ST STEPHEN’S CHAPEL, WESTMINSTER: Visual and Political Culture 1292-1941 (19 September, 2016)

ST STEPHEN’S CHAPEL, WESTMINSTER: Visual and Political Culture 1292-1941 This major conference will present the results of a three-year project to explore the history of a building at the heart of the political life of the nation for over 700 years. Keynote speakers include Professor David Carpenter (King’s College, London) & Dr Paul Seaward (HistoryContinue reading “ST STEPHEN’S CHAPEL, WESTMINSTER: Visual and Political Culture 1292-1941 (19 September, 2016)”

Study Day: Exploring the Heritage of St Michael and All Angels Church, Great Tew, 18 June 2016

The architectural historian Sir Nikolaus Pevsner described the village of Great Tew as ‘unforgettable’ and the same can be said of the parish church dedicated to St Michael and All Angels. Much of its medieval fabric remains including the shadows of a Passion cycle of wall paintings in the south aisle and the magnificent funerary brass to the county sheriff, John Wilcotes (d. 1422) and his first wife Alice in the chancel of the church. More recent features of interest include the 19th century sculptured effigy for Mary Anne Boulton (1834) in the north of the chancel.

IHR Medieval and Tudor London Seminars, Summer Term 2016

Medieval and Tudor London Sponsored in memory of Dr Elspeth Veale Convenors: Professor Caroline M.Barron (RHUL), Professor Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck), Dr Julia Merritt (University of Nottingham). For enquiries relating to this seminar, or you would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact Vanessa Harding: V.Harding@bbk.ac.uk The Medieval and Tudor London Seminar runsContinue reading “IHR Medieval and Tudor London Seminars, Summer Term 2016”

Medieval Materials Matter Research Day at University of Warwick (18 July 2016)

This one-day interdisciplinary research day aims to cultivate research links between medievalist postgraduate communities, and the conference will be a free public event. The theme of the event – Medieval Material Matters – has been chosen as a means of focusing discussion. A plenary lecture by an international established academic working on questions of materiality, willContinue reading “Medieval Materials Matter Research Day at University of Warwick (18 July 2016)”

CFP: Warburg Institute Postgraduate Symposium (17 November 2016)

Cultural Encounters: Tensions and Polarities of Transmission from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment 17 November 2016 The Warburg Institute will host its first Postgraduate Symposium on 17 November 2016. It will explore the concept of cultural encounters and focus particularly on their productive outcomes. We are interested, above all, in the dynamics ofContinue reading “CFP: Warburg Institute Postgraduate Symposium (17 November 2016)”

Conference: Nearness|Rift: Art and Time in the Textiles of Medieval Britain, University of Chicago, 16 April 2016

Nearness | Rift: Art and Time in the Textiles of Medieval Britain will gather a multidisciplinary group of scholars to address a range of historiographical and methodological problems implicit in the study of textiles, and to discuss new case studies from medieval Britain.

Call for Session Proposals for Kalamazoo: Italian Art Society

Kalamazoo, May 11 – 14, 2017 Deadline: Apr 15, 2016 The 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place May 11-14, 2017. Each year, the Italian Art Society (http://www.italianartsociety.org) sponsors three linked sessions at the annual meeting of the International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS). The Congress is an annual gathering of more than 3,000 scholars interested in medieval studies, broadlyContinue reading “Call for Session Proposals for Kalamazoo: Italian Art Society”

Lecture Series: Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, Summer 2016

All seminars are held at 5pm in the Keynes Library at Birkbeck’s School of Arts (Room 114, 43, Gordon Sq., London, WC1H OPD). A break at 5.50pm is followed by discussion and refreshments. 22 AprilBernd Nicolai: Modes of Artistic Expression and Representation. The facade of Bern Minster and fifteenth-century church building programmes in imperial citiesContinue reading “Lecture Series: Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, Summer 2016”

Conference: Window on a Parish: The Stained Glass of St Laurence, Ludlow, 25 June 2016

Speakers:Dr Jasmine Allen, The Stained Glass Museum, ElyProfessor Tim Ayers, University of YorkSarah Brown, The York Glaziers TrustBridget Cherry, Independent ScholarDr Christian Liddy, University of DurhamEmma Woolfrey, University of York Tickets including refreshments and lunch:standard £50members of supporting organisations £45local residents £45Ludlow Palmers £40 Book at http://ludlowglass.eventbrite.co.uk or send a cheque made out to CTSLLContinue reading “Conference: Window on a Parish: The Stained Glass of St Laurence, Ludlow, 25 June 2016”

CFP: After Chichele: Intellectual and Cultural Dynamics of the English Church, 1443-1517

St. Anne’s College, Oxford, 28-30 June 2017 An international conference organised by the Faculty of English, University of Oxford, this event builds on the success of the 2009 Oxford conference, After Arundel: Religious Writing in Fifteenth-Century England, which resulted in a book of essays (ed. by Vincent Gillespie and Kantik Ghosh) that vigorously interrogated theContinue reading “CFP: After Chichele: Intellectual and Cultural Dynamics of the English Church, 1443-1517”