CFP: ‘Remarkable women’: Female patronage of religious institutions, 1350-1550, The Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline: 10 April 2020

Call for Papers: ‘Remarkable women’: Female patronage of religious institutions, 1350-1550, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 4 June 2020. This conference is organised by Nicholas Flory and hosted by Prof Susie Nash. Deadline: Friday 10 April 2020 This conference seeks to explore the ways in which women patronised and interacted with monasteries and religious housesContinue reading “CFP: ‘Remarkable women’: Female patronage of religious institutions, 1350-1550, The Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline: 10 April 2020”

Postdoc: Postdoc in archaeology of the Mediterranean (200-1000 CE), University of Puget Sound, deadline: March 1, 2020

The University of Puget Sound invites applications for the Lora Bryning Redford Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Archaeology starting in Fall 2020. This is a nonrenewable one-year position. Responsibilities: The Redford Fellow will be expected to teach three undergraduate courses over the year: an introduction to archaeology (including archaeological methods) course in the fall and two moreContinue reading “Postdoc: Postdoc in archaeology of the Mediterranean (200-1000 CE), University of Puget Sound, deadline: March 1, 2020”

Conference: The Intercultural Roots of Early Scholasticism – Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Latin, 23-24 January 2020

In this connection, papers will be offered on various aspects of the Greek/Arabic/Hebrew tradition that had an influence on early scholastic thought particularly in the late twelfth and first half of the thirteenth century.

Seminar Series: Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art at Birkbeck, London, Spring Term 2020

3rd February 2020: James Hall, ‘Embattled Exclusivity: the Aesthetics and Politics of Michelangelo’s Attack on Flemish Painting’. In a dialogue composed by Francisco de Holanda, Michelangelo launches a diatribe against painting produced in Europe north of the Alps, attacking what he sees as its crowdedness and materialism; its lack of order and discrimination; its sentimentalityContinue reading “Seminar Series: Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art at Birkbeck, London, Spring Term 2020”

Conference: ‘Our Aelred’: Friendship, Leadership and Sainthood at Rievaulx Abbey, 3-4th July 2020

Bringing together leading academics and heritage professionals, this conference provides a unique opportunity to examine Aelred’s impact on the architectural development of Rievaulx, his role in the Cistercian settlement of northern England and his activities as an author.

CFP: Travelling Objects, Travelling People: Art and Artists of Late Medieval and Renaissance Iberia and Beyond, c. 1400–1550, The Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline 10 Jan 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS -10 Jan 2020 Travelling Objects, Travelling People aims to nuance our understanding of the exchanges and influences that shaped the artistic landscape of Medieval and Renaissance Iberia. Traditional narratives hold that late fifteenth-century Iberian art and architecture were transformed by the arrival of artists, objects and ideas from France and the LowContinue reading “CFP: Travelling Objects, Travelling People: Art and Artists of Late Medieval and Renaissance Iberia and Beyond, c. 1400–1550, The Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline 10 Jan 2020”