Conference: Miracoli ‘di carta’ e miracoli dipinti: testi e immagini del prodigioso in Italia tra XIV e XVIII secolo (9 April 2015)

Istituto Sangalli, Piazza San Firenze, 3 April 9, 2015 Miracoli ‘di carta’ e miracoli dipinti: testi e immagini del prodigioso in Italia tra XIV e XVIII secolo Seminario interdisciplinare di studi Presiede SOFIA BOESCH GAJANO (Università di Roma Tre) 10:30 MAURIZIO SANGALLI (Istituto Sangalli) Vent’anni dopo. A mo’ d’introduzione 11:00 MARCO FAINI (University of Cambridge)Continue reading “Conference: Miracoli ‘di carta’ e miracoli dipinti: testi e immagini del prodigioso in Italia tra XIV e XVIII secolo (9 April 2015)”

Book roundup: Spring 2015

Here’s just five books we’ve seen have come out in 2015 that might be of interest to our readers. We’d always welcome a review of one if you have opinions: email us! Britain’s Medieval Episcopal Thrones by Charles Tracy with Andrew Budge (Oxbow Books) This book is the first major investigation of a subject ofContinue reading “Book roundup: Spring 2015”

Conference: History Books in the Anglo-Norman World (Trinity College Dublin, 22-23 May 2015)

22-23 May 2015 Trinity College Dublin Synge Theatre, Arts Building Cost: €25.00 (€15.00 concessions and/or one-day attendance; TCD staff and students free). Please register by contacting Laura Cleaver (cleaverl@tcd.ie). 22nd May 2015 From 13.00: registration 13.30 welcome and introduction to the History Books in the Anglo-Norman World Project (Laura Cleaver) 14.00-15.30 session 1: Anne Lawrence-MathersContinue reading “Conference: History Books in the Anglo-Norman World (Trinity College Dublin, 22-23 May 2015)”

Reading, Scholarship and the Art of the Book at Reading Abbey (Reading University, 17 April 2015)

Reading University, Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus, Room G10 17 April 2015, from 10am Cost: £15 (including coffee, lunch, tea and wine); £10 for students and unwaged. Please register by contacting GCMS@reading.ac.uk. Programme 10.00 registration and welcome 10.15-11.15 – Session 1: Lindy Grant (Reading); ‘Reading Abbey in a cultural and intellectual, international context’. Tessa WebberContinue reading “Reading, Scholarship and the Art of the Book at Reading Abbey (Reading University, 17 April 2015)”

Conference: Experiencing Death in Byzantium (Newcastle, 29 May 2015)

This single day conference will consider the extent to which we can approach the individual experiences surrounding death in Byzantium and the relevance they have for our knowledge of Byzantine self-understanding. How can we approach experiences that played tangible social roles and yet were so irreducible to literal language and meaning that they remained couchedContinue reading “Conference: Experiencing Death in Byzantium (Newcastle, 29 May 2015)”

Conference: Princes of the Church and their Palaces (Bishop Auckland, County Durham 30 June – 4 July 2015)

Tuesday 30th of June – Saturday 4th of July Important developments in research, conservation, and public presentation are currently taking place at Auckland Castle, the Bishop of Durham’s former residence. In association with them, this conference will consider bishops’ and popes’ palaces from across Britain and Europe, and will stimulate discussion on: How bishops’ palaces andContinue reading “Conference: Princes of the Church and their Palaces (Bishop Auckland, County Durham 30 June – 4 July 2015)”

Scholarships: Student scholarships for British Archaeological Association 2015 conference, deadline 23 April 2015

The British Archaeological Association 2015  Conference  will  explore  the  art,  architecture  and  archaeology  of  Peterborough Cathedral  and  the  Soke  of  Peterborough.  A  full  programme  of  lectures  and  visits  has  been arranged,  covering  the  city  and  Soke  from  Roman  times  and  specific  aspects  of  the  Cathedral and  precincts  including  the  Great  Gate,  the  Bishop’s  Palace,  theContinue reading “Scholarships: Student scholarships for British Archaeological Association 2015 conference, deadline 23 April 2015”

CfP: The Cleric’s Craft: Crossroads of Medieval Spanish Literature and Modern Critique (University of Texas, El Paso, 21-24 Oct 2015)

The thirteenth century was a dynamic time in the Iberian Peninsula, as political and cultural changes were occurring throughout the realms that occupied what is now Spain and Portugal. Much of the literature of this period was learned in nature and composed by clerics, and although the works were read and studied individually from theContinue reading “CfP: The Cleric’s Craft: Crossroads of Medieval Spanish Literature and Modern Critique (University of Texas, El Paso, 21-24 Oct 2015)”

Continuous Page. Scrolls and scrolling from Papyrus to Hypertext (Courtauld Institute, deadline for applications, 17 April 2015)

Continuous Page. Scrolls and scrolling from Papyrus to Hypertext UPDATE: Programme Open to all, free admission, but advance booking required by 21 June: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/continuous-page-scrolls-and-scrolling-from-papyrus-to-hypertext-tickets-17187047923 PROGRAMME 09.30 – 10.00 Registration 10.00 – 10.10 Jack Hartnell (The Courtauld): Welcome 10.10 – 11.10 SESSION 1 – REACTION Rachel Warriner (University College, Cork): ‘This fragile thing – with bite’:Continue reading “Continuous Page. Scrolls and scrolling from Papyrus to Hypertext (Courtauld Institute, deadline for applications, 17 April 2015)”

London International Palaeography Summer School (15-19 June 2015, Senate House, London)

Applications are open for the London International Palaeography Summer School (LIPSS), running 15 – 19 June 2015. The London Palaeography Summer School is a series of intensive courses in palaeography and manuscript studies, held at the Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London. Courses range from one to two days and are givenContinue reading “London International Palaeography Summer School (15-19 June 2015, Senate House, London)”