Programme: Study Day on Pseudo-Dionysius, Florence

Programma ps.-Dionigi / Programme ps.-DionysiusSOCIETÀ INTERNAZIONALE PER LO STUDIO DEL MEDIOEVO LATINO – SISMEL    Via Montebello 7, Firenze  9 aprile 2014    Seminario    LA CONOSCENZA DELLO PS. DIONIGI IN OCCIDENTE FINO ALL’ETÀ CAROLINGIA/THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE PS.-DIONYSIUS IN THE WEST UNTIL THE CAROLINGIAN TRANSLATIONS      10.30 – 10.45 Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, Introduzione    10.45Continue reading “Programme: Study Day on Pseudo-Dionysius, Florence”

Study Day: Charterhouse & Great St Bart’s: City sanctuaries

In November the Courtauld group informally known as the “Tomb Raiders” visited the Charterhouse ( and St Bartholomew the Great (, two Smithfield priory foundations with ancient and architecturally-complicated histories. Established in Smithfield in 1371 as a Carthusian priory, the Charterhouse today is an almshouse for around 40 single men over the age of sixty,Continue reading “Study Day: Charterhouse & Great St Bart’s: City sanctuaries”

Workshop: The Crusades: History and Literature, London, 22 March 2014

A one-day workshop on the crusades and their texts, to include talks on lyric responses to the crusades in medieval France and Occitania, poetic sources in First Crusade texts, crusading warfare, chivalry and the enslavement of women and children, Outremer and redemptive suffering, and non-knightly participants in the crusades.

Workshops: Purbeck stone letter-carving course

W. J. Haysom & Son and Lander’s Quarries Ltd is hosting a stone letter-carving course in June, which will be run this year by Andrew Whittle.  This will be an opportunity for students to work Purbeck stone in a quarry environment under the tutelage of a prestigious carver. Andrew Whittle has an international reputation built up overContinue reading “Workshops: Purbeck stone letter-carving course”

Workshop Reflections: British Museum handling session: Objects with apotropaic inscriptions

The Courtauld has a reputation for getting up close to objects, sometimes to the concern of nearby gallery attendants. However, a number of handling sessions for postgraduate students to indulge in pawing exhibits without rebuke have been arranged at the British Museum with the kind assistance of Lloyd DeBeer and Naomi Speakman, both in progressContinue reading “Workshop Reflections: British Museum handling session: Objects with apotropaic inscriptions”

Call For Participants: Liturgy in History Study Day

Call For Participants: Liturgy in History Study Day  Queen Mary’s Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies have announced a call for participants for ‘Liturgy in History’, an international study day for graduate students and early career researchers. When: Tuesday 19th November, 9:30 – 17:00 (lunch provided) Where: Queen Mary, Mile End Campus, room tbc Three speakersContinue reading “Call For Participants: Liturgy in History Study Day”

Study Day: Courtauld Tomb Raiders visit to the Temple Church, 30 October 2017

The Courtauld’s medieval research group with a special interest in funerary monuments, Tomb Raiders, invite all to a visit to the Temple Church just off the Strand on the morning of the 30th October. The student rate will be £2. The church is open 11-1, so once everyone has arrived we shall gather about 11:15Continue reading “Study Day: Courtauld Tomb Raiders visit to the Temple Church, 30 October 2017”

Study Day: Monumental Brass Society, Lingfield Church study day, 28 September 2013

The Monumental Brass Society are holding a study day at Lingfield Church in Surrey on the 28th September 2013. The speakers will be Nigel Saul and Clive Burgess.