Lecture Series: European History, 1150-1550 Seminar Series at the Institute of Historical Research

All are welcome to attend the opening lecture of the 2018 autumn term for IHR’s seminar, European History, 1150-1550. Julien Théry ( University of Lyon) will present his lecture entitled, ‘The French Way. The Rift between The Papacy and Capetian Monarchy under Philip the Fair (1285-1314)’ this Thursday, 27th September. The complete 2018-19 programme can be found here.

Lecture Series: History of Liturgy 2018 Seminar Series at the Institute of Historical Research

The Institute of Historical Research continues its History of Liturgy seminars for the 2018 and 2019 terms. For more information, please visit their website.

Lecture Series: London Society for Medieval Studies 2018-19 Programme

The London Society for Medieval Studies is back for the new academic year! We are very excited that our autumn programme of seminars will be commencing soon. Please find attached our full programme for the autumn and spring terms 2018-19. Make sure to get those dates into your diary!

Travel Scholarships by The Burlington Magazine Foundation & Francis Haskell Memorial Fund

Travel Scholarships 2018 The Burlington Magazine Foundation & Francis Haskell Memorial Fund Application deadline: Oct 5, 2018 Grants of up to £2,000 will be awarded from the Francis Haskell Memorial Fund this year to enable scholars to spend time in libraries or archives carrying out advanced research in the history of western art. Preference mayContinue reading “Travel Scholarships by The Burlington Magazine Foundation & Francis Haskell Memorial Fund”

New Book: The Power of Textiles: Tapestries of the Burgundian Dominions

The Power of Textiles: Tapestries of the Burgundian Dominions (1363-1477) By Katherine Anne Wilson ISBN 978-2-503-53393-3 More Info: http://bit.ly/2qCFz0a Textiles were used as markers of distinction throughout the Middle Ages and their production was of great economic importance to emerging and established polities. This book explores tapestry in one of the greatest textile producing regions, theContinue reading “New Book: The Power of Textiles: Tapestries of the Burgundian Dominions”

Job: Professor of Art of the Middle Ages, University of Giessen, Germany. Deadline 19 October 2018

Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Institut für Kunstgeschichte Application deadline: Oct 19, 2018 Am Institut für Kunstgeschichte der JLU Gießen ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine W2-Professur für Kunstgeschichte mit Schwerpunkt Kunstgeschichte des Mittelalters zu besetzen.

Clark Art Institute Fellowships (Williamstown, MA)

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA Application deadline: Oct 15, 2018 The Clark Art Institute’s Research and Academic Program (RAP) awards funded residential fellowships to national and international scholars, critics, and curators of exceptional promise and accomplishment. Proposed research projects should display a critical commitment to innovative inquiry in the history, theory, and interpretation of artContinue reading “Clark Art Institute Fellowships (Williamstown, MA)”

Free Online Course: The Book of Kells, Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin is offering a new online course started 8 October. This course is intended for any and all interested in the history, crafting, and enduring legacy of one of the world’s most famous medieval manuscripts. The Book of Kells manuscript, housed at Trinity College Dublin is world famous – it attracts almost one millionContinue reading “Free Online Course: The Book of Kells, Trinity College Dublin”

2019 Getty Library Research Grant

Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles Application deadline: Oct 15, 2018 Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support to researchers of all nationalities whose projects demonstrate a compelling need to use Getty Research Institute materials, and whose place of residence is more than 80 miles from the Getty Center in Los Angeles. In addition toContinue reading “2019 Getty Library Research Grant”

CFP: ‘Recovering the Ritual Object in Medieval and Early Modern Art,’ AAH Conference, Brighton, 4–6 Apr 2019

Deadline: Nov 5, 2018 “Recovering the Ritual Object in Medieval and Early Modern Art” Session Convenors: Dr Catriona Murray, University of Edinburgh, c.a.murray@ed.ac.uk; Dr Halle O’Neal, University of Edinburgh, halle.o’neal@ed.ac.uk In the medieval and early modern worlds, ritual served as a legitimising process, a dynamic mechanism for mediating a transference or transformation of status. ObjectsContinue reading “CFP: ‘Recovering the Ritual Object in Medieval and Early Modern Art,’ AAH Conference, Brighton, 4–6 Apr 2019”