Call for Papers: New England Medieval Consortium 2024: “Books and Transgressions,” Boston College, June 15, 2024 (Conference: November 16, 2024)

“This conference will provide an opportunity for medievalists working across a range of disciplines and geographic areas to join in conversation about premodern cultures of the book, boundary- crossing, and the law and other normative cultural expressions.”  This year’s theme is “transgressions.”  “We interpret “transgressions” broadly, including the notions of access, trespass, and desire. Accordingly,

Call for Applications: Harvard Medieval Studies Undergraduate Research Fellows Program, June 20, 2024

The Committee on Medieval Studies invites applications for its Undergraduate Research Fellows Program, which offers qualified students in Harvard College the opportunity to work closely with scholars across the disciplines on research projects and initiatives. Unlike research assistants in most other departments, Research Fellows are employed directly by the Committee on Medieval Studies, and work

Leiden Yemeni Studies Lecture Series: Mapping the Past, Imagining the Future: Heritage Politics in Ḥūthī Yemen, June 24, 2024

From Ekaterina Pukhovaia at the Leiden University (see here): Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that this spring Leiden University will host the first round of a series of online talks about Yemen. The series, running from January 2024 till June 2025 and sponsored by the Horizon-2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions project EMStaD YEMEN, brings together experts

Workshop: ASLH Early Career Virtual Workshop, June 30, 2024

From the organizers: Subject Fields: Law and Legal History ASLH Early Career (Virtual) Legal History Workshop Deadline for Applications:  June 30, 2024 The American Society for Legal History (ASLH) is delighted to announce a new virtual initiative – the Early Career (Virtual) Legal History Workshop – designed to provide support and intellectual community to early

Symposium: Knowledge in the Islamic Court: Evidence, Proof, Procedure Symposium – May 14-15, 2025 (Rabat, Morocco)

Please submit applications at this form by June 30 (including an abstract of maximum 300 words). Participants will be selected based on the following criteria: Relevance to the symposium theme. Novel contribution to the study of evidence, proof, and/or procedure in Islamic legal contexts.  Potential to address broader questions in Islamic and Islamic legal studies.