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Colloquium : International Reynard Society (Zürich, July, 15-19, 2015)

The 21st Colloquium of the International Reynard Society is organised at the University of Zürich. It takes place in the main building of the University, overlooking the city, from Wednesday, 15th to Saturday, 19th July 2015. List of papers (by order of time-line) Baudouin van den Abeele: Les oiseaux dans l’espace domestique médiéval:...

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Arab and Ottoman Menageries

The history of Arab menageries remains to be written. Gustave Loisel briefly touches upon it in his dusty and mediocre overview, particularly the Ottoman menageries of Constantinople (Loisel 1912, I, 184­–187). L. Keimer’s long article on Cairo skims over the menageries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (Keimer 1954, 87–89). Though only a few...

Plague of lice (British Library, Additional 27210 . 12v).

MAD at Leeds, International Medieval Congress, 2015

The Medieval Animal Data Network organizes two sessions and a round-table at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, July 6-9,  2015). The MAD sessions will all take place, Monday 6 July 2014, 11.15-12.45 and 14.15-15.45. The first session is entitled “Animals and sound”, the second one “Animals and Humans, Humans and Animals: Reflections through Reaction” Our round-table...

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Reinardus, last issue (26, 2014)

The peer-reviewed journal Reinardus aims to promote comparative research in the fields of medieval comic, satirical, didactic, and allegorical literature, with emphasis on beast epic, fable and fabliau, including sources, influences and later developments into the modern period. Moreover, Reinardus is the only journal entirely devoted to the study of the animals in...

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Reinardus 25 (2013)

The peer-reviewed journal Reinardus aims to promote comparative research in the fields of medieval comic, satirical, didactic, and allegorical literature, with emphasis on beast epic, fable and fabliau, including sources, influences and later developments into the modern period. Moreover, Reinardus is the only journal entirely devoted to the study of the animals in...

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Seminar of Anthropozoology, 2015, Paris, National Museum of Natural History

Anthropozoologie : histoire naturelle et culturelle des animaux vrais, Paris, 2015, February, March, April Director: François POPLIN (poplin@mnhn.fr) UMR 7209 Archéozoologie, Archéobotanique Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle – CNRS (INEE) 55, rue de Buffon 75005 Paris tél. 01 40 79 33 11 Programme 18 février petit amphithéâtre d’Entomologie, 45 rue de Buffon 9 h 30 Michel...

Woman feeding a hen and chickens, circa 1325-1335. London, BL, Add. 42130, f.166v

Call for papers: Feeding animals/Eating animals. Theories, attitudes and cultural representations of nutrition in ancient and medieval world (Palermo, Feb. 27, 2015)

Memoria Scientiae, 2015 Feeding animals/Eating animals. Theories, attitudes and cultural representations of nutrition in ancient and medieval world Palermo, 27 febbraio 2015 Esperienza inSegna Polo didattico di Viale delle Scienze, Università di Palermo Abstract deadline: Thursday, December 18, 2014 Organizers Pietro Li Causi (independent researcher, Palermo) Andrea Libero Carbone (independent researcher, Palermo) Scientific Board...

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Call for papers: International Reynard Society (Zürich, July, 15-19, 2015)

The 21st  Colloquium of the International Reynard Society will be organised at the University of Zurich  from Wednesday, 15th to Saturday, 19th July 2015. For this edition of the Colloquium, the bureau of the Reynard Society suggests the following topics: The allegorical animal – the animal allegory; Birds; “Border cases” among short narratives

Conrad Gesner, Icones animalium, Zurich: Froschauer, 1553, p. 28

Impressions from the International Conference “Animals and Words” (Darmstadt, May 26-27, 2014)

Animaliter is an international research network, which acronym means ‘Animal in literature’. The core team gathers scholars from Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Switzerland. Animaliter’s main research project is to publish an on-line encyclopaedia of animals found in medieval literature (in Romance, Latin, German and Scandinavian languages). Many scholars from many countries (Italy,...

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Open Call for MAD Blog Submissions

Many scholars researching the Middle Ages come across references to animals, but these references are sometimes tangential and they are relegated to a footnote if they ever make it into an article or book at all. The Medieval Animal Data-Network is trying to bring these stranded pieces of evidence regarding animals in the...

Den Haag, Koniklijke Bibliotek, Ms. 135 K40, f. 14, 15th century

Call for Papers: Medieval Pets. Enarratio Journal. Special Issue.

Call For Papers: Medieval Pets Enarratio Special Issue Editor: Kristen Figg Essays are sought for a special issue of Enarratio on medieval pets. Papers may approach different kinds of pets from different disciplinary perspectives, and through a variety of textual types from narrative fiction to nonfiction. Potential topics include but are not limited to:...

Amiens, Bibl. mun., ms. 0399, f. 147v. Bartholomaeus Anglicus, Jean Corbechon (transl.) Livre des propriétés des choses, 1447

XXXVIII Coloquio Internacional de Historia del Arte. Animalística

For the English Version of this Call for Papers for the “38th International Colloquium of Art History: Animals” click this LINK. Mérida, Yucatán, del 28 de Septiembre al 1 de Octubre 2014. La fauna y sus representaciones visuales, acústicas y literarias son, sin duda, un tema recurrente en la Historia del Arte. En...

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(Un)Expected Animals in (Un)Expected Places in the Middle Ages & the Early Modern Period: A brief account of an excellent meeting

On May 6th and 7th, 2014, the Medieval Animal Data-Network held its 3rd International Meeting at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. The event was hosted by the Medieval and Renaissance Research Group (MEDREN) with financial support from the University of Louisville Liberal Studies Project, the Department of History, the Hite Art Institute,...

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Animal sessions in Kalamazoo 2014

MAD will not be present at Kalamazoo this year (49th International Congress on Medieval Studies May 8–11, 2014) , but many sessions will deal with various aspects of animals in the Middle Ages. This post provides an exhaustive selection of the animal sessions and papers in Kalamazoo this year. Thursday 3:30 p.m. Session 89...

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(Un)Expected Animals in (Un)Expected Places. 3rd International Meeting of the Medieval Animal Data-Network

(Un)Expected Animals in (Un)Expected Places in the Middle Ages & Early Modern Period 3rd International Meeting of the Medieval Animal Data-Network May 6-7, 2014 Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library University of Louisville  The M(edieval) A(nimal) D(ata-networks) is conceived as a way to bring together scholars interested in addressing the manifold ways humans have related to...

The elephant at the Tower of London (London, British Library, MS Cotton Nero D I. f. 169v).

Sessions and papers about Animals at Leeds, IMC, 2014

Along with the sessions organized by MAD (see the program at http://mad.hypotheses.org/225), many papers will deal with medieval animals at Leeds, International medieval congress, July 7-10 2014. Session 113 Title Negotiating the Boundary between Human and Non-Human: Dogs, Warriors, and Fools Date/Time Monday 7 July 2014: 11.15-12.45 Organiser IMC Programming Committee Moderator/Chair Siegrid...