Scholarships at the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome for MA, MPhil and PhD students (deadline for applications: 15 May 2020)
Online Expert Meeting - Spatial Humanities
Spatial humanities are developing fast at the moment. This international expert meeting intends to bring together specialists from different disciplines in order to discuss possibilities, challenges, and next steps for spatial humanities that are concerned with late-medieval and early modern urban history and urban spaces.
Vacancy - PhD Position at the University of Groningen
PhD Position in Christianity and the History of Ideas (University of Groningen) (deadline for submission: 17 May 2020).
Vacancy - PhD Position at the University of Antwerp
PhD Position in ERC-funded Project on Historical Future Expectations in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Period (University of Antwerp) (deadline for submission: 26 April 2020).
Call for Papers - Networks of Manuscripts, Networks of Texts (Amsterdam, deadline: 30 April 2020)
This two-day international conference organised by the 'Innovating Knowledge' Project aims to bring together researchers applying network analysis to premodern manuscripts and manuscript texts.
Call for Papers - Dealing with Disasters. Cultural Representations of Catastrophes (Nijmegen, deadline: 1 June 2020)
For many centuries, news about catastrophic events has been disseminated via media such as pamphlets, chronicles, poems, and prints. This conference welcomes contributions that engage with the cultural dimensions of disasters and reflect on representations of catastrophes in different media.
Voorjaarsvergadering Stichting Oudchristelijke Studiën (Amersfoort, 7 maart 2020)
De voorjaarsvergadering van de Stichting Oudchristelijke Studiën vindt plaats op 7 maart 2020. De ochtendlezing wordt verzorgd door Prof. Gie Vleugels, terwijl Dr. Klazina Staat instaat voor de middaglezing.
International workshop and seminar: Muros et Moenia (Utrecht, 16-17 April 2020)
This international workshop seeks to bring together an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars to work on the interrelated aspects of ancient and early medieval walls in the Mediterranean and northwestern Europe throughout the first millennium CE. The keynote address will be given by Hendrik Dey, and confirmed speakers include Rachele Dubbini, Penelope Goodman and Nicholas Purcell. Preceding the workshop, Prof. Hendrik Dey, Dr. Saskia Stevens, Dr. Megan Welton will conduct a three-hour seminar on the morning of the first day of Muros et Moenia.
Manuscript Mondays: Early materials from the Leiden collection (Leiden, 23 March 2020)
It is time for the fifth lecture in the series Manuscript Mondays. We shall have two speakers. Jesse Keskiaho (University of Helsinki, Finland) will start with a talk about the soul. In the second talk Evina Steinova will tell us more about the medieval encyclopaedia. The talks will be followed by a pop-up exhibition, showcasing relevant manuscripts from the Leiden collection.
Summer School Books and Culture 2020: The Plantin Press and the Religious Book (Antwerp, 29 June - 3 July 2020)
Intensive 5-day programme on the world-famous Antwerp-based printing and publishing house founded by Christopher Plantin in 1555. International experts will discuss how it developed the production and distribution of religious books and related illustrations and prints in the following centuries.