Call for Papers: Moving Body Parts: Transcendence of Time and Space

Call for Papers: Moving Body Parts: Their Transcendence of Time and Space in Pre-Modern Europe Munich, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, April 11 – 12, 2014 Deadline: Jan 10, 2014 According to Jean-Claude Schmitt, “the dead have no existence other than that which the living imagine for them” – and sometimes, the living not only force them to exist in their memory butContinue reading “Call for Papers: Moving Body Parts: Transcendence of Time and Space”

Forthcoming exhibition: Vikings: life and legend

Forthcoming Exhibition: Vikings: life and legend London, 6 March – 22 June 2014 British Museum, the Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery In March 2014 the British Museum will open the Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery with a major new exhibition on the Vikings, supported by BP. The exhibition, developed in cooperation with the National Museum of Denmark and the Berlin StateContinue reading “Forthcoming exhibition: Vikings: life and legend”

Forthcoming exhibition: the Council of Constance

Forthcoming Exhibition: the Council of Constance Konstanz, 27 April 2014 – 21 September 2014 2014 marks the 600th anniversary of the start of the Council of Constance. The Council was a major event in church politics which made Constance the center of European politics and a meeting place of European cultures in the years 1414-1418. Baden-WürttembergContinue reading “Forthcoming exhibition: the Council of Constance”

New issue of Speculum is available on Cambridge Journals Online

Speculum Volume 89, Issue 01 , January 2014, pp 1 – 271 is now accessible at http://journals.cambridge.org/SPC Featured Articles: Christian Resurrection and Jewish Immortality during the First Crusade by Shmuel Shepkaru False Prophets and Ravening Wolves: Biblical Exegesis as a Tool against Heretics in Jacques Fournier’s Postilla on Matthew by Irene Bueno The Self-Coronation of Peter the Ceremonious (1336): Historical, Liturgical, andContinue reading “New issue of Speculum is available on Cambridge Journals Online”