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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

Early Modern Orders and Disorders: Religious Orders and British and Irish Catholicism – Call For Papers

Early Modern Orders and Disorders: Religious Orders and British and Irish Catholicism University of Notre Dame’s London Gateway, London, UK. 28–30...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 28 Jul 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Translation in Science, Science in Translation”

30-31 March 2017, Justus Liebig University GiessenDeadline for applications: 31 July 2016Invited speakers: Dr Doris Bachmann-Medick (Giessen), Dr...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Jul 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Histories of the Morris in Britain

25 - 26 March 2017, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, London NW1 7AYOrganised in partnership by The Historical Dance Society with The English Folk...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Jul 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: Reading Conference in Early Modern Studies: Complaints and Grievances, 1500-175

Early Modern Research Centre, University of Reading 10-11 July 2017 The theme of the 2017 Reading Conference in Early Modern Studies is ‘Complaints...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Jul 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: Nomadic Objects: Material Circulations, Appropriations and the Formation of Identities in the Early Modern Period (16th-18th c.)

International Conference – March 2-4, 2017Musée National de la Renaissance (Écouen), Musée Cognac-Jay (Paris, 3e),Maison de...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Jul 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: The George Herbert Society Fifth Triennial Conference

George Herbert in Paris: "Bee Covetous, then, of all good which you see in Frenchmen"May 18-May 21, 2017 Confirmed Keynote Speakers:  Helen Wilcox,...
From The Renaissance Diary on 27 Jul 2016

Emotions, Media and History: Theory and Practice – Call For Papers

Emotions, Media and History: Theory and Practice Date: Friday 23 September, 2016 Time: 9:00am-5:30pm Venue: Napier Building, Room 108, The University of...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 26 Jul 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: “New Scholarship in British Art History: Discoveries at the NCMA”

A two-day symposium held at the North Carolina Museum of Art hosted alongside the upcoming exhibition “History and Mystery: Discoveries in the...
From The Renaissance Diary on 25 Jul 2016

International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference Announcement (June 22-24, 2017)–Look for a CFP in August

From Lisa Walters, Immediate Past President of the Margaret Cavendish Society Liverpool Hope University The International Margaret Cavendish Society is...
From Everything Early Modern Women on 23 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Les mots du chantier. Contribution au glossaire de la construction à la Renaissance et à l’âge baroque en Italie » (Rome, 21-22 Novembre 2016)

Les termes utilisés dans les processus de réalisation de l’architecture sont souvent ambivalents, et peuvent parfois même être...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 22 Jul 2016

Seen but not Heard? The Spatial, Emotional and Material Sites of Childhood and Youth from Antiquity to Modernity – Call For Papers

Seen but not Heard? The Spatial, Emotional and Material Sites of Childhood and Youth from Antiquity to Modernity University of Sussex, Brighton 18-20 January,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 22 Jul 2016

CFP: Enchanted, Stereotyped, Civilized: Garden Narratives in Literature, Art and Film

The call for essays for the edited volume entitled Enchanted, Stereotyped, Civilized: Garden Narratives in Literature, Art and Film (due 15 Oct) is...
From Early Modern Architecture on 21 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « More than meets the page: Printing Text and Images in Italy, 1570s-1700s » (Warwick, 4 mars 2017)

For Italy, the ‘long seventeenth century’ was a period of considerable financial challenges. This was especially evident on the book market....
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « 170th anniversary of the birth of Carl Fabergé » (Saint Pétersbourg, 6-8 octobre 2016)

Third annual international conference dedicated to the 170th anniversary of the birth of Carl Fabergé May 30, 2016 will mark 170 years since the...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 Jul 2016

CFP: Materiality and Construction. Building Site Vocabulary – A Contribution to the Glossary of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque Building Trade

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Materiality and Construction. Building Site Vocabulary – A Contribution to the Glossary of...
From Early Modern Architecture on 20 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « The Schematization of Time / La schématisation du temps » (Kalamazoo, 11-14 mai 2017)

Session du 52e Congrès International sur les études médiévales (International Congress on Medieval Studies, 11-14 mai 2017,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « De la complexité. L’oeuvre d’art comme énigme » (Rennes, décembre 2016)

La conception du sens de l’œuvre d’art la plus répandue veut que l’esprit de l’œuvre s’incarne dans sa...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 20 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Body and Soul in Medieval Visual Culture » (Kalamazoo, 11-14 mai 2017)

Body and Soul in Medieval Visual Culture 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 11-14, 2017, Kalamazoo, MI Bible, Avranches – BM –...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 19 Jul 2016

Conference – ‘The Rethinking of Religious Belief’

The 2017 conference of the International Society for Intellectual History (ISIH) will take place at the American University in Bulgaria, 30 May –...
From Dissenting Experience on 14 Jul 2016

Call for Papers | Art and the Environment in Britain, 1700–Today

From the conference website: Art and the Environment in Britain, 1700–TodayUniversité Rennes 2 Haute Bretagne, 2–3 March 2017 Proposals...
From Enfilade on 19 Jul 2016

Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era – Call For Papers

Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era One day and a half Symposium & Workshop University of Birmingham 24-25 February,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 19 Jul 2016

CFP: European Architectural History Network 2018 Tallinn Meeting (Call for Sessions)

The call for sessions for the European Architectural History Network 2018 Tallinn Meeting (due 12 Dec, Tallinn, Estonia) is available here and under...
From Early Modern Architecture on 18 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « The Virgin as Bridge », Session du Congrès d’études médiévales (Kalamazoo, 14-17 mai 2017)

Across the medieval Mediterranean and beyond, people of many faiths and backgrounds sought the succor of the miraculous virgin and mother, Mary. Christians...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 Jul 2016

Call for Papers | Private Collecting and Public Display

Frederick MacKenzie, The National Gallery When at Mr J. J. Angerstein’s House, Pall Mall, 1824–34, watercolour(London: V&A, 40-1887) ◊ ...
From Enfilade on 17 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Penser le travail / Thinking Work » (Londres, 4 novembre 2016)

Penser le travail – dans toutes ses formes et ses modes, dans toutes ses intensités et absences – a été une source constante...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 16 Jul 2016

Call for Essays | Garden Narratives in Literature, Art, and Film

From H-ArtHist: Enchanted, Stereotyped, Civilized: Garden Narratives in Literature, Art, and FilmProposals due by 15 October 2016 Gardens have been a crucial...
From Enfilade on 16 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Voyages illustrés aux pays froids (XVIe-XIXe siècles) » (Pont-à-Mousson, 14-17 juin 2017)

Pourquoi, à la lecture des récits de voyage illustrés dans les Alpes, dans le « Grand Nord » (Arctique, Nord de l’Amérique,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Les traites transatlantiques et les systèmes esclavagistes sous le prisme de l’art contemporain » (Bordeaux, 11-12 mai 2017)

Depuis 2007, le musée d’Aquitaine organise tous les deux ans un colloque international dans le cadre de commémorations de la journée...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Jul 2016

CFP: Association of Art Historians 2017 Annual Conference

The call for papers for the Association of Art Historians 2017 Annual Conference (due 7 Nov, Loughborough, UK) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 14 Jul 2016

Objects and Possessions: Material Goods in a Changing World, 1200–18

Objects and Possessions: Material Goods in a Changing World, 1200–1800 Southampton 3–6 April, 2017 This interdisciplinary conference looks...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 14 Jul 2016

Space, Place and Image in Early Modern English Literature – Call For Papers

Space, Place and Image in Early Modern English Literature University of Lausanne, Switzerland 11-13 May, 2017 Confirmed keynote speakers: Dr. Mary Morrissey...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 13 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Intolerance de David Wark Griffith, 100 ans de cinéma (1916-2016) » (Paris, 15 décembre 2016)

Cette journée d’études se propose de célébrer le centenaire d’Intolerance, projeté publiquement pour la...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : Six nouvelles sessions pour le congrès annuel de la College Art Association (CAA) (New York, 15-18 février 2017)

Les détails concernant le Congrès 2017 de la CAA se trouve ici. Des appels à communication sont proposés pour six nouvelles...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 11 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Le XIXe siècle en lumière : redécouverte et revalorisation de l’enluminure médiévale en France au temps du livre industriel » (Rennes, 18-19 mai 2017)

Moins connu que la réhabilitation de l’architecture gothique ou la redécouverte des tableaux des Primitifs, le regain d’intérêt...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 11 Jul 2016

Shakespeare at the Edges: Call For Papers Extended

ANZSA 2016: Shakespeare at the Edges: CFP University of Waikato, Hamilton, NZ 17-19 November, 2016 The final deadline for the CFP for ANZSA2016: Shakespeare...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 11 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Les conflits de mémoire : arts, histoire, commémorations » (Le Mans, 6-7 avril 2017)

Certains événements historiques font l’objet de récits conflictuels : les guerres, vécues par les soldats au sol ou dirigées...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Maigreur et minceur dans les sociétés anciennes. Grèce, Orient, Rome » (Toulouse, 16-17 mars 2017)

Alors que les questions autour de l’alimentation et des comportements alimentaires (maigreur et obésité) constituent une préoccupation...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Transferts artistiques sous contrainte des Lumières tardives au romantisme (France, Allemagne, Pologne) » (Aix-en-Provence, 10-11 mars 2017)

La Révolution et l’Empire napoléonien ont affecté, bien que de manière très diverse, l’ensemble des territoires...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Figures de l’immortel(le) / Figures of the Immortal » (Montréal, 27-28 avril 2017)

La mort est une peur indissociable de la conscience humaine. Pour plusieurs, c’est la certitude de ce destin qui caractérise l’humanité....
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 Jul 2016

CFP: American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2017 Annual Conference

The call for papers for the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2017 Annual Conference (due 15 Sept, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) is available...
From Early Modern Architecture on 8 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Color in Eighteenth-Century Architecture » session de l’American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference (Minneapolis, 30 mars-2 avril 2017)

2017 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, MN, 30 March — 2 April 2017 Proposals due by 15 September...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 8 Jul 2016

Call for Papers | CAA in New York, 2017

105th Annual Conference of the College Art Association New York, 15–18 February 2017 Proposals due by 30 August 2016 The 2017 Call for Participation...
From Enfilade on 8 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « L’image satirique en France et en Angleterre au XIXe siècle: parodie, citation, pastiche » (Lausanne, 10-14 juillet 2017)

Session du Congrès international AIERTI, Lausanne (Suisse) 10-14 juillet 2017 organisé par Camilla Murgia (murgia.camilla@gmail.com) et Peggy...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 7 Jul 2016

Call for Papers | ASECS 2017, Minneapolis

2017 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 30 March — 2 April 2017 Proposals due by 15 September...
From Enfilade on 7 Jul 2016

CFP: College Art Association 2017 Annual Conference

The call for papers for the College Art Association 2017 Annual Conference (due 30 Aug, New York, New York, USA) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 7 Jul 2016

Appel à communication / Colloque « Une nouvelle histoire de la critique d’art à la lumière des humanités numériques ? »

Initié en 2014 et soutenu par le Labex CAP, la Comue Hésam, l’HiCSA et l’Université Paris 1, le programme de recherche...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 6 Jul 2016

Emotions: History, Culture, Society (EHCS): Special Issue on ‘Emotion and Change’ – Call For Papers

Emotions: History, Culture, Society (EHCS): Special Issue on ‘Emotion and Change’: EHCS invites scholars exploring the question ‘What...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 6 Jul 2016

New Book Series: Late Tudor and Stuart Drama: Gender, Performance, and Material Culture – Call For Proposals

Call for proposals, for a new series from Medieval Institute Publications – Late Tudor and Stuart Drama: Gender, Performance, and Material Culture...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 6 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : Congrès de l’association européenne d’art et d’archéologie asiatique (Zürich, 24-27 août 2017)

The Board of the EAAA is pleased to announce the call for paper for the 2nd EAAA conference to be held at University of Zurich, Switzerland, between 24th...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 5 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Modernités pittoresques. Le régionalisme architectural comme processus global (1890-1950) (Paris, 30 novembre – 2 décembre 2016)

Au cours des vingt dernières années, l’historiographie architecturale a abordé le régionalisme comme un mouvement pan-européen...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 5 Jul 2016

New Journal: Emotions: History, Culture, Society (EHCS) – Call For Papers

Emotions: History, Culture, Society (EHCS) Journal The Society for the History of Emotions, a project of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 5 Jul 2016

Adaptation and Perception – Call for Papers

Special Issue of Adaptation: Adaptation and Perception Guest editors: Sibylle Baumbach, Dan Hassler-Forest, and Pascal Nicklas Submission deadline: 1 October,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 5 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Medieval sculpture production centres / Les centres de production de la sculpture médiévale » (Aix-la-Chapelle, 23 novembre 2016)

Ards, M-museum Leuven and Suermondt-Ludwig Museum in Aachen are happy to announce the conference theme for the 3rd annual study day ‘Current research...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 4 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Le don mis en scène. Représentations visuelles et textuelles de l’acte de donation dans les arts de la première modernité » (Louvain, 20-21 mars 2017)

PROLONGEMENT DE L’APPEL ET CHANGEMENT DE DATES : Journées d’études organisées par le GEMCA 20-21 mars 2017 Université...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 4 Jul 2016

Special issue of postmedieval: Prophetic Futures – Call For Papers

Call for manuscripts for special issue of postmedieval: A Journal of Medieval Cultural Studies on “Prophetic Futures” Prophetic Futures Premodern...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 4 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : Congrès du College Art Association (CAA) (New York, 15-18 février 2017)

Le 105e congrès du College Art Association (CAA) se tiendra à New York en 2017. Les rencontres se dérouleront au Hilton New York Midtown...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 3 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Early Modern Objects and the Boundaries of Materialities » — session de la CAA (New York, 15-18 février 2017)

CAA 105th Annual Conference, New York, February 15-18, 2017 Deadline: August 30, 2016 Chairs: Lauren R. Cannady (Clark Art Institute, lcannady@clarkart.edu);...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 3 Jul 2016

On The Edge: 20th Annual Work in Progress (WiP) Conference – Call For Papers

On The Edge 20th Annual Work in Progress (WiP) Conference The University of Queensland, UQ, St Lucia, Brisbane 27-28 September, 2016 Conference registration:...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 3 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Les palais royaux dans l’Europe des révolutions » (Paris, janvier 2017)

Depuis la publication par Nikolaus Pevsner de son History of Building Types en 1976, les historiens de l’architecture ont saisi l’importance...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 2 Jul 2016

Call for Papers | The Architect as Active Reader

From H-ArtHist: The Architect as Active ReaderVicenza, 15–17 June 2017 Proposals due by 15 September 2016 The Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura...
From Enfilade on 2 Jul 2016

AULLA Conference Panel: Passionate Love and Rational Engagement – Cognition and Valuation – Call For Papers

This is a call for papers for a special stream themed ‘Passionate Love and Rational Engagement – Cognition and Valuation’, jointly organised...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 2 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « Louis Marin : Renaissance(s) » (Grenoble, 24-25 novembre 2016)

Louis Marin, né à Grenoble (La Tronche) en 1931, a joué un rôle prépondérant pour l’histoire de l’art...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 Jul 2016

CFP: The Royal Palace in the Europe of Revolutions

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Royal Palace in the Europe of Revolutions” (due 31 Aug, Paris, France) is available here...
From Early Modern Architecture on 1 Jul 2016

Power of the Bishop’s Second Edited Volume: Second Edited Volume – Call for Papers

Power of the Bishop’s Second Edited Volume: Second Edited Volume: Call for Papers Episcopal Personalities The second volume ‘In the Hands of...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 1 Jul 2016

Appel à communication : « L’architecte : un lecteur actif / The Architect as Active Reader » (Vicenza, 15-17 juin 2017)

The Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea Palladio (CISA) will organize an international conference on the theme of « The Architect...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 30 Jun 2016

Call for Papers | Art in the British Country House: Collecting and Display

From the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art: Art in the British Country House: Collecting and DisplayPaul Mellon Centre for Studies in British...
From Enfilade on 30 Jun 2016

Call for Papers | Romanticism and the Peripheries

From the conference website: Romanticism and the PeripheriesCalouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, 5–7 December 2016 Proposals due by 30 July 2016...
From Enfilade on 30 Jun 2016

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