This short course provides the basis for understanding and critically examining the development of Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa. It approaches architecture through building materials and African construction techniques, from earthen monuments to coral stone buildings.
Fozia Bora presents ‘Re-thinking Archives and Archivality in the Medieval Islamicate’.
Join RomanIslam – Center for Comparative Empire & Transcultural Studies Universität Hamburg for the upcoming conference ‘The Umayyads from West to East: New Perspectives’.
This Virtual Symposium comprises a full day of papers presenting new research on all aspects of the Trinity Altarpiece and Collegiate Church.
This symposium is a follow up to that held in July 2016, which began to explore shared interests in gothic vaults, particularly research aided by digital methods. Our second event aims to take the conversations further and share findings from our ‘Tracing the Past’ research project investigating the design and construction of English medieval vaults.
Professor Jerrilynn Dodds will be presenting a series of lectures around ‘Material Histories of Medieval Iberia’.
This paper considers Netherlandish brass lecterns, in their various guises, from various perspectives – as metal sculptures, as liturgical fixtures, and as vehicles for private commemoration – and argues that they constitute a significant, if overlooked, category of early Netherlandish art.
Inspired by the difficulties in visiting churches and other historic sites during the Coronavirus pandemic, The British Archaeological Association is looking at ways of promoting the use of digital technology to allow them to be seen even during a lockdown, or for those far distant.
Join Yale for their up-coming Lectures in Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Architecture series.
The 18th seminar on the Care and conservation of manuscripts will be held virtually from the 14th to the 16th of April 2021. Please note all times are in Copenhagen Time (CET).