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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 conference entitled “The Remembered and the Forgotten:  Preserving and Interpreting the Americas to 1820″ (due 1 Mar, Newport, Rhode Island, USA) is available here...
From Early Modern Architecture on 28 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Villes/Cities » — 12ème Symposium annuel de la Société Internationale des Médiévistes (Paris, juin 2015)

La Société Internationale des Médiévistes de Paris (IMS-Paris) sollicite l’envoi de communications et de thèmes de sessions complètes pour son colloque 2015 portant sur le thème de la ville dans...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 27 Nov 2014
“Mediating the Sacred and Secular in the Medieval and Early Modern Period” Graduate Conference hosted by the University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium (EMC) February 20-21, 2015 The Early Modern...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 27 Nov 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Das Wunderbare:  Dimensionen eines Phänomens in Kunst und Kultur” (due 11 Jan, Saarbrücken, Germany) is available here and under “Calls...
From Early Modern Architecture on 26 Nov 2014
"Representing Dissent in the Long Eighteenth Century" A Regional Day Conference of the International John Bunyan Society organized by W. R. Owens and David Walker in association with the University...
From Dissenting Experience on 25 Nov 2014
A CFP for RSA 2016, 31 March – 2 April, Boston MA Since 2001, the Renaissance Society of America annual meetings have featured panels on the applications of new technology in scholarly research,...
From Michael Ullyot on 25 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Beauté idéologique : la part du beau dans les oeuvres de propagande » (ENS Lyon, 7 mai 2015)

Beaute ideologique (Lyon, 7 May 15) Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, May 07, 2015 Deadline: Jan 5, 2015Beauté idéologique. La part du beau dans les oeuvres de propagande Depuis le XVIIIe siècle, la...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 25 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Beuys, le dernier romantique ? » (Université Rennes 2, 26 février 2015)

Journée d’étude « Beuys, le dernier romantique ? », 6 février 2015, Université Rennes 2 Appel à communication, deadline: 12 décembre 2014 Lorsque Joseph Beuys déclare : « Tout homme est un...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 25 Nov 2014
The 21st Annual ACMRS Conference Scottsdale, AZ February 5–7, 2015 Conference Website ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 5-7, 2015...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 25 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Art and Science in the Early Modern Low Countries » (Amsterdam, septembre 2015)

Anticipating plans for a future exhibition on Art and Science in the Early Modern Low Countries (ca 1550-1730), the Rijksmuseum and the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands (Royal Dutch...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Nov 2014
  What: Worn Out! Motherwork in the Age of Austerity, The 17th Annual Women’s History Conference Where: Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY (20 minutes north of Manhattan) When: Friday and...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 24 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Mythes, légendes et Histoire : la réalité dépassée ? » (Montréal, 2015)

Les mythes et les légendes sont inhérents à toutes les civilisations et participent à la construction de la culture. Leurs transformations leur sont essentielles : notamment suscitées par l’évolution...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 24 Nov 2014
From cfp.english.upenn.edu: The Many Faces of Slavery: Non-Traditional Slave Experiences in the Atlantic World University of Montpellier, 21–22 May 2015 Proposals due by 31 January 2015 Plenary speakers:...
From Enfilade on 24 Nov 2014
From the conference website: Knowing Things: Circulations and Transitions of Objects in Natural History Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Germany, 23–24 March 2015 Proposals due by 1 December 2014 With...
From Enfilade on 24 Nov 2014
Observing – Depicting – Disseminating
The Scientific Perspective in the Modern Period Symposium: 7-9 November 2015; Sign up by 1 February 2015 Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the interdisciplinary...
From H-ArtHist: The Allure of Rome: João V of Portugal and His Cultural Policy in the European Context New University, Lisbon, 15–18 July 2015 Proposals due by 19 December 2014 João V (1689–1750)...
From Enfilade on 23 Nov 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800″ (due 7 Jan, Cambridge, England) is available here and under “Calls for Books,...
From Early Modern Architecture on 21 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Appropriation et réappropriation des récits » (Paris, juin 2015)

Adossé à la revue illustrée bilingue Interfaces : Image Texte Langage, ce colloque s’adresse particulièrement à des historiens, historiens de l’art, spécialistes de culture visuelle, littéraires...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Art & Science » (Université de Vienne, Autriche, 26-27 février 2015)

Art & Science (Vienna, 26-27 Feb 15) University of Vienna, Department of Art History (Austria), February 26 -27, 2015 Deadline: Dec 14, 2014 Art & Science: Conference on Empirical Methods in Art...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Nov 2014
Call for Chapters: “Crossing the Virtual Divide: Digital Tools and Digital Divides in the Practice of Medieval Studies” We are in the process of putting together a volume of chapters and commentary,...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 21 Nov 2014
The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics We are calling for papers for a Special Edition of New Scholar that will explore the notion of cosmopolitanism, both as a utopian project and as...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 20 Nov 2014
Dear all,Carla, Catharine, and I are writing to encourage anyone interested in presenting at EMW this semester to please contact us.  In the past, people have presented dissertation chapters, article...
From Early Modern Workshop on 19 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Beauté idéologique, la part du beau dans les œuvres de propagande » (Lyon, 7 mai 2015)

Le vingtième siècle des idéologies a vu se développer l’activité de « propagande », mise en place par des partis, des organisations ou des États, qu’ils soient dictatoriaux ou démocratiques....
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 19 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Autour des machines de Vitruve. L’ingénierie romaine : textes, archéologie, restitution » (Caen, France, 3-4 juin 2015)

Historiens, archéologues et philologues invoquent fréquemment l’œuvre de Vitruve comme témoin privilégié des techniques et de l’architecture romaines. Ils le font parfois de manière abusive...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 19 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Wordstruck : American Artists as Readers, Writers and Literati » (Lublin, Pologne, mai 2015)

The Department of American Studies at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland, will host “Wordstruck : American Artists as Readers, Writers and Literati,” scheduled to take place May 13-16,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « The allure of Rome » (Lisbonne, 15-18 juillet 2015)

The allure of Rome (Lisbon, 15-18 Jul 15) Lisbon, New University, Humanities Faculty (FCSH), July 15 - 18, 2015 Deadline: Dec 19, 2014 Call for Papers Knowledge Transfer and Cultural Exchanges CHAM International...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Nov 2014
Call for Papers Mobility and the Experience of Nature in the Nineteenth Century Landscape Painting: An Art of Travel? International Symposium, Christoph Heilmann Stiftung at the Städtische Galerie im...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Le Christ refiguré (1848-1939) » (Paris, 11 avril 2015)

« Jésus contre le Christ ? », cette formule permettrait de résumer les paradoxes des XIXe et XXe siècles à l’égard de la question religieuse. À mesure que le germe rationaliste, semé par les...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Subjectivités féministes, queer et postcoloniales en art contemporain » (Rennes, avril 2015)

Depuis l’explosion des luttes féministes historiques à la fin des années 1960, celles-ci n’ont cessé d’irriguer les pratiques artistiques et les recherches théoriques en art. Cette dynamique...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 18 Nov 2014
Over His Dead Body Kings Manor, University of York 26-27 March, 2015 The legal battle between Leicester and York over the remains of Richard III came to an end in May 2014 with a High Court ruling that...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 18 Nov 2014
What: Challenges in the History of Childhood Where: Queen Mary University of London When: Friday 16th January 2015 Deadline for submissions: 1 December 2014 We are organising a conference on Challenges...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 17 Nov 2014
What? Time, Temporalities and the Emotional Geographies of Being/Becoming a Mother. 5th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies. Where? Edinburgh When? 10-12 June 2015 Deadline...
From Perceptions of Pregnancy on 17 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Voir des fantômes » (Strasbourg, 14-16 octobre 2015)

La perspective interdisciplinaire, faisant dialoguer les approches littéraires (figures et personnages surnaturels assimilés aux fantômes, topoï et mises en récit de l’apparition fantomatique ou...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 Nov 2014
The call for papers for the 6th ATINER Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts (due 2 Feb, Athens, Greece) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…”...
From Early Modern Architecture on 16 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Shoes, Slippers and Sandals : Feet and Footwear in Antiquity » (Newcastle, juin 2015)

Ancient dress and adornment has received significant consideration in recent scholarship. Yet, detailed study of footwear is still limited. Circumstances of survival mean few ancient ‘shoes’ are today...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 16 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Lost and Fragmentary Works of Art (Rome, 19-20 Mars 2015) »

Lost and Fragmentary Works of Art (Rome, 19-20 Mar 2015) Rome, March 19 - 20, 2015 Deadline: Jan 10, 2015 Call for Papers: Between absence and presence: lost and fragmentary works of art Rome Art History...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 16 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « XVIth International Baroque Summer Course  »

Baroque / Classic XVIth International Baroque Summer Course of the Werner Oechslin Library Foundation, Einsiedeln. The course is open to doctoral candidates as well as junior and senior scholars who wish...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 16 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World » (Cambridge, 9-11 Juillet 2015)

Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World (Cambridge, 9-11 Jul 2015) University of Cambridge, July 9 - 11, 2015 Deadline: Jan 7, 2015 CALL FOR PAPERS Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 16 Nov 2014
Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s by...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 16 Nov 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Robert Adam and His Brothers:  New Light on Britain’s Leading Architectural Family” (due 25 Dec, London, England) is available here and...
From Early Modern Architecture on 15 Nov 2014
Being Non/Human Queen Mary, University of London 17 June, 2015 Being Non/Human is organising a conference for 2015 on the topic of ‘bodily borders’ and we invite any postgraduate or early career researcher...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 15 Nov 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS Challenges in the History of Childhood Conference Queen Mary University of London Friday 16 January, 2015 One of the key challenges faced by historians of childhood is that children, “seldom...
From H-Asia: Rhetorics of Landscape: Court and Society in the Early Modern World Proposals due by 21 November 2014 I am seeking targeted contributions for an edited volume exploring the role of landscape...
From Enfilade on 14 Nov 2014
Kingston Shakespeare Seminar Jan Kott Our Contemporary: Contexts, Legacies, New Perspectives An international one-day conference, Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames 19 February, 2015 On the hundredth anniversary...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 14 Nov 2014
John Fletcher: A Critical Reappraisal Christ Church University, Canterbury 26-27 June, 2015 Conference Website Keynote Speakers: Professor Gordon McMullan (King’s College London) Dr Lucy Munro (King’s...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 14 Nov 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Barock/Klassik (16. Internationaler Barocksommerkurs der Stiftung Bibliothek Werner Oechslin)” (due 7 Dec, Einsiedeln, Switzerland) is available...
From Early Modern Architecture on 12 Nov 2014
I’m glad to put in a good word for MAHS, an organization that far exceeds common expectations of a regional society. Particularly because of its commitments to bringing together scholars from both...
From Enfilade on 12 Nov 2014
From H-ArtHist: Does your research into architectural history deserve a wider public? The Architectural Review seeks contributors for its new History section, a 1,200-word feature which aims to bring the...
From Enfilade on 12 Nov 2014
The Journal of Folklore Research invites submissions for a special issue devoted to medieval and early modern folklore and culture, tentatively scheduled for publication in 2016. We welcome submission...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 12 Nov 2014
‘Namque ego suetus eram hos libros legisse frequenter’: Early Medieval Practices of Reading and Writing Den Haag, The Netherlands 3-5 June, 2015 This is a call for papers for a conference on the subject...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 12 Nov 2014
From the project website: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400–1800 St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge, 9–11 July 2015 Proposals due by 7 January 2014 Across faiths and...
From Enfilade on 11 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Périphéries et recentrements en histoire de l’architecture » (Tours, 6 février 2014)

En 2005, la conférence internationale Changing Boundaries, Architectural History in Transition[1], organisée à Paris par l’Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA, Paris) et la Society of...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 11 Nov 2014
Re-Reading Romanticism: Imagination, Emotion, Nature, and Things University of Melbourne 23-25 July, 2015 The biennial conference of the Romantic Studies Association of Australia and a supernumerary conference...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 11 Nov 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Experiencing Prison” (due 23 Jan, Dubrovnik, Croatia) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”
From Early Modern Architecture on 10 Nov 2014
Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, published annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate students...
From ANZAMEMS Inc on 10 Nov 2014
The call for papers for the conference entitled “Senses and Spaces:  II International Conference in Transatlantic Studies” (due 15 Dec, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) is available here and...
From Early Modern Architecture on 10 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Artists’ Moving Image Practice in Britain » (Londres, Whitechapel Gallery)

Artists' Moving Image Practice in Britain (London, 5-7 Nov 15) Whitechapel Gallery, London, November 5 - 07, 2015 Deadline: Dec 15, 2014 Artists' Moving Image Practice in Britain: From 1990 to today A...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Feminist, Queer & Postcolonial Subjectivities » (Rennes, 8-10 avril 2015)

Feminist, Queer & Postcolonial Subjectivities (Rennes, 8-10 Apr 15) University Rennes 2, Rennes, France, April 8, 2015 - April 10, 205 Deadline: Dec 15, 2014 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE April 8-9-10,...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 Nov 2014

Appel à communication : « Scientae » (Toronto, 27-29 mai 2015)

Scientiae 2015 (Toronto, 27-29 May 15) Toronto, Canada, May 27 - 29, 2015 Deadline: Nov 17, 2014 Scientiae Toronto 2015 27-29 May 2015, Victoria College, University of Toronto Keynotes: Anthony Grafton...
From Le blog de l'APAHAU on 9 Nov 2014

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