Conference: ‘The Role of the Senses in Medieval Liturgies and Rituals’, Università di Padova, 21-23 September 2022

Check out the full programme for the up-coming conference ‘The Role of the Senses in Medieval Liturgies and Rituals’ at the Università di Padova.

Conference: ‘Book Ornament and Luxury Critique’, Institute of Art History, Zurich, 16-17 September 2022

The research group “Textures of Sacred Scripture. Materials and Semantics of Sacred Book Ornament” is organizing a two-day international conference on “Book Ornament and Luxury Critique”.

Call for Papers: The Potential of Prosopography for Historical and Art Historical Studies on the Charterhouses and the Carthusian Order, Ljubljana on August 23-25, 2023. (Deadline: 30 September 2022)

The Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (France Stele Institute of Art History), the University of Vienna and the University Jean-Monnet in Saint-Étienne cordially invite you to submit your proposals for the international conference “The Potential of Prosopography for Historical and Art Historical Studies on the Charterhouses and the Carthusian Order”.Continue reading “Call for Papers: The Potential of Prosopography for Historical and Art Historical Studies on the Charterhouses and the Carthusian Order, Ljubljana on August 23-25, 2023. (Deadline: 30 September 2022)”

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Conference: Worked in Stone: Early Medieval Sculpture in its International Context, Durham University, 31st Aug to 4th Sep 2022

elebrating the long-running project, the Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, this conference provides an in-depth comparative investigation of the development and deployment of sculptural work in stone as a European-wide phenomenon, situating these monuments and their production within their local, regional, national and international contexts.

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”

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”

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”

Conference: ‘Meta, Matrix, Mater. Renaissance Metaphors of the Matrix’, Paris and Online, 13 June 2022

The female sex has become the core of an increasing number of early modern studies since the rise of a gender-sensitive feminist viewpoint in art history. Many have dealt with images of a hairless and polished vulva, sometimes ostensibly eroticized. Pending this approach, the 2022 CHAR Workshop, Meta, Matrix, Mater. Renaissance Metaphors of the Matrix,Continue reading “Conference: ‘Meta, Matrix, Mater. Renaissance Metaphors of the Matrix’, Paris and Online, 13 June 2022”

Conference: ‘Death and Dying’, Harlaxton Medieval Symposium 2022, 15th-18th August 2022

The Harlaxton Symposium is an interdisciplinary gathering of academics, students and enthusiasts which meets annually to celebrate medieval history, art, literature and architecture through a programme of papers selected around a chosen theme. This year’s symposium will be convened by Dr Christian Steer and Dr Jenny Stratford.