CFP: Studying East of Byzantium IX – Networks

The Mashtots Professor of Armenian Studies at Harvard University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, are pleased to invite abstracts for the next Studying East of Byzantium workshop: Studying East of Byzantium IX: Networks. A three-part workshop that intends to bring together doctoral… Continue reading CFP: Studying East of Byzantium IX – Networks

CFP: AEMA 17 – Memory & Forgetting, 30 Sept- 1 Oct, online

Arguably the world's friendliest early medieval conference is BACK! and it's FREE! This conference invites papers on the theme of memory and forgetting. Memory is malleable. It is shaped by selection, by mediation, by transmission, by ideologies, by societies and, above all, by forgetting. This conference examines the process of how early medieval societies created… Continue reading CFP: AEMA 17 – Memory & Forgetting, 30 Sept- 1 Oct, online

CFP: PPLA zoom conference Nov 12-13

Kia ora Pacific Partnership in Late Antiquity membersThis is your reminder about our upcoming zoom lightning paper conference on November 12-13 (North American dates). If you are interested in presenting, please submit a short (150 word) abstract to Lisa Bailey by October 1st. The format will follow that of the lightning papers at our previous… Continue reading CFP: PPLA zoom conference Nov 12-13

CFP: Medievalist Librarians in the Classroom: Challenges and Opportunities at Kalamazoo 2023

This roundtable aims to bring together two conversations: one among teaching staff about inclusive and engaging pedagogy in the medieval studies classroom, and one among librarians about the challenges and opportunities of library instruction. As academic support professionals, library workers are often overlooked in discussions of medievalist pedagogy, yet in the twenty-first century, both the… Continue reading CFP: Medievalist Librarians in the Classroom: Challenges and Opportunities at Kalamazoo 2023

CFP: Taste and Disgust in Late Antiquity

International Medieval Congress, 3-6 July 2023, University of Leeds, UK The Postgraduate and Early Career Late Antiquity Network (LAN) The aim of this strand is to discuss taste as a category of late ancient experience. The overall theme of IMC 2023 is ‘Networks and Entanglements’ and we encourage speakers to think about how late antique… Continue reading CFP: Taste and Disgust in Late Antiquity

CFP: Religious Disbelief and the Emotions

This conference seeks applications for papers of 15-20 minutes concerning the interactions between religious disbeliefs and the emotions in any location or time period up to 1800 C.E. The conference is hosted by Macquarie University and the Macquarie Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions. The conference will be online-only, via Zoom. It is… Continue reading CFP: Religious Disbelief and the Emotions

CFP: Digital Classicist Seminar Berlin: Call for Papers 2022

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 9th series of the Digital Classicist Seminar Berlin, organised by the “Zentrum Grundlagenforschung Alte Welt” of the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities together with the Berliner Antike-Kolleg. The seminar will run during the winter term of the 2022/23 academic year. We invite… Continue reading CFP: Digital Classicist Seminar Berlin: Call for Papers 2022

CFP: PPLA Lightning Paper Conference

Following on the success of our lightning paper panels at the Pacific Partnership for Late Antiquity Zoom conference earlier this year, we will host another Zoom conference on November 12-13 (North American dates) as a way to present some ideas related to current research. The format will follow that of the lightning papers--5 minutes for… Continue reading CFP: PPLA Lightning Paper Conference

CFP: Reception, Susception, Acception, 1-2 December 2022

Reception theory offers scholars fresh insights into the purposes and possibilities of Classical Studies and its intersection with the wider world, post-Antiquity. But the semantic passivity of a concept such as “Reception” can also obfuscate the dynamic ways in which Classics has been utilised, even weaponised, by its proponents — not merely experienced (Reception), but… Continue reading CFP: Reception, Susception, Acception, 1-2 December 2022

CFP: Colonial Entanglements and the Medieval Nordic World: Tensions, Nordic Colonialism and Indigeneity, 2 – 3 February 2023

We are delighted to announce the call for papers for a two-day conference held at the Universität Greifswald, Germany, on 2-3rd of February 2023, in collaboration with the DFG-funded project "Mission Before Colonisation: A Reassessment of Religious Contact in Greenland and Sápmi, 1000-1500".Despite the on-going colonialism exercised in the Nordic nation-states, the region as a… Continue reading CFP: Colonial Entanglements and the Medieval Nordic World: Tensions, Nordic Colonialism and Indigeneity, 2 – 3 February 2023

CFP: Letters and Politics in Late Antiquity, Ghent University, 31 May- 2 June 2023

We are inviting papers discussing the role of letters in late antique Roman politics (4th to 6th century AD): how did various late antique actors and interest groups use letters to try and influence decision making processes on all levels? Letters played a prominent role in the functioning of social and political life in the late Roman Empire (3rd – 6th century AD).… Continue reading CFP: Letters and Politics in Late Antiquity, Ghent University, 31 May- 2 June 2023

CFP: Special Issue – Document Recognition in the Cultural Heritage: Methods and Applications

A Special Issue of Journal of Imaging (ISSN 2313-433X) The field of document recognition in the cultural heritage is rapidly progressing, wherein vast amounts of ancient manuscripts in libraries and other institutions across the world are increasingly undergoing digitisation and transcription. However, the automatic recognition of patterns in ancient manuscripts to render them readable, searchable… Continue reading CFP: Special Issue – Document Recognition in the Cultural Heritage: Methods and Applications

CFP: AEMA 17 Memory & Forgetting, Digital Conference, 30 Sept-1 October 2022

You little beauty! This conference invites papers on the theme of memory and forgetting. Memory is malleable. It isshaped by selection, by mediation, by transmission, by ideologies, by societies and, above all, byforgetting. In the words of Ann Rigney, ‘like water transported in a leaky bucket which slowly runsdry, [memories] are continuously being lost along… Continue reading CFP: AEMA 17 Memory & Forgetting, Digital Conference, 30 Sept-1 October 2022

CFP: 2022 Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group conference, 15 October

The conference committee invites papers on the theme Colonialism: subaltern voices, contested histories, subverted spaces. Colonialism, and its underlying violence and inequality, continues to demonstrate that modern hopes of peace and fair access to resources are largely illusory. Russia’s imperial ambitions in eastern Europe and resistance to a Voice to Parliament domestically are two obvious… Continue reading CFP: 2022 Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group conference, 15 October

CFP: Christian Political Cultures in Late Antiquity, 21st-22nd June 2023, University of Liverpool

We invite papers for a conference (and planned edited volume) on Christian Political Cultures in Late Antiquity. The remarkably homogeneous ways of thinking about Christian political authority across the Roman world in late antiquity (c. 250-700 CE)—so carefully reconstructed in classic mid-20th century accounts—mask the immense diversity of the social and institutional contexts in which… Continue reading CFP: Christian Political Cultures in Late Antiquity, 21st-22nd June 2023, University of Liverpool