Essay Competition: SAIMS/The Medieval Journal

SAIMS/TMJ ESSAY PRIZE SAIMS invites entries for its annual Essay Competition, submitted according to the following rules: 1. The competition is open to all medievalists who are graduate students or have completed a higher degree within the last three years. For PhD students the time period of three years begins from the date of the successfulContinue reading “Essay Competition: SAIMS/The Medieval Journal”

Post-Doc: CLIR-DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Medieval Studies

Fellowships in Data Curation for Medieval Studies Information for Applicants The CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Curation for Medieval Studies is an expansion of the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Academic Libraries. These five, fully-funded fellowships will provide recent Ph.D.s with professional development, education, and training opportunities in data curation for Medieval Studies. Through thisContinue reading “Post-Doc: CLIR-DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Medieval Studies”

HISTORIANS OF ISLAMIC ART ASSOCIATION 2016 Biennial Conference

The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London October 20-22, 2016 Regionality: looking for the local in the arts of Islam The Fifth Biennial Conference of the Historians of Islamic Art Association will take place at The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, from October 20th to October 22nd, 2016. The Courtauld Institute of Art isContinue reading “HISTORIANS OF ISLAMIC ART ASSOCIATION 2016 Biennial Conference”

Post-doc: Mellon Post-Doctorial Fellowships at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (Toronto)

The Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies is offering post-doctoral Fellowships to be used for research at the Institute in the medieval field of the holder’s choice. The Mellon Fellowships are intended for young medievalists of exceptional promise who have completed their doctoral work within the previous five years, including those who are starting their professionalContinue reading “Post-doc: Mellon Post-Doctorial Fellowships at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (Toronto)”

CFP: Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms

Münster, Germany, March 16 – 18, 2016 Deadline: Dec 15, 2015 Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms: Towards a Typology of Heraldic Programmes in Spaces of Self-Representation Heraldry was an ubiquitous element of state-rooms. Whether in palaces of kings and princes, castles of noblemen, residences of patricians, city halls or in cathedral chapters, heraldic display wasContinue reading “CFP: Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms”

Lecture: Professor Robert Bork, “Drawings and the Transmission of Geometrical Knowledge across Time, Space, and Media”

Tuesday 24 November 2015 – 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm The Sackler Research Forum Seminar Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN Open to all, no booking required! In this talk Robert Bork will consider Gothic architectural drawings as vehicles for the transmission of geometrical information, placing their development inContinue reading “Lecture: Professor Robert Bork, “Drawings and the Transmission of Geometrical Knowledge across Time, Space, and Media””

St Stephen’s Chapel live

Ever wondered how a medieval palace chapel was built?  St Stephen’s Chapel, Westminster (constructed 1292-1363) was one of the most influential buildings of its age, and extensive records of its creation survive in the National Archives, London.  From 21st November 2015, we will be using Twitter to post a live feed of a whole yearContinue reading “St Stephen’s Chapel live”

CFP: Dialogue and Difference in the Middle Ages (University of Bristol, February 25-6, 2016)

Dialogue and Difference is an interdisciplinary conference bringing together scholars from all fields to explore the ways in which cultural, social, political, religious, scientific and intellectual exchange and interaction unfolded throughout the Middle Ages. Dialogues took place both across borderlines and within the heart of medieval societies, in monasteries, universities, courts and market places asContinue reading “CFP: Dialogue and Difference in the Middle Ages (University of Bristol, February 25-6, 2016)”

Jobs: University of San Francisco and University of Hong Kong

The Department of Art + Architecture at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Medieval Art History, to begin August 2016. We seek candidates whose research examines the history of European medieval art, preferably with secondary interests in early IslamicContinue reading “Jobs: University of San Francisco and University of Hong Kong”

Upcoming Event: London Medieval Society Meeting- Forging Ahead (November 14, 2015)

The first London Medieval Society Colloquium of the new academic year welcomes Dr Alfred Hiatt as the Society’s new President. To celebrate the program explores themes central to his research: – Medieval Forgeries, Medieval Maps, Places and Spaces Speakers are: Catherine Delano-Smith on understanding medieval maps; Leonie Hicks on medieval voyaging; Marianne O’Doherty on medieval ideas of the Indian Ocean;Continue reading “Upcoming Event: London Medieval Society Meeting- Forging Ahead (November 14, 2015)”