Call for Papers; 'The Animal Turn in Medieval Health Studies, International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sunny Harrison

Please find below a CfP for the International Medieval Congress, University of Leed, July 2016; 'The Animal Turn in Medieval Health Studies'

I'm hoping to encourage an exciting, interdisciplinary discussion on the relative positions of animals and humans in medieval health and medicine.

Papers are warmly encouraged from researchers working not just in philology and medical history but any discipline touching on the intersection of animals and health in any medieval geography and chronology.

Papers are warmly encouraged from researchers working in zoo- and bioarchaeology, material culture, art history, 'healthscaping' and any other discipline touching on the intersection of animals and health in any medieval geography and chronology.

The full Call for Papers can be viewed at academia.edu/14432590/Call_for_Papers_The_Animal_Turn_in_Medieval_Health_Studies

Please send a paper title and 200-300 word abstract to medievalanimalhealth@gmail.com by Friday 11th September 2015. Limited bursaries are available from the IMC; application form.