Ann: Reading Pleasure: Summer Program for PhD Students

The attached announcement for a summer program at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul from 23-28 May 2016 may be of interest to some H-HRE members. The program will explore discourses and strategies of reading and pleasure in the Middle Ages. It is open to PhD students of medieval history, linguistics, literature and philology. In addition to working in their research with texts in at least two medieval languages, students will be expected to read English and either French or German. Lectures and seminars will be held in English.

CFP: Feast, Fast, and Famine: SMFS at Leeds

Dear Listmembers (and please circulate as you see fit),

Please find below the Call for Papers for the two SMFS-sponsored sessions at the Leeds Medieval Congress, July 4-7, 2016 (theme: Feast, Fast and Famine).

Thanks and best wishes,

Digesting Bynum: (Re)Theorizing the Medieval Feast and Fast in the Twenty-First Century

Conf: Beyond Exceptionalism

Beyond Exceptionalism Conference

18-19 September 2015 at The Ohio State University, Mansfield campus

Invited Speakers:

Fri., Sept. 18th: Miriam Shadis (Ohio University) -- “Unexceptional women: Auctoritas, Potestas, and Queenship in Early Portugal”
Sat., Sept. 19th: Theresa Earenfight (Seattle University), “Standpoint Epistemology and the Problem of the Exceptional Medieval Queens”

Review: Jüdische Klagen gegen Reichsadelige

The following H-Net Review crossposted from H-Soz-Kult may be of interest to H-HRE members.

Griemert, André: Jüdische Klagen gegen Reichsadelige. Prozesse am
Reichshofrat in den Herrschaftsjahren Rudolfs II. und Franz I. Stephans
(= Bibliothek Altes Reich 16). München: de Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015. ISBN
978-3-11-035267-2; 517 S.; EUR 79,95.


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