Conf: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era, University of Birmingham, 24-25 February 2017

Conference: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era University of Birmingham 24-25 February 2017 This one day and a half conference combines a symposium and a workshop. The aim is to examine and contextualise the artistic and cultural production of the geopolitical centres that were controlled by or in contact withContinue reading “Conf: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era, University of Birmingham, 24-25 February 2017”

Workshop: Reflections on ‘Locating Becket’

How can the life and cult of Thomas Becket be traced through material culture? This was the question at the heart of the ‘Locating Becket’ workshop, sponsored by CHASE, and held at the British Library, British Museum and Courtauld Institute of Art on Tuesday 6th December 2016. Curators and scholars gathered first at the BritishContinue reading “Workshop: Reflections on ‘Locating Becket’”

CFP: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks, University of Aberdeen, 26 May and 27 May 2017

Call for Papers: Conference: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks Centre for Scandinavian Studies, University of Aberdeen 26 May and 27 May 2017 Bishops were powerful individuals who had considerable spiritual, economic and political power. To be a bishop was to be a leader who might crown kings or foment rebellion. So who became bishops? What wereContinue reading “CFP: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks, University of Aberdeen, 26 May and 27 May 2017”

CFP: Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, University of Oxford, 23 June 2017

Call for Papers: Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe Oxford University, 23 June 2017 Deadline for submissions: 1 February 2017 The application of spatial paradigms to the study of late medieval and early modern societies is now well underway. In contrast, the so-called ‘mobility turn’ has struggled to find its way fromContinue reading “CFP: Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, University of Oxford, 23 June 2017”