Deadline Extended: Mediterranean Minorities

Proposals are being accepted for the one-day symposium “Minorities in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean” to be held in conjunction with the Mediterranean Seminar/UCMRP Winter Workshop on “Minorities” to be held at San Francisco State University on 7-8 March, 2014. On 7 March, three round-table sessions, “Opportunity,” “Assimilation and Exchange,” and “Vulnerability” will be held, each for discussing the status and circumstances ofContinue reading “Deadline Extended: Mediterranean Minorities”

Deadline Extended: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean

Call For Papers: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean The Mediterranean Seminar/UCMRP seeks proposals for papers for a panel on Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean to be proposed for the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, that will take place 26-29 June 2014 at the University of Modena e ReggioContinue reading “Deadline Extended: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean”

New Publication: Nicolas Melvani, Late Byzantine Sculpture

This book provides a detailed description and interpretation of multiple aspects of sculpture from late Byzantine monuments. Although individual monuments of the late Byzantine period have been exhaustively published and analyzed, the role of their sculptural decoration is usually overlooked. Whereas architectural features and, especially, wall paintings are treated in full detail, sculpture is approachedContinue reading “New Publication: Nicolas Melvani, Late Byzantine Sculpture”

ICMA: Graduate Student Essay Prize 2014

Graduate Student Essay Prize 2014 Deadline: March 1st 2014 The International Center of Medieval Art wishes to announce its annual Graduate Student Essay Award for the best essay by a student member of the ICMA. The theme or subject of the essay may be any aspect of medieval art, and can be drawn from current research.Continue reading “ICMA: Graduate Student Essay Prize 2014”

Call for Papers: The Art and Archaeology of Lusignan and Venetian Cyprus

Call for Papers: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE THE ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF LUSIGNAN AND VENETIAN CYPRUS: RECENT RESEARCH AND NEW DISCOVERIES Deadline: 30 April 2014 The art and archaeology of the Latin East have regularly been marginalised in broader accounts of medieval material culture, largely because they cannot fit within the restrictive parameters established for either the ByzantineContinue reading “Call for Papers: The Art and Archaeology of Lusignan and Venetian Cyprus”