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Book: The Horse in the Medieval Culture (Micrologus Library, 2015)

Le cheval dans la culture médiévale Editors: Bernard Andenmatten, Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, Eva Pibiri XII-386 p., € 60 Series: Micrologus’ Library, 69 Firenze, SISMEL, ed. Del Galuzzo, 2015 ISBN: 978-88-8450-655-9 Contents Préface, A. Paravicini Bagliani. LE CHEVAL DANS LA TRADITION OCCIDENTALE A. Kehnel, Le sacrifice du cheval. Une brève histoire de sa découverte d’Hérodote...

Call for papers: Animals in the Early Middle Ages (St-Dizier, 6-8 Oct. 2016)

Cherchez la (petite) bête : l’ animal au haut Moyen Âge – Appel à communication – AFAM 2016 Deadline:  29 February 2016 Saint-Dizier (France), St-Dizier, 6-8 Oct. 2016 Cherchez la (petite) bête : l’animal au haut Moyen Âge – Appel à communication – AFAM 2016 |  www.afamassociation.fr (Association française d’ archéologie mérovingienne /Merovingian Archaeology French Association)...

Mâcon, Bibliothèque municipale, Ms 1, f. 211, 15th Century

Call for papers: Animals at Court (Munich, 8-10 December 2016)

Place: Department of History, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, German Organisation: Society for Court Studies, German Committee, Historisches Seminar der LMU München Dates: 08.12.2016 – 10.12.2016 Call for papers deadline: 8 December 2015 Argument Whoever does research on courts encounters, if only peripherally, animals: from horses to hounds, falcons to fleas. Animals at court included...

Call for papers: Ethological issues in Ancient and Medieval Documents (Rouen, 14-15 April 2016)

Les problématiques éthologiques dans les documents antiques et médiévaux Rouen (France) 14-15 avril 2016 Zoomathia conference: « Les problématiques éthologiques dans les documents antiques et médiévaux (textes, images)   étude des sources, évolution des connaissances, diffusion du savoir, identification des espèces » [Ethological issues in Ancient and medieval documents (texts and images): sources, evolution and spreading...

Call for Papers: The Animal Turn in Medieval Health Studies, International Medieval Congress, Leeds 3 – 7 July 2016

Contact: Sunny Harrison at the Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds (medievalanimalhealth@gmail.com) Deadline: Friday 11th September 2015. Conference details The International Medieval Congress will be hosted at the University of Leeds, 3–7 July, 2016. The IMC offers ‘an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of all aspects of Medieval Studies. Papers and sessions...

Call for papers : L’Animal et l’homme / Animal and Man (Rouen, 11-16 Avril, 2016)

Le congrès des sociétés historiques et scientifiques (CTHS : comité des travaux historiques et scientifiques) se réunit chaque année dans une ville universitaire francophone. Interdisciplinaire, il a pour mission de favoriser les échanges entre la recherche associative, les études doctorales et la recherche universitaire. Il rassemble plus de 700 participants et entend chaque année...

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:...

Call for papers: Mondes animaliers dans le monde médiéval et à la Renaissance (March 9-11, 2016)

Université de Picardie-Jules Verne – Unité de recherche TRAME (E.A. 4284) – Textes, représentations, archéologie, autorité et mémoire de l’Antiquité à la Renaissance, 9-11 mars 2016, Amiens, France Deadline for submission:  15 juillet 2015. Contact: Danielle Buschinger : danielle.buschinger@wanadoo.fr

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...

Cover of Reinardus 25 2013

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...

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

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...

Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M.638). MS M.638 fol. 2v

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...