CFP: The Idea of Luxury and the Role of the Object, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

Call for Papers: The Idea of Luxury and the Role of the Object International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organizers: Andrew Sears, University of California, Berkeley; Laura Tillery, University of Pennsylvania As Christopher Berry has shown in The Idea of Luxury, the concept of luxury is determined by countless factors: it is situatedContinue reading “CFP: The Idea of Luxury and the Role of the Object, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”

CFP: Digital Reconstructions: Italian Buildings and their Decorations, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

Call for Papers: Digital Reconstructions: Italian Buildings and their Decorations International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organizers: Amy Gillette (Temple University) and Kaelin Jewell (Temple University) Sponsored by the Italian Art Society Historians of medieval architecture have productively used digital technologies to reimagine lost monuments or furnishings, reveal aspects of correspondence in pictorialContinue reading “CFP: Digital Reconstructions: Italian Buildings and their Decorations, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”

CFP: Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (University of Birmingham, 25–27 March 2017)

Call for Communications: Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies University of Birmingham 25-27 March 2017 For its 50th anniversary, the Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies returns to the University of Birmingham, where it began in 1967. On this anniversary of the discipline we ask what theContinue reading “CFP: Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (University of Birmingham, 25–27 March 2017)”

CFP: Image & Meaning in Medieval Manuscripts: Sessions in Honor of Adelaide Bennett Hagens (Two Sessions, International Congress on Medieval Studies)

Call for Papers: Image & Meaning in Medieval Manuscripts: Sessions in Honor of Adelaide Bennett Hagens Session I: Text-Image Dynamics in Medieval Manuscripts Session II: Signs of Patronage in Medieval Manuscripts International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organized by Judith Golden and Jessica Savage, Index of Christian Art, Princeton University Session I: Text-ImageContinue reading “CFP: Image & Meaning in Medieval Manuscripts: Sessions in Honor of Adelaide Bennett Hagens (Two Sessions, International Congress on Medieval Studies)”

Job: Research Associate: Impact of the Ancient City ERC Project (Urban Ideals in the Islamic World), University of Cambridge

Job: Research Associate: Impact of the Ancient City ERC Project (Urban Ideals in the Islamic World) University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics Limit of Tenure: 4 years from 01 January 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter) Applications are sought for a Research Associate who will be one of four postdoctoral researchers on the ERCContinue reading “Job: Research Associate: Impact of the Ancient City ERC Project (Urban Ideals in the Islamic World), University of Cambridge”

Job: Research Associate: Impact of the Ancient City ERC Project (Eastern Mediterranean), University of Cambridge

Job: Research Associate: Impact of the Ancient City ERC Project (Eastern Mediterranean) University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics Limit of Tenure: 4 years from 01 January 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter) Applications are sought for a Research Associate who will be one of four postdoctoral researchers on the ERC funded ‘Impact of theContinue reading “Job: Research Associate: Impact of the Ancient City ERC Project (Eastern Mediterranean), University of Cambridge”

CFP: Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

Call for Papers: Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean: “Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean I: Books” and “Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean II: Readers” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organized by Núria Silleras-Fernandez (Spanish and Portuguese, University of Colorado at Boulder) andContinue reading “CFP: Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”

CFP: Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean (NYC, 14 October 2016)

Call for Papers: Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean A Symposium at Bard Graduate Center, New York City, 14 October 2016 Supported by the Trehan Fund for Islamic Art and Material Culture co-sponsored by the Spain-North Africa Project In the twelfth century, new powers emerged throughout the Western Mediterranean, from the Almohads of NorthContinue reading “CFP: Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean (NYC, 14 October 2016)”

CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organizers: Diliana Angelova (University of California, Berkeley) and Amanda Luyster (College of the Holy Cross) Across the medieval Mediterranean and beyond, people of many faiths and backgrounds sought the succor of the miraculousContinue reading “CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”

CONF: Journeys of the Soul: Multiple Topographies in the Camposanto of Pisa (Pisa, 1–2 September 2016)

Conference: Journeys of the Soul: Multiple Topographies in the Camposanto of Pisa Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore September 1-2 2016 Palazzo della Carovana, piazza dei Cavalieri 7, Sala Azzurra Organizers: Michele Bacci (Université de Fribourg), David Ganz (Universität Zürich), Rahel Meier (Kunsthistorisches Institut Florenz) The construction of the Camposanto in Pisa, begun in the late 1270s,Continue reading “CONF: Journeys of the Soul: Multiple Topographies in the Camposanto of Pisa (Pisa, 1–2 September 2016)”