Job: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in the History of Art, Science and Folk Practice (deadline 22 May 2018)

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in the History of Art, Science and Folk Practice Job Reference: 01070 Closing Date: 22/05/2018 Salary: £34,831 fixed for 2 years About the role The Warburg Institute is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral research fellow associated with its newly established Professorship in the History of Art, Science and Folk Practice, funded by theContinue reading “Job: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in the History of Art, Science and Folk Practice (deadline 22 May 2018)”

Conference: St-Martial a Limoges 1018-2018 (Limoges 29-30 November, 2018)

The 2014 reappraisal of the documentary evidence for the construction of the 11th-century chevet of the church of Saint-Martial at Limoges established a primary construction date of between 1017×18 and 1028, drawing attention to the exceptional importance of this building campaign. The various foundations and substructures which supported this new eastern arm were also then brought to light duringContinue reading “Conference: St-Martial a Limoges 1018-2018 (Limoges 29-30 November, 2018)”

10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018

The end of term is in sight and the days are getting longer. And that means we’re all daydreaming of summer. Whether your summer plans call for research or relaxation, take advantage of some stellar temporary exhibitions happening around the globe that are highlighting the production, context, and craftsmanship of medieval art. These exhibitions areContinue reading “10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018”

Symposium: Reading Annual GCMS Summer Symposium (21st June 2018

Please join us at our Summer Symposium on the theme of ‘Emotion and Devotion in Medieval Europe’. Thursday 21 June 2018, 09:00-18:00 Van Emden Lecture Theatre and G27L, Edith Morley, Whiteknights campus This symposium will explore the growing area of research into the study of male and female medieval lay piety, and is being runContinue reading “Symposium: Reading Annual GCMS Summer Symposium (21st June 2018”

CFP: Fuerstbischoefliche representation (Passau, 5-6 Oct 18)

Oberhausmuseum Passau, 05. – 06.10.2018 Deadline: May 25, 2018 Call for Papers Fürstbischöfliche Repräsentation im Spätmittelalter und der Frühen Neuzeit Die oberhalb Passaus gelegene fürstbischöfliche Veste Oberhaus wird erstmals 1219 schriftlich fassbar. Zum 800jährigen Jubiläum wird 2019 im Oberhausmuseum Passau die Entwicklung der Burganlage zur Residenz- und Festungsanlage in einer Sonderausstellung thematisiert. Ergänzend werden in einer MultimediainstallationContinue reading “CFP: Fuerstbischoefliche representation (Passau, 5-6 Oct 18)”

Lecture: ‘The Battle of Maps: Ottoman-Habsburg antagonism as mirrored in their cartography’, Ferdinand Opll (27th April, 2018, 5pm)

Please join the Architecture, Space and Society Centre (ASSC) for Prof. Ferdinand Opll’s lecture on April 27th at 5pm in the Keynes Library, School of Arts, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square. The Battle of Maps: Ottoman-Habsburg antagonism as mirrored in their cartography (15th – 16th century) The paper will compare parallel trends in the development of EasternContinue reading “Lecture: ‘The Battle of Maps: Ottoman-Habsburg antagonism as mirrored in their cartography’, Ferdinand Opll (27th April, 2018, 5pm)”

Murray Seminars at Birkbeck University, London (Summer Term 2018)

1 May, Cristina Guarnieri, University of Padua The Stories of St. Lucy by Jacobello del Fiore, and Venetian folding reliquary altarpieces The Stories of St. Lucy by Jacobello del Fiore are one of the masterpieces of Italian Late Gothic painting, but their function has been little understood. Re-evaluating prevailing theories about the panels’ purpose and display, this paper proposes that theyContinue reading “Murray Seminars at Birkbeck University, London (Summer Term 2018)”

CFP: ‘Peaks-Passages-Ponti’, Deutscher Verein für Kunstwissenschaft (deadline 1 June 2018)

5. Forum Medieval Art: Peaks-Passages-Ponti The fifth Forum Medieval Art will take place in Bern on 18th-21st September 2019. Bern – looking out to peaks Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau, situated at the border to the Romandy, and having a long-standing tradition in bridge-building – embodies certain notions of translations, entanglements, and interactions. The conference willContinue reading “CFP: ‘Peaks-Passages-Ponti’, Deutscher Verein für Kunstwissenschaft (deadline 1 June 2018)”

Conference: ‘Transmissions and Translations in the Medieval World’ Conference, University of York (2-3 June 2018)

Conference: ‘Transmissions and Translations in the Medieval World’, Kings Manor at the University of York (2-3 June 2018) The concepts of transmission and translation are central to the evolution of the pan-European multi-cultural nature of medieval society. Cross-cultural connections in the political arena, mercantile trade routes, the dissemination of Christianity and interactions with Islam andContinue reading “Conference: ‘Transmissions and Translations in the Medieval World’ Conference, University of York (2-3 June 2018)”

Sponsored session by AVISTA at International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 13 2018)

May 13 2018 Co-chaired by Zachary Stewart (Texas A&M University) and Amy Gillette (The Barnes Foundation), and sponsored by AVISTA   Enchanted Environs: Architecture, Automata, and the Art of Mechanical Performance I   Sunday 8:30 AM Fetzer 2016 Organizer: Amy Gillette, The Barnes Foundation; Zachary Stewart, Texas A&M Univ. Presider: Amy Gillette, The Barnes Foundation   “MonstrousContinue reading “Sponsored session by AVISTA at International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 13 2018)”