New Publication: ‘Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, 800–1500’, by Jeffrey F. Hamburger & Joshua O’Driscoll

‘Imperial Splendor’ accompanies the exhibition at the Morgan Library and Museum with the same title. This book presents in beautiful colour the fascinating history of book production and use within the Holy Roman Empire over the course of 700 years.

Online workshop: ‘Getting to grips with medieval manuscripts online’, Trinity College Dublin, 24 September 2021, 18:00–20:00 (BST)

Do you want to learn more about medieval manuscripts? Join Trinity College Dublin for this interactive workshop on European Researchers’ Night where you can find out more about Trinity’s Digital Collections and transcribe a manuscript!

Online Conference: ‘The Lay Experience of the Medieval Cathedral’, Ecclesiological Society Annual Conference, 10:00–17:15 (BST), 2 October 2021

Get your tickets now for the Ecclesiological Society online Annual Conference, which takes place on 2nd October 2021.

Online Lecture: ‘Globalising Anglo-Saxon Art’ with Professor Jane Hawkes, University of York History of Art department, 3 November 2021, 4.00pm (GMT)

Join Professor Jane Hawkes for the online lecture ‘Globalising Anglo-Saxon Art’.

Online Conference: ‘The Illuminated Legal Manuscript from the Middle Ages to the Digital Age: Forms, Iconographies, Materials, Uses and Cataloguing’, IUS ILLUMINATUM, 22-25 September 2021

To commemorate the third year of ‘IUS ILLUMINATUM’, the research team are organising an international Conference on the topic: “The Illuminated Legal Manuscript from the Middle Ages to the Digital Age: Forms, Iconographies, Materials, Uses and Cataloguing” on 22–25 September 2021.

New Publication: ‘The Medieval Monastery of Saint Elijah: A History in Paint and Stone’ by Alison Perchuk

A methodologically ambitious, sumptuously illustrated, and erudite study of a twelfth-century monastery near Rome that offers a compelling biography of a neglected Romanesque jewel as well as evocative multisensory readings of its architecture, frescoes, and sculpture.

CFP: British Archaeological Association at Leeds IMC 2022, deadline 24 September 2021

The British Archaeological Association invites proposals for their organised sessions at the 2022 International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds (4th-7th July 2022). It is hoped that the 2022 conference will return to the in-person format in 2022 after two years online.

New Publication: ‘Silver Saints: Prayers and Badges in Late Medieval Books’ by Hanneke van Asperen

‘Silver Saints’ discusses the religious life of lay people in the late Middle Ages and the meaning of badges in books, both the painted motifs in beautifully decorated manuscripts and many traces of original badges.

Online Lecture: ‘The Medieval World with the Women Written Back In’ with Dr Janina Ramirez, Art History Festival, 20 September 2021, 8-9pm (BST)

As part of the Art History Festival, Janina Ramirez will discuss her forthcoming book, Femina, and introduce the audience to the important women that have been written out of history.