Byzantine Studies Conference Proposals Vancouver

Propose a session for the upcoming BSC in Vancouver this fall (November 6-9, 2014), and, with ICMA sponsorship, be able to pay travel expenses for your speakers, even if they come from abroad! Thanks to the generosity of the Kress Foundation, the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA: medievalart.org) is able to provide travel and hotelContinue reading “Byzantine Studies Conference Proposals Vancouver”

Workshop and Symposium: Minorities in the Mediterranean (7 & 8 March, San Francisco)

The Mediterranean Seminar/University of California Multi-Campus Research Project and the departments of Comparative and World Literature, History, Jewish Studies, and the Spanish Program of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at San Francisco State University invite participants to a two-day, two-part event on Medieval and Early Modern Minorities in the Mediterranean, to be held on 7 &Continue reading “Workshop and Symposium: Minorities in the Mediterranean (7 & 8 March, San Francisco)”

Call for Applications: Reading Craft: Itineraries of Culture, Knowledge and Power in the Global Ecumene

Five days of interactive “Summer School” training  Reading Craft: Itineraries of Culture, Knowledge and Power in the Global Ecumene The Summer Programme on “Reading Craft in the Long Global Ecumene” is meant for PhD Students. This means that we do not accept students other than PhD researchers. To apply for participation in the Summer SchoolContinue reading “Call for Applications: Reading Craft: Itineraries of Culture, Knowledge and Power in the Global Ecumene”

A Truthful Record: The Byzantine Institute Films

The Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) at Dumbarton Oaks presents a new online exhibit entitled A Truthful Record: The Byzantine Institute Films. This exhibit aims to reveal the context of the films created by the Byzantine Institute between the 1930s and 1940s by combining them with archival records from the collection The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork RecordsContinue reading “A Truthful Record: The Byzantine Institute Films”

Second Annual Postgraduate Renaissance Symposium: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c 1400-1650

Second Annual Postgraduate Renaissance Symposium: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c 1400-1650 Saturday, 18 January 2014 9.30 – 17.30, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre We are delighted to announce that our keynote address will be given by Professor Iain Fenlon (King’s College, Cambridge) Speaker(s): Professor Iain Fenlon (University of Cambridge), Simon Jackson (University of Cambridge), BryanContinue reading “Second Annual Postgraduate Renaissance Symposium: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c 1400-1650”

Call for Applications: Summer Paleography Workshop

MIDDLE FRENCH PALEOGRAPHY WORKSHOP COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK JUNE 9-27, 2014 This paleography workshop will provide intensive training in the accurate reading, editing, and interpretation of a manuscript in Middle French, in this case a complex and intriguing late-Renaissance compilation of a practical and proto-scientific nature. Participants will work on aContinue reading “Call for Applications: Summer Paleography Workshop”

Call for Participants: Summer School: Arts, Architecture and Devotional Interaction in England 1200-1600 (York 2014)

Call for Participants: Arts, Architecture and Devotional Interaction in England, 1200-1600 NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) Summer School York, 8 June – 4 July 2014 The medieval-themed National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars and Institutes for College and University Teachers offer opportunities to conduct research in Europe (Rome, Florence,York). While most participants will hold faculty positions, directorsContinue reading “Call for Participants: Summer School: Arts, Architecture and Devotional Interaction in England 1200-1600 (York 2014)”

Call for Participants: Summer School: Court Residences as Places of Exchange (Utrecht 2014)

Call for Participants: Summer School: Court Residences as Places of Exchange in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe (III) Utrecht, 30 June – 9 July 2014 Deadline: 1 March 2014 The call for participation is now open. Applications are invited by 1 March 2014. The summer school will focus on the late medieval and early modern EuropeanContinue reading “Call for Participants: Summer School: Court Residences as Places of Exchange (Utrecht 2014)”

Call for Participants: Summer Intensive Course ‘Luminosus Limes’ (Budapest 2014)

Call for Participants: Summer Intensive Course  – Luminosus Limes: Geographical, Ethnic, Social and Cultural Frontiers in Late Antiquity Central European University, Budapest, 7-12  July, 2014 Deadline: 14 February, 2014 What is a frontier? Does it serve to separate or to link countries, peoples, classes, ideas?   Frontiers have become increasingly significant in the study ofContinue reading “Call for Participants: Summer Intensive Course ‘Luminosus Limes’ (Budapest 2014)”

Newly revealed Tudor wall paintings now on view in Welsh church

The first stage of revealing the magnificent wall paintings at Llancarfan church in the Vale of Glamorgan is complete, and for the first time these important discoveries are available for viewing by the general public. A video showing these discoveries is available from the BBC. Discovered only in 2007, these paintings have been painstakingly uncoveredContinue reading “Newly revealed Tudor wall paintings now on view in Welsh church”