Call for Sessions closed.
How to Propose a Session
To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 2024 International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 1–4, 2024. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant to Byzantine studies.
The thematic strand for the 2024 IMC is “Crisis.” See the IMC Call for Papers for additional information about the theme and suggested areas of discussion.
Coronavirus restrictions permitting, IMC organizers plan to host an in-person gathering in Leeds, with virtual involvement possible for those who are unable to attend in person.
Session proposals must be submitted through the Mary Jaharis Center website. The deadline for submission is September 11, 2023. Proposals should include:
- 100-word session abstract
- Session moderator and academic affiliation
- Information about the three papers to be presented in the session. For each paper: name of presenter and academic affiliation, proposed paper title, and 100-word abstract
- Organizer CV
Applicants with be contacted by September 18 about the status of their proposal. The Mary Jaharis Center will submit the session proposal to the International Medieval Congress and will keep the potential organizer informed about the status of the proposal.
The session organizer may act as the moderator or present a paper. Participants may only present papers in one session.
If the proposed session is approved, the Mary Jaharis Center will reimburse a maximum of 4 session participants (presenters and moderator) up to $800 maximum for European residents and up to $1400 maximum for those coming from outside Europe. Funding is through reimbursement only; advance funding cannot be provided. Eligible expenses include conference registration, transportation, and food and lodging. Receipts are required for reimbursement. For scholars participating remotely, the Mary Jaharis Center will reimburse participants for conference registration.
Please contact Brandie Ratliff, Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture with any questions.