Monthly Archives: January 2018

Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: The Productive Medieval Body

chirurgia.jpgThe Birkbeck Medieval Seminar is an annual event. It is free and open to all scholars of the Middle Ages. It is designed to foster conversation and debate on a particular topic within medieval studies by providing the opportunity to hear new research from experts in the field. We are a welcoming and inclusive environment. This venue is fully accessible. Please contact Isabel Davis ( for futher information or if you need help using the registration site.

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JOB: Chair of the Management Board for The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain & Ireland

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 The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain & Ireland (CRSBI), an expanding Open Access database of the stone carving created during the century following the Norman Conquest [], wishes to appoint a successor to Nigel Clubb FSA, Chair of the Management Board, on his retirement at the end of April 2018.

The Chair of the Management Board is a prestigious executive role which involves chairing at least four meetings of the Management Board per year, usually in central London, and reporting to at least two Trustees’ meetings annually. Extra attendances may be required during the year, for example, at the Annual Lecture held at the Courtauld Institute in London in April, and at conferences and training events.  The Chair and the Management Board also communicate and take decisions informally by email between meetings.

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Lecture: Un trésor de l’Arsenal : la Bible de Saint-Jean d’Acre


6 février 2018 – 18h15-19h30

Galerie Colbert, auditorium
Institut national d’histoire de l’art
2, rue Vivienne ou 6 rue des Petits Champs
75002 Paris

Lorsque Saint Louis s’installe à Saint-Jean d’Acre entre 1250 et 1254, la cité cosmopolite où se côtoient chrétiens, juifs et musulmans, est la ville la plus florissante du Royaume latin de Jérusalem. Mais c’est sans doute sous l’impulsion du roi de France qu’un scriptorium y est fondé et qu’une production de manuscrits richement enluminés y prend naissance. Cette Bible, commanditée, sans doute, par Saint Louis qui l’aurait ensuite rapportée en France, présente une intéressante tentative de traduction de la Bible en langue vernaculaire et un important cycle d’enluminures où se mêlent style français et iconographie byzantine, reflet du creuset de cultures qu’est alors Saint-Jean d’Acre. Ce manuscrit est entré au XVIIIe siècle dans la collection du fondateur de l’Arsenal, le marquis de Paulmy. Continue reading

CFP: 15th International Springtime Academie

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Die vom Internationalen Netzwerk für Kunstgeschichte organisierte 16. Frühjahrsakademie wird vom 18. bis 23. Juni 2018 zum Thema „Kunst und Politik“ in Gedenken an den Mai 1968 stattfinden, der sich 2018 zum 50. Mal jährt. Diese einwöchige Veranstaltung ermöglicht es Master-Studierenden, Doktoranden und Post-Docs unterschiedlicher Disziplinen, die unseren Partnerinstitutionen angehören, sich über ihre Arbeit und Forschungen auszutauschen sowie neue Kontakte mit anderen jungen und etablierten Wissenschaftler/-innen zu knüpfen. In Frankreich ermöglicht das INHA Kandidat/-innen aus Institutionen, die nicht dem Netzwerk angehören, eine Bewerbung einzureichen, für Studierende aus Deutschland kann das Deutsche Forum für Kunstgeschichte Paris einen Zuschuss gewähren. Am Ende der Woche wird den Teilnehmern der Frühjahrsakademie ein Zeugnis zur internationalen, kunstgeschichtlichen Ausbildung ausgehändigt. Die Programme der bisherigen Frühjahrsakademien finden sich gemeinsam mit weiteren Informationen auf der Website Bewerber/-innen sind aufgefordert, Themenvorschläge mit Bezug zu ihren Forschungsprojekten einzureichen, ohne Einschränkung mit Blick auf die kunsthistorische Epoche, den fachspezifischen Bereich oder die künstlerische Ausdrucksform.
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Doctoral Students Open Day at the British Library – Pre-1600 Collections

BLA reminder for PhD students with research interests relating to the ancient, medieval and early modern worlds: the British Library’s Doctoral Open Day for our pre-1600 collections will take place on 5 February 2018. The day is aimed at first-year doctoral students who would like to learn more about finding and using our collection material for their research. The approach is interdisciplinary and useful for students working on topics in classics, history, literature, history of art, religion, and the history of science and medicine. You can book your place on the Events page. A ticket to attend costs £10, including lunch and refreshments. The number of places is limited, so booking in advance is necessary.

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CFP: Sequitur – BU Graduate Student Art History Journal

Department of History of Art & Architecture at Boston University
Deadline: Feb 12, 2018
SEQUITUR Issue 4: 2
Spring 2018
CFP: Extra

The editors of SEQUITUR, a graduate student journal published by the Department of History of Art & Architecture at Boston University, invite current graduate students in art history, architecture, fine arts, and related fields to submit content on the theme of Extra for the Spring 2018 issue.
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JOB: 13 Fully Funded PhD Positions, Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Project

Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, and the UK, October 01, 2018
Application deadline: Mar 15, 2018

13 PhD positions in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Project: MSCA-ETN-POEM

The European Training Network “Participatory Memory Practices. Concepts, strategies, and media infrastructures for envisioning socially inclusive potential futures of European Societies through culture” (POEM) invites applications for 13 PhD fellowships with international focus to be funded by the Marie-Skłodowska-Curie ITN Action as part of the H2020 Programme of the European Commission. POEM is a consortium of high profile universities, acknowledged memory institutions, civil society organizations, and SMEs located in Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, and the UK.
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