Call for Papers: Power of the Bishop in Western Europe 1000-1300: Episcopal Personalities

Cardiff University is pleased to announce the up-coming symposium on the episcopal office in the Middle Ages, to be held 10-12 June 2015. There is tendency in modern historiography to approach the episcopal office, its associated duties, and episcopal power and authority abstractedly, detaching the office from the personalities which brought it to life.  The conference aims toContinue reading “Call for Papers: Power of the Bishop in Western Europe 1000-1300: Episcopal Personalities”

Call for Papers: Darkness and Illumination: the Pursuit of Knowledge in the Medieval and Early Modern World (Durham, 15-17 July 2015)

Medieval and Early Modern Student Association, Durham University Ninth Annual Postgraduate Conference 15-17th July 2015 “Darkness and Illumination: the Pursuit of Knowledge in the Medieval and Early Modern World” The pursuit of knowledge has had an essential and constant influence upon the shaping of society. The means of its acquisition, interpretation, and dissemination informs the wayContinue reading “Call for Papers: Darkness and Illumination: the Pursuit of Knowledge in the Medieval and Early Modern World (Durham, 15-17 July 2015)”

Call for Papers: Religious identities in conflict? Coexistence, Exchanges and Confrontations in the Mediterranean in the 12th-18th centuries (University of Valencia, 7-8 May 2015)

The question of “identity”, as well as the integration of minorities under a specific legal, political and religious framework is one of the most relevant topics in international research. This conference will focus on the multidisciplinary analysis of the evolution of this trans-cultural reality, specifically on the mechanisms for integration and exclusion existing during theContinue reading “Call for Papers: Religious identities in conflict? Coexistence, Exchanges and Confrontations in the Mediterranean in the 12th-18th centuries (University of Valencia, 7-8 May 2015)”

Sister Act: Female Monasticism and the Arts across Europe ca. 1250 – 1550

London, The Courtauld Institute of Art, March 13 – 14, 2015 Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN 13.45 – 18.30, Friday 13 March 2015 (with registration from 13.15) 09.30 – 16.30, Saturday 14 March 2015 (with registration from 09.00) Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld InstituteContinue reading “Sister Act: Female Monasticism and the Arts across Europe ca. 1250 – 1550”

Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Courtauld Institute, 11 March

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Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Research Forum, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2-6.30, Weds 11 March 2015. Attendance is free, but spaces are limited so you must register Four papers offer new ideas on a group of well-known sculptures and manuscripts from twelfth- and thirteenth-century Spain, exploring tensions between local and international…

Call for Papers: Monastic Sciences: Medicina, Mechanica, Philosophia (Leeds University, 8-9 May 2015)

The religious of medieval Europe were in a privileged position for studying humanity’s interaction with the natural world, whether this was considering the nature of celestial bodies and the cosmos, or deepening their pharmaceutical knowledge to aid patients in the infirmary. This conference asks what unique contributions the religious made to the applied arts andContinue reading “Call for Papers: Monastic Sciences: Medicina, Mechanica, Philosophia (Leeds University, 8-9 May 2015)”

Call for papers: Graduate Student Conference on Byzantine Studies (Brookline, MA, 18 April 2015)

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the Michael G. and Anastasia Cantonis Chair of Byzantine Studies at Hellenic College invite proposals for the 2015 Graduate Student Conference on Byzantine Studies, which will be held at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA on April 18, 2015. Brookline is located just outsideContinue reading “Call for papers: Graduate Student Conference on Byzantine Studies (Brookline, MA, 18 April 2015)”

Call for Papers: Urbanity and Society in the Medieval World (York, 22-23 May 2015)

Urbanity and Society in the Medieval World: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Urban Society and Life Across the Medieval Period c.600-1500 King’s Manor, University of York 22nd -23rd May 2015 Urban Studies is a sub-field with a long and distinguished history of its own. Those who investigate urban environments have, however, largely been seen as workingContinue reading “Call for Papers: Urbanity and Society in the Medieval World (York, 22-23 May 2015)”

Call for papers: International Postgraduate Workshop on Religious Architecture (Leifers, 4-8 June 2015)

The workshop addresses postgraduate students, who are preparing a thesis on any topic related to medieval church architecture between the 9th and 14th century. It aims to be a platform for the discussion of individual research projects and current results. The circle of participants is intended to include art historians and building researchers as wellContinue reading “Call for papers: International Postgraduate Workshop on Religious Architecture (Leifers, 4-8 June 2015)”

Movement in Medieval Art and Architecture (Courtauld Institute, 7 Feb 2015)

20th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Student Colloquium 10.10 – 17.30, Saturday 7 February 2015 (with registration from 09.40) Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN Pilgrimage, wars and trade are key components of the Middle Ages and all embody movement. This colloquium aims at exploring the importance ofContinue reading “Movement in Medieval Art and Architecture (Courtauld Institute, 7 Feb 2015)”