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Cultural histories of blood

Cultural histories of blood in early modern Europe

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Publié le jeudi 07 septembre 2000 par Pierre Purseigle

Résumé

17-19 September 2001 Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge Call for papers Blood is a potent substance carrying powerful and varied meanings. This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore these meanings by considering the met

Annonce

17-19 September 2001
Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

Call for papers


Blood is a potent substance carrying powerful and varied meanings. This
interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore these meanings by considering
the metaphors and representations associated with blood, as well as the
medical, social and cultural practices surrounding it.

We invite proposals for papers (20-25 minutes long) from students engaged
in doctoral research, as well as from more established scholars.

Possible themes include:

The body and blood
Blood relations, kinship and hierarchy
Violence and bloodshed
Metaphors of blood and circulation
Blood and religion
Medical practice
Blood sports
Blood and gender

Deadline for submission of abstracts (300 words): Friday 19 January 2001

Contact:
Natasha Glaisyer, Peterhouse, Cambridge, CB2 1RD Tel: 01223 740583,
Email: nafg2@cam.ac.uk

Alex Shepard, School of Cultural and Community Studies, Essex House,
University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RQ Tel: 01273 606755 ex 2187,
Email: A.J.Shepard@sussex.ac.uk

Lieux

  • Cambridge, Grande-Bretagne

Dates

  • vendredi 19 janvier 2001

Source de l'information

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« Cultural histories of blood », Appel à contribution, Calenda, Publié le jeudi 07 septembre 2000, http://calenda.org/185724