CFP: In Search of Crusader Art: Current Approaches and New Perspectives, 4th Forum Medieval Art, Berlin, 20-23 September 2017.

CFP: In Search of Crusader Art: Current Approaches and New Perspectives, 4th Forum Medieval Art, Berlin, 20-23 September 2017. Organizer: Ioanna Christoforaki (Athens) Deadline: 31 October 2016 Although the concept of crusader art is effortlessly understood by scholars, its precise definition is notoriously elusive. Crusader art has traditionally been described as the figural art andContinue reading “CFP: In Search of Crusader Art: Current Approaches and New Perspectives, 4th Forum Medieval Art, Berlin, 20-23 September 2017.”

Conference: Fatimids and Umayyads: Competing Caliphates, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, 23-25 September 2016

Conference: Fatimids and Umayyads: Competing Caliphates, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, 23-25 September 2016 Relations between the Fatimid caliphate and its neighbour and opponent, the Umayyad caliphate of al-Andalus constitute a field of study that merits careful and extensive consideration. Scholarship has tended to study both dynasties separately and the existing entanglements between the twoContinue reading “Conference: Fatimids and Umayyads: Competing Caliphates, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, 23-25 September 2016”

Conference: Greek Manuscripts in the British Library, British Library Conference Centre, September 19, 2016

Conference: Greek Manuscripts in the British Library, British Library Conference Centre, September 19, 2016 Click here for the Conference Programme To mark the completion of the third phase of the Greek Manuscripts Digitisation Project and the launch of the Greek Manuscripts Online web resource, the British Library is hosting a one-day conference devoted to GreekContinue reading “Conference: Greek Manuscripts in the British Library, British Library Conference Centre, September 19, 2016”

PhD Funding Opportunity: SAHGB Scholarship, 2016-2017

The SAHGB invites applications for a PhD Scholarship for this coming academic year, 2016/17. Deadline: September 19, 2016. SAHGB Scholars receive £13,500 p.a. and free membership of the Society whilst in receipt of the award. The only restriction on applicants is that they must be studying full-time at a United Kingdom university, or intending toContinue reading “PhD Funding Opportunity: SAHGB Scholarship, 2016-2017”

New Exhibition: Visions of Jerusalem: Medieval Christendom Imagines the City on a Hill @Les Enluminures, New York, September 16-November 12, 2016

Les Enluminures is pleased to present Visions of Jerusalem: Medieval Christendom Imagines the City on a Hill. The exhibition explores the representation of the Holy City in the images and imaginations of the Latin West and the rich diversity of its representation in both word and picture. It is conceived to coincide with the majorContinue reading “New Exhibition: Visions of Jerusalem: Medieval Christendom Imagines the City on a Hill @Les Enluminures, New York, September 16-November 12, 2016”

Lecture Series: British Archaeological Association, 2016-2017

BAA Lectures, 2016-2017 Programme : Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE, 4.30 p.m. (tea)/5.00 p.m (lecture) 5 OCTOBER 2016* – ‘Miraculous Ground Plans and the Liturgy of Building Sites in Late Medieval Italy’ by Dr Lucy Donkin, University of Bristol (The lecture will be preceded by the Association’s Annual GeneralContinue reading “Lecture Series: British Archaeological Association, 2016-2017”

CFP: British Archaeological Association Sessions at the IMC, Leeds 2017, deadline 23 September 2016

After a successful outing to the Leeds IMC this summer where the BAA hosted two sessions, the BAA welcomes proposals for further BAA organised sessions next year (July 3rd -6th 2017). The IMC’s research theme for 2017 is “Otherness” which I think could be interpreted very successfully by the BAA’s members and relate well to research incorporating material culture.

CFP: Special thematic strand: ‘Otherness,’ IMC Leeds 2017

Call for Papers: Special thematic strand: ‘Otherness,’ International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, 3–6 July 2017 Deadline for paper proposals: 31 August 2016. Deadline for session proposals: 30 September 2016.  The IMC provides an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of all aspects of Medieval Studies. Paper and session proposals on any topic related to the MiddleContinue reading “CFP: Special thematic strand: ‘Otherness,’ IMC Leeds 2017”

CFP: Of Man Eating Men: Medieval and Early Modern Cannibalism (edited volume)

Call for papers: Edited volume: Of Man Eating Men: Medieval and Early Modern Cannibalism, edited by Sarah Lambert, under consideration with the series Explorations in Medieval Culture (Brill). The “headline” idea of cannibalism evokes images of depraved killers feasting on the flesh of their victims, Sweeny Todd-style. Modern society has been fascinated by cases of murderContinue reading “CFP: Of Man Eating Men: Medieval and Early Modern Cannibalism (edited volume)”

CFP: The Stones Cry Out: Modes of Citation in Medieval Architecture, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 11-14, 2017

Call for Papers: The Stones Cry Out: Modes of Citation in Medieval Architecture, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 11-14, 2017 Deadline: September 15, 2016. Organized by Lindsay Cook (Columbia University) and Zachary Stewart (Fordham University) Citation, understood in its earliest legal sense, refers not to the act of reiterating or to the actContinue reading “CFP: The Stones Cry Out: Modes of Citation in Medieval Architecture, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 11-14, 2017”