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”

Symposium: ‘The Medieval Wall Paintings at St. Mary’s, Chalgrove, Oxfordshire’, 16 October 2021, 10am–5pm (BST)

This day-long event will provide attendees with the unique opportunity to hear new information concerning the medieval wall paintings at Chalgrove Church in the presence of the paintings themselves. Aspects of the scheme’s content, dating, patronage, and connection to contemporary works will be explored by notable scholars.

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”

Symposium: Winchester, Early Medieval Power and Faith

A one-day symposium dedicated to exploring the great churches of Winchester at the time of the Anglo-Saxons and Normans. Saturday 20 October 2018 9.30am – 5.00pm The King Alfred Conference Chamber, Guildhall, Winchester, SO23 9GH Join historians, experts, and enthusiasts at this one day symposium exploring the great churches of Winchester at the time of theContinue reading “Symposium: Winchester, Early Medieval Power and Faith”

Conference: Manuscripts from Ethiopia and Eritrea (Oxford, 1 Sept 2018)

This free study day will act as an introduction to Ethiopian and Eritrean manuscripts  dating from the 4th to 18th centuries. Context, production, and patronage will be discussed by leading experts from institutions such as The British Library and SOAS. See the detailed schedule and link to register below.

Symposium: Reading Annual GCMS Summer Symposium (21st June 2018

Please join us at our Summer Symposium on the theme of ‘Emotion and Devotion in Medieval Europe’. Thursday 21 June 2018, 09:00-18:00 Van Emden Lecture Theatre and G27L, Edith Morley, Whiteknights campus This symposium will explore the growing area of research into the study of male and female medieval lay piety, and is being runContinue reading “Symposium: Reading Annual GCMS Summer Symposium (21st June 2018”