The committee will circulate the full conference programme, including all abstracts, bio statements, Zoom links, and details of online performances, and our ‘Ask a Publisher’ Wonder Space Sessions, this coming week.
Registration closes on 24 June 2022. NB: Only those who have registered for the conference will be provided a copy of the FULL programme which includes Zoom links.
This is just a reminder that registration for the 2022 ANZAMEMS Conference on Reception and Emotion is open! Registration will close on 24 June.
To register, please visit our conference website and click the big red ‘Register for the Conference’ button!
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We are pleased to announce that ANZAMEMS’ upcoming 2022 conference will now be a hybrid conference, with both online and in-person presentation and attendance catered for. The conference will be held from 27–30 June 2022!
Because of this, we have decided to extend the CFP and the new closing date for applications will be 10 January 2022! Applications for Bursaries & Prizes are open, and the closing date for them has also been extended to 10 January 2022.
Keep an eye out for some exciting upcoming details, including a conference dinner, in person excursions, and panels and exhibitions for both online and in person attendees!
For more details, including the Call for Papers, details of the ANZAMEMS Seminar, and all Prizes and Travel Bursaries on offer, please visit the conference website: https://www.anzamems2021.com
This panel will convene at the Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the Australia and New ZealandAssociation of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (#anza22), to be held in-person at The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, and online via Zoom, from 27-30 June 2022.
The idea of the ‘king’s two bodies’, a duality predicated on the idea that a monarch possessed two bodies, a natural body and a body politic – the former mortal, the latter an embodiment of both the nation and the authority of sovereignty – has long been of interest to scholars of medieval and early modern monarchies.
The body of a monarch remains a contest site, with the life, health, fertility, and sexuality of kings or queens continuing to be an important part of politics. Royal scandal graces the covers of newspapers and magazines and trends on social media, and royal weddings, births, and deaths continue to capture the public’s imagination and interest.
We seek papers that examine the significance of the royal body, in particular, the reception of the royal body across time periods, cultures, and media and how royal bodies both convey and elicit emotions.
Proposals for 20-minute conference papers should consist of:
An abstract (max. 200 words)
A short biography (max. 50 words)
Submissions should be emailed (as a Word document attachment) to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 13 December 2021.
Please see the call for papers for further information: