Law and Empire in the Longue Durée

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 23, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Classical Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

This is a general call for papers in anticipation of an intimate two-day seminar to be held at the University of Cambridge on Friday 23rd March and Saturday 24th March, 2018. This will be an advanced workshop, with drafts circulated in advance. The event will showcase a number of rare and searching attempts to identify continuities and differences across ancient, medieval, and modern legal and imperial contexts.

14 International Meetings of the Middle Ages in Nájera - Exclusion and social discipline in the Medieval European City

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2017
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

This Academic Meetings seek to provide an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of all aspects of medieval studies. Each Congress has one particular special thematic strand on an area of interdisciplinary study in a wider context.

21 Biennial New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2017
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Music and Music History, Religious Studies and Theology

CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for book manuscripts, 'Christianities Before Modernity' series

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
June 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Series Editors: Rabia Gregory, University of Missouri; Kathleen E. Kennedy, Pennsylvania State Brandywine; Susanna Throop, Ursinus College; Charlene Villasenor-Black, UCLA

Advisory Board: Adnan Husain, Queen's University; Istvan Perczel, Central European University; Eyal Poleg, Queen Mary University of London; Carl S. Watkins, Magdalene College, Cambridge

Publisher: MIP, The University Press at Kalamazoo

CFP: 2nd Conference on Byzantine and Medieval Studies (CBMS2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2017
Location: 
Cyprus
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Literature, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

The Byzantinist Society of Cyprus (BEK) invites papers to be presented at the Second Conference of Byzantine and Medieval Studies, to be held in Nicosia, Cyprus, between the 12th and 14th of January 2018.

Honorary President: Vassos Karageorghis, Professor Emeritus, University of Cyprus

Keynote Speaker: Holger Klein, Professor, Columbia University

Spiritual Vegetation: A Workshop on Vegetal Nature in Religious Contexts

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
June 15, 2017
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Literature, Religious Studies and Theology

A one-day event organised by Guita Lamsechi (CRRS fellow, Toronto) and Beatrice Trînca (Freie Universität Berlin)

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 1:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Religionswissenschaft, 
Fabeckstraße 23 – 25, Room 2.2059, 14195 Berlin


This workshop is an interdisciplinary consideration of vegetal nature – trees and plants – focussing on the medieval and early modern eras.

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference: Medieval and Renaissance Area

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 8, 2017 to November 11, 2017
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

The Medieval and Renaissance Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association (MAPACA) is seeking paper and panel proposals for its 28th annual conference, which will be held November 8-11, 2017, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The area is interested in proposals concerning the ways in which modern artists make use of medieval and Renaissance themes and works in their own creative productions.

Hagiography Society Book Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
May 30, 2017
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Literature, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology
The Hagiography Society is pleased to announce a new book prize. This prize will be awarded to a scholarly first book written on any disciplinary subject that makes an outstanding contribution to the study and understanding of saints, holy men and women, virtue traditions, and the concept of sanctity in ideational, literary, artistic, and sociohistorical dimensions in the pre-modern period. Books concerning all geographies and religious systems are eligible. The monetary value of the prize is $500.

Original – Copy – Forgery

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 11, 2017 to June 30, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Fine Arts, Italian History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

 

 

Original – Copy – Forgery


Since the artistic production of artefacts, copies have also been made – for representative, dynastic, political or purely decorative purposes. The numerous imperial busts put up in the Roman provinces were important for the power preservation of the Roman Empire. While through copies of Greek busts and sculptures, which were well liked with the Roman patricians, antique Greek artworks that would otherwise be lost have outlasted till today.

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