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Call for Papers The 2015 Annual Meeting

Call for Papers
The 2015 Annual Meeting of
the Japan Society for Medieval European Studies (JSMES)
at Toyo University

The 2015 annual meeting of the Japan Society for Medieval European Studies will be held on 13th and 14th of June 2015 at Toyo University (Hakusan Campus) in Tokyo. The Program Committee invites proposals for papers (30 minutes in Japanese or English) on topics of medieval studies. Any member of the JSMES (or Medieval Association of the Pacific) may submit a paper proposal.


The proposal must have
(1) the proposer’s personal and contact information (the proposer’s name, professional status, e-mail address, postal address, fax and telephone numbers, and paper title),
(2) the proposer’s list of publications and conference papers, and
(3) the proposer’s 250 words abstract.

Proposals should be submitted to Prof. Shunji Oguro, chairman of the Program Committee, by email (‘‘office.jsmes@gmail.com’’). The deadline is 28 November 2014. Decisions will be announced by the end of January 2015.

Call for Papers The 2014 Annual Meeting

Call for Papers
The 2014 Annual Meeting of
the Japan Society for Medieval European Studies (JSMES)
at Doshisha University

The 2014 annual meeting of the Japan Society for Medieval European Studies will be held on 21st and 22nd of June 2014 at Doshisha University (Imadegawa Campus) in Kyoto. The Program Committee invites proposals for papers (25 minutes in Japanese or English) on topics of medieval studies. Any member of the JSMES (or Medieval Association of the Pacific) may submit a paper proposal.


The proposal must have
(1) the proposer’s personal and contact information (the proposer’s name, professional status, e-mail address, postal address, fax and telephone numbers, and paper title),
(2) the proposer’s list of publications and conference papers, and
(3) the proposer’s 250 words abstract.

Proposals should be submitted to Prof. Shunji Oguro, chairman of the Program Committee, by email (“office.jsmes@gmail.com”).
The deadline is 29 November 2013. Decisions will be announced by the end of January 2014.

Medieval European Studies no.4(2012)

Contents

Angels in the Middle Ages

  • 〈Opening Remarks〉Introduction. Shunichi IKEGAMI
  • 〈Articles:〉 Towards the Ontology of Angels. Ryosuke INAGAKI
  • 〈Articles:〉 Visitation of Angels in the Middle Ages. Shunichi IKEGAMI
  • 〈Articles:〉 Physicality of Angels: The Cult of Angels and their Images in Medieval Art. Momo KANAZAWA
  • 〈Articles:〉 Interface of the Heaven and the Earth: An Interdisciplinary Survey on the Angel Musician. Naruo YAMAMOTO
  • 〈Articles:〉 The Transformation of the “Angelic Lady” in Medieval Italian Literature: From Sicilian School and Dolce Stil Novo towards Betrice. Mariko MURAMATSU
  • 〈Articles:〉 The Image of Angels and Renaissance Neo-Platonism: Alchemical and Gnostic interpretation in Leonardo’s art. Hidehiro IKEGAMI

Articles

  •  A Hidden Real Mother: Social Concern that is projected to Rappresentazione di Moisè e Faraone re d’Egitto. Hiroaki SUGIYAMA
  •  Erasmus as a Successor to the Middle Ages: A Focus on the Debates in the 1520s. Yuichi KAWANO

Lecture

  • Plague in the European Middle Ages. Lester K. LITTLE
  • Lecture “Plague in the European Middle Ages”(Lester K. LITTLE). Naruo YAMAMOTO, Rina GOTO

Brief Notices

Miscellanea

  • The Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Continuities and Discontinuities. Hiroaki ITO
  • The JSMES Seminar for Young Researchers 2011. Yuichi AKAE

The Fourth JSMES Annual Conference 2012 at Keio University

The Fourth Annual Conference of the Japan Society of Medieval European Studies 2012 is being held at Keio University (Central Tokyo) on 23 and 24 June. On Saturday 23 June, five papers are to be read from various disciplines related to medieval studies. On the Saturday evening, a reception is scheduled. On Saturday Keio University library also invites the participants to the special exhibition of medieval manuscripts from its holdings. On Sunday, after a poster session in the morning, a symposium titled ‘The Middle Ages and Renaissance’ is to be held. All papers are given in the Japanese language.

Programme

Saturday 23 June

  • 14:00-14:45 Sayaka TSUNEKI, ‘The Shifting Image of Queen Isabel of Edward II in Contemporary Chronicles’
  • 14:45-15:30 Yayoi KINUGASA, ‘Transformation of the Icons of the Virgin and the Child in Fifteenth-Century Venice: Focusing on the Production and Circulation of Icons by Cretan Artists’
  • 15:30-16:15 Yoichi KAJIWARA, ‘Transition of the Dominican Education in the Fifteenth Century: The Case of the Collège de Notre-Dame de la Pitié in Avignon’
  • 16:15-16:30 Tea Time
  • 16:30-17:15 Asami MIURA, ‘Canonization and Reburial of St Elisabeth in the Thirteenth Century: The Birth and Development of a Cult of a Saint’
  • 17:15-18:00 Yuichi KAWANO, ‘Successor of the Medieval Culture: Erasmus in the Disputes in 1520s’
  • 18:15-20:00 Reception

Sunday 24 June

  • 9:00-10:45 Poster Session (22 posters)
  • 11:00-16:30 Symposium : The Middle Ages and Renaissance
    • Yo TOKUHASHI, ‘Book Dealers as a Cultural Hub’
    • Kanako IDE, ‘Continuations and Creations in Paintings of Pero de Cosimo’
    • Yoshiko KOBAYASHI, ‘Purification of Memory and Creation of English Literature: Antiquarians in the Early Tudor Period’
    • Kuninobu Sakamonto, ‘Great Chain of Being on the Move: The Theory of “The Best of All Possible Worlds” in the Middle Ages and Renaissance’
    • Hiroaki ITO, ‘The Fate of Sibyl: From Quoduultdeus to Giordano Orsini’

For MAP members

Members of the Medieval Association of the Pacific can participate in the conference without paying entry fee. Please contact the JSMES office.
office@medievalstudies.jp

Annual Conference 2012

Annual Conference 2012
June 23,24, 2012

Keio Juniversity, Mita Campus, Tokyo, Japan.

Further information will be announced in the JSMES Home page soon.

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