Conference: (In)sights regarding Medieval Art. A tribute to Herbert L. Kessler, Aguilar de Campoo (Spain) and Online, October 21st – 23rd 2021

For the last eleven years, we have organised the international colloquium Ars Mediaevalis in Aguilar de Campoo (Palencia, Castile, Spain), the headquarters of the Fundación Santa María la Real. Each edition has proposed a cross-cutting argument that, in accordance with current methodological approaches, has allowed us to analyse and understand relevant aspects of Medieval Art.Continue reading “Conference: (In)sights regarding Medieval Art. A tribute to Herbert L. Kessler, Aguilar de Campoo (Spain) and Online, October 21st – 23rd 2021”

Online Symposium: Medieval Travel – Harlaxton Medieval Symposium 2021

Convenors: CAROLINE BARRON (c.barron@rhul.ac.uk) and MARTHA CARLIN (carlin@uwm.edu) Register on Eventbrite here. For a timetable of sessions, speakers, and papers, click here.  Registration fee: £15 (students £10) for the five full days. For registrants with a password from Eventbrite: click here for full conference information and materials. For registrants with a password (which can be found in your confirmationContinue reading “Online Symposium: Medieval Travel – Harlaxton Medieval Symposium 2021”

Online Conference: Textiles and the Revelation of the Sacred, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and EHESS-CRH, 6th-7th May 2021

Be they part of the composition of an image or gathered around the altar, textiles, as pliable and movable material, played a crucial part in the revelation of the invisible. Since the middle of the thirteenth century, the Real presence of Christ in the Eucharist became physically exalted and devotional images flourished in churches and inContinue reading “Online Conference: Textiles and the Revelation of the Sacred, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and EHESS-CRH, 6th-7th May 2021”

Online Conference: Paper Religion: Affordances and Uses in Christian Practices 1400 – 1800, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, May 27th–29th 2021

An international interdisciplinary scholarly symposium on the medium of paper, its affordances, and uses during a period of transition in early modern Christianity. Speakers bring into conversation different religious groups sharing a common dependency on paper for the distribution of new visual and textual cultures: from prints to drawings, from emblem books to sacred music.Continue reading “Online Conference: Paper Religion: Affordances and Uses in Christian Practices 1400 – 1800, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, May 27th–29th 2021”

Online Conference: ‘Memory’, Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, April 22nd-23rd, 9:30am-5:30pm BST

Organised by Anna Begley, Megan Bunce, James Cogbill, Sigrid Koerner, Mary O’Connor, Keoni O’Reilly, Martin Stuart and Eugenia Vorobeva Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature and the Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity Register here for free. Thursday 22nd April 2021 09.30: Opening Remarks (Eugenia Vorobeva) 09.40: Session 1 –Continue reading “Online Conference: ‘Memory’, Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, April 22nd-23rd, 9:30am-5:30pm BST”

Conference: The Virgin as Auctoritas: The Authority of the Virgin Mary and Female Moral-Doctrinal Authority in the Middle Ages, 15th April 2021, 9:30am

ORGANIZED BY Francesca Dell’Acqua, Università degli studi di Salerno This session aims at exploring a fundamental issue: female authority through the lens of visual/material culture. It involves prominently the Virgin Mary – as well as figures of female authority in the medieval world – because in the late decades of the 20th century, feminist thinkers pointed atContinue reading “Conference: The Virgin as Auctoritas: The Authority of the Virgin Mary and Female Moral-Doctrinal Authority in the Middle Ages, 15th April 2021, 9:30am”

Online Conference: L’Auteur dans ses livres : autorité et matérialité dans les littératures romanes du Moyen Âge (XIIIe–XVe siècles), Zoom, 14th to 16th April 2021

A conference is being held via Zoom organised by the Universités de Genève et de Fribourg relating to authority and materiality in literature of the Middle Ages. For more information, please contact : Universités de Genève et de Fribourg, Prof. Marion Uhlig (marion.uhlig@unifr.ch) Conference Organisers: Luca Barbieri, Yasmina Foehr-Janssens, Roberto Leporatti, Caterina Menichetti, Marion UhligContinue reading “Online Conference: L’Auteur dans ses livres : autorité et matérialité dans les littératures romanes du Moyen Âge (XIIIe–XVe siècles), Zoom, 14th to 16th April 2021”

Conference: London Medieval Society – Medieval Life Cycles, Zoom, Saturday 22nd May 2021, 10:20-14:30 BST

A belated celebration of the London Medieval Society at 75 years, LMS is proud to announce their third online colloquium, where they will be discussing the human life cycle from embryo to the grave, and beyond. The programme of the day is as follows: 10.20 Welcome and Introduction  10.30 Isabel Davis (Birkbeck, University of London) – LikeContinue reading “Conference: London Medieval Society – Medieval Life Cycles, Zoom, Saturday 22nd May 2021, 10:20-14:30 BST”

Online Conference: Clarendon Palace Conference 2021, 10-11 April 2021

A two-day free Zoom conference to celebrate recent excavations at the medieval palace of Clarendon, Wiltshire. Dubbed ‘the most important medieval secular building in Wiltshire’, the medieval royal palace of Clarendon is a unique time capsule, occupied from the Norman Conquest but abandoned by 1500. This conference will showcase some results of the first truly archaeologicalContinue reading “Online Conference: Clarendon Palace Conference 2021, 10-11 April 2021”

Online Conference: ‘Thomas Becket: Life, Death and Legacy’, 28-30 April 2021

Join Canterbury Cathedral and the University of Kent for three days of exciting papers, 28-30th April 2021, examining the history, visual and material culture, archaeology, architecture, literature, liturgy, musicology, and reception of Becket’s cult at Canterbury, across Europe and beyond, with keynote papers by Rachel Koopmans, Paul Webster, and Alec Ryrie.