Medieval Touch: Handling session at the British Museum on scientific instruments in medieval and Renaissance Europe

On Weds 21st November 2018, Lloyd de Beer, Naomi Speakman, and Oliver Cooke kindly allowed students and staff from the Courtauld Institute of Art and elsewhere into the horological storerooms of the British Museum, the latest in a series of handling sessions organised by Medieval Touch. Dr Jeanne Nuechterlein of the University of York led theContinue reading “Medieval Touch: Handling session at the British Museum on scientific instruments in medieval and Renaissance Europe”

CFP: ‘Scaling the Middle Ages: Size and Scale in Medieval Art’, Courtauld Institute of Art’s Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, deadline 16 November 2018

The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 24th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium (London, Friday 8 February 2019) invites speakers to consider issues and opportunities encountered by medieval artists and viewers in relation to size and scale. Deadline: 16 November 2018 From micro-architectural reliquaries and minute boxwood prayer beads to colossal sculpture and the built spaces of grandContinue reading “CFP: ‘Scaling the Middle Ages: Size and Scale in Medieval Art’, Courtauld Institute of Art’s Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, deadline 16 November 2018”