“EXILES, SANCTIONS AND PUNISHMENTS IN LATE ANTIQUITY AND THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES”
29th June 2018
ORGANIZED BY THE BIRKBECKINSTITUTE FOR THE HUMANITIES (BIH), WITH MATTIACHIRIATTI (UNIVERSIDAD DE ALCALÁ DE HENARES*) AND REBECCA DARLEY (BIRKBECK)
Call for papers
Exile represented a complex phenomenon in the secular as well as the ecclesiastical sphere throughout the Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. This colloquium will focus on exile across all of its dimensions, from literary texts to less well-explored historical documents, with a particular attention to the juridical field, which involved a close interaction of religious and political power. Proposed papers may address this subject from any perspective, including but not limited to: Archaeology, History, Law, Literature. Papers of not more than 20 minutes related to any aspect of exile in the Late Antique/Medieval world are welcome. If you would like to offer a paper, please submit until 13th of May 2018 an abstract (max. 250 words) to:
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Workshop for PhD students
The Colloquium will also include a workshop for early-career graduate students, as an opportunity to discuss their PhD research with experts in their field. Students working on topics related to the issue of exile are invited to present a short communication (max. 15 min) on pre-circulated material. They will then receive structured feedback from a senior scholar as well as an opportunity for open questions. Interested PhD students are invited to send a short summary of their research, how the colloquium topic is relevant to them and a title and abstract for the topic they hope to present (total pages) to email@example.com.N.B. From selected postgraduate speakers, a five-page summary and bibliography will be requested for pre-circulation.