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Fat bodies in the early modern world

Frankfurt / Edinburgh / online; deadline CfP Jan 15, 2022

On June 28-30, the conference "Fat bodies in the early modern world" takes place onsite in Frankfurt and Edinburgh as well as online. In the emerging field of Fat Studies, historical overviews about the perception and representation of fat and dieting tend to focus on the 19th and 21st centuries. More recent studies, however, have…

(Critical) blindness studies


From June 30 to July 5, the international conference "(Critical) blindness studies: Current debates and future directions" takes place online. In this conference, Anglo-American Disability Studies and Francophone studies of disability come together. The organizers' goal is to end the conference with the collaborative authorship of a "Blindness studies manifesto”, a statement generated by the…