Call for Papers: Imbas 2013

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We have been informed that the call for papers for Imbas 2013 has began. This is the National University of Ireland, Galway, Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Medieval Conference.

The theme will be:

‘Destruction, Renewal…and back again?’

The committee is delighted to announce that this year’s keynote speaker will be Professor Fredric Cheyette of Amherst College, Massachusetts. Professor Cheyette is one of the world’s foremost scholars of Medieval European culture, more specifically on the region of Occitania, what is now Southern France. However, his more recent research has focused on the topic of climate and climate change during the medieval period. Aspects of this research will addressed in his keynote address, the title of which will be ‘From the Ancient to the Medieval Countryside: Old Answers/ New Questions’.

Applicants are asked to a write an abstract of 250-300 words, for a paper of roughly 20 minutes.

They welcome papers from all disciplines, with a focus on any topic from late antiquity to the end of the medieval period.

Applications can be sent to imbasnuig@gmail.com.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts will be the September 30, 2013.

You can see more details online

 

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