ABC-CLIO is looking for authors to write books for its new “Historical Explorations of Literature” series. Each book in the series is 80,000 to 100,000 words, looks at 3 to 5 literary works, and offers background information for each work along with sections on 2 to 4 topics of historical significance. Each of these topical sections provides background information relating the topic to the literary work along with 1 to 4 primary source historical document excerpts.
The Society for Court Studies (www.courtstudies.org) is pleased to announce that its bi-annual, peer-reviewed international journal, The Court Historian, published by Taylor and Francis, is now available online for the first time, giving access to twenty years of scholarship in this inter-disciplinary field, ranging from the medieval to the modern, from art history to diplomacy.
On December 10/11 2015, the newly funded project A02 „Contingentia and Disputatio: Decision-making as concept and practice in late medieval theory” (Prof. Dr. Martin Kintzinger/PD Dr. Georg Jostkleigrewe) will hold its initial workshop. The project is part of the Collaborative Research Centre 1150 “Kulturen des Entscheidens” (Münster/Germany) which focuses on the modes, framing and reflection of decision-making in different societies.
CALL FOR PAPERS: Material culture of medieval Ireland: uniting with the world, or worlds apart?
American Conference for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame, 30 March-3 April 2016
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Deadline: 5 November 2015
The Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine is pleased to offer annual fellowships to support research in the history of medicine. Established in 1960 as a result of an alliance between the Boston Medical Library and the Harvard Medical Library, the Francis A.
Knowing Demons, Knowing Spirits
CFP: Scientiae 2016 (Oxford 5-7 July)
“Accessibility in the Medieval World”
Cornell University—Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
Saturday, February 20th, 2016
Law and Governance in pre-Modern Britain is the fifth conference on this general theme held at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, and the second to focus entirely on the pre-modern period. The theme of the conference is intentionally broad, and the speakers have been asked simply to talk about whatever aspect of their research interests them most at the time.
Conference Organisers: Matthew Mesley (University of Zürich), Natasha Hodgson (Nottingham Trent University, UK) and Katherine J. Lewis (University of Huddersfield, UK).
Submissions still being accepted for the following roundtable on Arthurian television. Please share with interested parties.
CFP: Camelot on the Small Screen (A Roundtable), Kalamazoo 2016