At the International Medieval Congress in Leeds (1-4 july 2024), dr. Julie Beckers, Postdoctoral Fellow at Illuminare, and dr. Mercedes Pérez Vidal will conduct a session exploring the topic “Monastic libraries and book collections in times of crisis, c. 1000- c. 1600”. The proposed session(s) focuses on religious communities’ responses to crisis in relation to convent libraries and book collections. 

The submission deadline for an abstract of no more than 300 words and a short bio is September 12. 

For more information on the call for papers, please click here.


Image: Schedel, Hartmann. Liber chronicarum (Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, VII, 1493), f. 92v © BSB/ Rar. 287.