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Gábor Klaniczay awarded the 2016 International Prize for History CISH

The International Prize for History CISH was awarded to Gábor Klaniczay, for the excellence of his works. The award will be delivered during the General Assembly of the CISH in September, 2017 in Moscow.

Gábor Klaniczay-CROPA specialist in late medieval and early modern religious history in Hungary and Europe, Gábor Klaniczay is professor of Medieval Studies at the Central European University, Budapest. With the insights of historical anthropology he researches what were the historical uses of heresy, sainthood, visions, stigmatics, magic, and witchcraft. His books include The Uses of Supernatural Power. The Transformations of Popular Religion in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Polity – Princeton U. P., 1990); Szent Margit legendái és stigmái [Legends and stigmata of Saint Margaret] (Argumentum, 1994); Holy Rulers and Blessed Princesses. Dynastic Cults in Medieval Central Europe (Cambridge U.P., 2002)(ed.) Procès de canonisation au Moyen Âge additional resources. Aspects juridiques et religieux (École française de Rome, 2004); (ed. with Éva Pócs) Witchcraft Mythologies and Persecutions (CEU Press, 2008); (ed.) Saints of the Christianization Age of Central Europe  (CEU Press, 2013).

 

2017 : The next General assembly In Moscow

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The next General assembly will be organized in Moscow. At this meeting the Committee will determine the program of the next Congress. Several scientific meetings will be organized on this occasion.

The XXIIIrd Congress – Poznan

poznan-villeThe General assembly of the International Committee for Historical Sciences – August 29th 2015 – voted for the city where the XXIIId Congress will take place. The application of Poznan, Poland, was chosen. The agenda will be determined during the next board meeting, in June 2016.

Poznan application

Our XXIInd Congress – Jinan 2015

The congress of the International Committee of historical Sciences was held in Jinan (Shandong University). For the first time the congress has been organized in Asia. The number of registered participants reached approximately 2 600, from 88 countries view it now. Never before had so many junior researchers attended the congress, many with financial help from ICHS, Shandong University and PVWF, a Dutch Foundation. For the first time also, the international Prize for History was delivered.

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