Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, Hampshire College

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor of Art History, beginning July 1, 2014. We seek an art historian who is a global comparativist of early modern art, broadly trained, and able to address cultural interactions between the Americas/Asia/Europe/theContinue reading “Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, Hampshire College”

UCL Lunch Hour Lecture: Medieval languages of persuasion

UCL Lunch Hour Lecture: Medieval languages of persuasion, 13:15 – 13:55 13 March 2014 Darwin Lecture Theatre, access via Malet Place | Darwin Building Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom Admission: FREE Ticketing: Open Dr Antonio Sennis, UCL History Divine letters, supernatural visions and apocalyptic curses were often successfully employed by medievalContinue reading “UCL Lunch Hour Lecture: Medieval languages of persuasion”

“FLAWS” – Medieval Research Conference, University College London

“FLAWS” – Medieval Research Conference Hoccleve’s Regiment of Princes, BL MS Arundel 38, London Medieval Graduate Network, UCL, 29th May 2014 The London Medieval Graduate Network welcomes submissions for research papers on “Flaws” for its 2014 annual conference, hosted by UCL. This inter-disciplinary conference examines how deliberate or mistaken defects, errors, limitations and imperfections have beenContinue reading ““FLAWS” – Medieval Research Conference, University College London”

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

“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,” its second annual Graduate Student Symposium, May 3rd, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Few aspects of our shared human experience are more fundamental than food.  The act ofContinue reading “Call for papers: Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods”

The Infidel before the Judge: Navigating Justice Systems in Multiconfessional Medieval Europe by Professor John Tolan,

Lecture: The Infidel before the Judge: Navigating Justice Systems in Multiconfessional Medieval Europe by Professor John Tolan, Université de Nantes Friday, 14th March 2014, 3-5 PM SOAS, University of London, Department of History Main Building, room 4426 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square London WC1H 0XG For further inquiries contact: kh20@soas.ac.uk All are welcome

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medieval Art or Architectural History

Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University Applications are invited for a postdoctoral or more senior research appointment, July 1, 2014 -June 30, 2015. The successful candidate will teach one course per semester, subject to approval by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty (which might be an introductory survey in the period of specializationContinue reading “Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medieval Art or Architectural History”

Royal Holloway University of London History Postgraduate Seminar

The next Royal Holloway University of London history postgraduate seminar will take place on Wednesday 5 March, 5.15pm, room G3, 11 Bedford Square. Cristian Ispir, a PhD student at KCL, will be giving a paper entitled ‘Exigens obsides ab eis: hostageship under King John of England’. All welcome, refreshments afterwards!

The Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science Lecture

Dr. Michael Fleming, of the University of Huddersfield, and Chairman of the Viola da Gamba Society will be giving a talk on “Musical Instrument Making in Early Modern England”.  The talk will be presented on Saturday, 8 March at 2:00 pm at The Warburg Institute (University of London), Woburn Square, London.  The venue is a convenient walkContinue reading “The Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science Lecture”

MEDIEVAL NEW YORK – The Annual Graduate Student Colloquium

MEDIEVAL NEW YORK – The Annual Graduate Student Colloquium, Friday, March 14, 2014 – 9:30 – 4:30 At Stony Brook Manhattan (101-113 East 27th Hosted by SUNY Stony Brook street at Park Avenue South) 9:15: Coffee and Danish Welcome: Joel Rosenthal, Stony Brook, this year’s chair 9:45 – 11:15: Sessions I, Chair: Brigitte Bedos-Rezak, NYU Katerina Robert Harris, NYU,Continue reading “MEDIEVAL NEW YORK – The Annual Graduate Student Colloquium”

AHRC Doctoral Studentship: Monastic Planning in Medieval Scotland

The collaborating partners in this project are the School of Art History of the University of St Andrews and Historic Scotland. The student will be based primarily in the School of Art History of the University of St Andrews. The student will gather and collate the architectural, archaeological and documentary evidence for the wider precinctsContinue reading “AHRC Doctoral Studentship: Monastic Planning in Medieval Scotland”