irish Fine Art in the Early Modern Period Proposals due by 12 January 2015 Papers are invited for a forthcoming book which will showcase new scholarship...
From Enfilade on 24 Oct 2014
Object Emotions, Revisited: An Interdisciplinary Conference Yale University, New Haven, CT February 20-21, 2015 Keynote speaker: Spyros Papapetros (Princeton U) Organizing Committee: Padma Maitland (UC...
From ANZAMEMS (Inc.) on 24 Oct 2014

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 14 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

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