Call for papers: Between Heaven and Earth: Ecclesiastical Patronage in Europe, 1400-1600 (Courtauld Institute of Art, 9 May 2015)

Deadline for CFP, 2 February 2015 Third Annual Renaissance Symposium at the Courtauld Institute of Art In recent years, the artistic commissions of ecclesiastic and lay patrons – both individual and collective – have been a fruitful area of scholarship. Research addressing issues of sacred space, devotional practice, and the materiality of extant objects hasContinue reading “Call for papers: Between Heaven and Earth: Ecclesiastical Patronage in Europe, 1400-1600 (Courtauld Institute of Art, 9 May 2015)”

Call for papers: Villes/Cities – 12th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society, Paris (25 -27 June 2015)

Villes/Cities 12th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society, Paris Dates: 25 -27 June 2015, Paris, France Deadline for Abstracts: 30 January 2015 UPDATE: Programme now available Centre Malher, 9 rue Malher, 75004 Paris, France, June 25 – 27, 2015 Registration deadline: Jun 12, 2015 Villes/Cities 12th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society (Paris), presented inContinue reading “Call for papers: Villes/Cities – 12th Annual Symposium of the International Medieval Society, Paris (25 -27 June 2015)”

Medieval Conferences in Paris, December 2014

Originally posted on Roisin Grace:
Sculpture of Saint Louis, photograph taken by myself at the Saint Louis Exhibition This December, Paris will host two exciting Medieval conferences, with esteemed historians travelling to the capital to give papers. Not only will these be great opportunities to meet fellow art historians and hear interesting talks, but they are free! I…

Conference: Religion, Art and Conflict: Disputes, destruction and creation (Courtauld Institute, 5-6 December 2014)

Although not a medieval conference per se, we think our readers will enjoy these two days on Religion, Art and Conflict at the Courtauld Institute in December, with sessions on manuscripts, historiographical reception of medieval art, and more besides. Tickets (£26, £16 students, Courtauld staff/students and concessions) can be ordered here. Throughout history religion andContinue reading “Conference: Religion, Art and Conflict: Disputes, destruction and creation (Courtauld Institute, 5-6 December 2014)”

CFP: Agency of Things: New Perspectives on European Art of the Fourteenth–Sixteenth Centuries (Warsaw, 11 – 12 June 2015)

Call for Papers: Agency of Things: New Perspectives on European Art of the Fourteenth – Sixteenth Centuries Warsaw, 11 – 12 June 2015 Deadline: 30 November 2014 Co-organized by Institute of History of Art, University of Warsaw and National Museum in Warsaw. Invited speakers: Prof. Susie Nash (The Courtauld Institute of Art, London) Prof. AndrewContinue reading “CFP: Agency of Things: New Perspectives on European Art of the Fourteenth–Sixteenth Centuries (Warsaw, 11 – 12 June 2015)”

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800 (Cambridge, 9-11 July 2015)

Call for Papers: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800.  University of Cambridge, 9-11 July 2015  Deadline: 7 January 2015 Across faiths and regions and throughout the world, the home was a centre for devotion in the early modern period. Holy books, prayer mats, candlesticks, inscriptions, icons, altars, figurines of saints and deities, paintings, prints and textilesContinue reading “CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800 (Cambridge, 9-11 July 2015)”

Conference: Faltbilder/Foldable Pictures (Zürich, 21-22 November 2014)

Conference: Faltbilder. Medienspezifika klappbarer Bildträger. Foldable Pictures. Implications of Mediality. University of Zürich, 21-22 November 2014 Organisation David Ganz (Universität Zürich) Marius Rimmele (NCCR Mediality, Universität Zürich) Book pages, diptychs, and triptychs were popular formats for the presentation of images in the medieval and early modern periods. In addition to their ubiquity, these objects also share oneContinue reading “Conference: Faltbilder/Foldable Pictures (Zürich, 21-22 November 2014)”

Book roundup: New art history books from Brepols

Here are some new medieval art history books on manuscripts, architecture and sculpture from publisher Brepols that we have been alerted to, and we think will prove very exciting to a number of our readers. King’s College Chapel 1515-2015: Music, Art and Religion in Cambridge, edited by J. M. Massing, N. Zeeman This lavishly illustrated,Continue reading “Book roundup: New art history books from Brepols”

Exhibition: Communities in Communication: Languages and Cultures in the Low Countries 1450-1530 (John Rylands Library)

The John Rylands Library is an extraordinary neo-Gothic building to which no tourist visit to Manchester is complete without. The architectural experience is supplemented by many fine exhibitions making use of its special collections, although due to their small, studious nature, they can often be overlooked. Communities in Communication is one such exhibition taking placeContinue reading “Exhibition: Communities in Communication: Languages and Cultures in the Low Countries 1450-1530 (John Rylands Library)”

Call for Journal Submissions: Hortulus (Spring Issue 2015)

Call for Journal Submissions Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies (Spring Issue 2015) Deadline: 13 February 2015 Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Published semi-annually, the journal collects exceptional examples of work byContinue reading “Call for Journal Submissions: Hortulus (Spring Issue 2015)”