We invite dancers, musicians and musicologists, historical fencers, armorers, brewers, theater historians and performers, textile researchers, and scholars in other fields to submit papers for a unique interdisciplinary session on the insights into history that can be gained from attempts to reconstruct medieval arts, as well as the historiographical issues involved in such work. Proposals for papers should discuss practical insights gained from such projects, how these insights modify existing scholarship or solve a research question, and the historiographical issues involved therein—i.e., to what extent we can hope to play music, perform passion plays, ride horses, weave cloth, brew mead, make armor, or wield swords as medieval people did, and why.
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