Conf: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era, University of Birmingham, 24-25 February 2017

Conference: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era University of Birmingham 24-25 February 2017 This one day and a half conference combines a symposium and a workshop. The aim is to examine and contextualise the artistic and cultural production of the geopolitical centres that were controlled by or in contact withContinue reading “Conf: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era, University of Birmingham, 24-25 February 2017”

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CFP: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks, University of Aberdeen, 26 May and 27 May 2017

Call for Papers: Conference: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks Centre for Scandinavian Studies, University of Aberdeen 26 May and 27 May 2017 Bishops were powerful individuals who had considerable spiritual, economic and political power. To be a bishop was to be a leader who might crown kings or foment rebellion. So who became bishops? What wereContinue reading “CFP: Bishops’ Identities, Careers and Networks, University of Aberdeen, 26 May and 27 May 2017”

CFP: Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, University of Oxford, 23 June 2017

Call for Papers: Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe Oxford University, 23 June 2017 Deadline for submissions: 1 February 2017 The application of spatial paradigms to the study of late medieval and early modern societies is now well underway. In contrast, the so-called ‘mobility turn’ has struggled to find its way fromContinue reading “CFP: Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, University of Oxford, 23 June 2017”

CFP: The Idea of Luxury and the Role of the Object, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

Call for Papers: The Idea of Luxury and the Role of the Object International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organizers: Andrew Sears, University of California, Berkeley; Laura Tillery, University of Pennsylvania As Christopher Berry has shown in The Idea of Luxury, the concept of luxury is determined by countless factors: it is situatedContinue reading “CFP: The Idea of Luxury and the Role of the Object, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”

CFP: Digital Reconstructions: Italian Buildings and their Decorations, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

Call for Papers: Digital Reconstructions: Italian Buildings and their Decorations International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organizers: Amy Gillette (Temple University) and Kaelin Jewell (Temple University) Sponsored by the Italian Art Society Historians of medieval architecture have productively used digital technologies to reimagine lost monuments or furnishings, reveal aspects of correspondence in pictorialContinue reading “CFP: Digital Reconstructions: Italian Buildings and their Decorations, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”

CFP: Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (University of Birmingham, 25–27 March 2017)

Call for Communications: Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies University of Birmingham 25-27 March 2017 For its 50th anniversary, the Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies returns to the University of Birmingham, where it began in 1967. On this anniversary of the discipline we ask what theContinue reading “CFP: Global Byzantium: 50th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (University of Birmingham, 25–27 March 2017)”

CFP: Image & Meaning in Medieval Manuscripts: Sessions in Honor of Adelaide Bennett Hagens (Two Sessions, International Congress on Medieval Studies)

Call for Papers: Image & Meaning in Medieval Manuscripts: Sessions in Honor of Adelaide Bennett Hagens Session I: Text-Image Dynamics in Medieval Manuscripts Session II: Signs of Patronage in Medieval Manuscripts International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organized by Judith Golden and Jessica Savage, Index of Christian Art, Princeton University Session I: Text-ImageContinue reading “CFP: Image & Meaning in Medieval Manuscripts: Sessions in Honor of Adelaide Bennett Hagens (Two Sessions, International Congress on Medieval Studies)”

CFP: Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

Call for Papers: Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean: “Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean I: Books” and “Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean II: Readers” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organized by Núria Silleras-Fernandez (Spanish and Portuguese, University of Colorado at Boulder) andContinue reading “CFP: Networks of Books and Readers in the Medieval Mediterranean, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”

CFP: Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean (NYC, 14 October 2016)

Call for Papers: Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean A Symposium at Bard Graduate Center, New York City, 14 October 2016 Supported by the Trehan Fund for Islamic Art and Material Culture co-sponsored by the Spain-North Africa Project In the twelfth century, new powers emerged throughout the Western Mediterranean, from the Almohads of NorthContinue reading “CFP: Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean (NYC, 14 October 2016)”

CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organizers: Diliana Angelova (University of California, Berkeley) and Amanda Luyster (College of the Holy Cross) Across the medieval Mediterranean and beyond, people of many faiths and backgrounds sought the succor of the miraculousContinue reading “CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”