Dear all,

thank you once again for joining us in Bangor – we all share the feeling that it was an excellent meeting. We also wish to thank our sponsors, the Royal Historical Society, the Modern Humanities Research Association, and the Society for Renaissance Studies, as well as the two organizing universities, Aberystwyth and Bangor.

We will be in touch shortly with publication plans. In the meantime, for nostalgic moments and such, you can read the Storify put together by Rachel!

with our very best wishes,

the organizing team

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Official conference website

For up-to-date program, accommodation info and such please see the official conference website.

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Answers to proposals ; MHRA funding

Dear all,

you have now been informed about the outcome of your proposal for the Travel and Conflict conference. Thank you once again to everyone for submitting – we have an impressive selection of fascinating papers. A first draft of the conference program will follow shortly.

We are delighted to announce that the Modern Humanities Research Association has also awarded funding for the event.


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Deadline – January 25th!

Dear all,

A very brief reminder to all of you that the deadline of the CfP is Sunday January 25th. Please send your proposals in the text of your mail to – looking forward to read them!

Thanks to the generous funding of the Royal Historical Society and of the Society of Renaissance Studies, we can offer some help towards travel and registration to a number of graduate students and early career researchers who do not have other funding resources.

best wishes,

Gabor, Rhun, Andrew and Rachel

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Society of Renaissance Studies grant awarded!

We are delighted to announce that the Society of Renaissance Studies also awarded funding for our event to facilitate attendance by postgraduates and early career researchers who are not in receipt of institutional support! With abstracts coming in from five continents now, we are hoping to have a fantastic event. Reminder: the CfP deadline is January 25th.


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Royal Historical Society Conference Grant awarded

We are delighted to announce that the Royal Historical Society has awarded us funding to facilitate attending the conference for post-graduates and post-doctoral researchers without institutional support. Further details to follow on how to apply.

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Croeso and Welcome!

Welcome to the website of the upcoming conference “Travel and Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern World”!

This event will be the second biennial conference of the Aberystwyth-Bangor Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. It will be held at Bangor University, 3-5 September 2015. The event organizers are Rhun Emlyn and Gabor Gelléri from Aberystwyth, and Andrew Hiscock and Rachel Willie from Bangor.

The Call for Papers is now published and available here. We welcome proposals for individual papers of 20 minutes, or for panels of up 3 papers, before January 25th.

Please follow this website and our Twitter account: @travel_conflict

Looking forward to meeting you in Bangor next September!

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