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CFP: Danses macabres d'Europe (Paris, 20-23 Mar 2019)

From: Sophie Oosterwijk <> Date: Dec 1, 2017 Subject: CFP: Danses macabres d'Europe (Paris, 20-23 Mar 2019) Paris, Bibliothèque Mazarine/École du Louvre, March 20 - 23, 2019 Deadline: Mar 1, 2018 18th International Conference of the Association “Danses macabres d’Europe” The Association “Danses macabres d’Europe” was founded in France in 1987. Over the years professors, curators, collectors and artists interested in Danses macabres (Dances of Death) have created study groups in Swit-zerland, Italy, Holland, Germany and Austria. Following in the tradition of previous conferences held in France (Chartres, Kientzheim, Vendôme, Rouen and Troyes), Switzerland (Ettiswyl and Lucerne), Italy (Clusone and Turin), Germany (Straubing, Füssen and Kassel), Belgium (Ghent), Austria (Metnitz), and Romania (Sibiu), the conference in Paris will serve as an important meeting-place for fruitful discussion among scholars coming from all over Europe. Conference topics Participants are invited to present a paper in the fields of art, history or literature on one of the following topics: - Dance of Death in society and in towns - Death and its sites of memory: tombs, cemeteries, chapels… - The art of death and its conception of final happenings. Submission Paper proposals, consisting of a title and an abstract (about 250 words), must be submitted before the 1st March 2018 to After evaluation of the proposals by the scientific committee, responses will be sent out by the end of March 2018. The final version of the articles selected for presentation must be received before the 1st of September 2018, in view of publication at the time of the colloquium in March 2019. Each participant will receive a volume of the acts when the colloquium convenes.

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