CFP: Monsters, 8-9 September 2022

Limina Journal in collaboration with the ARC Centre for Excellence for the History of Emotions and the Department of Classics at the University of Reading invites proposals for 20-minute papers or posters from postgraduate and early-career researchers that explore the theme of ‘monsters’. Paper topics may include, but are not limited to: Monsters in various… Continue reading CFP: Monsters, 8-9 September 2022

CFP: Indian Ocean World Archaeology Conference, 19th-20th December 2022, University of Exeter

Papers are welcome on all aspects of the archaeology, material culture and heritage of the Indian Ocean (defined as from East Africa to Japan, including Australasia) from the first millennium BC to the contemporary era, and may include reports on research in progress. Presentations should be in English (unless you are in the special session… Continue reading CFP: Indian Ocean World Archaeology Conference, 19th-20th December 2022, University of Exeter

APECSS – CFP

The Asia-Pacific Early Christian Studies Society (APECSS) invites proposals for papers to be delivered at its thirteenth annual conference to be held at Trinity Theological College, Singapore, 15 - 17 September 2022. The Society welcomes all proposals that explore any theme relevant to the early Christian world from the New Testament to the end of… Continue reading APECSS – CFP

MEMS Festival 2022, University of Kent – CFP

This two-day event celebrates Medieval and Early Modern history, 400 – 1800, and encourages a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including but not limited to, politics, religion, economics, art, drama, literature, and domestic culture. MEMS Fest aims to be an informal space in which postgraduate students, early career researchers, and academics can share ideas and… Continue reading MEMS Festival 2022, University of Kent – CFP

SELIM 32 – CFP

New Approaches to Early English: Challenges in the Digitisation Era, Universidad de La Rioja, 14-16 September 2022. The Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature (SELIM) and the local organising committee invite members of the Society and all other scholars interested in the field to participate in the 32nd International Conference of SELIM, to be hosted by… Continue reading SELIM 32 – CFP

Call For Pitches: Manuscripts and Material Culture – Hazine

Why are manuscripts critical to Islamic and Islamicate studies, and how do they impact pedagogy? How does material culture help us venture into the past, and how do manuscripts affect religious practice, be it Muslim, Coptic, Armenian, etc? Hazine is seeking 3-4 pieces on manuscripts and material culture from the Mashriq, Maghreb, East Africa, West… Continue reading Call For Pitches: Manuscripts and Material Culture – Hazine

St Magnús Symposium – CFP

Ruler, Poet, Saint: Rǫgnvaldr jarl Kali Kolsson and his World 1 – 3 September 2022, King Street Halls, Kirkwall, Orkney. Kali, who would rule as Rǫgnvaldr, Earl of Orkney, from 1137-58/59, was a Renaissance man before the Renaissance, a medieval polymath who combined political responsibility with a passion for poetry and a spirit of adventure.… Continue reading St Magnús Symposium – CFP

PPLA 2022 – “Persistence and Resistance: 100 to 1000 CE” – CFP

Online, 18-20 (eastern hemisphere) / 17-19 (western hemisphere) February 2022. The Pacific Partnership in Late Antiquity (PPLA) plans to have a conference on Zoom in February 2022 on the topic of persistence and resistance in late antiquity, defined here capaciously as running from 100 to 1000 CE. The theme is broad and we encourage creativity… Continue reading PPLA 2022 – “Persistence and Resistance: 100 to 1000 CE” – CFP

CCASNC 2022 ‘Marvels and Miracles’ – CFP

The Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic is an annual interdisciplinary graduate conference encompassing all aspects of the British Isles, Ireland, and Scandinavia in the Middle Ages. A selection of the papers will be published in the departmental journal Quaestio Insularis. This year’s theme will be ‘Marvels and Miracles’’. Our keynote speaker will be… Continue reading CCASNC 2022 ‘Marvels and Miracles’ – CFP

Morality, Exemplarity, and the Expression of Emotion in Medieval Insular Texts, c. 700-1500 – CFP

17-18 March 2022, in person at Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf and/or online. The behaviours, ideas, and emotions that medieval writers, translators, and authors present as (im)moral and exemplary naturally fluctuate depending on time, place, genre, and language. Similarly, the textual representation and expression of emotion is culturally, temporally, and socially determined. This conference seeks to… Continue reading Morality, Exemplarity, and the Expression of Emotion in Medieval Insular Texts, c. 700-1500 – CFP

Spirits and Spirituality in Medieval Britain and Ireland c. 600 – 1400 – CFP

Online at the University of Nottingham, Wednesdays, 9, 16, 23 March 2022. We invite papers which explore representations of spirits and spirituality in the medieval period from c. 600-1400 in Britain and Ireland, including, but not limited to, the following suggestions: The influence of Eastern and/or Western patristicsRepresentations of spirits and demonsApproaches to spiritualityHow spirits… Continue reading Spirits and Spirituality in Medieval Britain and Ireland c. 600 – 1400 – CFP

Reshaping the World: Utopias, Ideals and Aspirations in Late Antiquity and Byzantium

24th International Graduate Conference of the Oxford University Byzantine Society ‘Utopia’ is relatively understudied in the field of Late Antique and Byzantine Studies. Major existing works tend to focus on either Late Byzantine philosophy – for example Siniossoglou (2011) on Gemistos Plethon – or on certain aspects of utopia in Late Antiquity; most recently Neil… Continue reading Reshaping the World: Utopias, Ideals and Aspirations in Late Antiquity and Byzantium

Embedded Narratives in the Literatures of the Medieval North – CFP

Katowice, Poland & online, 8-9 April 2022. Narrative analysis often takes either the narrative content or the manner in which this content is presented as its starting point. Focusing on the manner, Gérard Genette has identified three main fields of analysis: the temporal relationship between the story and the narrative with regard to their order,… Continue reading Embedded Narratives in the Literatures of the Medieval North – CFP

Orosius Through the Ages – CFP

25-27 May 2022, online and in person at the Institute of Classical Studies, University of London. This conference explores how the Orosian reshaping of the classical past calibrated medieval and early modern conceptions of antiquity, and how far the formulation of fundamental Christian belief-systems such as sin, divine providence, and human salvation took place in… Continue reading Orosius Through the Ages – CFP

Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North – CFP

We invite submissions to the 11th Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North, which will be held as a hybrid online and on-site event at the University of Iceland, April 7-9, 2022. As the world is slowly emerging from the pandemic, graduate students and Early Career Researchers have found new ways to conduct and present… Continue reading Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North – CFP