Seminar Series: University of Cambridge Seminar in Medieval Art Series, 2020-2021

The University of Cambridge Seminar in Medieval Art meets every other week during full term, attracting an impressive range of speakers from home and abroad. All seminars will take place online. Further details, including registration, to follow. 

Seminars take place at 5pm (17.00) UK time. 


Monday 16th November (Wk 6): Dr Heather Badamo (University of California Santa Barbara), ‘Beyond Iconoclasm: Sacred Images and Christian-Muslim Exchange in Medieval Egypt’ (Register here)

Monday 30th November (Wk 8): Professor Jeremy Johns (University of Oxford) and Dr Elise Morero (University of Oxford), ‘Industry not Dynasty: A Different Approach to Medieval Islamic Rock Crystal Objects’ (Register here)


Monday 1st February (Wk 2): Dr Pamela Patton (Index of Medieval Art, Princeton University) ‘What Did Medieval Slavery Look Like? Colour, Race, and Unfreedom in Late Medieval Iberia’

Monday 1st March (Wk 6): Dr Maria Lidova (Kunsthistorisches Institut, Florence): ‘Christ, Fire, Gospels: Images of Theophany in the Chapel of Galla Placidia in Ravenna’

Organisers: Dr Laura Slater and Dr Donal Cooper. Please email Dr Laura Slater at with any queries.


Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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