The Ashmolean Museum announces its call for papers for the conference Early Modern Merchants as Collectors. The conference will be held 15 and 16 June 2012 in Oxford, United Kingdom. The call for papers is available on the conference website: http://earlymodernmerchants.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/ The deadline for submissions is 31 May 2011. Scholars working on merchants in any region of the world in the early modern period and on any collecting category are invited to submit proposals for papers. All queries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.