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Medieval Art Research is a resource run by researchers at The Courtauld Institute of Art and elsewhere to provide news, views and upcoming advice from the world of medieval art history. It does not represent the views of The Courtauld.


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Medieval Views Virtual Arts Festival Crowdfund Campaign

Medieval Views: A Virtual Arts Festival seeks to address that need while simultaneously being more inclusive to the public. Let us try a creative solution. Let us, as scholars and researchers, take it upon ourselves to hold a virtual gathering. In short let’s be inclusive, show some kindness and have an art party for all to enjoy if they so choose.

New North of Byzantium Digital Project: Mapping Eastern Europe

North of Byzantium has launched a new open access digital project – Mapping Eastern Europe – intended to promote study, research, and teaching about the history, art, and culture of Eastern Europe between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries among students, teachers, scholars, and the wider public.

Online Lecture: Raphael 500: New Perspectives on Raphael, The Warburg Institute, 8 December, 17:30 – 19:00 (GMT)

In the last few years, a plethora of international events, books, articles and exhibitions have focused on Raphael to shed new light on his processes of production, his operation of networks, his engagement with the environment, and much more. Please join us and our panel of distinguished Raphael specialists to explore the new perspectives on Raphael that arise from the long year marking his death and celebrating his life.

Online Conference: Germanias & Other Renaissance Revolts: Art & Architecture, University of Valencia, 3-4 December 2020

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Revolt of the Germanías (1519–1522), or ‘Brotherhoods’, this seminar focuses on the precedents, events and aftermath of this rebellion and some other European upheavals in art, architecture and visual culture, in order to evaluate the unique features of the Valencian revolt and its commonalities with other contemporary uprisings in Spain and the rest of Europe.

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Seminars and Lectures


Call for Papers

CFP: Animals and Humans on the Move, Viator Essay Cluster, Deadline: 16th November 2020

The relationship between humans and their nonhuman traveling companions changed over time, and over the distances they traveled. Who would Don Quixote be without Rocinante, or Alexander without Bucephalus? This cluster of short essays proposes to look at moving/traveling animals and animals as the companions of traveling/moving humans in the Middle Ages and early modernity.Continue reading “CFP: Animals and Humans on the Move, Viator Essay Cluster, Deadline: 16th November 2020”

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New Publications

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Medieval Jobs

Post Doc: Universitat Hamburg, deadline 30 November 2020

The Center for Advanced Study “RomanIslam Center for Comparative Empire and Transcultural Studies” funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), invites applications for Resident fellowships (Post Doc) (starting 2021, duration between 1 and 12 months)

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Journal Publications

New Journal Publication: Gesta, Volume 59, Number 2 | Fall 2020

The latest issue of Gesta is now available to view online, edited by Diane J. Reilly and Susan L. Boynton. The journal is sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art Articles include: Kathryn A. Smith, Found in Translation: Images Visionary and Visceral in the Welles-Ros Bible Jonathan Andrew Turnock, The Earls of Hereford and Their Retinue:Continue reading “New Journal Publication: Gesta, Volume 59, Number 2 | Fall 2020”

New Issue of Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

The Autumn 2020 issue of Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture (Kenyon College) is out now. As always, online access to Peregrinations is free and available to all interested students and scholars. The current issue features articles highlighting shifts in medieval iconography and its various interpretations. Six book reviews are also included. To accessContinue reading “New Issue of Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture”

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Funding & Scholarships

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Exhibitions & Art Fairs

Exhibition: Architecture & Ornament, Sam Fogg Gallery, London, 22 October – 19 November 2020

The works of art in this exhibition provide an overview of the diversity that existed in Romanesque and Gothic architecture, which continually transformed across space and time. They range from the tenth century, when Lombard architecture and sculpture formed the so-called first Romanesque, to the late fifteenth century, when openwork spires towered over cities. TheContinue reading “Exhibition: Architecture & Ornament, Sam Fogg Gallery, London, 22 October – 19 November 2020”

Virtual Exhibition: Les Enluminures at Frieze Viewing Room – October 9 – 16, 2020

Les Enluminures have collaborated with Frieze to create a virtual showcase of selected medieval and early modern manuscripts and jewellery. Their public statement is detailed below: ‘Les Enluminures is delighted to participate in Frieze Viewing Room, which opens to the general public at 12pm BST this Friday October 9. Our Viewing Room will showcase a curated selectionContinue reading “Virtual Exhibition: Les Enluminures at Frieze Viewing Room – October 9 – 16, 2020”

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Resources

Online Animation: ‘King Oswald’s Raven’

Peterborough Cathedral is delighted to host King Oswald’s Raven, an animation and a series of online activities that are part of the 2020 Being Human Festival.

Recorded Webinar: Race, Racism, and Teaching the Middle Ages

Recorded Webinar: Race, Racism, and Teaching the Middle Ages

On 20 July 2020, The Medieval Academy of America hosted the webinar Race, Racism, and Teaching in the Middle Ages. In the wake of recent events and ongoing racially motivated violence, there have been many institutional responses to raise awareness of race and racism in the U.S. and beyond. This webinar focused on pedagogy andContinue reading “Recorded Webinar: Race, Racism, and Teaching the Middle Ages”

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