Online Conference: ‘Testi e contesti. Fonti liturgiche e produzione artistica e tra Salerno e l’Europa nel Medioevo’, University of Salerno, 25-26 March 2021

On 25-26 March 2021, the international conference entitled “Texts and contexts. Liturgical sources and artistic production between Salerno and Europe in the Middle Ages ”, curated by Maddalena Vaccaro, Researcher of Medieval Art History at DISPAC (Dipartimento di Scienze del Patrimonio Culturale dell’Università degli Studi di Salerno), and Gionata Brusa, Researcher of Musicology at the University of Würzburg, will take place online.

The conference is dedicated to the relationship between artistic production, architecture and liturgical sources in the Middle Ages . Starting from Salerno and its heritage of illuminated manuscripts, the event opens up to the Campania context, Southern Italy and Europe with a plural approach between art, historical disciplines, liturgy and manuscript production.

The initiative foresees the participation of DISPAC teachers and Italian and foreign scholars, in collaboration with the Diocesan Museum “San Matteo” of Salerno and the Leone Museum of Vercelli, custodians of Salerno manuscripts.

To participate, you need to request the link by writing to 


Published by Lydia McCutcheon

Lydia McCutcheon graduated from the University of Kent with a First Class Honours in History in 2019. She also holds an MSt in Medieval Studies from the University of Oxford. Her dissertation on the twelfth-century miracle collections for St Thomas Becket and the stained-glass 'miracle windows' at Canterbury Cathedral explored the presentation of children and familial relationships in textual and visual narratives. Her research interests include the visual and material cultures of saints and sanctity, pilgrimage, and childhood and the family.

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