Seminar: Laura Slater ‘Talking Back to Power? Art and Political Opinion in Early Fourteenth-Century England’ 29 June 2016

The Murray Seminar on Medieval and Renaissance Art ‘Spin’ and reputation management were an established part of medieval politics. Laura Slater explores the role of art and architecture in challenging political ideas and opinions in early fourteenth-century England, focussing on the activities of Queen Isabella of France during the 1320s. Successful in invading England, deposingContinue reading “Seminar: Laura Slater ‘Talking Back to Power? Art and Political Opinion in Early Fourteenth-Century England’ 29 June 2016”

Tenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies Rijeka, Croatia 2-3 June 2016.

Marian Iconography East and West The Tenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies will be held in Rijeka, Croatia 2-3 June 2016. Full details of the programme can be found below: Marian Iconography Conference programme

CFP: Trecento Art beyond Italy Deadline 28th May 2016

Panel Session at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Chicago, 30 March – 1 April, 2017 Trecento Art beyond Italy (session sponsored by the IAS at the Chicago RSA): There is a great corpus of scholarship regarding the debts of Trecento visual culture to Byzantine, Gothic, and Islamic art or architecture. There remainsContinue reading “CFP: Trecento Art beyond Italy Deadline 28th May 2016”

Conference: Modelling Medieval Vaults London, 14 July 2016

The University of Liverpool in London, Finsbury Square. Seminar Room 4, July 14, 2016  Registration deadline: Jul 7, 2016 The use of digital surveying and analysis techniques, such as laser scanning, photogrammetry, 3D reconstructions or reverse engineering offers the opportunity to re-examine historic architecture. Digital analysis has enabled new research into design processes, construction methods, structural engineering, buildingContinue reading “Conference: Modelling Medieval Vaults London, 14 July 2016”

Reuter Lecture: ‘Warfare, Christianity and the ‘Peace of God’: Non-Combatant Immunity in Medieval Reality and Theory’, Tuesday 7 June 2016

The Reuter Lecture this year will be given by Professor John Gillingham, FBA, Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at the London School of Economics. ‘Warfare, Christianity and the ‘Peace of God’: Non-Combatant Immunity in Medieval Reality and Theory’ Tuesday 7 June 2016 at 6pm For many historians of war and society it remains an article of faith thatContinue reading “Reuter Lecture: ‘Warfare, Christianity and the ‘Peace of God’: Non-Combatant Immunity in Medieval Reality and Theory’, Tuesday 7 June 2016”

Illuminating the Past: A Workshop on the Making and Meaning of Gothic Colour 16th June 2016

Eastridge Hospital Canterbury, 16th June 2016 Illuminating the Past is an informal sharing of research.  Included in the day’s activities are a series of exciting talks led by graduates and early career scholars, demonstrations on the making and use of medieval colour, an exhibition including objects from The Beaney and interactive activities. It’s hard to think of a better settingContinue reading “Illuminating the Past: A Workshop on the Making and Meaning of Gothic Colour 16th June 2016”

Musea Brugge Research School November 19-21, 2016 & February 25–27, 2017

The Flemish research centre for the arts in the Burgundian Netherlands is organising the second edition of its museum research school in 2016-2017. The innovative formula of this Musea Brugge Research School allows motivated art history students to study 15th and 16th century art works from the Bruges museum collections in depth, as part ofContinue reading “Musea Brugge Research School November 19-21, 2016 & February 25–27, 2017”

Conference Sicily: Heritage of the World British Museum 24-25th June 2016

This two-day conference accompanies the exhibition Sicily: culture and conquest.   It will focus on two periods of enlightenment that stand out in Sicily’s history – Greek settlement from the 8th to 3rd centuries BC, and Norman rule in the 11th and 12th centuries AD. There will be papers on recent research, new excavations, and the economyContinue reading “Conference Sicily: Heritage of the World British Museum 24-25th June 2016”

CFP: In Search of Wisdom: Knowledge Spaces and Networks across the Mediterranean Sea  November 2nd, 3rd, and 4th 2016

In Search of Wisdom: Knowledge Spaces and Networks across the Mediterranean Sea 10th COMPLUTENSE CONFERENCE ON MEDIEVAL ART NOVEMBER 2nd, 3rd, AND 4th  2016 RESEARCH PROJECT: “Al-Andalus, the Hispanic Kingdoms and Egypt: Art, Power and Knowledge in the Medieval Mediterranean. Exchange Networks and their impact on the Visual Culture”(HAR2013-45578-R) The aim of this conference is toContinue reading “CFP: In Search of Wisdom: Knowledge Spaces and Networks across the Mediterranean Sea  November 2nd, 3rd, and 4th 2016”

CFP: SAH Annual Conference (Glasgow, 7-11 Jun 17)

Glasgow, Scotland, UK, June 7 – 11, 2017 Deadline: Jun 6, 2016 The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for its 70th Annual International Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, June 7–11. Please submit an abstract no later than June 6, 2016, to one of the 33 thematic sessions, the Graduate Student Lightning Talks or the open sessions. The thematic sessionsContinue reading “CFP: SAH Annual Conference (Glasgow, 7-11 Jun 17)”