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SNLS Essay Prize 2017 - CFP

All PhD students and post-doctoral researchers up to two years after their viva by the deadline (who are SNLS members) are eligible to submit an essay of up to 7,000 words (e.g. part of a chapter or a draft of an article or a written version of a conference paper) by 1 October 2017 (as an email attachment to Gesine Manuwald).

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Wed 11 January 2017, 15:51 | Tags: CFP, PhD, Article, prize, Postgraduate, Annual general meeting, AGM, Membership, Prague

Vacancies: 3 PhD positions ERC Consolidator project ‘Sharing Knowledge in Literary and Learned Networks. The Republic of Letters as a Pan-European Knowledge Society, 1400-1800’

Thanks to a Consolidator Grant awarded by the European Research Council to Dr Dirk van Miert for his ‘Sharing Knowledge in Learned and Literary Networks: the Republic of Letters as a pan-European Knowledge Society’ project, the Department of History and Art History of Utrecht University has vacancies for three salaried four-year PhD positions on networks in the Republic of Letters. A brief summary of the entire research project is available on the website of Utrecht University:
For the vacancies and more information, see the AcademicTransfer website:
The PhDs will start as of 1 January 2018. The deadline for application is 20 October 2017. Enquiries can be made to Dirk van Miert ( An extended research description is available upon request.
Wed 20 September 2017, 19:22 | Tags: correspondence, PhD, Postgraduate, job offer, Utrecht

More than meets the page: Printing Text and Images in Italy, 1570s-1700s

Registration is now open for the More than meets the page: Printing Text and Images in Italy, 1570s-1700s conference at the University of Warwick, taking place on Saturday 4th March 2017.
The conference aims to investigate the ways in which the consolidation of the book and print trade influenced the development of such new book genres from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth century.

Key-note Speakers: Prof Ian Maclean (University of Oxford) and Dr Angela McShane (RCA/V&A)

For more details and registration, please click on the title.



Early Modern Discourses on Europe:

Representations of Community and Common Identity (1450–1750)


Conference hosted by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies

in Innsbruck

Thursday, November 30th – Saturday, December 2nd 2017


To submit a proposal, please send an abstract of your paper (max. 150 words) and a brief curriculum vitae (max. half a page) to or before April 30th 2017.

For further details, please click on the title or download the full Call for Papers by clicking here.

CFP: Early Modern Exemplary Drama

An international interdisciplinary conference on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the death of the Jesuit playwright Carolus Kolczawa - October 12-14, 2017, Prague

Please send paper/roundtable proposals including abstracts (1000 characters max) by January 20, 2017 to

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Wed 11 January 2017, 15:30 | Tags: CFP, Conference, Lecture, Seminar, colloquium, Workshop, Prague

SNLS Annual Postgraduate Event

March 17th, 2017 - Birmingham and Midland Institute

We invite proposals from any interested postgraduate or post-doctoral researchers to give 20-minute papers on their work. Proposals should take the form of a brief outline of the speaker’s affiliation and research interests; an abstract of the paper to be given (100-150 words) and a provisional paper title. Proposals should be submitted by the deadline of February 1st 2017 and speakers will be notified as soon as possible of the outcome of the selection process.

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'Off the Record': A Conference on Early Modern Editing

Friday 13th January, University of Leicester, College Court, Knighton Road, Leicester LE2 3UF, 10am-5pm
This one-day conference is about the ‘invisible work’ of scholarly editing: about the process that goes into a published text, but is hidden from the final product.

This event is sponsored by the AHRC and the School of Arts, University of Leicester. Places are free but limited numbers: please email Dr Mary Ann Lund ( to book your place.

CFP: Neo-Latin Language Studies – Methodologies & Definitions

Call for papers for one or more sessions at the 2018 IANLS congress in Albacete about methodological questions in Neo-Latin language studies.

The organizers are Johann Ramminger, Thesaurus Linguae Latinae, München and Camilla Horster, Aarhus University, Denmark. Guidelines for the abstracts (200 words) and information about the congress are in the First circular for the congress (download from

Please send abstracts to J. Ramminger ( before 1 March 2017.

For details, please click on the title.

Sun 04 December 2016, 18:56


This seminar series, organized in Oxford by Stephen Harrison (Fac. of Classics, Latin Literature) and Paola Tome' (Fac. of Med. and Mod. Lang., Marie Curie Fellow), will run at Corpus Christi College, Fraenkel Room, 1.00 – 2.15 p.m., on October 13rd, 20th, November 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and December 1st.

For details and the full programme please click on the title.

Thu 13 October 2016, 09:02 | Tags: PhD, Postdoctoral, Postgraduate, Conference, Lecture, Cambridge, Seminar

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