The Marco Manuscript Workshop 2021: “Immaterial Culture”

The sixteenth annual Marco Manuscript Workshop will take place Friday, February 5, and Saturday, February 6, 2021. Sessions will meet virtually via an online platform. The workshop is led by Professors Maura K. Lafferty (Classics) and Roy M. Liuzza (English), and is hosted by the Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the UniversityContinue reading “The Marco Manuscript Workshop 2021: “Immaterial Culture””

Online Workshop: Virtual Methodologies: Medieval and Early Modern European Collections, Wellcome Collection, 29 July 2020, 15:00 – 17:00

Are you an MA or PhD student or a postdoctoral researcher re-evaluating your research goals this summer? Join experienced researchers and staff from Wellcome Collection as we expand our horizons of actionable methodologies in the face of restricted travel and temporary closures.

Online Course: How Images Mean: An Introduction to Iconographic Theory, 27-31 July 2020

Course tutor: Paul Taylor (Curator, Warburg Institute Photographic Collection)  Ever since Gombrich’s Art and Illusion and Goodman’s Languages of Art, the theory of images has been a lively and growing subject. And yet in all the many publications in the field, only a handful mention an approach which has been important in art history for centuries – iconography,Continue reading “Online Course: How Images Mean: An Introduction to Iconographic Theory, 27-31 July 2020”

On This Day: 800 year anniversary of the translation of the relics of Saint Thomas Becket to his new shrine in Canterbury Cathedral

Today is the feast of the Translation of St Thomas Becket, when his relics were translated to his new shrine into the Trinity Chapel at Canterbury Cathedral – on 7th July 1220. To celebrate Becket’s Translation, we’ve compiled a list of various resources, articles & events that are taking place. Article: Modelling the Cult ofContinue reading “On This Day: 800 year anniversary of the translation of the relics of Saint Thomas Becket to his new shrine in Canterbury Cathedral”

Online Workshop: Layers of London Webinar: The Archaeology of Pottery Production in London from Medieaval times to the Victorians, The Institute of Historical Research, 23 July 2020, 4-4:50pm

This talk looks at the rich archaeological evidence for the many different kinds of pottery that have been made in the London area from the 12th through to the 19th century, including medieval greywares, Surrey whitewares, London-made redwares, tin-glazed wares, stonewares, slipwares and porcelain and covering known centres extending from Woolwich and Deptford to Pinner, Fulham and Mortlake.

Seminar Series: Blogging Manuscripts, Oxford Medieval Studies, 6, 8, 9 July 2020

The University of Oxford Medieval Studies are hosting a fringe event on ‘Blogging with Manuscripts’ which will run on the Monday, Wednesday and Thursday of the Leeds IMC Congress (6th, 8th, 9th July 2020). Over the course of three days, you can join in with different seminars: Blogging Manuscripts with Polonsky German, Teaching the Digital CodexContinue reading “Seminar Series: Blogging Manuscripts, Oxford Medieval Studies, 6, 8, 9 July 2020”

Research Workshops: Venice Virtual Summer Camp on Digital and Public Humanities, 6-10 July 2020

Venice Virtual Summer Camp on Digital and Public Humanities, Online, July 6 – 10, 2020 It was with great disappointment that we had to cancel the first Venice Summer School in Digital and Public Humanities due to the coronavirus emergency. All the more, we are now happy to announce the first Venice Virtual Summer Camp on DigitalContinue reading “Research Workshops: Venice Virtual Summer Camp on Digital and Public Humanities, 6-10 July 2020”

Study Day: BAA Tower of London Study Day, Saturday November 2nd, 2019

The British Archaeological Association Study Day at the Tower of London will enable us to look closely at some recent research, both historical and archaeological, to learn about curating practices and restoration of wall paintings at the tower, and to explore spaces that are often closed to the public.