Conference: Romanesque conference at Cuxa (les journées romanes de Cuxa), July 10 -14, 2017

This theme for this year’s Romanesque conference at Cuxa (les journées romanes de Cuxa) is the art and architecture of the great abbeys. Papers are in French and are given in the former west range of the abbey of Saint-Michel de Cuxa, according to the programme below. Booking forms can be downloaded fromwww.cuxa.org – or via emailContinue reading “Conference: Romanesque conference at Cuxa (les journées romanes de Cuxa), July 10 -14, 2017”

Conference: Identifying Governmental Forms in Europe, 1100-1350: Palaeography, Diplomatics and History, 3-4 April, 2017, University of Glasgow

Speakers: Richard Sharpe, Kathryn Dutton, Els de Paermentier, Nicolas Ruffini-Ronzani, Sverre Bagge, Sébastien Barret, Alheydis Plassmann, Alice Taylor, Marie Therese Flanagan, Matthew Hammond, John Reuben Davies, László Veszprémy, Jessica Berenbeim, Fernando Arias Guillén, Dauvit Broun Where: University of Glasgow, 3-4 April 2017 Cost: Free (although not inc. travel and accommodation) Register: please email alice.taylor@kcl.ac.uk to register Brief blurb: TheContinue reading “Conference: Identifying Governmental Forms in Europe, 1100-1350: Palaeography, Diplomatics and History, 3-4 April, 2017, University of Glasgow”

Lecture: ‘Mea culpa?’ Penitence, Enrico Scrovegni and me, Laura Jacobus, 22 February, 2017, History of Art Department, Birkbeck College

The Arena Chapel in Padua was until very recently thought to have been built as an act of restitution for usury, and its frescoes by Giotto an expression of penitence on the part of the patron Enrico Scrovegni.  That view has now been challenged by Laura Jacobus and others.  But two of her recent discoveriesContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Mea culpa?’ Penitence, Enrico Scrovegni and me, Laura Jacobus, 22 February, 2017, History of Art Department, Birkbeck College”

Call for Papers: The Regional and Transregional in Romanesque Art and Architecture, Poitiers, 4-6 APRIL 2018

The British Archaeological Association will hold the fifth in its series of biennial International Romanesque conferences in association with the Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de Civilisation Médiévale in Poitiers on 4-6 April, 2018. The theme is The Regional and Transregional in Romanesque Art and Architecture, and the aim is to examine the extent to which regionalContinue reading “Call for Papers: The Regional and Transregional in Romanesque Art and Architecture, Poitiers, 4-6 APRIL 2018”

Conference: ART, ARCHITECTURE AND ARCHAEOLOGY IN LATE MEDIEVAL YORK, BAA, 21-25 July, 2017

The conference convenors are Professor Tim Ayers (University of York), Sarah Brown (University of York), Professor Sarah Rees Jones (University of York) and Philip Lankester (University of York and Royal Armouries). Lectures will cover Art, Architecture and Archaeology in Late Medieval York including introductory surveys of Roman York and Early Medieval and Anglo-Scandinavian York; andContinue reading “Conference: ART, ARCHITECTURE AND ARCHAEOLOGY IN LATE MEDIEVAL YORK, BAA, 21-25 July, 2017”

Early Career Lectureship in Medieval Art at The Courtauld, 3 years, from September 2017

The Courtauld Institute of Art seeks to appoint an Early Career Lecturer in Medieval Art (fixed-term; 3 years from 1 September 2017) to support and deliver teaching in the Department of Art History. Salary: £35,798 pa (Inc. London Allowance)   The Courtauld Institute of Art is the UK’s leading institution for teaching and research inContinue reading “Early Career Lectureship in Medieval Art at The Courtauld, 3 years, from September 2017”

Conference: Norwich and the Medieval Parish Church c.900 – 2017 The Making of a Fine City, June 17-18, 2017

This conference is hosted by The Medieval Parish Churches of Norwich Research Project (undertaken at the University of East Anglia and funded by The Leverhulme Trust). All 58 churches, whether existing, ruined or lost, are included in the scope of the project, which seeks insight into how the medieval city developed topographically, architecturally and socially.Continue reading “Conference: Norwich and the Medieval Parish Church c.900 – 2017 The Making of a Fine City, June 17-18, 2017”

Conference: Collections and Collecting Ancient, Byzantine and Medieval Art Conference – 23 March 2017

Collecting Ancient and Medieval art attracts both academic and public curiosity because the objects (and structures) in question are not only often extremely rare, but also have fascinating histories. The ability to possess a piece of our past has allowed collectors throughout the centuries to create a continuity between that past and their present. ThisContinue reading “Conference: Collections and Collecting Ancient, Byzantine and Medieval Art Conference – 23 March 2017”

Free Evening Lecture: The Liberal & Mechanical Arts in Medieval Allegories of Knowledge, Anya Burgon, Feb 23, 2017 Christie’s Education

Important Update Dr Niamh Bhalla is sadly unable to speak on 23 February. Christie’s Education is delighted to announce Anya Burgon’s (University of Cambridge) lecture entitled ‘The Liberal and Mechanical Arts in Medieval Allegories of Knowledge’ on February 23rd, 2017 at Christie’s Education, London. (153 Great Titchfield St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 5BD)

CFP: Loci Sepulcralis. Pantheons and other places of memory and burial in the Middle Ages [21-23 September, 2017]

This International conference will be devoted to Medieval Pantheons. The main aim is to promote a broad and innovative debate on the concept of “pantheon” throughout the Middle Ages, as well as their underlying intentions. It is also intended to address the specificity of themes that are intertwined with the construction, ornamentation and everyday usesContinue reading “CFP: Loci Sepulcralis. Pantheons and other places of memory and burial in the Middle Ages [21-23 September, 2017]”