PhD opportunity in polychrome sculpture

AHRC Doctoral Studentship (PhD) Medieval Polychrome Sculpture in the Burrell Collection THE OPEN UNIVERSITY AND GLASGOW LIFE circulation date : 10/10/2013 closing date : 11/11/2013 As part of an exciting partnership between Glasgow Life and The Open University, we are offering a three-year, full-time funded AHRC collaborative doctoral studentship on medieval polychrome sculpture. You willContinue reading “PhD opportunity in polychrome sculpture”

CFP deadline: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c.1400-1650

Deadline 4 November 2013, for conference on Saturday 18 January 2014 at The Courtauld Institute of Art The study (and experience) of music and art has occurred largely separately, however. Hence, the wariness of students of Renaissance art and music to explore the relationship between their own discipline and their close yet unfamiliar counterpart hasContinue reading “CFP deadline: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c.1400-1650”

Courtauld Tomb Raiders visit to the Temple church, 30th October

The Courtauld’s medieval research group with a special interest in funerary monuments, Tomb Raiders, invite all to a visit to the Temple Church just off the Strand on the morning of the 30th October. The student rate will be £2. The church is open 11-1, so once everyone has arrived we shall gather about 11:15Continue reading “Courtauld Tomb Raiders visit to the Temple church, 30th October”

Scholarships and Grants: Upcoming Deadlines

Some upcoming deadlines for scholarships and grants (see also our page on Funding for further information): AHGB: Awards for Publication and Research The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britian offers a number of small grants, twice annually, to support research in architectural history, in either of the two categories of Publication and Education. NextContinue reading “Scholarships and Grants: Upcoming Deadlines”

Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series

2014 marks the 35th anniversary of Jean Bony’s “The English Decorated Style: Gothic Architecture Transformed” (Ithaca, 1979), and so the seminar series in 2013-14 will revisit the subject of English architectural style in the century ca. 1250-1350. During the Michaelmas Term the seminars take place fortnightly on Tuesdays in the Graduate Centre, 4A Trumpington Street.Continue reading “Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series”

The Courtauld 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium

Boundaries in Medieval Art and Architecture CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline: 22 November 2013 Event to take place: Saturday 1 February 2014 The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN This colloquium aims to question the assumption that medieval art was governed by categories and boundaries by highlighting the fluidity and flexibility thatContinue reading “The Courtauld 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium”

Updates to the Courtauld Gothic Ivories Project

The Gothic Ivories team is delighted to announce that 700 ‘new’ ivory carvings from over 60 different collections are now available online as part of the Gothic Ivories website! (www.gothicivories.courtauld.ac.uk) Highlights include the Musei Vaticani in Rome, the Schnütgen Museum in Cologne, The Burrell Collection in Glasgow, the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht, important collections inContinue reading “Updates to the Courtauld Gothic Ivories Project”

BAA Romanesque conference, Barcelona: student scholarships

Following earlier conferences on Romanesque and the Past (London, 2010), and Romanesque and the Mediterranean (Palermo, 2012), the British Archaeological Association is collaborating with the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya and the Research project Magistri Cataloniae to stage the third in a biennial series of international conferences concerned with Romanesque art and architecture. This conference,Continue reading “BAA Romanesque conference, Barcelona: student scholarships”