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Animals in Medieval Context, Trivent Publishing’s new series

Animals in Medieval Context, Trivent Publishing’s new series on medieval animals, is conceived to bring together scholars interested in the manifold ways humans have related to and depended on non-human animals for physical and spiritual existence in medieval Europe and beyond. The aim of the series is to bring together publications on all...

Recent publications on animals in the Middle Ages

Recent books published in 2020 and 2021 dealing with Medieval animals. Falconry in the Mediterranean Context During the Pre-Modern Era, edited by Charles Burnett and Baudouin Van den Abeele. Bibliotheca Cynegetica 9. Genève: Droz, 2021. Information: https://www.droz.org/suisse/product/978260006236718 chapters, by various contributors.Abstract: La fauconnerie a été une activité de rois, empereurs, émirs, khans, marchands et...

Cutest little mama cow licking her baby bullock, Bod. MS 763.

MAD at Leeds, IMC 2021

The Medieval Animal Data-network organizes as usual several sessions and one round table during the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 5-9 July 2021).  Tuesday 6 July 2021: 09.00-10.30 Session 515 Title Domesticities Date/Time Tuesday 6 July 2021: 09.00-10.30   Sponsor Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest/Wien   Organiser Gerhard Jaritz, Department of...

Call for papers: From Morning Hunt to Beloved Gazelle (Cambridge 15-16th Dec. 2021)

15-16th December, 2021 , University of Cambridge Literary and Visual Representations of Animals from Central Asia to the Maghreb This conference seeks to rethink the literatures and arts of the Middle East, North Africa, and the Persianate and Turkish lands through the presence of non-human animals situated within their ‘worlds’, whether these be...

New MAD publication: Medieval Animals on the Move Between Body and Mind (Palgrave, March 2021)

Medieval Animals on the Move: Between Body and Mind comprises a selection of peer-reviewed papers based on the 2017 conference of the Medieval Animal Database-Network (MAD), organized at the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies of Stockholm University, “Animals on the Move in the Middle Ages”. MAD has organized a series of small...

Olaus Magnus. Fishing net

Call for papers: Aquatic Animals in the Global Middle Ages (Digital Workshop)

Aquafauna has recently been the topic of several conferences and publications focusing on zoological knowledge, its transmission, and transformation. Our workshop aims to investigate the imagery of aquatic animals in literature, their symbolism, their metaphorical use, and widespread views and misconceptions about such animals. We would like to propose a global perspective limited...

Call for papers: Transmission of knowledge on fish and aquatic animals, texts and images (Antiquity, Middle Ages, 16th century) (Caen, Normandy, 4-6 Nov. 2021)

The conference Transmission of knowledge on fish and aquatic animals, texts and images (Antiquity, Middle Ages, 16th century) will be the closing event of GDRI Zoomathia, which ends at the end of 2021. In 2017, an international symposium was held in the International Cultural Center of Cerisy-la-Salle, entitled Aquatic Animals and Monsters of...

New publication on animals in muslim culture: L’Arca di Noè. Studi in onore di Giovanni Canova

Ghersetti, A., O. Capezio, and F. Bellino, eds. L’Arca Di Noè. Studi in Onore Di Giovanni Canova. Quaderni Di Studi Arabi, n. s. 14. Roma: Istituto per l’Oriente, 2019. http://www.ipocan.it/index.php/it/quaderni-di-studi-arabi. Table of contents Antonella GHERSETTI, Oriana CAPEZIO, Francesca BELLINO, L’arca Noè. Studi in onore di Giovanni Canova, 5-12 Eros BALDISSERA, Giovanni Canova: i...

Disabled and Disabling Animals: Call for Papers for the IMC 2020 Session Proposal

The Medieval Animal Data-Network is organizing several sessions on Animals for the International Medieval Congress that will take place at the University of Leeds in 2020. We are welcoming submissions for 20-minute presentations for the interdisciplinary session “Disabled & Disabling Animals.” This interdisciplinary session will explore any kind of injury, illness, attack, or...

Teaching Animals: Call for Papers for the IMC 2020 Session Proposal

The Medieval Animal Data-Network is organizing several sessions on Animals for the International Medieval Congress that will take place at the University of Leeds in 2020. We are welcoming submissions for 20-minute presentations for the interdisciplinary session “Teaching Animals.” This session will explore how humans teach and train animals and/or how animals teach...

Animals Near & Far: Call for Papers for the IMC 2020 Session Proposal

The Medieval Animal Data-Network is organizing several sessions on Animals for the International Medieval Congress that will take place at the University of Leeds in 2020. We are welcoming submissions for 20-minute presentations for the interdisciplinary session “Animals Near and Far.” This session will explore the perception, representation, and misrepresentation of domestic, exotic...

Call for papers : Apprehending zoological categories in past societies: sources, methods and uses (22-23 March, 2019)

Appréhender les catégories zoologiques dans les sociétés du passé : sources, méthodes, usages Paris, Friday & Saturday 22-23 March 2019 (Sorbonne University). Escalier G, third floor, room J 324 – Centre de Recherches Egyptologiques de la Sorbonne (CRES) 1 rue Victor Cousin, Paris, France (75005). Deadline: 30 Novembre 2018 contact : je.categorisation@gmail.com. Abstract in French or...

Animals on the Edge: Call for Papers for IMC 2019 Session Proposal

  Animals on the Edge: Images – Material Culture – Texts Call for Papers for Session Proposal at the 2019 International Medieval Congress University of Leeds The Medieval Animal Data-network (MAD) is seeking submissions for three sessions for the 2019 International Medieval Congress which takes place in Leeds from the 1st to the...

Animals: Theory, Practice, Representation. Call for Papers (Leiden, 4-5 April 2019-

Leiden University,  4 April 2019 – 5 April 2019 Deadline: October 1st 2018 On April 4th and 5th, 2019, Leiden University Centre for Arts in Society (LUCAS) will be hosting a conference called, Animals: Theory, Practice, and Representation. This graduate conference is an international and interdisciplinary platform where PhD and master students can...

Reinardus 29 (2017)

Reinardus. Yearbook of the International Reynard Society, Volume 29 (2017) [published May 2018] Table of contents Articles Formes brèves et mise en prose: Le cas des Herberies Paola Cifarelli, 1–15 “In dorso colorem habet inter viridem et ceruleum…”: Liber rerum e osservazione zoologica diretta nell’enciclopedia di Tommaso di Cantimpré Mattia Cipriani, 16–98 “Au...

Book: Animaltown. Beasts in Medieval Urban Space (BAR 2858, 2017)

Urban space constitutes a place where people and animals live together in close proximity with each other, creating changing landscapes of co-existence, conflict, mutual dependencies and exploitation. The medieval animals found in the articles of Animaltown: Beasts in Medieval Urban Space, appear in text and image, as well as archaeological find materials in...

MAD at LEEDS, IMC 2018 : Beautiful Animals, Disabled Beasts and Bears

The Medieval Animal Data-network organizes as usual two sessions and one round table during the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 2-5 July 2018). Session 108 Title Beautiful Animals Date/Time Monday 2 July 2018: 11.15-12.45 Abstract The qualities of animals play an important role in their medieval textual and visual representations. One of them is...

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

Historical Zoodemography. History of animal population (Paris-Nanterre, March 15, 2018)

Place: Campus Paris Ouest, MAE, Bâtiment Max Weber, salle séminaire 2  Nanterre, France (92) Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018, 9h30-16h Contact : Fabrice Guizard  (fguizard [at] gmail [dot] com) French abstract: http://calenda.org/430407 PDF Flyer Programme 9h30-12h00 Fabrice Guizard (UMR 7041) Introduction Laure Fontana (CNRS-UMR 7041) Les groupes humains et les rennes au Paléolithique supérieur en...

Defining the marine monster. Conference, University of Caen, March 9th, 2018

Date : Friday March 9th 2018, 9h30-16h. University of Caen Normandy, campus 1, Esplanade de la Paix, MRSH, room SH 027. Organization : Craham, ICHTYA research programme (http://www.unicaen.fr/crahm/spip.php?article969 Programme : https://craham.hypotheses.org/1530 French abstract Quiconque travaille sur les créatures aquatiques dans les textes ou dans les arts figurés de l’Antiquité, du Moyen Âge et...

Octopus attacking sailors. Valenciennes, ms. 320, f. 118. Thomas de Cantimpré, Liber de natura rerum, 13th Century

Call for papers: Maritime Animals. Telling Stories of Animals at Sea (London, April 26-27, 2019)

Call for papers Deadline: May 15, 2018. In maritime narratives of humans, ships and the sea, animals are too often absent, or marginalised in passing references, despite the fact that ships once carried, and were populated by, all kinds of animals. Horses, mules and other ‘military’ animals crossed the sea to their battlefields,...

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