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Social, Legal and Emotional Aspects of Conflicts in Western Europe, 1300-1600 – Online Workshop

Thursday. 13 May 2021 16:00-18:00 CEST Online In premodern societies, the notions of honour and reputation helped to frame social interactions on different scales. On a personal and familial level, pursuing honour was a way to secure economic and social … Continue reading

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Infectious Disease and Public Health: Lessons from History – Webinar

Thursday, 22 April,  17:00 AEST Online In 2020 Covid-19 reminded us all that we can learn valuable lessons from the history of infectious disease. This webinar brings together three historians of public health in very different eras and contexts, presenting historical … Continue reading

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Salutaria! Perspectives on Health and Wellbeing in Medieval and Early Modern History

Friday, 23 April,  9:00 to 16:30 AEST Online The preservation of health and the pursuit of wellness were major preoccupations during the Medieval and Renaissance period. This was not limited to just the body but also to the mind, the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Health, Environment and Urban Development in the Middle Ages

6-7 October 2021 Norwegian University of Science and technology, University Museum, Trondheim The conference completes the Norwegian Research Council funded project “Medieval urban health: from private to public responsibility” (2017-2020), whose goal is to shed new light on how public … Continue reading

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Centring Race in History: Antiquity to the Present (online conference)

23-25 November 2020 Organised By: International Centre on Racism, Edge Hill University, UK. MONITOR Global Intelligence on Racism magazine, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Italy (EUI). Department of History & Civilization, EUI. What should be the … Continue reading

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Flowing Together: A Workshop on Archaeological and Historical Approaches to Middle Eastern Water Management (7th-15th centuries)

12-13 November Radboud Institute for Culture & History This workshop aims to explore the various challenges, problems and potentials for collaboration between historians and archaeologists in the study of water management. Since early 2020, the NWO-VICI project ‘Source of Life’ … Continue reading

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Online Seminar: The Dynamics of Healthscaping

Friday, 31 July 2020, 16:00 – 17:00 (CEST) Urban History summer seminar’s third paper in this series comes from the winners of Urban History‘s Dyos Prize for 2020, Dr. Taylor Zaneri and Professor Guy Geltner. This paper traces how urban … Continue reading

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The Testimony of History: To Live and Overcome the Epidemic in the Present

International Symposium (online) 18-19 June, 17:30-19:00 (Lisbon time) This seminar aims to be a space for knowledge sharing on the theme of epidemics, in different geographical contexts, national and foreign, limited to the Middle and Early Modern Ages, seeking to … Continue reading

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The Silk Roads as a Model for Exploring Eurasian Transmissions of Medical Knowledge: Online Workshop

Online Workshop with Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim Thursday, 28 May 2020, 15:00-17:00 (CEST) How can we begin to think about transmissions of medical knowledge in medieval Eurasia? What type of work can be done in order to engage with this question? Can … Continue reading

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“Rural Policing in Trecento Piedmont: A Forgotten Urban Gaze and Its Obstruction”

Thursday 23 April 2020, 08:00 CET Seminar on Zoom Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program seminar Professor Guy Geltner Professor of Medieval History Monash University Hinterlands’ role in the growth of cities emerges from a unique metabolic perspective and with … Continue reading

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