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Les transferts culturels dans les mondes normands médiévaux (VIIIe-XIIe siècle) : objets, acteurs et passeurs

Les transferts culturels dans les mondes normands médiévaux (VIIIe-XIIe siècle) : objets, acteurs et passeurs

5-7 octobre 2017, Caen, Amphithéâtre du Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen

(resp. P. Bauduin et L. Bourgeois)

Organisée dans le cadre du programme « Transferts culturels et liens sociaux dans les mondes normands médiévaux (VIIIe-XIIe siècle) », cette rencontre sera l’occasion de discuter les objets, acteurs et passeurs des transferts culturels.

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The Normans in the South Mediterranean Meetings in the Central Middle Ages

The Normans in the South  Mediterranean Meetings in the Central Middle Ages
Friday 30 June – Sunday 2 July 2017
St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford
By some accounts, 1017 marked the advent of the Norman presence in Italy and Sicily, inaugurating a new era of invasion, interaction and integration in the Mediterranean. Whether or not we decide the millennial anniversary is significant, the moment offers an ideal opportunity to explore the story in the south, about a thousand years ago. To what extent did the Normans establish a cross-cultural empire? What can we learn by comparing the impact of the Norman presence in different parts of Europe? What insights are discoverable in comparing local histories of Italy and Sicily with broader historical ideas about transformation, empire and exchange? The conference aims to draw together established, early-career and post-graduate scholars for a joint investigation of the Normans in the south, to explore together the many meetings of cultural, political and religious ideas in the Mediterranean in the central Middle Ages.Keynote Speakers
Professor Graham Loud (University of Leeds)
Professor Jeremy Johns (University of Oxford)
Professor Sandro Carocci (University of Rome II)

Call for Papers
Proposals for three-paper sessions, as well as individual proposals for 20-minute papers, are welcome. Comparative studies are particularly encouraged. Submissions should include: an abstract of 200–300 words, paper title, name and academic position, institutional affiliation and durable contact details for all speakers.

Themes and topics could include:

  • Sicily as a cultural crossroads
  • Crusading
  • The Normans and empire
  • Islamic interactions
  • Political leadership
  • Social change: women, men and families
  • Norman Conquests compared: Italy, Sicily and other parts of Europe
  • Reactions to the Norman presence in the south, then and now
  • Impact on Italy as a whole
  • Migration
  • Local history: micro-perspectives on macro-trends

Submission Deadline: 15 November 2016
Please direct paper and session proposals, requests to join the conference mailing list, ideas for themes, and all other inquiries to:

Dr. Emily A. Winkler
emily.winkler@history.ox.ac.uk

Deuxième Congrès de l’Association pour les Études Nordiques (APEN)

Le IIe Congrès de l’Association pour les Études Nordiques sera organisé à Caen les 15 et 16 juin 2017 par le Département d’études nordiques de l’Université de Caen Normandie et l’Office franco-norvégien d’échanges et de coopération (OFNEC) avec les unités de recherche ERLIS, CRISCO et CRAHAM. Cet événement aura la vocation de fédérer les chercheurs et les doctorants issus de disciplines, d’institutions et de pays divers afin de constituer un point de convergence respectant et renforçant la richesse des approches utilisées dans le domaine des études nordiques. Le comité d’organisation sollicite ainsi les communications et panels provenant de disciplines et traditions variées, sans distinction quant aux sujets ou périodes abordés, le mérite scientifique constituant le seul critère de sélection.

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Vade-mecum – Carnet des mondes normands médiévaux

Afin de poursuivre la dynamique engagée, nous souhaitons développer davantage les contributions sous la forme de notes, débats et discussions (qui pourraient être regroupés en dossiers). La rédaction du carnet vous propose un vade-mecum qui présente les grandes lignes de cet objectif, ainsi que la procédure éditoriale. N’hésitez pas à nous contacter pour plus de précisions.
Le carnet MNM doit d’abord être l’expression d’une communauté de chercheurs et de lecteurs intéressés par les mondes normands médiévaux. Nous espérons que vous serez nombreux à vous engager dans cette démarche collaborative.

MNM-vademecum-contributeursV2

To keep up the momentum, we would like to further develop contributions in the form or posts, debates and discussions (which could be batched together into folders). The notebook publishers have come up with a handbook that outlines this objective, as well as the editorial process. Do not hesitate to contact us for details.
The MNM notebook is first and foremost intended as a medium of expression for our community of researchers and readers interested in medieval Norman worlds. We hope many of you will get involved in this collaborative process.

Pierre Bauduin

EN-MNM-vademecum-contributeurs

Vade-mecum

Afin de poursuivre la dynamique engagée, nous souhaitons développer davantage les contributions sous la forme de notes, débats et discussions (qui pourraient être regroupés en dossiers). La rédaction du carnet vous propose un vade-mecum qui présente les grandes lignes de cet objectif, ainsi que la procédure éditoriale. N’hésitez pas à nous contacter pour plus de précisions.
Le carnet MNM doit d’abord être l’expression d’une communauté de chercheurs et de lecteurs intéressés par les mondes normands médiévaux. Nous espérons que vous serez nombreux à vous engager dans cette démarche collaborative.

MNM-vademecum-contributeursV2

To keep up the momentum, we would like to further develop contributions in the form or posts, debates and discussions (which could be batched together into folders). The notebook publishers have come up with a handbook that outlines this objective, as well as the editorial process. Do not hesitate to contact us for details.
The MNM notebook is first and foremost intended as a medium of expression for our community of researchers and readers interested in medieval Norman worlds. We hope many of you will get involved in this collaborative process.

Pierre Bauduin

EN-MNM-vademecum-contributeurs

 

Appel à communication : Animaux aquatiques et monstres des mers septentrionales / Aquatic Animals and Monsters of the Northern Seas

Lieu : Cerisy-la-Salle, 31 mai-3 juin 2017

Date limite de l’appel à communication : 31 mai 2016

Site web du colloque : http://ichtya2017.sciencesconf.org/

Dans la suite des travaux fondateurs d’Aristote et de Pline l’Ancien sur l’ichtyologie, leurs continuateurs ont privilégié l’étude de la faune aquatique des zones connues par ces auteurs, de l’Atlantique au Gange et du Nil au Rhin. En s’efforçant d’intégrer progressivement les animaux de leurs propres habitats, situés dans des zones plus septentrionales, les savants du Moyen Âge témoignent de l’importance des animaux aquatiques dans leur quotidien et de leur volonté de décrire les espèces qu’ils connaissent par l’observation et l’expérience ; ils ouvrent ainsi un nouveau champ d’étude à l’ichtyologie. Le présent colloque s’intéressera à cette évolution et sera dédié aux animaux et monstres des mers boréales. Continuer la lecture de Appel à communication : Animaux aquatiques et monstres des mers septentrionales / Aquatic Animals and Monsters of the Northern Seas

Appel à communication. L’invention de la Tapisserie de Bayeux : naissance, composition et style d’un chef-d’œuvre médiéval

22 au 25 septembre 2016

Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux (14)

Directions de recherche
Le 950e anniversaire de la bataille de Hastings est une excellente occasion pour reconsidérer la lecture de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, non d’un point de vue historique, domaine dans lequel il n’y a sans doute pas beaucoup de nouveauté à attendre, mais d’un point de vue artistique, domaine loin d’avoir été totalement exploré.

Le colloque s’adressera à un public mixte d’universitaires et de simples curieux ou amoureux de la Tapisserie. Les communications d’une durée de 40 min chacune seront données en français .

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Conquest: 1016, 1066 – Call for paper

An Interdisciplinary Anniversary Conference

Ioannou Centre and TORCH, Oxford, 21-24 July 2016

PAPER PROPOSAL DEADLINE 31 OCTOBER 2015

Sessions will run in parallel for 90 minutes each. Paper proposals in the general call should be for 20 minute papers, which will be scheduled in sessions of 3 papers each; if groups of people wish to propose a session in a different format, they are welcome to submit linked proposals. Session and paper proposers are asked to nominate one or more of the thematic strands in which their session/paper would fit:

  1. The Church; monasticism, clerical reform, theology, religious experience
  2. Literature, authors, and patronage
  3. Language and multilingualism, language contact
  4. Institutions and governance; lordship; kingship
  5. Warfare, battles, conduct in war, fighting men
  6. Art and material culture; music; court life
  7. Society and peoples
  8. Trade and commerce
  9. Space, movement, contact, networks; England and Europe, England and Scandinavia
  10. Historiography

Download the CALL FOR PAPERS (PDF)

Download the Paper Proposal form (Word document)

Email paper proposals by 31 October 2015.

34th International Conference of the Haskins Society

Call for Papers
34th International Conference of the Haskins Society
6-8 November 2015
Carleton College
Northfield, Minnesota
(just 40 minutes south of Minneapolis/St Paul and MSP International Airport)

The Haskins Society invites submission of proposals on all areas of the Society’s interests.
This year’s featured speakers will be Professors Lindy Grant (University of Reading), John Hudson (University of St. Andrews), and Ruth Mazo Karras (University of Minnesota).

For paper and panel submissions, please send a 250 word abstract and c.v.to haskinsconference@gmail.com.
For panels, provide a one-page rationale for the panel in addition to the information for each paper. Papers by graduate students, untenured faculty, and independent scholars are eligible for the Denis Bethell Prize. For details, see the « Denis Bethell Prize » link in the right-hand column of this website.

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Les historiographies des mondes normands, XVIIe-XXIe siècle : construction, influence, évolution

Les historiographies des mondes normands, XVIIe-XXIe siècle : construction, influence, évolution
Colloque international organisée à Ariano Irpino 9-10 mai 2016

The historiography of the Norman worlds (17th-21st centuries) : construction, influence, evolution
International colloquium at Ariano Irpino, 9-10 May 2016

Le storiografie dei mondi normanni, XVII-XXI secolo :
costruzione, influenze, evoluzione
Convegno internazionale organizzato in Ariano Irpino 9-10 maggio 2016

(resp. : P. Bauduin, E. D’Angelo)

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The Viking World – Diversity and Change

We are pleased to announce this major international conference, to take place at the University of Nottingham 27 June – 2 July 2016.

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/csva/news-events/the-viking-world-2016.aspx

2016 sees a range of significant anniversaries: not only the millennium of Knut’s accession to the English throne, but also the 950th anniversary of the Norman Conquest, arguably the end of the Viking Age in England, not to mention possibly the 900th anniversary of the martyrdom of St Magnus of Orkney. These are end points of a period of major transformations – from the voyages and settlements of Scandinavians across the North Sea, the Atlantic and the Baltic, to the conversion of the homelands and the rise of medieval kingship. The Centre for the study of the Viking Age will host this conference which aims to capture the diversity of and change in the Viking Age and its aftermath.

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Les transferts culturels dans les mondes normands médiévaux – 1 Des mots pour le dire ? / Cultural transfers in Norman Medieval Worlds 1 Which words to say?

English version

Les transferts culturels dans les mondes normands médiévaux –  1 Des mots pour le dire ?

 Journée d’étude, Caen, 20 novembre 2015

(resp. P. Bauduin, Centre Michel de Boüard-CRAHAM)

L’étude des transferts culturels se heurte à des questions de terminologie qui ne relèvent pas uniquement de la sémantique, mais soulèvent des interrogations quant au contenu et à la délimitation du champ d’étude. Un bon exemple est l’usage du concept d’ « acculturation », dont les oscillations autorisent une acception large, donnée par les anthropologues, et d’autres plus étroitement connotées en termes de domination, que celle-ci soit clairement exprimée ou qu’elle prenne les formes, en apparence moins violentes, d’un soft power1 : la nécessité d’ « apprivoiser en histoire la notion d’acculturation » a été rappelée pour étudier la situation des Grecs d’Italie méridionale sous la domination normande2. La diffusion du terme « diaspora » a été maintes fois soulignée, au point de susciter une histoire du mot3. Pour les phénomènes de migration dans le monde grec antique, le mot a pu être préféré à « colonisation », jugé trop connoté ou réducteur, tandis qu’il est entré depuis peu, mais de manière insistante, dans le champ des études vikings4 ou concernant l’expansion normande des XIe-XIIe siècles.

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The Marjorie Chibnall Essay Prize 2015: Deadline Extended

Submissions are now being sought for the 2015 Marjorie Chibnall Essay Prize, offered in memory of the former director of the Battle Conference on Anglo-Norman Studies and co-founder of the Allen Brown Memorial Trust. It is awarded for an unpublished scholarly paper based upon original research and relating to the study of the Anglo-Norman world, broadly defined, between c. 850 and c. 1250.

Candidates for the Prize are normally expected to be doctoral students in a recognised institution of Higher Learning, or within two years of having completed a doctorate (from the date the degree was awarded).

The winning paper will be awarded a place at the 2015 Battle Conference on Anglo-Norman Studies, to be held in Cambridge between 17 and 21 July, together with the cost of attendance plus reasonable travel expenses. It is a condition of the Prize that the paper should be delivered at the conference following its award, and be submitted for exclusive publication in Anglo-Norman Studies.

The paper should be written in English, between 6,000 to 7,000 words in length (excluding footnotes), and follow the usual scholarly conventions of Anglo-Norman Studies. It should be emailed to the following address: chibnallprize@sendtodropbox.com; the file should be named using the protocol of (candidate’s) lastname_firstname.mcp2015.

Candidates should also send an abstract (between 200 and 250 words) of their paper, and a covering  letter, to The Hon. Secretary of the Allen Brown Memorial Trust, Ms Caroline Palmer, either as a paper copy, c/o Boydell and Brewer, PO Box 9, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 3DF and marked confidential, or via an email attachment to Cpalmer@boydell.co.uk. The letter should make a statement as to the originality of the work; an indication of how the candidate qualifies for entry to the competition; agreement to the terms of the Prize competition; and name, postal address, email address, and institutional details.

Entries must be submitted by 2 March 2015. Previously unsuccessful candidates may reapply, but must address a new topic.

The winner will be announced by the end of April 2015, the work having been judged by a selection committee made up of representatives of the Trust; their decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. The Trustees reserve the right not to make an award should no essay of sufficient quality be entered.

History Books in the Anglo-Norman World Conference

22-23 May 2015
Trinity College Dublin

Call for Papers

Amongst the key sources for medieval history are the manuscripts in which medieval writers recorded their views of the past. These documents provide historians with more information than simply their textual content. The layout, decoration, script and annotations often provide insights into why a work was copied and how it was used. The twelfth century saw a boom in historical writing dealing with the recent past and stretching back to the biblical narrative. New chronicles and annals were produced, together with accounts of the histories of particular peoples, nations and places. This two-day conference will bring together scholars working on Anglo-Norman history books from a range of disciplinary perspectives to discuss the many ways in which these books can be read. The focus will be on works produced in areas controlled by the king of England between c.1066 and c.1300.

Topics covered might include, but are not limited to:

– The creation, circulation and reception of manuscripts containing material about history
– The organisation, layout and combination of texts within manuscripts dealing with history
– The use of decoration in historical manuscripts
– The contexts in which historical manuscripts were used and preserved
– The role of manuscripts in determining historical records and shaping attitudes to the past

Abstracts of no more that 300 words for papers of 20 minutes should be sent to Laura Cleaver at cleaverl@tcd.ie by the 12th September 2014.
This conference is organised as part of the ‘History Books in the Anglo-Norman World’ research project, which is funded by a Marie Curie Actions Grant (2011-15).

Reading Anselm: Context and Criticism

Boston College, 27-30 July 2015

An international conference organised under the aegis of the International Association for Anselm Studies, the Institute for Liberal Arts, Boston College, with sponsorship from Fairfield University, the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham University, and the Philosophy and Theology Departments at Boston College.

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