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Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Call for Papers: 21 January 2015 - Conflict Event

23 October 2014
Building 65/Room 1173 Avenue Campus University of Southampton Highfield SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this event, please email Chris Woolgar at .

Event details

Proposals for papers (no more than 150 words) should be sent by Friday 28 November.

The CMRC will be holding its annual research day on 21 January 2015 on the theme of ‘conflict’, broadly conceived, relating to the period 400-1700 AD. Papers of up to 30 minutes in length are invited on all aspects of this theme. Subjects might include: the formalities of war, its organisation and logistics; representations of conflict in art, literature and music; conflict resolution and negotiation, in legal systems and outside; the material culture and archaeology of conflict; fortifications and military equipment, both land-based and marine; domestic life and conflict; sources and evidence for conflict; different levels and nature of conflicts – social conflicts (class clashes), gender conflicts, economic or political conflicts (rebellion, civil war, international wars).

A keynote paper will be given by Valérie Toureille of the Université de Cergy-Pontoise.

Proposals for papers (no more than 150 words) should be sent to Chris Woolgar ( or Rémy Ambühl ( by Friday 28 November.

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