CfP: Medieval Echo Chambers: Ideas in Space and Time, College Art Association Annual Conference Los Angeles, 21-24 February 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: ICMA @ CAA Medieval Echo Chambers: Ideas in Space and Time College Art Association Annual Conference Los Angeles, 21-24 February 2018 Session sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art CFP Deadline: 14th August 2017 In recent decades, historians of medieval art and architecture have begun to think about the ways inContinue reading “CfP: Medieval Echo Chambers: Ideas in Space and Time, College Art Association Annual Conference Los Angeles, 21-24 February 2018”

CfP: (Im)mobility: Dialectics of Movement, Power & Resistance, LSE (28/11/2017)

The London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP) is pleased to announce the cross-disciplinary student-led conference (Im)mobility: Dialectics of Movement, Power and Resistance, which will be hosted by the PhD Academy of the London School of Economics on 28 November 2017 (10am – 5pm). The keynote speaker will be Dr Alexander Samson, Reader in Early Modern Studies at University CollegeContinue reading “CfP: (Im)mobility: Dialectics of Movement, Power & Resistance, LSE (28/11/2017)”

Conf: IV Forum for the Art of the Middle Ages, Berlin & Brandenburg, 20-23rd Sep 2017

Berlin, Brandenburg an der Havel, 20. – 23.09.2017 IV. FORUM KUNST DES MITTELALTERS BERLIN UND BRANDENBURG 360° – VERORTUNG, ENTGRENZUNG, GLOBALISIERUNG 20.–23. SEPTEMBER 2017 veranstaltet vom Deutschen Verein für Kunstwissenschaft e.V. mit der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, der Freien Universität Berlin und dem Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa Das vierte Forum Kunst des Mittelalters widmetContinue reading “Conf: IV Forum for the Art of the Middle Ages, Berlin & Brandenburg, 20-23rd Sep 2017”

CfP: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture, Leeds, 16-17 Mar 2018

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, March 16 – 17, 2018 Deadline: Sep 30, 2017 New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture Focusing on the materiality of medieval sculpture has proven crucial to its study and has expanded our historical understanding of sculpture itself. Whether monumental relief sculpture in stone, wooden sculptures in the round, sculpted altarpieces, ivoryContinue reading “CfP: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture, Leeds, 16-17 Mar 2018”

New Book Series: Monsters, Prodigies, and Demons: Medieval and Early Modern Constructions of Alterity

This series is dedicated to the study of monstrosity and alterity in the medieval and early modern world, and to the investigation of cultural constructions of otherness, abnormality and difference from a wide range of perspectives. Submissions are welcome from scholars working within established disciplines, including—but not limited to—philosophy, critical theory, cultural history, history ofContinue reading “New Book Series: Monsters, Prodigies, and Demons: Medieval and Early Modern Constructions of Alterity”

CFP: Recasting Reproduction (1500-1800) (London, 18 Nov 17)

The contested concept of “reproduction” stands at a critical nexus of the conceptualisation of Early Modern artistic thought. The early modern period has been characterised by the development of novel and efficient reproduction technologies, as well as the emergence of global empires, growing interconnectedness through trade, warfare and conquest, and the rise of new marketsContinue reading “CFP: Recasting Reproduction (1500-1800) (London, 18 Nov 17)”

Examining Becket: Reflections on the Thomas Becket Study Day, Canterbury Cathedral, 7th June 2017

There could scarcely be a more appropriate setting for a study day on the theme of Thomas Becket than Canterbury Cathedral, the location of the archbishop’s martyrdom nearly 850 years ago on the 29th December 1170. In the Cathedral Library and Archives, just metres from the site of Becket’s murder in the North West Transept, experts from universities, museums and Canterbury heritage organisations gathered to discuss the saint’s life and cult.

CfP: Painted on the wall:  the wall as a visual panel in the Middle Ages

The 11th Complutese Congress on Medieval Art aims to think about the visual function of medieval painted walls, taking into account that they were probably the best mass media in their context. It will pay attention to the following topics: iconography, techniques, forms and expressive resources, socio-cultural context, preservation and the museum exhibition system. ThereContinue reading “CfP: Painted on the wall:  the wall as a visual panel in the Middle Ages”

CfP: CITIZEN CATHEDRALS IN THE MIDDLE AGES; Templa Winter School 2017

Please, see the call for papers of the Templa Winter School, “Citizen Cathedrals in the Middle Ages. Image, institutions, networks” (Girona, December 18th-19th 2017), organized by members of our Research Team (V. Debiais, X. Granero, A. Moreno, G. Boto). It is addressed mainly to young researchers whose studies are focused on medieval Cathedrals related toContinue reading “CfP: CITIZEN CATHEDRALS IN THE MIDDLE AGES; Templa Winter School 2017”

Gothic Revival, Medieval Art & the Hereford Screen

Issue 5 of British Art Studies features a One Object study of the Gothic Revival Hereford Screen. The 8 tonne metalwork structure was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott and manufactured by the firm of Francis Skidmore in 1862. The collection of essays fosters discussion of the screen’s medieval models as well as its Victorian genesis.