Call for Editors: Material Culture Review /Revue de la culture matérielle (MCR/RCM) Seeks New Editor and Host Institution

Material Culture Review /Revue de la culture matérielle (MCR/RCM), Canada’s only scholarly journal dedicated to the study of material culture, is currently seeking a new Editor-in-Chief and host institution.   The journal seeks a new Editor-in-Chief and host institution who will be committed to furthering the publication as a forum for the exchange of current research and methodologies inContinue reading “Call for Editors: Material Culture Review /Revue de la culture matérielle (MCR/RCM) Seeks New Editor and Host Institution”

Online Seminar: Violent Fluids: Feminist Histories of Blood, Courtauld Institute of Art, 1st July 2020

How have images of blood shaped histories of gender from medieval manuscripts to contemporary art? The Courtauld’s Gender & Sexuality Research Group welcome Dr Hetta Howes (City University of London) and Dr Camilla Mørk Røstvik (St Andrews) to speak about their research into the bodily fluid (followed by a Q&A).

Conference: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Festival, Online, 12-13 June 2020

You are warmly invited to join us for a summer celebration of all things Medieval and Early Modern. As well as a wide selection of papers highlighting new research from undergraduate and postgraduate students, early career researchers and staff, you will be able to join us for lively roundtables and workshops. Owing to the currentContinue reading “Conference: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Festival, Online, 12-13 June 2020”

Resources: MEMSlib, University of Kent Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies

MEMSlib is an initiative of the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) at the University of Kent. This student-led project developed out of our shared desire to support academic peers and colleagues during the Covid-19 pandemic. A team of PhD and Masters Students have been working hard alongside Lecturers and Archivists to create an extensiveContinue reading “Resources: MEMSlib, University of Kent Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies”

CFP: Worked in Stone, deadline 30th June 2020

Worked in Stone: Early Medieval Sculpture in its International ContextSaturday 11th Sept to Wednesday 15th Sept 2021Durham University, UK Early medieval stone sculptures that survive across Europe at the wayside, in architectural settings, in churches and graveyards, are an exceptional source for understanding the aesthetics and beliefs of early medieval communities. Standing crosses, inscribed stones,Continue reading “CFP: Worked in Stone, deadline 30th June 2020”

Journal: Journal of Urban Archaeology

Urban societies world-wide have created a remarkable and immense archaeological record, and the Matériel yielded from urban sites, ranging from remote sensing to micromorphology, can tell us much about cultural constructions, environmental issues, and social evolution. Up to now, however, this material has often been discussed within the framework of different regional and topical approaches, despite theContinue reading “Journal: Journal of Urban Archaeology”

New Publication: Stone Fidelity: Marriage and Emotion in Medieval Tomb Sculpture, by Jessica Barker

With 33 colour and 63 black & white illustrations, it’s a beautiful study of “double tomb” effigies in the Middle Ages. Pioneering investigation of the popular “double tomb” effigies in the Middle Ages. Medieval tombs often depict husband and wife lying side-by-side, and hand in hand, immortalised in elegantly carved stone: what Phiilip Larkin’s poem An ArundelContinue reading “New Publication: Stone Fidelity: Marriage and Emotion in Medieval Tomb Sculpture, by Jessica Barker”

Register for vIMC: deadline 26 June 2020

You can register online for virtual IMC 2020 here. We are pleased to confirm that there will be no charge for the first 1,500 registrations thanks to a discount provided by our registration gateway provider. After this, it will cost £5.00 to register. This small fee covers the costs we incur for processing your registration via our registration provider.Continue reading “Register for vIMC: deadline 26 June 2020”