CfP: En busca del S@ber: Espacios y Redes de conocimiento en el Mediterráneo

In Se@rch of Wisdom: Knowledge Spaces and Networks across the Mediterranean Sea

Type: Call for Papers
Date: June 15, 2016
Location: Spain
Subject Fields: Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Fine Arts

Call for Papers to this conference whose aim is to deepen into the various insights of the construction of spaces and the production of works of art linked to knowledge in the Middle Ages, throughout different geographical, cultural, and social realms within the Mediterranean area.

Paper proposals should include an abstract of the issue written in Spanish, English or French languages, a bibliographical reference’s list and a short Curriculum Vitae of the submiter. Proposals should be framed within one of the four sessions by the submiter. Priority will be given to  those innovative approaches, critical analyses or insights into the specific framework of the session topics, especially those linked to al‐Andalus, Hispanic Kingdoms or Medieval Egypt.
Proposals should be sent to before 15th June 2016.

Conference sessions:
1. “Mirror of Princes: paideia, uirtus and adab” is focused on secular places of knowledge.
2. “Science and its usages” deals with those spaces and networks where medieval science was developed.
3. “Books and their spaces” is devoted to the production of Medieval manuscripts and the places for books.
4. “Masters, sages and patrons” analyzes the relationship between patrons, artisans, and knowledge producers, paying special atention to synergies of all those linked to scientific development.

Contact Info:
Cientific Committee of the 10th Complutense Conference on Medieval Art. University Complutense of Madrid. Department of History of Medieval Art. Heads of the Committe: Mrs Alexandra Uscatescu and Mrs Irene González.
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