Saadya Gaon's Works on the Jewish Calendar

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
December 9, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

In the first half of the 10th century, the Jewish calendar had become a major issue for Near Eastern Jewish communities. Conflicts over the calendar were fights for authority and legal independence, drawing the attention of Saadya Gaon (882–942 CE), a preeminent scholar and communal leader of rabbinic Babylonian Jewry. Saadya composed at least four works on the calendar and the calendar polemics, which had a significant impact on later calendar literature and played a role in the diffusion of the Jewish calendar to Western Europe. This talk by Dr.

Call for Papers: Race and the Early Modern: New Scholars, New Scholarship

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 7, 2022
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Race Studies, Slavery, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Call for Papers Race and the Early Modern: New Scholars, New Scholarship

MMoR & the Centre for Early Modern Studies King’s College London, May 24, 2022

Keynote speakers: Surekha Davies, author of Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human Nicholas R. Jones, author of Staging Habla de Negros: Radical Performances of the African Diaspora in Early Modern Spain

 

‘For the grandeur of this crown’: The English and French Navies, 1500-1650

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
February 22, 2022
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, European History / Studies, French History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies

Time and Date: 22 February 2022 | 5.15pm - 6.30pm 

The 1500s and 1600s were turbulent times for England and France, with both nations engaging in dynastic struggle, religious conflict and overseas colonisation. Facing each other across the Channel, the naval expansion of the two countries was also closely intertwined. Each influenced the naval programmes of the other, both directly and indirectly. Join us for a free online talk demonstrating the close relationship between naval power and state strength in early-modern Europe.

Speaking of Shakespeare: Shoichiro Kawai

Type: 
Event
Date: 
December 31, 2021
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Humanities, Japanese History / Studies, Literature, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

This is a recent talk with Shoichiro Kawai of the University of Tokyo about his Shakespearean adaptations and translations in Japanese and about his work as a Shakespeare scholar: https://youtu.be/yolIZXYnV5k.

Symposium on Medieval & Renaissance Studies Call for Papers

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 31, 2021
Location: 
Missouri, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, European History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS
Ninth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies
June 20-22, 2022

Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, Missouri

international workshop "collective violence and genocide VI: the long shadow of early modern massacres"

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
November 18, 2021 to November 19, 2021
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

The sixth edition of the International Seminar Collective Violence and Genocide will take place on November 18 in the afternoon (16:00 hours CET) and on Friday, November 19 in the morning (10:00 hours CET).

 

International Workshop: Chinese & Spanish Interactions, Manila 1571-1765 (online)

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
November 27, 2021
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

Dear all,

I'm very happy to announce the International Workshop on Chinese & Spanish Interactions, Manila 1571-1765, November 27, 2021. The program is here. Feel free to drop in! 

The program is here:

https://www.academia.edu/s/510bfe1fb0

The meeting will be online.

The meeting ID is 93829403145, passcode is 401592. The link will be

International Conference – Convivencia in the Mediterranean, Potsdam and Zoom

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 21, 2021 to November 23, 2021
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies

We are pleased to invite you to the IXth International Conference of the Selma Stern Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg.

Online and Potsdam, Germany, November 21–23, 2021

CFP EMSE 2022: Early Modern Sensory Experiences 9-10 June 2022, Kellogg College, University of Oxford

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 14, 2022
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Music and Music History

EMSE 2022: Early Modern Sensory Experiences

9-10 June 2022, Kellogg College, University of Oxford

CFP: Anthropogenic Climate Change (Climates and Cultures in History) - Deadline 15 March 2022

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Humanities, Archaeology, Geography, Early Modern History and Period Studies

In 2022, ‘Climates and Cultures in History’ (CCH) will publish a special issue (either 1 or 2) on anthropogenic climate change.

This call invites proposals for contributions on all aspects relating to anthropogenic climate change in history.

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