The Gregorian Reform led to a reframing of the role of bishops and diocesan institutions that cemented their power and ultimately permitted the construction of the great Gothic cathedrals of Europe. To mark the 800th anniversary of the Cathedral of Burgos, we propose to explore the dynamics, strategies, institutions and personnel behind the construction of the medieval diocese leading to the building of the temples we admire today. Our focus will be on the period 1150-1250, culminating as it does in the construction of the Cathedral of Burgos, but we welcome papers on other parts of Europe and set in other medieval periods that explore the following themes related to the emergence of the mature medieval diocese:
CONSTRUIR LA DIÓCESIS MEDIEVAL. ESTRATEGIAS, AGENTES Y HERRAMIENTAS
University of Burgos
Conference postponed until September 2021
Given the current uncertainty over the global health situation, we have reluctantly taken the decision to postpone the congress until (late) September 2021. In general terms the conference design will be maintained as it was, but specific dates and any other changes will be circulated shortly in a revised CFP. In the meantime, the Call for Papers remains open, and we look forward to hearing from you firstname.lastname@example.org (Leticia Agúndez). Thank you for your patience and understanding, warmest regards, the Organising Committee.
Submissions: proposals no longer than 300 words for either individual papers or panels should be submitted by August 1st to email@example.com
Languages: Spanish, English Registration Fee: 50 euros
- Deadline for submissions, August 1st
- Confirmation of acceptance, September 15th
- Registration opens, October 1st
- Registration ends, November 30th
Venue: Facultad de Humanidades, Universidad de Burgos
Convenors: Susana Guijarro (Univ. Cantabria), David Peterson (Univ. Burgos)
Organised by: Área de Historia Medieval (Univ. de Burgos) & Grupo de I+D de la Universidad Cantabria Cultura, Sociedad y Poder en la Castilla Medieval y Moderna.
Further information: https://www3.ubu.es/dioceses