CFPs in Renaissance Intellectual History

Court Festivals of the European Renaissance and After: Politics and Performance

Source of Information: FICINO 2000-02-29
Date of Event: 2000-09-16 to 21
Location of event: Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy
Deadline for abstracts etc.: 2000-04-16

        'Court Festivals of the European Renaissance and After: 
                    Politics and Performance'

    Castelvecchio Pascoli, near Lucca, Tuscany, 16-21 September 2000

       A Conference Sponsored by the European Science Foundation
       Chairman:  Professor J. R. Mulryne (University of Warwick)
     Vice-Chairman:  Dr. Gillian Bepler (Herzog August Bibliothek)

We are pleased to offer up to ten grants to cover registration, 
accommodation, and subsistence (value approximately £400) to assist 
younger scholars in the field of festival and court studies who 
otherwise might not be able to attend this prestigious event.  In 
addition to having the opportunity to hear papers delivered by senior 
scholars in the field, recipients of these bursaries also will have 
the opportunity to participate in a Younger Scholars Forum in which 
they discuss their own work on festival. 

Applications are invited from scholars who are thirty-five years of 
age or younger.  It is expected that applicants either will be well-
advanced in their doctoral research or at the post-doctoral level.  
Preference may be given to E.U. passport-holders, but persons of all 
nationality will be considered.  To apply, please send a copy of your 
curriculum vitĉ and an abstract (no longer than 600 words) of the 
talk you would like to give at the Younger Scholars Forum to the 
following address no later than 17 April 2000:
Professor J. R. Mulryne

                             Centre for the Study of the Renaissance
                             University of Warwick
                             Coventry CV4 7AL
In addition, you must complete an official conference registration 
form (available online at and post it to 
the European Science Foundation no later than 17 April 2000:
Dr. Josip Hendekovic

                             European Science Foundation
                             1, quai Lezay-Marnésia
                             F-67080 Strasbourg Cedex
Only those who have completed both steps of the application procedure 
can be considered for an award.  A detailed description of the 
conference programme is available online at 

Questions about the application procedure may be directed to Dr. 
Elizabeth Goldring at the University of Warwick, e-mail