Job: Digitisation and Digital Engagement Manager, The University of Edinburgh, Digital Library, deadline 24 July 2020 at 5pm

This is a great opportunity to join the University of Edinburgh to manage, lead and develop our digitisation service. You will explore new ways of increasing the proportion of the University’s Collections available online, manage outsourcing of digitisation, specialist in-house photography, and scanning/rapid digitisation work. The University has growing demand driving the transformation of analogueContinue reading “Job: Digitisation and Digital Engagement Manager, The University of Edinburgh, Digital Library, deadline 24 July 2020 at 5pm”

CFP: Dark Archives 20/20: A Conference on the Medieval Unread & Unreadable (8-10 September 2020), deadline 31 July 2020

Dark Archives 20/20 therefore invites researchers from around the world to address a basic question underscored by our current physical isolation: if we no longer have access to the original sources, only to (overwhelmingly digital) copies, what of the medieval do we still possess, and what more might we thereby uncover?

Fellowships: I Tatti Fellowship Application (2021-2022), deadline 15 October 2020

Fifteen I Tatti Residential Fellowships, each for twelve months, are available annually for post-doctoral research in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance, broadly understood historically to include the period from the 14th to the 17th century and geographically to include transnational dialogues between Italy and other cultures (e.g. Latin American, Mediterranean, African, Asian etc.). I Tatti offers FellowsContinue reading “Fellowships: I Tatti Fellowship Application (2021-2022), deadline 15 October 2020”

News: Canterbury Cathedral Free entry for all visitors – until Sunday 12 July 2020

Canterbury Cathedral’s free entry to all visitors offer continues until Sunday 12 July, after this, kids go free with reduced prices for adults until 31 August. All tickets must be pre-booked online via our website. They’ve introduced a range of new safety measures to ensure your wellbeing, including one-way routes, enhanced cleaning regimes, hand sanitiser stations, distancedContinue reading “News: Canterbury Cathedral Free entry for all visitors – until Sunday 12 July 2020”

Sam Fogg: Object of the Week

Since the beginning of lock-down, Sam Fogg has been giving Medieval Art enthusiasts a glimpse into their expansive collection with their Object of the Week series. The wonderful team at Sam Fogg present a different fascinating object every Friday. You can check out the series over on their website, twitter and instragram! Here are aContinue reading “Sam Fogg: Object of the Week”

CFP: 8th Days of Justinian I, Skopje (November 13–14, 2020), deadline 10 August 2020

The International scientific symposium “Days of Justinian I” is an annual interdisciplinary scholarly forum aimed at the presentation of the latest research followed by discussions on various aspects of Byzantine and Medieval Studies before 1500; this includes the treatment and interpretation of cultural, historical and spiritual heritage in contemporary modern Europe.

Call for Session Proposals: 7th Cycle of Medieval Studies June 2021, NUME Research Group on Latin Middle Ages, deadline 4 October 2020

The goal is to offer a broad overview of the current situation of Italian and international medievalist studies. Issues which are related to many different aspects of the medieval period (V-XV century) can be addressed: history, philosophy, politics, literature, art, archeology, material culture, new technologies applied to medieval studies and so on.

New Journal Issue: Medievalista Journal, number 28

It is with great pleasure that we inform you that nº 28 of Medievalista Journal is available. This issue of Medievalista brings some news. The most decisive ones were the simplification of the title – Medievalista on-line became Medievalista -, the adoption of a new management and editing platform and another renewal of the graphicsContinue reading “New Journal Issue: Medievalista Journal, number 28”

New Publication: Sephardic Book Art of the Fifteenth Century, Edited by Luís U. Afonso and Tiago Moita

The current volume presents ten different studies dealing with the final stages of Hebrew book art production in medieval Iberia. Ranging from the Farhi Codex, copied and illuminated in the late 14th century, to the Philadelphia Bible, copied and illuminated in Lisbon in 1496, this volume discusses a wide scope of topics related with the production, consumption and circulation of medieval decorated Hebrew manuscripts.