Call for papers for an edited book on ‘Female religion and practices in Late Antiquity and early Medieval Christianity’, deadline 14th November 2022

Proposals for book chapters are invited for a book on ‘Female religion and practices in Late Antiquity and early Medieval Christianity’.

Conference: ‘Performance, Perception & Devotional Experiences in Medieval Sacred Spaces’, Universitat de Barcelona, 13-14 October 2022

Here is the conference programme for the upcoming conference on ‘Performance, Perception & Devotional Experiences in Medieval Sacred Spaces’.

Online Lecture: ‘Medieval Formalism: The Corona-Crown in the Chants & Images of Ste. Foy at Conques’ with Dr Bissera V. Pentcheva, Institute of Historical Research, 3 October 2022, 5:30PM-7:30PM (GMT)

This lecture turns to and recuperates the sonic environment of one famous imago – the late ninth-century golden statue of Holy Faith or Sainte Foy at Conques.

Online Lecture: ‘Opening the Case: The Giant Bible of Mainz at the Library of Congress’, Rare Book & Special Collections at the Library of Congress, 6 October 2022, 11am-12:30pm (EST)

This virtual event celebrating the digitization of the Giant Bible of Mainz will present new research about the context and significance of one of the Library’s greatest treasures.

CFP: ‘Faites vos jeux: game and space in texts and of texts’, Universities of Udine and Trieste, 22-23 March 2023, deadline: 30 September 2022

The University of Udine and University of Trieste invite proposals for their upcoming conference.

Lecture: ‘“So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty”: on the sculptures of knights and ladies at Santa María la Mayor de Toro (Zamora)’, with Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández, Courtauld Institute of Art, 23rd November, 5pm-6.30pm GMT

In this lecture at the Courtauld Institute of Art, Dr Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández examines the 12th century sculptures of knights and ladies depicted at the Santa María la Mayor de Toro.

CFP:  ‘Art Binds Communities in Medieval Europe’, IMC Leeds 2023, deadline 22 September 2022

“L’opera non sta mai da sola, è sempre un rapporto” (The artwork never stays alone, it is always a relationship). This enlightening sentence by the Italian art historian Roberto Longhi (1950) emphasizes how every artwork is embedded in a network of relationships with other artworks and the social context where it is placed. Since JoachimContinue reading “CFP:  ‘Art Binds Communities in Medieval Europe’, IMC Leeds 2023, deadline 22 September 2022”

Deadlines Extended! CFP: ‘Premodern Parchment’ and ‘Concertina-Fold Books Across Premodern Cultures’, IMC Leeds 2023, deadline 23 September 2022

The deadlines have been extended for two sessions for the 2023 Leeds IMC.