Creating a memory of ancient pasts: Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century. October 13th and 14th 2022, Paris The ERC Advanced Grant AGRELITA project will organize workshops entitled “Creating a memory of ancient pasts” on October 13th and 14th 2022, Paris (Sainte-Barbe Library). Mnemosyne, mother of the Muses, embodies aContinue reading “Call for contributions – “Creating a memory of ancient pasts : Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century” (deadline: 15 February 2022)”
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Invitation to Workshop: ‘History in a Time of Polarization’, Saturday 11 December, 12pm-3:20pm EST
Presented by The Medievalist Toolkit This virtual workshop brings together professionals from fields that deal with the violent far-right. Hate groups’ recruitment has consistently drawn from memories of the medieval past, and in recent years this effort has grown, particularly online. Scholars, social workers, and journalists all have unique viewpoints on this issue, but rarelyContinue reading “Invitation to Workshop: ‘History in a Time of Polarization’, Saturday 11 December, 12pm-3:20pm EST”
Workshop: Shades of Purple. Purple Ornament in Medieval Manuscripts, University of Zurich, 25-26 November 2021
This two-day workshop, organized by the research group Textures of Sacred Scripture – https://textures-of-scripture.ch at the University of Zurich will explore a range of questions about the materials and semantics of medieval purple manuscripts. Recent advances in the material analysis of purple colorants have spurred new interest in the aesthetics of purple ornament in medieval manuscripts. ThisContinue reading “Workshop: Shades of Purple. Purple Ornament in Medieval Manuscripts, University of Zurich, 25-26 November 2021”
Online Workshop: Information Session on Applying to Graduate School for Medieval Art History, 30th October 2021 12:30-1:30 EST
This event is for prospective students who are planning on, interested in, or even slightly nervous about applying to study medieval art history at an MA/PhD program in the United States.
Online Study Day: MedievalWiki Training Workshop and Social Editing Session, 29 October 2021, 13:30-15:00 BST
This workshop is for brand new and experienced Wikipedia editors who are interested in improving Wikipedia according to the aims of MedievalWiki (on which, see below).
Online Study Day: ‘Fotografare Bisanzio: Arte bizantina e dell’Oriente mediterraneo negli archivi italiani’, Sapienza Universita di Roma, 15-16 October 2021
The workshop aims to explore the Italian archives that preserve photographs of Byzantine and Eastern Mediterranean art and architecture, a network that is poorly known in its entirety.
Online Study Day: The Digital Medieval Manuscript, University of St Andrews Online, 8 October 2021 15:00-19:00 PM BST
The digital environment poses new affordances and constraints, bringing up many practical and ontological questions and ideas surrounding the medieval manuscript and its digital counterpart.
￼Online Course: ‘Manuscripts in Arabic Script: Introduction to Codicology’, Aga Khan University, 15–16 November 2021
This online course aims to introduce key concepts in the field of Arabic manuscripts and codicology. It is designed to attract participants who want to learn basic knowledge about Arabic manuscripts.
Online workshop: ‘Getting to grips with medieval manuscripts online’, Trinity College Dublin, 24 September 2021, 18:00–20:00 (BST)￼
Do you want to learn more about medieval manuscripts? Join Trinity College Dublin for this interactive workshop on European Researchers’ Night where you can find out more about Trinity’s Digital Collections and transcribe a manuscript!
Online Course: ‘Warfare in Muslim Material Cultures: From Egypt to Bilad al-Sham’, 22-29 November 2021, The Aga Khan University
The course presents Muslim material cultures in a very specific context: warfare in the Middle East and Egypt during the Medieval and Modern Ages. Most of the arms and armour which will be presented during the course are from the Royal Armouries’ collections, from some of its most well-known treasures to objects rarely made available for public view.