Call for Papers: 3nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE TAO-KLARJETI

3nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE TAO-KLARJETI 17-21 October, 2014 The National Center of Manuscripts warmly invites scholars from different fields of research to submit proposals for the International Conference “Tao-Klarjeti”. This is the third conference on the issue. Rich history and cultural significance of Tao-Klarjeti, which had established herself among the most prominent monastic centers of EasternContinue reading “Call for Papers: 3nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE TAO-KLARJETI”

Conference: Boundaries in Art & Architecture, 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Student Colloquium, Courtauld Institute of Art, 1 February 2014

10.00-17:30, Saturday 1 February 2014 (with registration from 09.30) Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN   Ticket/Entry details: Admission free, all welcome. No booking is necessary.   Medieval art and architecture are often misconceived as being governed by categories and boundaries, be it geographical, social, or artistic. ThisContinue reading “Conference: Boundaries in Art & Architecture, 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Student Colloquium, Courtauld Institute of Art, 1 February 2014”

Conference: The Paradigm of Vasari. Reception, Criticism, Perspectives

Conference: The Paradigm of Vasari. Reception, Criticism, Perspectives Kunsthistorisches Institut, Florence (Max-Planck-Institut) 14-16 February, 2014 Organized by Fabian Jonietz und Alessandro Nova The ‘Lives’ of Giorgio Vasari, published in 1550 and 1568 respectively, must be acknowledged as an inevitable center of all European art-historiographical discourses of both the early modern period and modernity. As aContinue reading “Conference: The Paradigm of Vasari. Reception, Criticism, Perspectives”

Call for Papers: Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Seminar is seeking proposals for panels on “Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean,” organized by Brian Catlos [Religious Studies CU Boulder/Humanities UC Santa Cruz] and Sergio La Porta (Armenian Studies, CSU Fresno)  to be submitted for consideration for the annual meeting of the American Historical Association to be held January 2-5, 2015 in New York City. MediterraneanContinue reading “Call for Papers: Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean”

Call for Papers: Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods

Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods Koç University Department of Archaeology and History of Art’s 2nd annual Graduate Student Symposium, May 3, 2014 in Istanbul. “First we eat, then we do everything else.” MFK Fisher  Koç University’s department of Archaeology and History of Art is pleased to announce “Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods”.Continue reading “Call for Papers: Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods”

Call for Papers: Muslim Subjects and Clients in the Pre-Modern Christian Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Seminar is seeking proposal for two proposed panels, on “Muslim Subjects and Clients in the Pre-Modern Christian Mediterranean,” organized by Abigail Balbale [Bard Graduate Center/University of Massachusetts Boston] and Brian Catlos [Religious Studies, CU Boulder/Humanities, UC Santa Cruz] to be submitted for consideration for the Middle East Association Studies Annual Conference, (November 22-25, 2014 – Washington,Continue reading “Call for Papers: Muslim Subjects and Clients in the Pre-Modern Christian Mediterranean”

Publication News: New Light on Old Glass: Recent Research on Byzantine Glass and Mosaics

This new publication brings together a range of leading scholars from around the world to discuss the most recent research in the field of Byzantine glass and mosaics in an interdisciplinary context – ranging from art history to physics and Byzantine studies. New Light on Old Glass explores how mosaics are perhaps the most outstanding examplesContinue reading “Publication News: New Light on Old Glass: Recent Research on Byzantine Glass and Mosaics”

Conference: People, Texts and Artefacts: Cultural Transmission in the Norman Worlds of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries, Emmanuel College Cambridge, 23-25 March 2014

Programme Sunday 23 March 2014 12.00-2.00pm  – Registration and informal lunch Queens’ building, Harrods Room 2.00pm  – Welcome by Professor Elisabeth van Houts (Cambridge) Queens’ Building, Lecture Theatre      2.15-3.45pm – Session 1 David Abulafia (Cambridge), ‘The transformation of the Norman kingdom of Sicily’ Edoardo d’Angelo (Naples) ‘A Norman school in the Holy Land?’ 3.45-4.15pm –Continue reading “Conference: People, Texts and Artefacts: Cultural Transmission in the Norman Worlds of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries, Emmanuel College Cambridge, 23-25 March 2014”

Call for Papers: Irish Conference of Medievalists

 The 28th ICM will take place in University College Dublin, 1 – 3 July 2014. The Irish Conference of Medievalists is an interdisciplinary forum which welcomes papers on all aspects of Irish and European medieval culture, including archaeology, history, art history, folklore, language and literature. We also welcome papers which explore Ireland in its wider international context. This yearContinue reading “Call for Papers: Irish Conference of Medievalists”

ICMA Lecture: ‘Patriarchal Lectionaries of Constantinople’ with Professor Robert Nelson, 19 February 2014

The Greek Gospel lectionary, containing those passages read during the liturgy and arranged according to the church calendar, has long been of interest to art historians. Earlier attempts to study it did not produce lasting results until the basic text of these manuscripts began to be explored. This lecture will look further into history of that lectionary before, during, and after this period.