Call For Papers: 21st Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies, Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Museum of Art, 24th-26th March 2022 (Deadline 29th November 2021)

The 21st Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies invites abstracts from current graduate students and recently graduated Masters students from all disciplines on any topic that is related to the long Middle Ages.

Call for Papers: ‘Interruptions & Disruptions in the Medieval Mediterranean, 400-1500’, SMM Seventh Biennial Conference, University of Crete, 11th-15th July 2022 (Deadline 30th November 2021)

In response to the abrupt and largely unforeseen way in which the Covid-19 pandemic has thrown our world and everyday life into uncertainty since early 2020, the theme of the 7th International Conference of the Society for the Medieval Mediterranean (SMM) is Interruptions and Disruptions.

Call for Papers: ‘Geographical Mobility and Cultural Itineraries during the Late Middle Ages’, Universitat de Girona, 20th-22nd April 2022 (Deadline 23 December 2021)

To explore and discuss these questions invited lectures, a round table with specialists from different disciplines, and paper sessions are planned.

Funding Opportunity: British Academy/Wolfson Fellowships, 2021-2022 Competition (Deadline 24th November 2021)

British Academy/Wolfson Fellowships are designed to support early-career researchers who show exceptional talent in both research and public engagement, emphasising and demonstrating the importance of academic research and creative thought at a time of rapid political and societal change.

Exhibition: ‘The Illuminated Bibliotheca: Production and Circulation of the Bible in Portugal’, National Library of Portugal, 28th October 2021 – 22nd January 2022

The exhibition focusses on the Romanesque Bible manuscripts that have been preserved in Portuguese collections.

Online Lecture: ‘Collecting the Medieval Past: What, Why, How?’, Friends of the ICMA, 28th October 2021 18:00 BST

Please join the friends of the ICMA for the third in a series of special online events on Thursday, October 28 at 1:00 p.m. EST with panelists who are prominent collectors and engaged with the art market.

Online Publication: ‘Towards an Art History of the Parish Church, 1200-1399’, edited by Meg Bernstein

The ten diverse essays contained within this open-access volume explore the art and architecture of parish churches through a variety of lenses, methodologies, and perspectives, ranging from (re)considerations of the very definition of the parish church to phenomenological explorations of their component parts, as well as case studies of their decorative schemes.

Online Conference: Seals and Society in the Medieval World, Byzantine Studies Virtual Colloqium, 29th October 2021, 9:00 – 16:15 EST

To mark the completion of the Dumbarton Oaks Online Catalogue of Byzantine Seals in 2021, Dumbarton Oaks is hosting a colloquium to explore the production, function, inscriptions, iconographic designs, and significance of seals.

Online Workshop: Information Session on Applying to Graduate School for Medieval Art History, 30th October 2021 12:30-1:30 EST

This event is for prospective students who are planning on, interested in, or even slightly nervous about applying to study medieval art history at an MA/PhD program in the United States.