“What Lies Beneath” — The Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS) Conference 2024
We are pleased to announce that the 26th Biennial SASMARS Conference will be held from 1 to 4 August 2024 at the Mont Fleur Conference Venue in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Papers may cover any time period within the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and deal with any area of interest or discipline that could be relevant to the topic “What Lies Beneath”.
Ideas to consider could include, but need not be limited to:
- Beneath the heavens
- Beneath the earth
- Beneath the waves
- Beneath the skin
- Beneath the belt
- Beneath the story
- Beneath the language
- Beneath perceptions and emotions
- Underworlds and Otherworlds
- Invisible worlds
We are delighted to have as plenary speaker Prof. Andrew Breeze of the University of Navarra, Spain.
Proposals should consist of a title and abstract of up to 250 words, as well as the author’s name, affiliation, contact details, and a biography of no more than 100 words. Papers should be no longer than 20 minutes when read and will be followed by Q and A.
Please submit proposals to Carin Marais (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 31 January 2024. Any enquiries can be sent to the same email address.
Please note that the conference will be held in person and that conference fees include accommodation at Mont Fleur for three nights, all main meals and mid-morning and mid-afternoon tea and snacks. A shuttle service will be available for transport between Cape Town International Airport and Mont Fleur at a small fee.