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Call for Papers | Historical Practices in Horsemanship and Equestrian Sports | Online Conference, 28–29 August, 2020. Call ends July 1, 2020
This conference is devoted to discussing historical practices of horsemanship and equestrian sports, their emergence and evolution over centuries and into the present day. The conference is open to papers from all historical periods, and In particular, we encourage the speakers to consider the links between historical and current practices in horsemanship and to inquire into possible tendencies and future developments in equestrian sports.
Call for Papers | Equine Cultures in Transition 2020 – Past, Present and Future Challenges | Uppsala and Strömsholm, Sweden, June 16–18, 2020. Call ends January 31, 2020
This conference brings together an international and interdisciplinary field of researchers. The unifying interest in the conference is scientific questions about the horse as well as the horse in society and the relation between humans and horses. In focus for the conference this year are questions regarding past, present and future challenges in relation to horse – human activities and interaction.
Call for Papers | Horse History Sessions at the International Medieval Congress | Leeds, UK, July 6–9, 2020. Call ends September 1, 2019
In our fifth instalment of horse sessions at the International Medieval Congress, we especially invite submissions in horse history responding to the special thematic strand of IMC 2020: borders. We also invite papers in horse history coming from all disciplinary approaches, including military studies, literature and art history, oriental studies, archaeology, osteology, history of veterinary medicine, and others.
Call for Papers | “Embodied Equines” | Equine History Conference, Cal Poly Pomona, CA. Call ends April 2019-04-19
Submissions may investigate any equine in the past, including donkeys, mules, zebras and onagers. The theme of the conference is “Embodied Equines,” inviting papers that explore both how people have understood, shaped, sustained, and used equine bodies, and tried to capture and understand equine experiences. Topics might include training, feeding, veterinary care, production, disposal, or behavior.
This book collection seeks to contribute to the discussions on horse-human gender and gender performance. It will explore horse-human interactions (and intra-actions) from a theoretically knowledgeable viewpoint, while offering new perspectives on how human and animal gender was created, experienced and performed.
The Equine History Collective (EHC) invites you to attend its first annual conference, to take place Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 at Cal Poly Pomona, in partnership with the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Library. The theme of the conference is “Why Equine History Matters,” meant to show the relevance of equine history for historical studies.
Call for Papers | “Why Equine History Matters” | The First Annual Equine History Conference, Nov. 30–Dec. 1, 2018, Pomona, California. Call ends April 15, 2018
The theme of the conference is “Why Equine History Matters,” meant to show the relevance of equine history for historical studies. We therefore encourage papers that illustrate how any facet of equine history, broadly or narrowly conceived, helps to illuminate, interpret, and contextualize the past.
Call for Papers | “Human-horse relationships in work and play: Interspecies encounters in business, tourism and beyond” | The second biannual Equine Cultures in Transition conference, Leeds Beckett University,...
The conference will be organised around four streams which will consider various ways in which humans and horses work and play together: (1) Equestrian tourism, events and leisure; (2) Business, organisations and equestrian work; (3) Ethics and methods in researching human-horse interactions; and (4) Open stream.
Call for Papers | Equine Cultures in Transition: Human-horse relationships in theory and practice – changing concepts of interaction and ethics | Stockholm, 27–29 October, 2016
The organisers of this international conference invite participants from a variety of perspectives, including the abovementioned and other related perspectives. We request proposals for presentations on the theme of Human-horse relations in theory and practice: changing concepts of interaction and ethics.
Call for Papers | ASA Congress Panel: “Entwined worlds: equine ethnography and ethologies” | 13th-16th April 2015, University of Exeter
Human-horse relations transgress the boundaries between rider and horse, researcher and researched, certainty and uncertainty. This presents profound ethnographic challenges. Presenters will explore their responses to these challenges.