Upcoming events: Research Seminars in Islamic Art, SOAS, London

Thursday 22nd May 2014, 5.30pm in Room B104 (Brunei Building): Eduardo Manzano Moreno (CSIC, Madrid) Delivering the Caliphate. The circulation of wealth and valuables in Umayyad ​Cordoba at the 10th/4th century Broad views of “convivencia” as the main feature that pervades Umayyad Cordoba in the 10th/4th century have usually fostered a number of myths and misconceptionsContinue reading “Upcoming events: Research Seminars in Islamic Art, SOAS, London”

Conference: FLAWS Medieval Research Conference, UCL

The London Medieval Graduate Network is pleased to announce that its annual conference will take place at UCL on 29th May 2014 with the theme of ‘Flaws.’ This inter-disciplinary conference examines how deliberate or mistaken defects, errors, limitations and imperfections have been perceived across the medieval period. Flaws are something all researchers have to dealContinue reading “Conference: FLAWS Medieval Research Conference, UCL”

Lectures: Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar, Oxford

Trinity Term 2014, Thursdays 11-12:30 St John’s College, New Seminar Room 1 May   Prof. Wolfgang Hahn (University of Vienna; OCBR Visiting Professor), Some remarks on the Byzantine issues of the Roman mint during the 8th century 8 May   Prof. Andrew Wilson (All Souls), The nymphs and palms of late Roman Aphrodisias 15 MayContinue reading “Lectures: Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar, Oxford”

Call for Session Proposals: Sponsored Panel at Kalamazoo 2015

To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 14–17, 2015. We invite session proposals on anyContinue reading “Call for Session Proposals: Sponsored Panel at Kalamazoo 2015”

Conference: Fifty Years After Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture. New Approaches, new Perspectives, New Material, London

The Courtauld Institute of Art is holding this one-day conference in 2014 to mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of Erwin Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture: Four Lectures on its Changing Aspects from Ancient Egypt to Bernini, comprising the lectures delivered originally in the fall of 1956 at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York. Panofsky’sContinue reading “Conference: Fifty Years After Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture. New Approaches, new Perspectives, New Material, London”

Call for papers: Out of the Margins, Cambridge

The Marginalia Committee (Journal of the Medieval Reading Group, University of Cambridge) are delighted to announce that they will be holding a Tenth Anniversary Conference on September 19th and 20th, 2014. The conference is entitled ‘Out of the Margins: New Ideas on the Boundaries of Medieval Studies’ and our confirmed speakers include Professor Mary Carruthers,Continue reading “Call for papers: Out of the Margins, Cambridge”

Conference: Visualising the Late Antique City, London

Saturday 7th June 2014, Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly We are pleased to announce the Visualisation of the Late Antique City conference 2014, which presents the results of the Leverhulme-funded research project by the University of Kent. The conference will explore all aspects of the urban experience in Mediterranean cities AD 300 – 600, includingContinue reading “Conference: Visualising the Late Antique City, London”

Call for papers: Reading, Scholarship and the Art of the Book at Reading Abbey, 1121-1539

Founded by King Henry I in 1121, the abbey dedicated to the Virgin and St John Evangelist at Reading flourished throughout the Middle Ages. Amongst its famous treasures was the arm of St James, a popular object of pilgrimage. Less well-known are its manuscript treasures, but from the twelfth century the abbey boasted a richContinue reading “Call for papers: Reading, Scholarship and the Art of the Book at Reading Abbey, 1121-1539”

Call for papers: Coping with Copia: Epistemological Excess in Early Modern Art and Science, Montreal

Call for papers for a conference in Montreal, May 14-16, 2015 We are living in an era of unprecedented information overload. This is one of the most common clichés defining the early 21st century, both in academic circles and in general public imagery. And, as clichés often do, this one encapsulates some elements of truth.Continue reading “Call for papers: Coping with Copia: Epistemological Excess in Early Modern Art and Science, Montreal”

Event: Chat with an Editor, Kalamazoo

“Chat with an Editor,” a long-standing offering at MLA conferences, is happening at Kalamazoo for the first time! As an extension of the MAA GSC’s mentorship program, several editors of journals in medieval studies are available to meet with graduate students and postgraduate scholars in an effort to meet the needs of aspiring academic authors.Continue reading “Event: Chat with an Editor, Kalamazoo”