Spike Bucklow, The Riddle of the Image: the Secret Science of Medieval Art. Reaktion Books, 2014. ISBN: 978-1780232942 Crusafont, M., Balaguer, A.M., Grierson, P., Medieval European Coinage: Volume 6, The Iberian Peninsula. Cambridge University Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-0521260145 Piana, M., and Carlsson, C., Archaeology and Architecture of the Military Orders: New Studies. Ashgate, 2014. ISBN: 9781472420534 Barbara Schedl, Der Plan von St. Gallen: EinContinue reading “Publications”

Job: Postdoctoral Position in Economic and Social History, Utrecht University

At Utrecht University, at the department of History and Art History, the Section Economic and Social History, within the research team of prof.dr. Bas van Bavel, there is also a vacancy for a Postdoc position. As a Postdoc you will work within the ERC-funded project “Coordinating for life. Success and failure of Western European societiesContinue reading “Job: Postdoctoral Position in Economic and Social History, Utrecht University”

Job: Birmingham Fellow – Teaching (Delivering Online Teaching)

Full time/part time: Full time Duration: Permanent Grade/band: Grade 8 Salary: £37,756-£50,698 (Grade 8), although in exceptional cases appointments may be made at a higher grade. Closing Date: 15 April 2014 Over the past three years we have recruited some of the most exceptional early-career researchers. This year the programme is being expanded to recruitContinue reading “Job: Birmingham Fellow – Teaching (Delivering Online Teaching)”

Upcoming Conference: ‘The Abbot’s Table’, Glastonbury Abbey, 13th June 2014

Conference on eating and monastic life in medieval England. Chaired by Prof. Roberta Gilchrist (University of Reading). Speakers include Prof. James Clark (University of Exeter), Prof. Chris Woolgar (University of Southampton) and Marc Meltonville (Hampton Court Palace). For more info, email

Call for Session Proposals: ‘Conquest: 1016, 1066’

An Interdisciplinary Anniversary Conference St Anne’s College, Oxford, and TORCH, 20-23 July 2016 Sessions will run in parallel for 90 minutes each. Session proposals of any suitable form are invited (3x20min papers, 2x30min papers, round tables, debates); session organisers are welcome to have speakers already in mind, but need not do so: a call forContinue reading “Call for Session Proposals: ‘Conquest: 1016, 1066’”

Donald Bullough Fellowship 2014-2015, St Andrews

St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies DONALD BULLOUGH FELLOWSHIP FOR A MEDIAEVAL HISTORIAN The St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies invites applications for the Donald Bullough Fellowship in Mediaeval History, to be taken up during either semester of the academic year 2014-15. The Fellowship is open to any academic in a permanent university post withContinue reading “Donald Bullough Fellowship 2014-2015, St Andrews”

Call for Papers: Knowing Nature in Medieval & Early Modern Worlds (College Park, 24-25 Oct 14)

University of Maryland, College Park, March 25, 2014 Deadline: 01.05.2014 The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval & Early Modern Studies at University of Maryland, College Park — an interdisciplinary group of faculty and graduate students — is excited to announce its call for this year’s conference: Knowing Nature in the Medieval & Early Modern Worlds, Oct.Continue reading “Call for Papers: Knowing Nature in Medieval & Early Modern Worlds (College Park, 24-25 Oct 14)”

Workshop: The Mosaics of Thessaloniki Revisited (London, 30 May 2014)

A One-Day Workshop at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London Sponsored by the AG Leventis Foundation The mosaics of Thessaloniki provide the most comprehensive ensemble of Byzantine mosaics in the world, with examples from late antiquity right through to the fourteenth century. They present remarkable testimony to the skills of artists throughout theContinue reading “Workshop: The Mosaics of Thessaloniki Revisited (London, 30 May 2014)”