Category: MAD at IMC Leeds

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...

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...

MAD at Leeds (International Medieval Congress, 4-7 July 2016)

The Medieval Animal Dat-network will organize as usual several sessions and roundtable during the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 4-7 July 2016). This year, the Special Thematic Strand is ‘Food, Feast & Famine’. Once again the line between animal and human blurs as people in the Middle Ages across Europe used ideas about what...

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...

Thomas de Cantimpré, Liber de natura rerum, Valenciennes, BM, ms. 320, f. 111v. Ca 1285.

MAD at Leeds, International Medieval Congress, 2014

The Medieval Animal Data Network organizes two sessions and a round-table at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, July 7-10,  2014). The MAD sessions will all take place, Tuesday 8 July 2014, 09.00-10.30 and 11.15-12.45. The two sessions are entitled “Animals and the Creation of Identities”. Our round-table will take place, Wednesday 9 July...

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

MAD at Leeds, International Medieval Congress 2013

The Medieval Animal Data Network organizes several sessions at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, July 1-4,  2013). The 2013 annual theme is ”Pleasure“. The MAD sessions will all take place Wednesday, July 3rd, from 14.15 to 18.00 (two “Pleasure” sessions), and from 19.30 to 20.30 (round-table discussion about ostriches). The MAD sessions and...