Online Conference: ‘The Romanesque Picture Door of St Maria im Kapitol – New Research Results and Theses’, 21-23 October 2021

he conference is sponsored by the Cologne Institute of Conservation Sciences and the Institut für Restaurierungs- und Konservierungswissenschaft.

News: Paul Mellon Centre Public Study Room is open

The Public Study Room at the Paul Mellon Centre in Bedford Square is delighted to announce it is open again. The study room will be open by appointment only on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, between 10.30-12.45 and 13.15-15.30. The rest of the Centre (PMC) will be open by invitation only on these same days ofContinue reading “News: Paul Mellon Centre Public Study Room is open”

Online Conference: Amassing Perspectives: Recent Trends in Syriac Iconography (Princeton University, 17-18 September 2021)

Registration is open for Amassing Perspectives: Recent Trends in Syriac Iconography, a virtual conference on medieval Syriac iconography and visual culture.

CFP: Identity Abroad in Central and Late Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean (deadline 12 September 2021)

Life in the central and late Middle Ages was characterised by high levels of mobility and migration. Shifts in political, economic, cultural and religious life encouraged and sometimes forced individuals and groups to move ‘abroad’ permanently or temporarily, to places nearby or further afield.

Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at International Medieval Congress 2022

To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 2022 International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 4–7, 2022. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant toContinue reading “Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at International Medieval Congress 2022”

CFP: The Multimedia Craft of Wonder: Forming and Performing Marvels in Medieval and Early Modern Worlds, 1200-1600 (University of Cambridge, deadline 1 August 2021)

This conference, funded by the interdisciplinary Cambridge centre CRASSH and the Faculty of English, will explore the relationship between wonder, translation, and multimodality in medieval and early modern worlds.

New Publication: Monumental Sounds: Art and Listening Before Dante by Matthew G. Shoaf

Hearing is a far-reaching concern, to judge by printed and online efforts to improve it in business, law, medicine, higher education, and other areas. American democracy itself has been jeopardized by failures to listen, some have recently argued. Centuries ago, when anxieties ran high about people not hearing what they were ‘supposed’ to hear, remediesContinue reading “New Publication: Monumental Sounds: Art and Listening Before Dante by Matthew G. Shoaf”