Workshop on Medieval Wall Paintings, 17 May 2023, The Courtuald, Vernon Square Campus, London

This interdisciplinary research workshop invites participation from PhD and Early Career Researchers in art-history, history, literature, conservation, and other disciplines whose research projects involve medieval wall paintings.

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 Study Day: People, Place, and the City (University of Southampton Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture, 26th May 2021)

The study day will combine three exciting events: an academic conference, a round table discussion and the Reuter Lecture 2021.

Study Day: British Archaeological Association, Old Sarum Study Day, Saturday 10 October 2020

Programme:  Meet in front of Salisbury Cathedral at 11.00 (in west walk of cloister if raining). There is a train from Waterloo at 9.20 which arrives at Salisbury station at 10.50 for anyone travelling from London.   11:00 – 13:00 Salisbury cathedral and Museum with Tim Tatton-Brown and John McNeill.  We will look at the materialContinue reading “Study Day: British Archaeological Association, Old Sarum Study Day, Saturday 10 October 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.

Medieval Touch: Handling session at the British Museum on scientific instruments in medieval and Renaissance Europe

On Weds 21st November 2018, Lloyd de Beer, Naomi Speakman, and Oliver Cooke kindly allowed students and staff from the Courtauld Institute of Art and elsewhere into the horological storerooms of the British Museum, the latest in a series of handling sessions organised by Medieval Touch. Dr Jeanne Nuechterlein of the University of York led theContinue reading “Medieval Touch: Handling session at the British Museum on scientific instruments in medieval and Renaissance Europe”

Workshop Reflections: British Museum Handling Session: The Trinity, 24 January 2018

On Wednesday 24 January 2018 Lloyd de Beer and Naomi Speakman once again welcomed a group of staff and students from The Courtauld and elsewhere, as well as Sophie Kelly, PhD student from the University of Kent. The focus of our session was objects in the British Museum collection with links to the Trinity.