This autumn, English Heritage has teamed up with Manchester Metropolitan University to organise a series of free weekend events at monasteries in northern England themed around their historical associations with the supernatural.
Revoicing Medieval Poetry will offer a workshop-conversation space for researchers, artists and practitioners who are engaged in exploring how, why, and to what effects medieval poetry is translated, reused, and resourced in twentieth- and twenty-first-century creative practices.
The workshop will invite graduate students to present a proposed topic for future research, while introducing participants to often overlooked evidence and scholarly resources for exploring diversity in the medieval Middle East.
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)”
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”
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”
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.
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!
The aim of this virtual workshop is to examine the vast use of textiles in manuscripts, both practical and ornamental: their uses within bindings, as wrappers, enclosures, and covering, as cloth used to protect images, and as symbolic or talismanic artefacts. Workshop sessions focus on the use of textiles in Armenian, Chinese, Ethiopian, Islamic, Kashmiri,Continue reading “Online Workshop: The Textiles in Manuscripts Workshop organised by The Book and the Silk Road Project, May 4th-5th, 2021 (10-15:00 EDT)”
A free, intensive online workshop featuring leading authorities on the study of Arabic manuscripts. This week-long workshop features leading authorities on the study of Arabic manuscripts. The workshop will equip emerging scholars with the basic tools to conduct research with original handwritten texts in Arabic script. Over the course of five days, participants will learnContinue reading “Workshop: An Introduction to Arabic Manuscripts (23rd to 27th August 2021, Princeton-UCLA via Zoom), Deadline 22nd April 2021”