Online Conference: Opening the Sacred Text-Meaning, Materiality and Historiography, Zoom, 21st-23rd February

We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for “Opening the Sacred Text: Meaning, Materiality, Historiography”. Bringing together scholars from around the world, we will explore the decorative frontispieces and so-called carpet pages that are a remarkable feature of manuscripts from diverse cultures, including Islam, Judaism and Christianity. The conference will be online,Continue reading “Online Conference: Opening the Sacred Text-Meaning, Materiality and Historiography, Zoom, 21st-23rd February”

Conference: Aural Architectures of the Divine, Online and On-Site at University of Florence, February 24th-26th 2022

online / Florence, Feb 24–26, 2022Registration deadline: Feb 23, 2022 International and Interdisciplinary Conference [Hybrid] Florence, 24–26 February 2022 [on site and virtually] Research Project “CANTORIA – Music and Sacred Architecture” (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) | Università degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Storia, Archeologia, Geografia, Arte e Spettacolo (SAGAS) Conference Venues:Biblioteca Umanistica dell’Università diContinue reading “Conference: Aural Architectures of the Divine, Online and On-Site at University of Florence, February 24th-26th 2022”

Conference: Power, Patronage, and Production: Book Arts from Central Europe (ca. 800–1500) in American Collections, 13-15 January 2022

Princeton University Department of Art & Archaeology Conference, January 13–15, 2022 From October 15, 2021–January 23, 2022, the Pierpont Morgan Library & Museum in New York hosts an exhibition ten years in the making: Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, 800–1500. The exhibition presents material that has never beforeContinue reading “Conference: Power, Patronage, and Production: Book Arts from Central Europe (ca. 800–1500) in American Collections, 13-15 January 2022”

Invitation to Workshop: ‘History in a Time of Polarization’, Saturday 11 December, 12pm-3:20pm EST

Presented by The Medievalist Toolkit This virtual workshop brings together professionals from fields that deal with the violent far-right. Hate groups’ recruitment has consistently drawn from memories of the medieval past, and in recent years this effort has grown, particularly online. Scholars, social workers, and journalists all have unique viewpoints on this issue, but rarelyContinue reading “Invitation to Workshop: ‘History in a Time of Polarization’, Saturday 11 December, 12pm-3:20pm EST”

Conference: The Literature and History of Anglo-Dutch Relations, Medieval to Early Modern,  Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, January 6-8 2022

Contacts between English and Dutch speakers had a profound impact on the literary landscape and book culture of England and the Low Countries. This British Academy funded conference crosses conventional chronological, linguistic, geographical and disciplinary boundaries to explore the cultural history of relations between English and Dutch speakers, from the Norman Conquest through to theContinue reading “Conference: The Literature and History of Anglo-Dutch Relations, Medieval to Early Modern,  Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, January 6-8 2022”

Online Conference: Seals and Society in the Medieval World, Byzantine Studies Virtual Colloqium, 29th October 2021, 9:00 – 16:15 EST

To mark the completion of the Dumbarton Oaks Online Catalogue of Byzantine Seals in 2021, Dumbarton Oaks is hosting a colloquium to explore the production, function, inscriptions, iconographic designs, and significance of seals.

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 Conference: Religion and Enmity: A RaceB4Race Symposium, Arizona State University, 19-22 October 2021

This interdisciplinary symposium, hosted by Rutgers University, focuses on how premodern racial discourses are tied to cartographical markers and ambitions.

Conference: ‘(In)Materiality in Medieval Art’, 14th Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 11th and 12th November 2021

The 14th Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval propose to focus on materiality as an essential factor in the artistic production, as well as on the poetics of immateriality and the intangible condition of the aesthetic experience.

Conference: ‘Pre-former/Performer: Sources et categories pour l’etude de la performance et du rituel’, UC Louvain, 6-7 October 2021

A workshop organised by Sergi Sancho Fibla and Ingrid Falque at the UCLouvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) and on Zoom on the categories and sources destined to study performance and ritual in the late Middle Ages and the early modern period. Papers are in French and English.