Making Sense of Manuscripts – Saturday 14 June 2014, UCL History Department

A workshop introducing students to the study of medieval documents. Saturday 14 June 2014, UCL History Department Diplomatic is the formal term for the study and analysis of documents in medieval manuscripts. Diplomatic encompasses a broad range of documents from the Middle Ages (royal charters, papal bulls, diplomas, legal writs, contracts, judicial records, treaties, etc.)Continue reading “Making Sense of Manuscripts – Saturday 14 June 2014, UCL History Department”

Call For Chapters – The Material Culture of Magic

  Book project, ed. by Dr Antje Bosselmann-Ruickbie and Dr Leo Ruickbie Magic is a wide field of research comprising what we might call the occult, paranormal events, anomalous experience, spirituality and other phenomena throughout human history. However, research has often been focused more narrowly on the historical analysis of written sources, or the anthropologyContinue reading “Call For Chapters – The Material Culture of Magic”

21st International IRCLAMA Colloquium – Performing Power through Visual Narrativity

Performing Power through Visual Narrativity in Late Medieval Europe. An Interdisciplinary Approach, 29-31 May 2014 International Research Center for Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, University of Zagreb.   Organizing and scientific committee Xavier BARRAL I ALTET Alain Erlande BRANDENBURG Jean Pierre CAILLETNikola JAKŠIĆ Miljenko JURKOVIĆ Vinni LUCHERINI   ČETVRTAK, 29. svibanj / Thursday, MayContinue reading “21st International IRCLAMA Colloquium – Performing Power through Visual Narrativity”

Gothic Ivories: Context and Content

A first look at the big programme for the joint British Museum/Courtauld conference on Gothic ivories.   DAY 1 Saturday 5 July: The Courtauld Institute of Art, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre   9.30 Registration (reception hall-Courtauld Institute)   10.00 Introduction John Lowden and Catherine Yvard, The Courtauld Institute of Art   10.15 KeynotePaul Williamson, VictoriaContinue reading “Gothic Ivories: Context and Content”

Harlaxton medieval conference 2014: The Plantagenet Empire, 1259-1453

The Plantagenet Empire, 1259-1453 Tuesday 15th – Friday 18th July 2014 Harlaxton Manor, Harlaxton, Lincs Provisional Programme Tuesday, 15th July 2:00 Welcome by Christian Steer (Symposium Secretary) 2:15–3:30 Session 1: Introductions: Themes and Approaches Mark Ormrod, David Green, Peter Crooks This session will offer some introductory thoughts on approaches to the subject of the PlantagenetContinue reading “Harlaxton medieval conference 2014: The Plantagenet Empire, 1259-1453”

Rogier van der Weyden prize 2014

The international non-profit scientific association, Roger de le Pasture / Rogier van der Weyden hereby calls for nominations for the biennial “Roger de le Pasture / Rogier Van der Weyden Prize” to be awarded at the end of 2014. This year the prize will reward two Master’s Theses related to the history of figurative artsContinue reading “Rogier van der Weyden prize 2014”

The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction, 31 May 2014

Originally posted on Material Witness:
This event, the third of four plenary events in the AHRC-sponsored programme Material Witness, will explore the implications of Walter Benjamin’s influential and prescient essay The Work of Art in the Age of Technological Reproduction. This event is organised in collaboration with the AHRC Digital Transformations theme through Andrew Prescott’s Theme Leader Fellowship:…

Fellowships: Mellon fellowships for the Santiago Cathedral project (deadline 2nd June 2014)

The Complutense Foundation and the Barrié Foundation, in collaboration with the Santiago Cathedral Foundation, the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard and the Spanish Cultural Heritage Institute (IPCE), are pleased to announce a program of fellowships, generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to support research in the context of the Santiago Cathedral Project. TheContinue reading “Fellowships: Mellon fellowships for the Santiago Cathedral project (deadline 2nd June 2014)”

Lecture: ‘Monastic Space and the Use of Books in Anglo-Norman England’, Tessa Webber, London Society for Medieval Studies, IHR London

The London Society for Medieval Studies is hosting a lecture at 7.00 in the Torrington Room (104), First Floor, Senate House (located on Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU) by: Dr Tessa Webber (Trinity College, Cambridge) who will be speaking on ‘Monastic Space and the Use of Books in Anglo-Norman England’. All those who are interested inContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Monastic Space and the Use of Books in Anglo-Norman England’, Tessa Webber, London Society for Medieval Studies, IHR London”

Talk: TORCH Book at Lunchtime Byzantine Matters, Professor Averil Cameron (Oxford)

TORCH Book at Lunchtime | Byzantine Matters, Professor Averil Cameron Wednesday 21st May, 13:00 – 13:45, with lunch from 12:45 | Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Woodstock Road, Oxford The themes raised by Professor Cameron’s book will be discussed by: – Dr Jas Elsner (Humfrey Payne Senior Research Fellow in Classical Archaeology and Art) – Dr Peter Frankopan (DirectorContinue reading “Talk: TORCH Book at Lunchtime Byzantine Matters, Professor Averil Cameron (Oxford)”