Call for Papers: ‘Shared Invention: From Antiquity to the 21st Century’ (Clermont-Ferrand, Aubusson and Limoges, 6–8 April 2016)

An international colloquium entitled ‘Shared Invention: From Antiquity to the 21st Century’ will be held 6–8 April 2016, and proposals for papers are now being accepted. The colloquium is being organized by Laurence Riviale and Jean-François Luneau, lecturers at Blaise Pascal University, Clermont-Ferrand (France), in partnership with Musée national Adrien Dubouché, Limoges (France) and CitéContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Shared Invention: From Antiquity to the 21st Century’ (Clermont-Ferrand, Aubusson and Limoges, 6–8 April 2016)”

Image Matter: Art and Materiality (Manchester, November 6, 2015)

Call for papers deadline: Aug 1, 2015 Image Matter: Art and Materiality AAH New Voices Conference MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University 6 November 2015 Keynote: Professor Carol Mavor (University of Manchester) How do art historians interpret matter? And how about artists, makers, theorists and critics? Much recent art historical and visual culture literature has argued forContinue reading “Image Matter: Art and Materiality (Manchester, November 6, 2015)”

The Bishop Otter Scholarship (Chichester and King’s College London, Deadline 22 May 2015)

The trustees of the Bishop Otter Trust seek to appoint a person of proven academic ability to a new scholarship for exploration of theology and the arts, based in Chichester, working in partnership with the Centre for Arts and the Sacred at King’s (ASK), London. The scholarship will be for two years. The successful candidateContinue reading “The Bishop Otter Scholarship (Chichester and King’s College London, Deadline 22 May 2015)”

Stained Glass PhD Summer Symposium 2015 (University of York, United Kingdom, May 21-22, 2015)

The Stained Glass Research School at the University of York warmly invite postgraduate students to attend their two-day PhD Summer Symposium. The Symposium will take place Thursday 21st – Friday 22nd May, encompassing a day of research papers at King’s Manor with a set site visits, in York and the surrounding area, to stimulate furtherContinue reading “Stained Glass PhD Summer Symposium 2015 (University of York, United Kingdom, May 21-22, 2015)”

Job: Editorial assistant for Speculum (Deadline 15 June 2015)

QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must have strong computer and editorial skills, together with a background in any area of the humanities with a particular specialty in Medieval Studies, and must be available to start work in the fall of 2015 in Cambridge, MA. Strict attention to detail and excellent communication skills are particularly important. Reading ability inContinue reading “Job: Editorial assistant for Speculum (Deadline 15 June 2015)”

Conference: Frankfurt als Zentrum unter Zentren? Kunsttransfer und Formgenese am Mittelrhein 1400 – 1500 (Frankfurt, Historisches Museum, 5-6 June 2015)

Die Auf- und Abwertung der „Kunstlandschaft“ als Terminus operandi ist ein Dauerthema der Kunstgeschichte. So fragte die ältere Diskussion der Kunst am Mittelrhein beispielsweise vor allem danach, wie der Mittelrhein als Kunstlandschaft geografisch zu bestimmen und die „mittelrheinische Kunst“ formal zu spezifizieren sei. Die Entwicklung der spätgotischen Kunst am Mittelrhein, die bekanntlich von wiederholtem, strukturellemContinue reading “Conference: Frankfurt als Zentrum unter Zentren? Kunsttransfer und Formgenese am Mittelrhein 1400 – 1500 (Frankfurt, Historisches Museum, 5-6 June 2015)”