Iconology Old and New – Announcement

September 2012, ANNOUNCEMENT
Center for Iconographic Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Rijeka
The School of History and Pasts Inc. of Central European University, Budapest
The Cultural Iconology and Semiography Research Group, University of Szeged

Transregional Conference on the Move – Croatia and Hungary, 2013

Organizers: Marina Vicelja (Rijeka), Attila Kiss (Szeged) and
György E. Szönyi (Szeged and Budapest)
in association with:

Barbara Baert (Leuven)
Nadia al-Baghdadi (Budapest)
Colum Hourihane (Princeton)

Part One: May 23-24 (Thursday-Friday) – University of RIJEKA
Seventh International Conference of Iconographic Studies – Iconology at the Crossroads
Invited keynote speakers: Xavier Barral i Altet (Venice), Hans Belting (Karlsruhe), Michael Ann Holly (Williamstown USA), Colum Hourihane (Princeton), Bianca Kühnel (Jerusalem), Alexei Lidow (Moscow)

Part Two: May 28-29 (Tuesday-Wednesday) – CEU, BUDAPEST
Current Theoretical Interfaces: Iconicity, Semiotics, Historicity
Invited keynote speakers: Massimo Leone (Torino), WJT Mitchell (Chicago), Roland Posner (Berlin)

Part Three: May 29-31 (Wednesday evening-Friday) – University of SZEGED
European Iconology East &West 5: Cultural Imageries of Body and Soul – Intermedial Representations of the Corporeal, the Psychic and the Spiritual
Invited keynote speakers: Barbara Baert (Leuven), Ivan Gerat (Bratislava), Marina Warner (Essex; NYU, Abu Dhabi), Rowland Wymer (Cambridge)

Each part is independent, applicants can join them separately or in combination.
Send your application 1/ indicating your name and affiliation; 2/ with an abstract of max. 150 words to

Marina Vicelja for the Rijeka part and to György E. Szönyi for the Budapest and Szeged programs.

First application deadline is 1 December 2012, however early contacts are most encouraged.
Continuously updated information will be available on the conference website: