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

Jacqui Pearce, Senior Finds Specialist, MOLA 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 extendingContinue reading “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”

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”

Workshop: Manipulating the Sun: Picturing Astronomical Miracles from the Bible in the Early Modern Era, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 21-23 Aug 2019

The workshop is being organized by the research project Iconography of the Imagery on Early Modern Scientific Instruments (funded by the German Research Foundation, DFG). One of the aspects being analysed in the project is biblical imagery that could be related to astronomy. Of particular interest is imagery that was used to argue against theContinue reading “Workshop: Manipulating the Sun: Picturing Astronomical Miracles from the Bible in the Early Modern Era, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 21-23 Aug 2019”

Workshop: ‘Inscribing Colonialism in Fifteenth-Century Portugal’, 26 March 2019, QMUL

The next meeting of the Maius Workshop will take place on 26 March, 4:30–5:30pm, in room Law G3 at QMUL (335 Mile End Rd, London E1 4FQ). Click here for a map of the Campus. Jessica Barker, Lecturer in Medieval History at the Courtauld Institute of Art, will lead a seminar entitled Inscribing Colonialism in Fifteenth-CenturyContinue reading “Workshop: ‘Inscribing Colonialism in Fifteenth-Century Portugal’, 26 March 2019, QMUL”

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”

Free Online Course: The Book of Kells, Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin is offering a new online course started 8 October. This course is intended for any and all interested in the history, crafting, and enduring legacy of one of the world’s most famous medieval manuscripts. The Book of Kells manuscript, housed at Trinity College Dublin is world famous – it attracts almost one millionContinue reading “Free Online Course: The Book of Kells, Trinity College Dublin”

Workshop: Inheriting Byzantium: Religion, Art and Literature in Pre-Modern Eastern Europe, University of Cologne,18 June 2018

Alter Senatssaal, Hauptgebäude der Universität zu Köln (University of Cologne, main building); Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Köln, Germany 11.00 Introduction / Welcome 11.10 Panel I Charles Barber (Princeton University) Theophanes of Nicaea on the icon of the Transfiguration Ágnes Kriza (University of Cologne) The “eleventh-century watershed” in Byzantine art and the beginnings of apse decoration in medieval Rus’ Elena Boeck (DePaul University, Chicago)Continue reading “Workshop: Inheriting Byzantium: Religion, Art and Literature in Pre-Modern Eastern Europe, University of Cologne,18 June 2018”