CFP: Narrative & Nostalgia - Conference Virginia Tech - March 2019

Michel-Rolph Trouillot closed his 1995 Silencing the Past by reminding us that “History doesn’t belong only to its narrators, professional or amateur. While some of us debate what history is or was, others take it in their own hands.” This is nowhere more true than in two historical periods seldom in conversation - the 11th-century phenomenon called the Crusades, and the 19th-century American Civil War.

CALL FOR PAPERS & SESSIONS on Medieval Italy (submissions due 31 Dec. 2018)

CALL FOR PAPERS & SESSIONS on Medieval Italy
7th Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies
17-19 June 2019 at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri

We are looking for additional papers and sessions on topics relating to medieval Italy. Current session proposals in need of additional papers include:

CFP: The Culture of the Lay Elites in the Middle Ages – Impulses, Agents, Forms (28.11.2018)

Laity, in the Middle Ages, tends to be seen as ‘the other’. When we encounter the term in our sources it often draws attention to what someone is not: ordained, Latinate, educated. However, no one would suggest that only clerics shaped medieval culture and partook in its expressions.

Conference: Churches-Powers-Territories: New Perspectives on the History of the Church in Medieval Europe (11th-14th centuries), 6th-7th December 2018

Churches-Powers-Territories: New Perspectives on the History of the Church in Medieval Europe (11th-14th centuries)

Igrejas-Poderes-Territórios: novas perspectivas sobre relações entre Poder e Igrejas na Europa medieval (séc. XI-XIV)

International Meeting

The Heritage of Anglo-Dutch Relations: Medieval to Early Modern (Bristol, UK, Nov 16, 2018)

The Heritage of Anglo-Dutch Relations: Medieval to Early Modern

Fri 16 November 2018, 10.00-15.30

Helen Wodehouse Building, 35 Berkeley Square, Room 1.20, BS8 1JA

Speakers include: Elisabeth van Houts and Moreed Arbabzadah (Cambridge), and Ad Putter, Sjoerd Levelt, Carol Meale, Tamsin Badcoe, and Jack Avery (Bristol).

Lunch is provided. 

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