Call for Applications to Attend: An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Christiane Gruber (Copenhagen, 27th March 2017)

            MEDIEVAL ASCENSION NARRATIVES IN ISLAMIC AND EUROPEAN TRADITIONS CALL FOR APPLICATIONS An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Christiane Gruber (University of Michigan) Organized by the Centre for Medieval Literature and the David Collection Copenhagen, David Collection, 27 March 2017 Deadline for applications:  Saturday 10 December 2016 A one-day workshop on medieval ascension narratives,Continue reading “Call for Applications to Attend: An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Christiane Gruber (Copenhagen, 27th March 2017)”

CFP: Concealment and Revelation in the Art of the Middle Ages (Nicosia, 22-24 september 2017)

International Conference:  Concealment and Revelation in the Art of the Middle Ages Nicosia, 22-24 September 2017 CFP Deadline:  30 April 2017  ‘To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim’ – thus Oscar Wilde in his aphoristic Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891). In the western intellectual tradition, art has repeatedly beenContinue reading “CFP: Concealment and Revelation in the Art of the Middle Ages (Nicosia, 22-24 september 2017)”

CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

COMITATUS: A JOURNAL OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, published annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and Renaissance studies. SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR VOLUME 48 (2017): 1 FEBRUARY 2017.     The Comitatus editorial board willContinue reading “CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies”

CFP: The Black Prince and Canterbury Cathedral (16-17th November 2017), deadline 30 January 2017

Proposals for papers are invited for the two day conference ‘The Black Prince and Canterbury Cathedral’ (working title) to be held at Canterbury Cathedral on the 16th and 17th November 2017. The conference is part of a wider project to preserve and research the material culture of the Black Prince held at Canterbury Cathedral andContinue reading “CFP: The Black Prince and Canterbury Cathedral (16-17th November 2017), deadline 30 January 2017”

New Publication: The Age of Opus Anglicanum, edited by M.A.Michael

This book attempts to re-assess the importance of English medieval embroidery as a unique cultural phenomenon. This volume, the first to appear in a series of Studies in English Medieval Embroidery, contains the papers delivered at a Symposium held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in February 2013, which was designed to re-vitalizeContinue reading “New Publication: The Age of Opus Anglicanum, edited by M.A.Michael”

Conference: “Santa Maria del Mar Revisitada” (IEC. Barcelona, 14-15 Nov. 2016)

INFORMACIÓ D’INTERÈS Totes les sessions són d’accés lliure i, per tant, són gratuïtes. Les conferències estan destinades a estudiants d’Història de l’Art, Arquitectura i, en general, a qualsevol persona interessada en patrimoni artístic i cultural de l’Edat Mitjana.   Les sessions se celebraran en l’Institut d’Estudis Catalans, sota la promoció de la filial Amics de l’Art Romànic, al Carrer del Carme, 24Continue reading “Conference: “Santa Maria del Mar Revisitada” (IEC. Barcelona, 14-15 Nov. 2016)”

Conference: Di Ludovico d’Angio a San Ludovico di Tolosa (Napoli, 3-5 Nov, 2016)

DA LUDOVICO D’ANGIÒ A SAN LUDOVICO DI TOLOSA Convegno internazionale di studi per il VII centenario della canonizzazione (1317-2017) Napoli-S. Maria Capua Vetere, 3-5 novembre 2016 Convegno organizzato dal Dipartimento di Lettere e Beni Culturali, Seconda Università di Napoli, e Scuola Superiore di Studi Medievali e Francescani, Pontificia Università Antonianum Comitato scientificoFrançois, Avril, Sofia BoeschContinue reading “Conference: Di Ludovico d’Angio a San Ludovico di Tolosa (Napoli, 3-5 Nov, 2016)”

Lecture: Saving the soul of Giovanni di Bicci de’ Medici: function and design in the Old Sacristy, Paul Davies, Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, 12 December 2016

Monday 12th December Paul Davies will speak on ‘Saving the soul of Giovanni di Bicci de’ Medici: function and design in the Old Sacristy’ Giovanni di Bicci de’ Medici (c.1360-1429), founder of the Medici bank, was buried in the sacristy of S. Lorenzo in Florence. This sacristy was certainly a lavish structure, and one designed andContinue reading “Lecture: Saving the soul of Giovanni di Bicci de’ Medici: function and design in the Old Sacristy, Paul Davies, Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, 12 December 2016”

Lecture: Authority, Nature and the Image, Pippa Salonius, Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, 24 November 2016

Thursday 24th November, 5pm Pippa Salonius will speak on ‘Authority, Nature and the Image’ Medieval culture has been described as a ‘culture of authority’. Kings, princes, and city-states all sought to establish themselves as central figures of authority. The pope, as the earthly representative of divine authority and justice, strived to remain their point ofContinue reading “Lecture: Authority, Nature and the Image, Pippa Salonius, Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, 24 November 2016”

CFP: Iconoclasm and Iconophilia (Rijeka, 1-3 Jul 17)

Rijeka, Croatia, July 1 – 03, 2017 Deadline: Jan 30, 2017 Call for Papers for the Eleventh International Conference of Iconographic Studies on the topic: ICONOCLASM AND ICONOPHILIA Center for Iconographic Studies – University of Rijeka (Croatia) in collaboration with: University of Sapienza in Rome (Italy) The Hebrew University in Jerusalem (Israel) Study of Theology in Rijeka, University of ZagrebContinue reading “CFP: Iconoclasm and Iconophilia (Rijeka, 1-3 Jul 17)”