CARMEN Visual And Material Cultures - ARC
Star-shaped tile with a phoenix and stylized flower spray, anonymous, c. 1250 - c. 1324. Kashan.
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (public domain).
Geographical Scope
Global perspective: within and beyond western Europe into Latin America, Africa, Byzantium, and the Middle East
Chronological Scope
ca. 235 – ca. 1500: Late Antiquity to the central and later Middle Ages
Editorial Board

Jitske Jasperse, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Elizabeth Williams, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Karen Dempsey, National University of Ireland, Galway

Visual cultures, material culture, global medieval studies, art history

CARMEN Visual And Material Cultures - ARC

The CARMEN Visual and Material Cultures series provides a platform for interdisciplinary medieval scholarship centred on visual and material cultures, through which it seeks to gain new perspectives and bring greater depth to existing historical narratives of the medieval world. Drawing on methodologies from a variety of disciplines—archaeology, art history, and anthropology—it can provide an understanding that is otherwise hindered by a focus solely on written sources.

The series is a venue for established scholars as well as early career researchers from partners and countries within the CARMEN Medieval Network. Under its earlier name “CARMEN Monographs and Studies” we showed our commitment to publishing research from scholars outside Western Europe and North America. The renamed series retains its global commitment.

We accept proposals for monographs or edited volumes of 70,000 or more words or shorter “minigraphs” of 45,000 to 60,000 words.

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