Fellowship: American Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship, Capodimonte, Deadline: January 15th 2021

The Capodimonte Museum, Naples, Italy, September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022Application deadline: Jan 15, 2021 The American Friends of Capodimonte Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship, 2021-2022 The American Friends of Capodimonte (AFC) and the Museum and Royal Park of Capodimonte welcome applicants for a Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow funded by the AFC for the academic year commencing September 2021.Continue reading “Fellowship: American Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship, Capodimonte, Deadline: January 15th 2021”

Online Lecture: ‘As We Heard from the Enemy Himself’: Intercultural Transmission in Early Medieval Armenia, lecture by Alison Vacca (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) October 21, 2020, 6:00–7:30 pm

University of Cambridge Byzantine Worlds Seminar via Zoom, October 21, 2020, 6:00–7:30 pm (UK)  Alison Vaca is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of History at University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is a historian of early Islam working on the caliphal provinces Armenia and Caucasian Albania. Her research explores intercultural transmission ofContinue reading “Online Lecture: ‘As We Heard from the Enemy Himself’: Intercultural Transmission in Early Medieval Armenia, lecture by Alison Vacca (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) October 21, 2020, 6:00–7:30 pm”

Online Lecture: ‘Go Forth and Learn’ The Artist Joel Ben Simeon and a Newly Discovered Hebrew Manuscript, Fordham University & Les Enluminures, October 22, 1:00 PM (ET)

Watch a short video here to see an introduction to the newly discovered manuscript. Born in Germany, where he trained as an artist and scribe and from where he was probably expelled, Joel ben Simeon spent most of his itinerant career in the book arts in northern Italy.  We perhaps know more about him –Continue reading “Online Lecture: ‘Go Forth and Learn’ The Artist Joel Ben Simeon and a Newly Discovered Hebrew Manuscript, Fordham University & Les Enluminures, October 22, 1:00 PM (ET)”

Online Lecture: Dancing in the Streets: Urban Life in Medieval Constantinople, Leslie Brubaker (University of Birmingham), October 20, 2020, 7:00 pm

Professor Leslie Brubaker will give the 2020 SPBS Autumn Lecture “Dancing in the Streets – Urban Life in Medieval Constantinople” on Zoom on October 20, 2020 at 7pm. The lecture is organized in association with the Hellenic Society Leslie Brubaker is Professor of Byzantine Art and Director of Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at University ofContinue reading “Online Lecture: Dancing in the Streets: Urban Life in Medieval Constantinople, Leslie Brubaker (University of Birmingham), October 20, 2020, 7:00 pm”

Conference: Raphael in Reproductions, Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, November 16 – 18, 2020

If you are interested in participating digitally please send an email to:imorde@kunstgeschichte.uni-siegen.de The conference «Raphael in Reproductions» is intended to explore the reception of Raphaels œuvre in a global context. It tries to shed new light on the impact that «modern» reproductions had on the role Raphael played not only in national art histories butContinue reading “Conference: Raphael in Reproductions, Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, November 16 – 18, 2020”

CFP: ‘Questioning the Crime of Witchcraft’, International Conference at the EHESS Paris, Deadline: 30 November 2020

In the last decades, the multiplications of works in the field of Witchcraft Studies made it possible to profoundly renew the approaches and the study designs of the repression of witchcraft in the late Middle Ages and in the beginning of the Early Modern Era. Consequently, research has substantially specified the methods and configurations (ideological,Continue reading “CFP: ‘Questioning the Crime of Witchcraft’, International Conference at the EHESS Paris, Deadline: 30 November 2020”

CFP: Fifteenth Conference of Iconographic Studies “Iconography and Religious Otherness”, Deadline: February 15, 2021

University of Rijeka (Croatia), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, June 10 – 11, 2021Deadline: Jan 15, 2021 The creation of Otherness is a process by which a dominant group (Self, Us) constructs one or more outer groups (Them, Others) by assigning them different features and attributes, real or imagined. This continuous process was not only directedContinue reading “CFP: Fifteenth Conference of Iconographic Studies “Iconography and Religious Otherness”, Deadline: February 15, 2021″

Fellowship: 2021–2022 Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellowship in History of Art and Visual Culture, Deadline: November 6 2020

Fellowships at the Met are awarded to scholars in the fields of art history, archaeology, museum education, conservation, and related sciences, as well as scholars in other disciplines, whose dynamic and interdisciplinary projects require close study of objects in The Met collection. Fellowships at The Met are an opportunity for scholars from around the worldContinue reading “Fellowship: 2021–2022 Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellowship in History of Art and Visual Culture, Deadline: November 6 2020”

Virtual Tour: Center for the Study of Material & Visual Cultures of Religion, Mosque of Christ of the Light, Toledo with Dr Tom Nickson

MAVCOR – the Center for the Study of Material & Visual Cultures of Religion – is delighted to announce the first in a series of virtual tours of buildings around the world. The tour of the remarkable mosque of Christ of the Light in Toledo, Spain, is freely accessible at https://mavcor.yale.edu/material-objects/giga-project/christ-light-mosque-toledo. Users can explore the building in threeContinue reading “Virtual Tour: Center for the Study of Material & Visual Cultures of Religion, Mosque of Christ of the Light, Toledo with Dr Tom Nickson”

New Publication: Bridging the Past – Life in Medieval and Post-Medieval Southwark: Excavations along the route of Thameslink Borough Viaduct and at London Bridge Station by Amelia Fairman, Steven Teague and Jonathan Butler

Excavations for the Thameslink project at Borough Viaduct and London Bridge Station have provided important new insights into the development of Southwark from the Saxon period up to the 19th century. The landscape of islands and waterways that characterised Roman Southwark was transformed through the 1st and 2nd millennia AD, as new areas were reclaimedContinue reading “New Publication: Bridging the Past – Life in Medieval and Post-Medieval Southwark: Excavations along the route of Thameslink Borough Viaduct and at London Bridge Station by Amelia Fairman, Steven Teague and Jonathan Butler”