CFP: British Archaeological Association, Hildesheim Romanesque Conference (14-16 April 2020), Deadline: 15 May 2019

The British Archaeological Association will hold the sixth in its series of biennial International Romanesque conferences in association with the Dommuseum in Hildesheim on 14-16 April, 2020. The theme is Romanesque and the Year 1000, and the aim is to examine transformation in art and architecture in the years to either side of the millennium.

Scholarship: Society for Court Studies research and publication bursaries, deadline 15 March

The Society for Court Studies is launching biannual research and publication bursaries worth £250 each. The bursaries are available to all postgraduate and early career (within six years of PhD award) researchers working in the field of court studies.

Scholarship: British Archeological Association Shrewsbury Conference (15-19 July 2019), deadline 15th April 2019

Student Scholarships available for the British Archeological Association’s Shrewsbury Conference, 15-19 July, 2019 The 2019 BAA Conference will explore the art, architecture and archaeology of medieval Shrewsbury and north Shropshire. Lectures will include papers on subjects as varied as late Roman Shropshire, Shrewsbury’s medieval topography, the patronage, art, architecture and archaeology of medieval churches inContinue reading “Scholarship: British Archeological Association Shrewsbury Conference (15-19 July 2019), deadline 15th April 2019”

CFP: St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies Graduate Conference, deadline 31 March 2019

St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies Graduate Conference 6 – 8 June, 2019 Deadline: 31 March, 2019 We are announcing a call for papers for the second St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies (SAIMS) Graduate Conference. This three-day conference is aimed at graduate students and early career researchers in any area of Medieval Studies. The secondContinue reading “CFP: St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies Graduate Conference, deadline 31 March 2019”

CONF: Remembering the Middle Ages? Reception, Identity, Politics

Conference & Poetry Reading: Remembering the Middle Ages? April 5-6, 2019 2 Locations: Bush House, Aldwych, King’s College London The London Global Gateway, 1-4 Suffolk Street, University of Notre Dame A partnership between the University of Notre Dame (London Global Gateway) and King’s College London, ‘Remembering the Middle Ages? Reception, Identity, Politics’ asks speakers andContinue reading “CONF: Remembering the Middle Ages? Reception, Identity, Politics”

Workshop: Manipulating the Sun: Picturing Astronomical Miracles from the Bible in the Early Modern Era, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 21-23 Aug 2019

The workshop is being organized by the research project Iconography of the Imagery on Early Modern Scientific Instruments (funded by the German Research Foundation, DFG). One of the aspects being analysed in the project is biblical imagery that could be related to astronomy. Of particular interest is imagery that was used to argue against theContinue reading “Workshop: Manipulating the Sun: Picturing Astronomical Miracles from the Bible in the Early Modern Era, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 21-23 Aug 2019”

CONF: SAH 2019 Annual International Conference (Providence, 24-28 Apr 19)

Society of Architectural Historians Annual International Conference, 2019 Providence, RI, April 24 – 28, 2019 Architectural and art historians, architects, preservationists and museum professionals from around the world will meet in Providence, R.I., April 24–28, 2019, for the 72nd Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians. Over 600 SAH members will convene atContinue reading “CONF: SAH 2019 Annual International Conference (Providence, 24-28 Apr 19)”

CFP: Revolution and Revolutions in Art (Ljubljana, 12-14 Sep 19)

5th International Conference for PhD Students and Recent PhD Graduates: “Revolution and Revolutions in Art” Deadline: Apr 15, 2019 The University of Ljubljana, The Center for Iconographic Studies, The University of Belgrade, and The University of Split, introduce their 5th International Conference for PhD students and Recent PhD graduates, Revolution and Revolutions in Art. Challenging PhDContinue reading “CFP: Revolution and Revolutions in Art (Ljubljana, 12-14 Sep 19)”

Workshop: ‘Inscribing Colonialism in Fifteenth-Century Portugal’, 26 March 2019, QMUL

The next meeting of the Maius Workshop will take place on 26 March, 4:30–5:30pm, in room Law G3 at QMUL (335 Mile End Rd, London E1 4FQ). Click here for a map of the Campus. Jessica Barker, Lecturer in Medieval History at the Courtauld Institute of Art, will lead a seminar entitled Inscribing Colonialism in Fifteenth-CenturyContinue reading “Workshop: ‘Inscribing Colonialism in Fifteenth-Century Portugal’, 26 March 2019, QMUL”

New Publication: Cut in Alabaster: A Material of Sculpture and its European Traditions, 1330-1530, by Kim Woods

Cut in Alabaster is the first comprehensive study of alabaster sculpture in Western Europe during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance. While marble is associated with Renaissance Italy, alabaster was the material commonly used elsewhere in Europe and has its own properties, traditions and meanings. It enjoyed particular popularity as a sculptural material during the twoContinue reading “New Publication: Cut in Alabaster: A Material of Sculpture and its European Traditions, 1330-1530, by Kim Woods”