The legacy of the arts: ideas and representations

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Call for Papers
December 13, 2021 to December 14, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Archival Science, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Digital Humanities, Humanities

Predoctoral and postdoctoral students involved in studies of different specialties such as historiography, musicology, art history, archeology, anthropology (ethnography, ethnology), history, literature and other disciplines that propose topics related to the transmission of knowledge through art, music or orality in any historical period and geographical space.

  • The importance of the image in the church from early Christianity as an educational tool and the transmission of sacred history;

  • The iconoclastic crisis;

  • The figuration of Islam and the transmission of knowledge through it;

  • Religious treatises on the use of the sacred image;

  • Music and liturgy;

  • Traditional, popular and academic music;

  • Image reading in artistic representations in the pre-Columbian world;

  • The study of Classical Antiquity in the Modern Age; the reworking of a style through treatises and Art;

  • The revision of artistic learning and of the Academy, deconstructing musical and artistic processes in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries;

  • New channels and means of dissemination: what are the new challenges or new frontiers for the transmission of knowledge ?;

Contact Info: 

Communications in English, Italian, Spanish or any of the co-official languages of the State will be accepted.

Communication proposals will be sent following the attached form duly completed before September 30, 2021 by email to . The Organizing Committee will communicate via e-mail the acceptance or rejection of the proposals on October 30, 2021.

Committee for the evaluation of proposals: 

Saray Martinez Garcia (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona -

Giulia Moretti Cursi (Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata” –


Afiliación: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”