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CFP: ‘African Networks and Entanglements in a “Medieval World”’, IMC 2023, deadline 19 Sep 2022

Seeking to utilise the special thematic strand of “Networks and Entanglements” of the 2023 International Medieval Congress in Leeds, we aim to put together a series of sessions that address the topic and question of “African Networks and Entanglements in a ‘Medieval World’”.

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Seminars and Lectures

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Call for Papers

CFP:  ‘Art Binds Communities in Medieval Europe’, IMC Leeds 2023, deadline 22 September 2022

“L’opera non sta mai da sola, è sempre un rapporto” (The artwork never stays alone, it is always a relationship). This enlightening sentence by the Italian art historian Roberto Longhi (1950) emphasizes how every artwork is embedded in a network of relationships with other artworks and the social context where it is placed. Since JoachimContinue reading “CFP:  ‘Art Binds Communities in Medieval Europe’, IMC Leeds 2023, deadline 22 September 2022”

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Conferences

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New Publications

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Medieval Jobs

Job Opportunity: Tutors, History of Art 1 (prehonours), University of Edinburgh (Deadline: 8 August 2022)

The History of Art department at the University of Edinburgh is hiring Tutors its prehonours courses. Applications are invited for a Guaranteed Hours (GH) contract as Tutor for the following courses: History of Art 1A Art and Belief in Europe, 500 to 1700 (HIAR08025) History of Art 1B Art at the Crossroads of World Cultures,Continue reading “Job Opportunity: Tutors, History of Art 1 (prehonours), University of Edinburgh (Deadline: 8 August 2022)”

Job Opportunity: Research Associate, Institute of Art History, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Deadline: 15 August 2022)

The Institute of Art History at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen has a vacancy for the position of a research assistant (m/f/d; salary group 13 TV-L, 100 %) to be filled. The position is assigned to the Chair of Medieval Art History (Prof. Dr. Andrea Worm). It is initially limited to three years (withContinue reading “Job Opportunity: Research Associate, Institute of Art History, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Deadline: 15 August 2022)”

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Journal Publications

New Journal: Analekta Stagon kai Meteoron – Analecta Stagorum et Meteororum 1 (2022)

The first issue of the new journal “Analekta Stagon kai Meteoron/Analecta Stagorum et Meteororum” was recently published and is available now. An initiative of the Diocesan Academy of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Stagoi and Meteora, the journal seeks to present and illuminate various unknown or little known aspects of the historical and material heritageContinue reading “New Journal: Analekta Stagon kai Meteoron – Analecta Stagorum et Meteororum 1 (2022)”

Call for Journal Submissions: Metropolitan Museum Journal (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

The Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed Metropolitan Museum Journal invites submissions of original research on works of art in the Museum’s collection. The Journal publishes Articles and Research Notes. All texts must take works of art in the collection as the point of departure. Articles contribute extensive and thoroughly argued scholarship, whereas research notes areContinue reading “Call for Journal Submissions: Metropolitan Museum Journal (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”

Call for Journal Submissions: First Issue of the Belvedere Research Journal, Deadline 30 September 2022

We are inviting the first round of submissions to the newly founded Belvedere Research Journal (BRJ), a peer-reviewed, open access e-journal. We seek articles that shed new light on the visual culture of the former Habsburg Empire and Central Europe broadly defined from the medieval period to the present day. We especially welcome contributions thatContinue reading “Call for Journal Submissions: First Issue of the Belvedere Research Journal, Deadline 30 September 2022”

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Funding & Scholarships

Scholarship: The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) MA Scholarship 2022/23 (Deadline: 15 JULY 2022)

We are thrilled to launch the second round of the Masters’ Bursary scheme, supported by the generous bequest of the Arnold Hayward Stevenson Educational Trust Fund. There are significant, often structural, barriers to postgraduate study, in particular in disciplines like architectural history. We need to do more to diversify our discipline and those who practiceContinue reading “Scholarship: The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) MA Scholarship 2022/23 (Deadline: 15 JULY 2022)”

Fellowship (Pre-announcement): Early Career Fellowships in Cultural and Heritage Institutions, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Deadline March 2023

This is a pre-announcement and the information may change. The opportunity opens in late 2022. The closing date is to be confirmed. Apply for funding to conduct research at cultural and heritage institutions. You must: be an early career researcher have either a doctorate in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience and skills haveContinue reading “Fellowship (Pre-announcement): Early Career Fellowships in Cultural and Heritage Institutions, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Deadline March 2023”

Fellowship: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Byzantine Coins, Dumbarton Oaks, Deadline 15 June 2022

Dumbarton Oaks invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to work with the museum team on projects relating to cataloging, publication, and exhibition of the coin collection. The successful candidate will receive training in digital cataloging, collections management, and exhibition planning. They will catalogue the newly acquired Mansfield and Shaw collections of early Byzantine coins, describing,Continue reading “Fellowship: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Byzantine Coins, Dumbarton Oaks, Deadline 15 June 2022”

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Exhibitions & Art Fairs

Exhibition: ‘Gold’, British Library, London, 20 May – 2 October 2022, tickets available in February 2022

The British Library has announced a new exhibition, Gold, which will run from 20 May to 2 October 2022. Gold has long held the power to dazzle and ignite feelings of wonder. This new exhibition will take visitors on a journey to over 20 countries to discover how gold has been used to embellish andContinue reading “Exhibition: ‘Gold’, British Library, London, 20 May – 2 October 2022, tickets available in February 2022”

Exhibition: North Sea Crossings: Anglo-Dutch Books and the Adventures of Reynard the Fox, The Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, 3 December 2021–18 April 2022

About the exhibition North Sea Crossings tells the story of Anglo-Dutch exchanges through beautiful medieval manuscripts, early prints, maps, animal stories and other treasures from the Bodleian’s collections. For centuries the North Sea has been a highway connecting Britain with its Dutch neighbours, a mere 33 kilometres away at its closest point. Focusing on theContinue reading “Exhibition: North Sea Crossings: Anglo-Dutch Books and the Adventures of Reynard the Fox, The Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, 3 December 2021–18 April 2022”

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Resources

Online Course: Religious Cultural Heritage: Concepts and Issues in the Modern Middle East (14 & 21 October 2022)

This is a two-day introductory course on the theme of religious cultural heritage (RCH) in the Middle East. It aims to contextualise RCH as the living cultural heritage of its community of users. In addition, the course attempts to present RCH as a contemporary construct of its socio-political and religious context through its connections toContinue reading “Online Course: Religious Cultural Heritage: Concepts and Issues in the Modern Middle East (14 & 21 October 2022)”

Short Course: ‘Islam and Creativity in Popular Culture’, Online 12, 19 and 26 September 2022, 13:30 – 16:00 BST

This is a three-day online course that addresses the many new expressions of mass mediated creative arts that make reference to Islam. These expressions may be motivated by a wish to express an Islamic interpretation or spirituality, but they may also be for other reasons, such as from anti-racism or critical perspectives. Muslims, as wellContinue reading “Short Course: ‘Islam and Creativity in Popular Culture’, Online 12, 19 and 26 September 2022, 13:30 – 16:00 BST”

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