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x-posted from https://blogs.brown.edu/joukowsky/2017/02/01/cfp-journal-of-intercultural-and-interdisciplinary-archaeology/ CFP: Journal of Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Archaeology (JIIA.it/JIIA.eu) Peer reviewed online journal. Available at http://journals.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/index.php/jiia/index Editor: Dr. Antonella D’Ascoli JIIA N.3/2016 Issue 3 of JIIA (Section 1) will focus on the complex class of mythological beings belonging to the netherworld. Hybrid creatures, demons, benevolent or malevolent entities, autonomous...
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Call For Papers SPECTERS, HAUNTINGS, PRESENCES Northwestern University Department of Religious Studies Graduate Conference October 7-9, 2016 The Religious Studies Department of Northwestern University invites graduate student papers for a conference on “Specters, Hauntings, Presences,” to be held in Evanston, Illinois on October 7-9, 2016. Deadline extended – We request...
A call for papers for the Annual Graduate Student Conference in Religious Studies at the University of Texas at Austin is now out. Magic, Miracles and the Paranormal in Religious Imaginaries An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference April 9-10, 2016 The University of Texas at Austin Keynote Speakers: Paul Mirecki, Kansas University...
  Demon Things: Ancient Egyptian Manifestations of Liminal Entities 21-24 March, 2016 at Swansea University and The Egypt Centre, Wales, UK   This international conference explores the range and variation of liminal entities the Ancient Egyptians believed capable of harm and help from the Predynastic through the Coptic periods. While...
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This sounds like a fascinating project, perfectly timed to reflect the growing interest in the material manifestations of magic and religion. The result will be a book on The Material Culture of Magic, edited by Dr Antje Bosselmann-Ruickbie and Dr Leo Ruickbie. (From their call) Call For Chapters – The Material Culture of...
  Company of Images: Modelling the ancient Egyptian imaginary world of the Middle Bronze Age International Conference: 18-20 September 2014: Institute of Archaeology, University College, London The purpose of this conference is to explore the fertile imaginary world of Middle Bronze Age Egypt (2000-1500BC) through its material culture and the...
http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/at-the-interface/evil/fear-horror-terror/call-for-papers/ Call for Presentations 8th Global Conference Thursday 11th September – Saturday 13th September 2014 Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom Rituals, Myths and Symbolism Call for Presentations Concepts of fear, horror and terror (FHT) increasingly pervade public discourse and popular culture. Countless urban myths and ‘morality tales’ told to us...
Call for Papers Swansea University Postgraduate History & Classics Forum Annual Summer Symposium ‘Order and Chaos’ Swansea University, 5-6 June 2014   The History & Classics Postgraduate Forum at Swansea University will be hosting the annual Postgraduate Symposium this June. The theme for the conference is ‘Order and Chaos’, and...
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[colored_box variation=”purple”]This sounds like an interesting conference for those interested in demonic entities from all cultures (not just Ancient Egypt!)[/colored_box] Visions of Enchantment: Occultism, Spirituality & Visual Culture An International Conference at the University of Cambridge, 17-18 March 2014   Conference project This two-day conference is a collaboration between the...
Island Dynamics Conference on Folk Belief and Traditions of the Supernatural Experience, Place, Ritual, and Narrative 25‒30 March 2014, Unst & Lerwick, Shetland, UK   Attendance & call for papers. This folklore conference will explore past and present supernatural traditions worldwide, focusing on how they relate to experience,  place, ritual,...