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Call for Papers for NetMAR International Conference: The Arts and Rituals of Pilgrimage

The conference invites papers from scholars of all career levels that engage with questions and themes including but not limited to:
• The practice of pilgrimage and its place in medieval literature and visual arts
• Pilgrimage in literature and literature as pilgrimage
• Pilgrimage in painting/ sculpture/ music/ rhetoric and/or performance
• The architecture of pilgrimage
• The communities of pilgrimage-goers and of pilgrimage sites
• Pilgrim routes
• The afterlives of pilgrimages
by no later than 31 July 2022.

Call for Papers: Material Culture and Emotions 

The online journal Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture Online (MEMO) invites expressions of interest for articles on the subject of Material Culture and Emotions for publication in MEMO #10 (2022). Those interested are…

Medievalism in Linguistic Teaching

by Prof. Gabriele Knappe & Prof. Patrizia Noel Aziz Hanna, University of Bamberg
What is ‘linguistic medievalism’ and what can it teach us? In our brand new post, Prof. Gabriele Knappe and Prof. Patrizia Noel Aziz Hanna of the University of Bamberg jointly present a teaching experiment they carried out on ‘Linguistic Medievalism’. Read on to find out what they did and what they found!

A palimpsest that faith built: The Church of the Transfiguration in Sotera (Cyprus) and its Murals

By Maria Parani, University of Cyprus
Dr Maria Parani tells the story of one of the many medieval churches that populate the Cypriot countryside: that of the Church of the Transfiguration at the village of Sotera in southeast Cyprus. Tracing its history of successive building phases and painting campaigns opens up a window into the lives of the people whose needs – social and spiritual – it served.


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