Job Opportunity: Project Curator – Art in Medieval England, Victoria & Albert Museum. August 2022 – July 2023 (Deadline: 11 July 2022)

The V&A seeks to enrich people’s lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed and performed world. The V&A is planning a touring exhibition of singular masterpieces of art in Medieval England c.1000 – 1500 from its collection. The exhibition will showcase some of these unique worksContinue reading “Job Opportunity: Project Curator – Art in Medieval England, Victoria & Albert Museum. August 2022 – July 2023 (Deadline: 11 July 2022)”

Online Lecture: “Exploring the Catacombs” with Dr. Norbert Zimmermann, The International Catacomb Society. 26 June 2022, 1 pm ET

The International Catacomb Society directors are pleased to invite you to a virtual lecture by Dr. Norbert Zimmermann (German Archaeological Institute, Rome) on Sunday, June 26 at 1:00 pm (ET) entitled “Exploring the Catacombs of Rome: Old and New Research in the Roman Underground.” The lecture is open to the public.  Click here to register.

Conference: ‘From Global to Local: Conques as a Crossroads (9th–13th c.)’, In person and online, Hunter College, CUNY, 11-12 July 2022

This conference explores the expanded cultural context of medieval Conques through the work of internationally renowned scholars. This conference explores the expanded cultural context that made Conques a major crossroads of premodern Europe. As one of the fundamental stops on the road to Compostela, Conques flourished during the 11th and 12th centuries and has maintainedContinue reading “Conference: ‘From Global to Local: Conques as a Crossroads (9th–13th c.)’, In person and online, Hunter College, CUNY, 11-12 July 2022”

Call for Papers: The 19th International Seminar on the Care and Conservation of Manuscripts, Arnamagnæanske Institut, University of Copenhagen, 19th to the 21st of April 2023. (Deadline: 31 August 2022)

The 19th International Seminar on the Care and Conservation of Manuscripts will be held at the University of Copenhagen from the 19th to the 21st of April 2023. Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on subjects relating to the care and conservation of manuscripts in the broadest sense, including conservation techniques and related matters asContinue reading “Call for Papers: The 19th International Seminar on the Care and Conservation of Manuscripts, Arnamagnæanske Institut, University of Copenhagen, 19th to the 21st of April 2023. (Deadline: 31 August 2022)”

Short Course: ‘Islam and Creativity in Popular Culture’, Online 12, 19 and 26 September 2022, 13:30 – 16:00 BST

This is a three-day online course that addresses the many new expressions of mass mediated creative arts that make reference to Islam. These expressions may be motivated by a wish to express an Islamic interpretation or spirituality, but they may also be for other reasons, such as from anti-racism or critical perspectives. Muslims, as wellContinue reading “Short Course: ‘Islam and Creativity in Popular Culture’, Online 12, 19 and 26 September 2022, 13:30 – 16:00 BST”

Lecture: ‘Unimpressed: Livery Badge and Legal Tender in Late Medieval England’, The Courtauld Research Forum, London and Online, 22 June 2022, 5:00 BST

This event is hosted by The Research Forum at The Courtauld, and is organised by the Medieval and Renaissance Cluster. About this event Please note this event will be live streamed to allow those outside London access to the event. All those who wish to access the event via this online method should book aContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Unimpressed: Livery Badge and Legal Tender in Late Medieval England’, The Courtauld Research Forum, London and Online, 22 June 2022, 5:00 BST”

Symposium:  Fragmented Illuminations, Victoria & Albert Museum, 7-8 July, 2022

 As a follow-up to the display Fragmented Illuminations: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Cuttings at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London (now extended to 26 June), a symposium will take place online on 7-8 July (pm). The Fragmented Illuminations Symposium will seek to make sense of these detached leaves, cut-out initials and other ornamented snippets. DayContinue reading “Symposium:  Fragmented Illuminations, Victoria & Albert Museum, 7-8 July, 2022”

Call for Papers: Medieval Ecologies, 2022 New England Medieval Conference (NEMC), Colby College, October 8, 2022 (Deadline: 20 June, 2022)

This conference will provide an opportunity for medievalists working across a range of disciplines and geographic areas to join in conversation about premodern ecologies and their literary historical representations, as well as their material and cultural entanglements. We interpret “ecologies” broadly as interaction and interrelation within and between human, animal, and material worlds. Accordingly, weContinue reading “Call for Papers: Medieval Ecologies, 2022 New England Medieval Conference (NEMC), Colby College, October 8, 2022 (Deadline: 20 June, 2022)”

Symposium: The Public Curatorship of the Medieval Past. University of Lincoln, 15th September 2022

The symposium will explore how the medieval past is ‘curated’, that is, collected, interpreted, and communicated, across both professional and popular society. In addition, the symposium looks to question the ways in which medievalism impacts these acts of curatorship.   Guided by the underlying principle that remembering and communicating the medieval past is a processContinue reading “Symposium: The Public Curatorship of the Medieval Past. University of Lincoln, 15th September 2022”

Scholarship: The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) MA Scholarship 2022/23 (Deadline: 15 JULY 2022)

We are thrilled to launch the second round of the Masters’ Bursary scheme, supported by the generous bequest of the Arnold Hayward Stevenson Educational Trust Fund. There are significant, often structural, barriers to postgraduate study, in particular in disciplines like architectural history. We need to do more to diversify our discipline and those who practiceContinue reading “Scholarship: The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) MA Scholarship 2022/23 (Deadline: 15 JULY 2022)”