Lecture: Murray Seminar at Birkbeck, London (27 June 18)

Gold Against the Body: Gold Surfaces and Their Limits, Medieval to Early Modern Alison Wright, UCL 5:00pm, 43, Gordon Sq., London WC1H 0PD For the last Murray Seminar of the year, Alison Wright of UCL presents a paper entitled Gold against the Body:  gold surfaces and their limits, medieval to early modern.  The myth, famously invoked inContinue reading “Lecture: Murray Seminar at Birkbeck, London (27 June 18)”

CFP: Teaching Race in the Renaissance

Deadline: Aug 1, 2018 Call for Contributors: A Volume on Teaching Race in the Renaissance Edited by Anna Wainwright, University of New Hampshire Matthieu Chapman, University of Houston Race is a hot button issue all over the globe. From Black Lives Matter and immigration policies in the US, to Germany announcing that multiculturalism has “failed,” toContinue reading “CFP: Teaching Race in the Renaissance”

Horse sessions at IMC 2018

A series of four horse sessions and a Round Table, organised by Anastasija Ropa and Timothy Dawson, will take place during the International Medieval Congress 2018. Palfreys and rounceys, hackneys and packhorses, warhorses and coursers, not to mention the mysterious ‘dung mare’ – they were all part of everyday life in the Middle Ages. EveryContinue reading “Horse sessions at IMC 2018”

Conf.: The Palace Unveiled The Royal Palace in Palermo and other centres of power in the medieval Mediterranean

Assamblea regionale siciliana and Fondazione Federico II announce International Conference The Palace Unveiled The Royal Palace in Palermo and other centres of power in the medieval Mediterranean    and the Arabo-Norman Cultural Week  Palermo, Palazzo Reale   26 June – 1 July 2018    Maria Andaloro Jeremy Johns Ruggero Longo William Tronzo IL PALAZZO DISVELATO_SETTIMANA_MAIL_INVITO

JOB: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medieval Art and Digital Humanities, Toronto

University of Toronto Mississauga, September 17, 2018 – September 1, 2020 Application deadline: Jul 15, 2018 The Department of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in medieval art, with a focus on Digital Humanities and web-based technologies. The Fellow will have an established track record in his/her/their own discipline and/or Digital Humanities.Continue reading “JOB: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medieval Art and Digital Humanities, Toronto”

C15th Century Conference Programme and Registration Details

The 39th Fifteenth Century Conference will be held at the University of Reading Thursday 6th September to Saturday 8th September This year’s conference will be held at the University of Reading’s ICMA Centre from Thursday 6th September to Saturday 8th September. We have a very exciting programme including sessions covering a wide range of late medieval themes, from politicalContinue reading “C15th Century Conference Programme and Registration Details”

CFP: Ruling an Empire in a Changing World. Studies on Origin, Impact, and Reception of the Notitia Dignitatum

In the late 4th and the first half of the 5th century, administrative lists were compiled, which have become known under the name of Notitia Dignitatum. This collection of lists offers us nowadays a unique insight in the administrative and military structures of the Roman Empire, in both its Western and its Eastern part. TheContinue reading “CFP: Ruling an Empire in a Changing World. Studies on Origin, Impact, and Reception of the Notitia Dignitatum”

The Curriers’ Company London History Essay Prize

The Worshipful Company of Curriers, one of the livery companies of the City of London, has established an essay prize on the history of London, in association with The London Journal Trust and the Institute of Historical Research. The author of the winning submission will receive £1,000 and the essay will normally be published inContinue reading “The Curriers’ Company London History Essay Prize”

CFP: Animals: Theory, Practice, Representation (Leiden, 4-5 Apr 19)

Leiden, Netherlands, April 4 – 05, 2019 Deadline: Oct 1, 2018 <https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/events/2019/04/lucas-2019-graduate-conference-animals-theory-practice-representation&gt; Call for Papers Animals: Theory, Practice, Representation The field of human-animal studies has become a lively domain where diverse disciplines examine the divergences and convergences between humans and animals, their evolutions, demarcations, and entanglements. Not only do we conceptualize, historicize, and embody animals in our lives, butContinue reading “CFP: Animals: Theory, Practice, Representation (Leiden, 4-5 Apr 19)”