New Publication: ‘Medieval Art at the Intersection of Visuality and Material Culture. Studies in the ‘Semantics of Vision’’ edited by Raphaèle Preisinger

ISBN 978-2-503-58153-8 More Info: https://bit.ly/3qewnOF By according equal importance to theoretical accounts of vision and cultural practices of seeing, the articles in this book contribute to the ongoing shift in the fields of art history and medieval history from considerations of vision to those of visuality. Over the last two decades the historiography of medieval art hasContinue reading “New Publication: ‘Medieval Art at the Intersection of Visuality and Material Culture. Studies in the ‘Semantics of Vision’’ edited by Raphaèle Preisinger”

Scholarship: British Archaeological Association 2022 Ochs Scholarship, deadline 1 February 2022

The Ochs Scholarships are awarded annually by the British Archaeological Association for research projects which fall within the Association’s fields of interest.

Online Conference: British Archaeological Association Postgraduate Conference, 24–25 November 2021

The British Archaeological Association is excited to announce the programme for this years online Postgraduate Conference. Make sure to book your place now.

Online Lecture Series: Robert Branner Forum for Medieval Art, Fall 2021

Check out the upcoming fall 2021 lecture series ‘Robert Branner Forum for Medieval Art’ at Columbia University. All talks will take place online.

Autumn lecture series: IHR Seminar Medieval Europe 1150–1550

This year the IHR seminar series will take place in a hybrid form, with some in-person meetings with a live-stream via the usual Zoom room, and some Zoom-only seminars as well.

Online Lecture: ‘East of Byzantium Lecture: Cosmopolitanism as Hospitality’ with Dr Kate Franklin, East of Byzantium lecture of 2021–2022, 5 October 2021, 12:00 pm (ET)

Join Dr Kate Franklin for the East of Byzantium lecture of 2021–2022.

Exhibition: ‘Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, 800–1500’, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 15 October 2021 – 23 January 2022

The Morgan Library and Museum is pleased to announce their upcoming exhibition ‘Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, 800–1500’ which begins 15 October 2021 to 23 January 2022.

New Publication: ‘The Birth of the Author: Pictorial Prefaces in Glossed Books of the Twelfth Century’ by Jeffrey F. Hamburger

This book argues that the images devised to accompany medieval commentaries, whether on the Bible or on classical texts, made claims to authority, even inspiration, that at times were even more forceful than those made by the texts themselves. Paradoxically, it was in the context of commentaries that modern concep­tions of independent authorship first were forged. 

Online Course: ‘Manuscripts in Arabic Script: Introduction to Codicology’, Aga Khan University, 15–16 November 2021

This online course aims to introduce key concepts in the field of Arabic manuscripts and codicology. It is designed to attract participants who want to learn basic knowledge about Arabic manuscripts.