Job: Teaching Fellow in Architectural History and Heritage, University of Edinburgh, deadline 15 March 2019 5pm

Teaching Fellow in Architectural History and Heritage Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) Edinburgh College of Art Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) on 15 March 2019 Click here for full details of this post and for the application form Applications are invited for a fixed-term 0.7 FTE (24.5 hours per week) Teaching Fellowship inContinue reading “Job: Teaching Fellow in Architectural History and Heritage, University of Edinburgh, deadline 15 March 2019 5pm”

Job: Assistant Professor of the History of European Architecture, ca. 500-1500, at Columbia University, NYC

Columbia is still accepting applications for the following position: Job Requisition Number 0000210 Field(s) of Specialization History of European Architecture, ca. 500-1500 Position Title Assistant Professor Department A&S Art History & Archaeology Location Morningside Summary Description Department of Art History and Archaeology, Assistant Professor, tenure-track, History of European Architecture, ca. 500-1500. We seek a colleagueContinue reading “Job: Assistant Professor of the History of European Architecture, ca. 500-1500, at Columbia University, NYC”

Conference: Scaling the Middle Ages: Size and Scale in Medieval Art, The Courtauld Institute, London, 8 February 2019

Size mattered in medieval art. Whether building a grand gothic cathedral or carving a minute boxwood prayer bead, precisely how big to make it was a principal concern for medieval artists, their patrons, and audiences. 

Call for Applications: 9th Bern Research Camp for the Applied Arts (Bern, 16–18 May 2019)

Deadline: Feb 28, 2019 9th Bern Research Camp for the Applied Arts 16 May–18 May 2019, University of Bern, Institute of Art History, Department History of Textile Arts From the 18th century onwards, the concept of the genius and a preference for the “autonomous” art work led to a separation of the so-called fine artsContinue reading “Call for Applications: 9th Bern Research Camp for the Applied Arts (Bern, 16–18 May 2019)”

Seminar and Book Launch: Speaking Sculptures, Research Forum, The Courtauld Institute of Art (Vernon Square), Wednesday 23 January 2019, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm

Many statues and works of sculpture made in the late Gothic and Renaissance period are represented with mouth open, as if caught in a mid-utterance. These ‘speaking sculptures’ have received remarkably little comment from art historians. What are these speaking statues meant to be saying? And what, as viewers, are we meant to ‘hear’ andContinue reading “Seminar and Book Launch: Speaking Sculptures, Research Forum, The Courtauld Institute of Art (Vernon Square), Wednesday 23 January 2019, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm”

IX COLOQUIO ARS MEDIAEVALIS: Belleza, persuasión y retórica en el arte medieval (Aguilar de Campoo, Spain, 10 al 12 de mayo de 2019)

Click here for more information En las últimas décadas, los estudios de historia del arte medieval han pasado de estudiar el significado de las obras a analizar su materialidad. Más recientemente, Mary Carruthers, Paul Binski y otros académicos han renovado el estudio sobre la experiencia estética medieval. Para desentrañar y razonar las nociones sobre bellezaContinue reading “IX COLOQUIO ARS MEDIAEVALIS: Belleza, persuasión y retórica en el arte medieval (Aguilar de Campoo, Spain, 10 al 12 de mayo de 2019)”

CFP: ‘Same Old Things? Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance’, London, 3 May 19

Courtauld Institute of Art London, May 3, 2019 Deadline: Jan 28, 2019 Same Old Things? Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance Even today, the history of art is largely dominated by narratives that are for the most part style-based. They tell a story that is teleological, ever-progressive, and structured around influential artistic centres. Within this framework, theContinue reading “CFP: ‘Same Old Things? Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance’, London, 3 May 19”

CFP: Collecting, Curating, Assembling: New Approaches to the Archive in the Middle Ages, University of Saint Andrews, 13–14 September 2019

The School of Art History, SAIMS and Special Collections Division at the University of St Andrews are pleased to announce an upcoming two-day conference on the archive in medieval art and thought. The word archive suggests the acts of taxonomy and conservation, but also interpretation and regulation. Its etymology traces back to the Greek arkheion,Continue reading “CFP: Collecting, Curating, Assembling: New Approaches to the Archive in the Middle Ages, University of Saint Andrews, 13–14 September 2019”

Lecture: ‘A Ruler of the Latin East? Queen Sybil of Jerusalem (1186-1190)’, by Professor Helen Nicholson (Cardiff University), IHR London, 22 January 2019, 7pm

The London Society for Medieval Studies is hosting the following lecture on Tuesday 22nd January at 7pm:  Professor Helen Nicholson (Cardiff University), speaking on ‘A Ruler of the Latin East? Queen Sybil of Jerusalem (1186-1190)’ Location: Institute of Historical Research, Wolfson Room NB01, Senate House (located on Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU). The lecture is open to all.

Resource: Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources

The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources aims to document all given names recorded in European sources written between 500 and 1600. New editions are published quarterly. Looking for a particular name? Browse the entries. Wondering how to interpret an entry? See the guide. Want to know more? Read about the project. See: http://dmnes.org