Category: Call for Papers

Call for papers: Depicting and describing animals in ancient Greece, Rome and beyond (Cornell U., September 8-10, 2017)

ZOOGRAPHEIN – Depicting and describing animals in ancient Greece, Rome and beyond Cornell University, Ithaca NY September 8-10, 2017 In collaboration with the research network ZOOMATHIA Call for papers deadline: February 1, 2017 Greek and Roman culture is replete with verbal and visual descriptions and depictions of animals, from Herodotus’ gold-digging ants or...

Call for papers: Animals in the hood – the long history of cohabitation (Valenciennes 11-12 May 2017)

Les animaux sont dans la place. La longue histoire d’une cohabitation À l’occasion des quatrième rencontres « Des bêtes et des hommes », historiens, historiens d’art, littéraires, archéologues et zootechniciens sont conviés à penser la place laissée aux animaux ou partagée avec eux, qu’ils soient exploités, commensaux ou intrusifs, dans les espaces habités...

Call for papers: Session on Medieval Equestrianism at the International Medieval Congress 2017, Leeds

Medieval Equestrianism at the International Medieval Congress 2017, Leeds Following the success of edieval equestrianism sessions at the International medieval congress (IMC) Leeds 2016, we invite papers for special sessions on medieval equestrian history for the IMC at Leeds in 2017. We welcome papers on theoretical and practical aspects of medieval equestrianism, as...

Call for papers: Walruses, Whales and Narwhals Maritime Ivories in Western Europe, 900-1500 (Kalamazoo 2017)

In the history of carved ivories, maritime mammals have often been eclipsed by the elephant, considered as a nobler ivory to which walrus or whale ivory would only be a poor man’s substitute. But this historiographical view is not without its shortcomings, as not only did walrus hunting play a significant role in...

Call for papers: XXIInd Colloquium of the International Reynard Society (Reading, UK, 12-16 July 2017)

First circular : February 2016 The XXIInd Colloquium of the International Reynard Society will be held in Reading, under the auspices of the Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies, 12-16 July 2017. Reading is conveniently situated, just 30 minutes by train from London and within easy access of Heathrow airport. Reading University’s attractive campus...

Call for papers: Aquatic Animals and Monsters of the Northern Seas (Cerisy, Normandy, 31 May-3 June 2017)

Aquatic Animals and Monsters of the Northern Seas Imagination, knowledge, exploitation, from Antiquity to 1600 Deadline for abstract submission: May, 31st 2016 Place : Centre culturel de Cerisy-la-Salle (France, Normandy), May 32st – June 3rd 2017 The Colloquium is devoted to the history of fish, aquatic monsters and mammals in the northern seas...

Call for papers: Nuisibles (Pests) Paris, 31 Jan.- 1 feb 2017

Appel à communication – Call for papers Colloque international  / International Conference « Nuisibles ? Approches interdisciplinaires » Deadline for submission : 20 March2016 Dates :  31 janvier au 1 er février 2017 , Paris – La Défense (Ministère de l’Écologie – Tour Séquoia) Organised  by Association pour l’Histoire de la Protection de la Nature...

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...

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

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

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:...