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Final Report of the OTKA-funded Saints Project - Budapest team

This is the final report of the OTKA-funded Saints Project based at the Central European University in Budapest, associated to the ESF CULTSYMBOLS Project. The report is attached in English and in Hungarian.

Final report on OTKA Saints Project in the Annual of Medieval Studies at CEU

A new issue of the Annual of Medieval Studies at CEU, vol. 20 (2014), has come out, with a report on the activities of the OTKA Saints Project - the Budapest team of the ESF CULTSYMBOLS project at the Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University in Budapest in the years 2010-2014.

The volumes of the Annual of Medieval Studies are available online, the last five volumes are password-protected.

Final report of the CULTSYMBOLS project

The CULTSYMBOLS project finished in August 2013, although some of the teams have continued in their subprojects and end later. Some joint and individual activites took place after this date and still will take place or will be realized in the upcoming months.

New issue of the journal "Plainsong and Medieval Music" with contributions by project members

A whole new issue of the journal Plainsong and Medieval Music (Cambrige University Press) is devoted to saints’ cults in the Middle Ages – and connected to the Symbols that Bind and Break Communities project, especially its Trondheim team. More specifically, the articles deal with the question of musical representations of war and violence and of theological ideas in medieval saints’ offices.

Call for papers 5th HAGIOTHECA Conference: Church Reforms and the Cult of Saints

CALL FOR PAPERS

5TH HAGIOTHECA CONFERENCE

Church Reforms and the Cult of Saints

 

Zadar, 17-21 September 2014

 

Conference organized by

Croatian Hagiography Society Hagiotheca

University of Zadar

University of Turku - Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies

University of Tampere - Hagiographica Septentrionalia

 

Saints Colloquia Series Schedule, Winter-Spring 2014

Saints Colloquia Series, Winter – Spring 2014

 

Tuesdays, 5.30 pm

FT 409, CEU, Nádor u. 9, Budapest

Call for papers: Passages from Antiquity to the Middle Ages VI: On the Road. Travels, Pilgrimages and Social Interaction

Passages from Antiquity to the Middle Ages VI:

 

ON THE ROAD

TRAVELS, PILGRIMAGES AND SOCIAL INTERACTION

 

University of Tampere, Finland

6. - 8. August, 2015

 

New book by Stanislava Kuzmová: Preaching Saint Stanislaus. Medieval Sermons on Saint Stanislaus of Cracow, His Image and Cult

 

Stanislava Kuzmová

 

Preaching Saint Stanislaus: Medieval Sermons on Saint Stanislaus of Cracow, His Image and Cult. Warsaw: DiG, 2013.

 

The book is published by DiG, see their website for more details about the volume.

 

 

 

Schedule of the OTKA Saints Colloquia Series in Fall Semester

OTKA Saints Colloquia Series

Tuesdays, 5.30 pm

 

FT 409, CEU, Nádor u. 9, Budapest

 

Fall Semester

 

September 24

Kateřina Horníčková (CULTSYMBOLS, Krems/Salzburg): Martyrs of “Our” Faith:  Community Identities and the Cult of Bohemian Martyrs in Post-Hussite Bohemia

October 8