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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 : « (In)Direct Speech. ‘Chineseness’ in Contemporary Art Discourse and Practice » (Lisbonne, mars 2014).

Informed by post-colonial and post-1989 perspectives as well as critical area studies and post-modern cultural theories of art and visual culture, scholars no longer look at Chinese art as a visual expression...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 Dec 2014
Borderlines XIX – Translating the Past: Appropriating the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds Queen’s University, Belfast 10-12 April, 2015 Borderlines XIX – Translating the Past: Appropriating...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 17 Dec 2014
The 23rd annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL is currently accepting proposals for 15-minute papers from individuals and...
From Early Modern Workshop on 16 Dec 2014
A Conference on ‘Paradigms Lost’: 28 March 2015, Humanities Building 65 of the Avenue Campus, University of Southampton The 2015 Medieval English Theatre meeting will be hosted by John McGavin, J.J.Mcgavin@soton.ac.uk,...

Appel à communication : « Approches transdisciplinaires du spirituel dans les lettres et les arts occidentaux contemporains : analyses et théorisations » (Rimouski, mai 2015)

Qu’en est-il de l’incidence du spirituel sur les arts et les lettres contemporains en Occident ? Cette question heurte de front un monde néopositiviste où le quantifiable et la matérialité dominent...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Dec 2014

Appel à communication : « Le siècle de la légèreté : émergences d’un paradigme du XVIIIe siècle français / The Age of Lightness : Emergences of a Paradigm of the French Eighteenth-century » (Oxford, 15 mai 2015)

Tandis que Voltaire écrivait à propos des Français que « la légèreté et l’inconstance ont fait le caractère de cette aimable nation », Caraccioli remarquait qu’« il y a longtemps qu’on...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 15 Dec 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Villes/Cities:  12th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society” (due 30 Jan, Paris, France) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 15 Dec 2014
What: Missions, Methods, and Management When: 30th June- 4th of July, 2015 Where:  Australian Catholic University, North Sydney, Australia Abstract Submission Deadline: 9th February, 2015 Further...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 15 Dec 2014
The PJMH: The Postgraduate Journal of Medical Humanities is now accepting submissions for articles and book reviews for its second edition.   The deadline for submissions is Friday 27th February...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 15 Dec 2014
Voices and Books, 1500-1800 Newcastle University and City Library, Newcastle. July 16-18 2015 Organiser: Jennifer Richards, Newcastle University with Helen Stark, Newcastle University Keynote Speakers:...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 15 Dec 2014
Call for Papers: Women’s History in the Digital World 2015 The Second Conference of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education May 21-22, 2015, Bryn Mawr College...

Appel à communication : « Forum de l’histoire de l’art asiatique » (Zurich, 29-30 mai 2015), 2015)

The Forum for East Asian Art History is an initiative by junior academics at German-speaking universities. In the first two years (2012 and 2013) the forum was held at the Berlin Free University (Freie...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 14 Dec 2014
From the conference website: Disseminating Dress: Britain and the Fashion World University of York, 28–30 May 2015 Proposals due by 15 January 2015 Disseminating Dress is a three-day international...
From Enfilade on 13 Dec 2014
The call for papers for the 5th ATINER Annual International Conference on Architecture (due 16 Mar, Athens, Greece) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 12 Dec 2014
There's still more than two weeks left to submit an abstract for a proposed special issue of Seminar that Markus Stock and Ann Marie Rasmussen are putting together. The CFP sounds intriguing, and I think...
From Research Fragments on 12 Dec 2014

Appel à communication : « Cultures of the Copy » (Nottingham, 14 mai 2015)

Cultures of the Copy (Nottingham, 14 May 15) Nottingham Institute for Research in Visual Culture, May 14, 2015 Deadline: Mar 15, 2015 Cultures of the Copy Creative and Subversive Reinventions of Reproductive...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Dec 2014

Appel à contribution : expositions monographiques et histoire de l’art (Florence, 2016)

Monographic Exhibitions & the History of Art (Florence, 31 Mar-1 Apr 16) Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici and the Università degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy, March 31 – April 1, 2016 Deadline:...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 12 Dec 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS The EMREM Postgraduate Forum Annual Symposium Thursday 7th and Friday 8th May 2015   ‘þær he þa tungon totyhð ond þa teð þurhysmyhð’ (There he [the worm] devours your tongue...
From The EMREM Forum on 11 Dec 2014
From H-ArtHist: Edited Collection of Essays: Equestrian Cultures, 1700–Present Proposals due by 28 February 2015 Pictured in wonderfully textured shades of sepia, the horses of Roberto Dutesco’s...
From Enfilade on 11 Dec 2014
Early Modern Cross-Cultural Conversions Summer Research Seminar University of Cambridge June 28 to July 26, 2015 Sponsored by Early Modern Conversions: Cultures, Religions, Cognitive Ecologies headquartered...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 11 Dec 2014
Madness: Sacred and Profane The Ninth International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies National Taiwan University 23-24 October, 2015 Conference Website...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 11 Dec 2014
The call for papers for the 2015 Fifteenth-Century Conference (due 1 Feb, Canterbury, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 10 Dec 2014

Appel à communication : « Les figurations visuelles de la parole, du son musical et du bruit, de l’Antiquité à la Renaissance » (Chartres, juin 2015)

Depuis 2011, l’équipe Musiconis propose une réflexion collective sur la représentation du son, en tant qu’il est visuellement signifié mais aussi directement figurable, dans les images de performances...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 Dec 2014
The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “Between Heaven and Earth: Ecclesiastical Patronage in Europe, 1400-1600″ (due 2 Feb, London, England) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 10 Dec 2014
Medicine of Words: Literature, Medicine, and Theology in the Middle Ages St Anne’s College, Oxford 11-12 September, 2015 Plenary Speakers include: Mary Carruthers (NYU, All Souls Oxford) Vincent Gillespie...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 10 Dec 2014

Appel à communication : « Erased, Replaced, Omitted, Denied : American Art and Negation (Paris, 31 mars-1er avril 2015)

The journée d’études, organized under the auspices of the Terra Foundation for American Art, is co-sponsored by the Institut national d’histoire de l’art in partnership with Université Paris Diderot-Paris...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 10 Dec 2014

Appel à communication : « L’héraldique dans la ville au Moyen Age : une exception italienne ? » (Rome, 5-7 Mai 2015)

Le visiteur qui traverse l’Italie est aujourd’hui encore surpris par la profusion d’armoiries qui couvrent toujours les murs des palais et des monuments publics. Relativement préservé par les grandes...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 Dec 2014
Special Issue of postmedieval on Medievalism and the Medical Humanities Contributions are invited for a special issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies entitled ‘Medievalism and...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 9 Dec 2014
What: Motherhood and Culture: International and Interdisciplinary Conference Where: NUI Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland When: 15-17 June 2015 Deadline for abstracts: 15 February 2015 Stories about motherhood...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 8 Dec 2014
What: Controlling Sexuality and Reproduction: Past and Present When: 12-14 August 2015 Where: University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada Deadline for abstracts: 15 February 2015 Sexuality...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 8 Dec 2014
What: Beyond Leeches and Lepers: Medieval and Early Modern Medicine Conference When: 2 May 2015 Where: University of Edinburgh Deadline for abstracts: 15 January 2015 This is a one-day public engagement...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 8 Dec 2014
The International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics is requesting submissions for a special issue on Feminism and Fitness.  Possible themes include pregnant bodies. The deadline for submissions...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 8 Dec 2014

Appel à communication : « Une rhétorique de l’histoire de l’art? Pratiques et dispositifs de l’écriture »

Comme toute discipline, l’histoire de l’art communique au travers de formes discursives normalisées. La littérature grise dont les articles et les thèses, les catalogues d’exposition, les essais...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 8 Dec 2014
Cannibalism in the Early Modern Atlantic The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK 15-16 June, 2015 Conference Website On early modern voyages, people ate to survive. They fried, roasted, and stewed...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 8 Dec 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Cities and Citizens Seventeenth-Century Studies Conference” (due 15 Jan, Durham, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 7 Dec 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800: An Interdisciplinary Conference 9-11 July 2015  University of Cambridge Across faiths and regions and throughout the world, the...
The call for papers for the conference entitled “British and Turkish Literary and Cultural Interactions” (due 31 Dec, Ankara, Turkey) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 6 Dec 2014
Depuis le début de ce siècle, il semble que nous assistions à une prolifération du terme « hybride » employé dans des domaines fort divers – tels que l’économie et la finance, les nouvelles...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 6 Dec 2014
From the conference website: Fashion, the 84th Anglo-American Conference of Historians Senate House, London, 2–3 July 2015 Proposals due by 15 December 2014 In a major collaboration with the Victoria...
From Enfilade on 5 Dec 2014
The making of cultural policies. Trans-Acting Matters: Areas and Eras of a (Post-)Ottoman Globalization This workshop takes place in the framework of the research project “Trans-Acting Matters: Areas...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 4 Dec 2014
En partenariat avec le Netherlands InterUniversity School for Islamic Studies (NISIS), le Centre Jacques Berque (Maroc) et l’Institut néerlandais au Maroc (NIMAR), l’Institut d’étude de...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 4 Dec 2014
Ce colloque international, organisé à Lille du 14 au 16 octobre 2015 à l’occasion du bicentenaire de la fin du règne de Murat à Naples, vise à interroger les pratiques de gouvernement, les...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 4 Dec 2014
The ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, Europe 1100 – 1800 – “Shaping the Modern” Symposium: Into the Woods: An ‘Emotions and Environment’ Symposium The University...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 4 Dec 2014
The call for papers for the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain 2015 Graduate Student Research Forum (due 21 Jan, Edinburgh, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 3 Dec 2014
_Feminist Spaces_ invites undergraduate and graduate students from universities worldwide to submit academic essays, creative writings, or multimodal/artistic pieces that adhere to this issue’s theme...

Appel à communication : « Madness : Sacred and Profane » (Taipei, 23-24 octobre 2015)

Madness, as one of the most intriguing of all cultural questions, has challenged thinkers since antiquity. For instance, Plato in Phaedrus pointed out that divine madness can be associated with creative...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 3 Dec 2014
Late Antique Hagiography as Literature Colloquium at the University of Edinburgh 20-21 May, 2015 Texts about ‘holy’ women and men grew to be a defining feature of the culture of Late Antiquity. There...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 3 Dec 2014

Appel à communication : « Street Art. Contours et détours » (Nice, septembre 2015)

Ce colloque international a pour objectif d’engager une réflexion sur un phénomène majeur du temps présent : le street art, mouvement populaire mondial qui impose une nouvelle esthétique et interroge...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 3 Dec 2014

Appel à publication : « Projeter / Projecting » – Revue Intermédialités (21 décembre 2014)

Appel à contribution / Call for Submissions pour le numéro double 24-25 de la revue Intermédialités : Histoire et théorie des arts, des lettres et des techniques « Projeter / Projecting » sous la...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 2 Dec 2014
The call for papers for the session entitled “Loggia, loggiato, portico. Food, Architecture and Rituality from Medieval Era to Renaissance between Ephemeral and Routine Occasions” at the 2015...
From Early Modern Architecture on 2 Dec 2014

Update: Coming Up in Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Calls for Papers Conference Into the Woods 22 July 2015 Paper abstracts due 28 February 2015 The University of Melbourne This day-long symposium will consider representations of the forest in music, art,...
From CERAE Impressions: A Blog on 2 Dec 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Fertile Spaces, Dynamic Places:  Mapping the Cultures of Italy” (due 31 Mar, Sydney, Australia) is available here and under “Calls for...
From Early Modern Architecture on 2 Dec 2014

Appel à communication : « Reconsidering the Origins of Portraiture » (Cracovie, 16-18 avril 2015)

“Reconsidering the Origins of Portraiture”April 16th-18th, 2015 Deadline for sending abstracts: 15th January, 2015 The Institute of Art History, Jagiellonian University, Cracow Thanks to extensive...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 Dec 2014

Appel à communication : « Ecclesiastical Patronage in Europe, 1400-1600″ (Londres, 9 mai 2015)

Ecclesiastical Patronage in Europe, 1400-1600 (London, 9 May 15) The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, May 9, 2015 Deadline: Feb 2, 2015 Between Heaven and Earth: Ecclesiastical Patronage in Europe,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 Dec 2014

Appel à communication : « Utopias » (Brighton, septembre 2015)

The idea of utopia was always been two faced. On the one hand it was the place that is no place (u-topos) – the ideal that could only be imagined. On the other it was the eu-topos of the ancients, the...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 Dec 2014

Appel à communication :  » Le rôle des artistes dans la création des arts décoratifs et industriels » (Mulhouse, avril 2015)

Après les travaux initiés en 2010, lors des Journées d’histoire industrielle, consacrées au thème de « l’art et l’industrie », puis en 2014 avec la journée d’études sur « le dessinateur...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 1 Dec 2014
Facing the Frontier: Cultural Difference, Sovereignty, and Expansion in the Early Modern World Durham University, Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 16 March, 2015 ‘Decision-makers have shown...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 1 Dec 2014
What: History of Women’s Health conference Where: The PennsylvaniaHospital, Philadelphia When: 29 April 2015 Deadline for Submissions: 5 December 2014 Themes The History of Women’s Health...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 30 Nov 2014
What: Gods and Monsters: Historicizing Ritual, Public Memory, and the Religious Imagination Where: San Francisco State University When: 25 April 2015 Deadline for Submissions: 13 February 2015 Fertility...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 30 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Créer. Créateurs, créations, créatures au Moyen Âge » (Paris, juin 2015)

Au commencement, Dieu créa le ciel et la terre. La terre était sans forme et vide, il n’y avait que ténèbres à la surface de l’abîme, et l’esprit de Dieu soufflait au-dessus des...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 30 Nov 2014

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