Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference 2022: Medicine and Healing

deadline for submissions: 
January 15, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference
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The Oxford Medieval Graudate Conference is thrilled to open its call-for-papers for our 2022 conference on 'Medicine and Healing'. The conference will be held in person at Ertegun House, Oxford, on the 21st and 22nd of April, 2022.

We invite graduate students to send proposals of up to 250 words to oxgradconf@gmail.com by 15th January, on any topic related to medieval medicine and healing. Examples of areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Plague
  • Childbirth
  • Ecocritical theories of healing
  • Theology and faith as healing
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Mental health
  • Magic and amulets
  • Manuscripts
  • Hagiography
  • Gendered approaches
  • Technologies of healing

The conference will be held in association with Oxford Medieval Studies, sponsored by the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) and The Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature. The generosity of the SSMLL will allow us to offer bursaries to help some speakers with travel costs.