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The 19th international congress of danses macabres and macabre in general

XIXe congrès d'études sur la danse macabre et l'art macabre en général

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Published on Thursday, May 14, 2020 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

L'association Danses macabres d’Europe organise son XIXe congrès à Bucarest du 20 au 23 mai 2021 autour des trois thèmes suivants : la longue durée de la danse macabre et de l’art macabre en général ; la violence de la mort : périls, pièges, peurs - images littéraires et artistiques ; les espaces de la mort - lieux funéraires et terrains anthropologiques.

Announcement

Association “Danses macabres d’Europe”

The Association “Danses macabres d’Europe” (DME) was founded in France en 1987; study groups were subsequently created in Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany and Austria. DME has organized several international congresses in France as well as other countries; its first congress took place at Clusone (Lombardy) en 1987, and was followed by the congresses held at Chartres (1988), Kientzheim (Alsace) in 1990, Straubing (Bavaria) in 1992, Füssen (Bavaria) in 1995, Kassel (Hesse) in 1998, Vendôme in 2000, Rouen in 2003, Gand in partnership with the city’s University in 2005, Metnitz (Carinthie, Austria) in 2007, Sibiu (Romania) organised by the University of Bucharest in 2010, Chartres in 2012, Turin – organised by the city’s University in 2014, Troyes – organised by the Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne and the Médiathèque du Grand Troyes in 2016, Paris, in 2019, organised in partnership with the Mazarine Library and Sainte-Geneviève Library.

Topics

  1. The longue durée of the Danse macabre and of macabre art in general;
  2. The violence of death: dangers, pitfalls, fears. Literary and artistic imagery;
  3. Death and its loci. Funerary sites, anthropological fields

Venues and dates

The Faculty of Letters, University of Bucharest (5-7, Edgar Quinet street)

The Library of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church (29, Antim Ivireanul street)

20-23 May 2021

Submission guidelines

Contributors are invited to submit an abstract of maximum 500 words, accompanied by 5-7 key words and a brief biographical note indicating the surname, first name, title and institutional affiliation (written in Word, Times New Roman, font size 12, 1.5 line spacing)

to be sent by 30 June 2020

at the following addresses:

cristinabogdan2010@gmail.com

silviahmarin@yahoo.fr

asso.dme@orange.fr

Presentations will be delivered in two languages: French and English

Timeline

  • Deadline for abstract submission: 30 June 2020

  • Confirmation of the proposals accepted by the selection committee: 15 July 2020
  • The final versions of the presentations must be submitted by 15 November 2020, in view of their publication in a volume.

Evaluation

The abstracts will be evaluated by a selection committee comprising members of the scientific committee of the Congress.

Congress proceedings will be published in 2021 by Bucharest University Press.

Organisers

The Faculty of Letters, University of Bucharest (Romania)

Association Danses macabres d’Europe (DME – France)

Partners

The Library of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

Scientific Committee

  • Cristina Bogdan, Associate Professor, University of Bucharest
  • Policarp Chițulescu, Archimandrite, Director of the Library of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church
  • Ilona Hans-Collas, Researcher, PhD in Art History, President of DME
  • Didier Jugan, Groupe de recherches sur la peinture murale
  • Silvia Marin-Barutcieff, Associate Professor, University of Bucharest
  • Marco Piccat, Professor Emeritus, University of Trieste
  • Danielle Quéruel, Professor Emeritus, University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne
  • Bertrand Utzinger, PhD in Medicine, Founding President of DME

 

Places

  • Bibliothèque du Saint-Synode de l’Église Orthodoxe Roumaine, 29 rue Antim Ivireanul
    Bucharest, Romania

Date(s)

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Attached files

Keywords

  • art, mort, macabre, histoire, religion, littérature, patrimoine

Contact(s)

  • Didier Jugan
    courriel : didier [dot] jugan [at] wanadoo [dot] fr
  • Ilona Hans-Collas
    courriel : ilona [dot] hans-collas [at] laposte [dot] net

Information source

  • Didier Jugan
    courriel : didier [dot] jugan [at] wanadoo [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« The 19th international congress of danses macabres and macabre in general », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Thursday, May 14, 2020, https://calenda.org/778906

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