Conference: Commemoration of the Dead (London, 15 November 2014)

Conference Commemoration of the Dead: new approaches, new perspectives, new material London, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street Saturday, 15 November 2014, 10am – 5pm Recent years have witnessed a rapid growth in new research and consideration of commemorative brasses and funerary monuments. This one-day joint meeting, sponsored by the Monumental Brass SocietyContinue reading “Conference: Commemoration of the Dead (London, 15 November 2014)”

Munby Fellowship in Bibliography 2015-2016 (University of Cambridge)

Munby Fellowship in Bibliography 2015-2016 Duration: 1 October 2015 – 31 July 2016 Deadline:  31 October 2014 The Library Syndicate invite applications for the Munby Fellowship in Bibliography for the tenure of 1 October 2015 to 31 July 2016. The Munby Fellow will be free to pursue bibliographical research of his/her own choosing. It is,Continue reading “Munby Fellowship in Bibliography 2015-2016 (University of Cambridge)”

CFP: Aby Warburg and Nature (Hamburg, 15-16 Jan 15)

ABY WARBURG AND NATURE Workshop, University of Hamburg, Warburg-Haus, 15 – 16 January 2015 Deadline: 31 August 2014 Organizers: Frank Fehrenbach and Cornelia Zumbusch (University of Hamburg) Aby Warburg’s references to enlivenment, life forces, and the afterlife of images are evidence for the paradigmatic meaning of the natural for his conceptualization of the emergence and re-emergence of pictorial formulas.Continue reading “CFP: Aby Warburg and Nature (Hamburg, 15-16 Jan 15)”

CFP: Visual Narratives – Cultural Identities (Hamburg, 27-29 Nov 14)

CFP: Visual Narratives – Cultural Identities. A trans- and interdisciplinary conference at the University of Hamburg Hamburg, 27-29 November 2014 Deadline: 31 July 2014 Increasingly, cultural studies focus on stories and the narration of stories as important catalysts for the constitution, confirmation, and modification of cultural identities. Not only in times of what seems like floods of images but sinceContinue reading “CFP: Visual Narratives – Cultural Identities (Hamburg, 27-29 Nov 14)”

Job: Associate Professor of Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture

Job: Associate Professor of Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture University of Oxford Deadline: 12 noon (UK time) on Thursday 31 July 2014 The University of Oxford proposes to appoint an Associate Professor of Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture. The post is available from 1 January 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointee will be a member ofContinue reading “Job: Associate Professor of Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture”

Conference: English Fourteenth-Century Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Library

English Fourteenth-Century Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Library London, British Library Conference Centre Monday, 1 December 2014 The British Library is pleased to announce an AMARC conference to celebrate the launch of Lucy Freeman Sandler’s book Illuminators and Patrons in Fourteenth-Century England: The Psalter Hours of Humphrey de Bohun and the Manuscripts of the Bohun Family.  Details areContinue reading “Conference: English Fourteenth-Century Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Library”

(Updated) Conference Programme: Fifty Years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture (London, 21 June 2014)

(Updated) Conference Programme: Fifty Years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture. New Approaches, New Perspectives, New Material Saturday 21 June 2014, 10.00 – 18.00 (with registration from 09.30) Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN ‘Tomb Sculpture will remain….among the basic works which determine turning points in the historyContinue reading “(Updated) Conference Programme: Fifty Years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture (London, 21 June 2014)”

CFP: Memorializing the Middle Classes (Edited volume)

CFP: Memorializing the Middle Classes (Edited volume) Deadline: 30 June 2014 Building on the session “Memorials for Merchants: The Funerary Culture of Late Medieval Europe’s New Elite” (College Art Association Annual Meeting, 2014), this edited volume offers papers that investigate the habits and strategies of patrons of commemorative art ca. 1300-1700, while considering what relationship, if any, existed betweenContinue reading “CFP: Memorializing the Middle Classes (Edited volume)”

Job: Assistant Keeper – Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books (University of Cambridge)

Assistant Keeper – Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books (Fixed Term) University of Cambridge, The Fitzwilliam Museum Deadline: 8 July 2014 Interview date: 21 July 2014 The Fitzwilliam Museum is the principal museum of the University of Cambridge. It houses internationally important collections organised in five curatorial departments and provides education and information services forContinue reading “Job: Assistant Keeper – Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books (University of Cambridge)”

Job: Lyell-Bodleian Research Fellow in Manuscript Studies (University of Oxford)

Lyell-Bodleian Research Fellow in Manuscript Studies The Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford Deadline: 21 July 2014, before 12.00 midday The Bodleian Libraries, in association with the board of electors to the James PR Lyell Readership in Bibliography, propose to appoint a postdoctoral research fellow in manuscript studies from 1 October 2014, or as soon asContinue reading “Job: Lyell-Bodleian Research Fellow in Manuscript Studies (University of Oxford)”