13th Annual Kings & Queens Conference 2024 – CALL FOR PAPERS

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Date / time: 15 December, 12:00 am

The American University of Paris

13th Annual Kings & Queens Conference 2024 - CALL FOR PAPERS


Call for Papers, deadline – 15 December 2023

The Royal Studies Network is delighted to launch a call for papers for our thirteenth annual Kings & Queens conference: Gift-giving and Communication Networks. The 2024 conference is conceived to mark the fifth centenary of the death of Queen Claude de France (1499-1524). It will be hosted at The American University of Paris for the first two days (May 27-28). Then it will move to the Châteaudun castle in the Loire Valley where, on May 29, it will hone in on Claude de France and women in Loire Valley courts.

Presentations will be accepted in both English and French. In keeping with the spirit of the Royal Studies Network, proposals may deal with courtly gift-giving and communication networks in all times and places. We welcome submissions from professionals, postgraduate researchers, independent and early career scholars. While in-person presentations are preferred, the two days at The American University will be hybrid with online content, allowing for some degree of live streaming or recording of sessions.

The deadline for submissions (250 words for an individual proposal, 500 words for a panel) is 31 October 2023. Please specify whether your presentation will be in person or online, and include a title and a short CV. You should receive a notification of acceptance no later than 15 December 2023.

Full details can be found on the Royal Studies Network’s website (https://www.royalstudiesnetwork.org/current-conference-details). All queries should be directed to Kathleen Wilson-Chevalier at The American University of Paris via email to kchevalier@aup.edu


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