Call for Papers: Visualizing Peace in the Global Middle Ages, 500-1500 (Deadline: 31 August 2022)

Many today see peace as the absence of war, but to the medieval world peace was far from a pale, negative concept – a lack of violence. Rather it was celebrated as a rich, vibrant ideal. Yet premodern war and violence have attracted much more attention than peace and cooperation, both in the public mediaContinue reading “Call for Papers: Visualizing Peace in the Global Middle Ages, 500-1500 (Deadline: 31 August 2022)”

Call for Papers: Arthur Kingsley Porter 100 Years Later (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

2023 marks the 100th anniversary of Arthur Kingsley Porter’s seminal Romanesque Sculpture of the Pilgrimage Roads, providing an opportunity to revisit one of medieval art history’s foundational thinkers. While Porter’s work continues to underpin scholarship today, surprisingly few studies have examined him or the paradigms he created. These sessions aim to address the work ofContinue reading “Call for Papers: Arthur Kingsley Porter 100 Years Later (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”

Job Opportunity: Tutors, History of Art 1 (prehonours), University of Edinburgh (Deadline: 8 August 2022)

The History of Art department at the University of Edinburgh is hiring Tutors its prehonours courses. Applications are invited for a Guaranteed Hours (GH) contract as Tutor for the following courses: History of Art 1A Art and Belief in Europe, 500 to 1700 (HIAR08025) History of Art 1B Art at the Crossroads of World Cultures,Continue reading “Job Opportunity: Tutors, History of Art 1 (prehonours), University of Edinburgh (Deadline: 8 August 2022)”

Call for Papers: Marian Devotion and the Senses in the Middle Ages (Deadline: 12 September 2022)

Thematic focus: Networks and Entanglements This session seeks to explore the sensory approach of the Marian cult as reflected in Eastern and Western Christianity. It aims to examine the private/collective expressions of Marian devotion in relation to the senses (touch, smell, sight, taste, and hearing) that generate forms of spiritual entanglements and mutual dependencies betweenContinue reading “Call for Papers: Marian Devotion and the Senses in the Middle Ages (Deadline: 12 September 2022)”

Call for Papers: Cave Churches, Chapels, Hermitages, and Monasteries: Wall Paintings and Gender in the Eastern Mediterranean (Deadline: 12 September 2022)

Thematic focus: Networks and Entanglements This session seeks to explore the relation between gender and wall paintings in the Eastern Mediterranean. It scrutinizes the artistic exchanges and interactions in relation to pilgrimage, commercial, and Crusader routes, and their function in the transmission and transfer of gendered iconographic models with particular emphasis on visual representations pertainingContinue reading “Call for Papers: Cave Churches, Chapels, Hermitages, and Monasteries: Wall Paintings and Gender in the Eastern Mediterranean (Deadline: 12 September 2022)”

Call for Papers: The Networks of Romance (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

The Medieval Romance Society is sponsoring several sessions at the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 11-13 May 2023. Please note that Sessions I and III will be in person, while Session II will be in a hybrid format. The Networks of Romance I: Transnational and Global – (In-Person Format) Increased social mobility and technologicalContinue reading “Call for Papers: The Networks of Romance (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”

Call for Papers: Inscriptions as Networks and Entanglements in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

The ERC GRAPH-EAST project (CESCM, University of Poitiers and CNRS) will sponsor three sessions that explore topics dealing with “Epigraphic Networks and Entanglements in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean” for the International Medieval Congress 2023 in Leeds, United Kingdom, 3-6 July 2023. The Medieval Mediterranean has long been thought of in terms of networks, circulations, andContinue reading “Call for Papers: Inscriptions as Networks and Entanglements in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”

Online Course: IUS ILLUMINATUM: Legal Illuminated Manuscripts Between Art, History and Literature (29 August – 9 September 2022)

The IUS ILLUMINATUM International Summer Course will take place under the purview of the “Escola de Verão” of the  Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH) of the NOVA University in Lisbon 2022 on the topic: Legal Illuminated Manuscripts Between Art, History and Literature. The course will run online from 29 August to 09 SeptemberContinue reading “Online Course: IUS ILLUMINATUM: Legal Illuminated Manuscripts Between Art, History and Literature (29 August – 9 September 2022)”

New Journal: Analekta Stagon kai Meteoron – Analecta Stagorum et Meteororum 1 (2022)

The first issue of the new journal “Analekta Stagon kai Meteoron/Analecta Stagorum et Meteororum” was recently published and is available now. An initiative of the Diocesan Academy of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Stagoi and Meteora, the journal seeks to present and illuminate various unknown or little known aspects of the historical and material heritageContinue reading “New Journal: Analekta Stagon kai Meteoron – Analecta Stagorum et Meteororum 1 (2022)”

Call for Papers: Movement & Activation: Social Sculpture in the Global Middle Ages (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

This special session will take place at the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies (11-13 May, 2023). Organizers: Ariela Algaze (NYU Institute of Fine Arts), Kris Racaniello (CUNY Graduate Center) Drawing performance studies into the larger field of medieval art history, this session seeks to address the methodological unity between materiality, sensory experience, and activationContinue reading “Call for Papers: Movement & Activation: Social Sculpture in the Global Middle Ages (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”