Appel à communication : « Scientiae 2014 » (Vienne, 23-25 avril 2014)

Paper and panel proposals are invited for Scientiae 2014, the third annual conference on the emergent knowledge practices of the early modern period (ca. 1450-1750). The conference will take place on the 23-25 April 2014 at the University of Vienna in Austria, building upon the success of Scientiae 2012 (Simon Fraser University) and Scientiae 2013 (Warwick), each of which brought together more than 100 scholars from around the world.

The premise of this conference is that knowledge during the period of the Scientific Revolution was inherently interdisciplinary, involving complex mixtures of practices and objects which had yet . . . → En lire plus

Appel à communication : « New Approaches to Collecting (1400-1600) » (10-12 avril 2014, AAH, Londres)

London, Royal College of Art, April 10 – 12, 2014 Deadline: Nov 11, 2013

CFP for the annual Association of Art Historians conference, 2014 at the Royal College of Art, London

New Approaches to Collecting (1400-1600) Session Convenor: Leah Clark

This panel seeks submissions that address new approaches to collecting in the early modern world. Scholars have long been attentive to the emergence of the studiolo in the Italian Renaissance and its relationship to humanism and the revival of classical culture, pursuing connections between art, antiquity, politics, knowledge, and power. Traditional approaches to collecting have tended to concentrate on collectors’ tastes within larger patronage studies, analysing inventories as lists of static objects, or by examining the iconographic programmes of . . . → En lire plus