Online Workshop: The Textiles in Manuscripts Workshop organised by The Book and the Silk Road Project, May 4th-5th, 2021 (10-15:00 EDT)

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)”

Workshop: An Introduction to Arabic Manuscripts (23rd to 27th August 2021, Princeton-UCLA via Zoom), Deadline 22nd April 2021

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”

Online Conference:’Interdisciplinary Workshop in Textile Studies: Byzantine and Post Byzantine Productions’, University of Thessaloniki, 20-21 March 2021 (EEST)

The University of Thessaloniki will host an online interdisciplinary workshop examining textile production in the Byzantine and Post-Byzantine eras, convened by Paschalis Androudis (Assistant Professor of Byzantine Archaeology and Art, Department of History and Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), and Elena Papastavrou (Director of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Zakynthos). The event will be hostedContinue reading “Online Conference:’Interdisciplinary Workshop in Textile Studies: Byzantine and Post Byzantine Productions’, University of Thessaloniki, 20-21 March 2021 (EEST)”

CFP: Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean (1350-1750), deadline 1 April 2021

IS-LE and COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) invite papers for the workshop Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean (1350-1750): a thesaurus under discussion.

Workshop: 16th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop, 5-6 February, 2021

The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites you to join their annual manuscript workshop. The 2021 workshop will take place online via Zoom. This year’s workshop will consider some of the recent challenges that researchers have faced with the suspension of travel, the closing of libraries andContinue reading “Workshop: 16th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop, 5-6 February, 2021”

Online Workshop: ‘Meet the Manuscripts: The Psalms in the Middle Ages’ with the Bodleian Library, 3 December 2020, 5.30–6.15pm (GMT)

Join Matthew Holford, Tolkien Curator of Medieval Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library, and Lesley Smith, Professor of Intellectual History at the University of Oxford, to learn how manuscripts can help us understand the central place of the Psalms in medieval culture.

Workshop: Virtual/Material: Color/Pigment, Penn State University (9–13 August 2021), Deadline 14 December 2020

The Department of Art History at Penn State University is seeking applications from doctoral students in art history and related disciplines for the week-long workshop, Virtual/Material: Color/Pigment.

Online Workshop: Digital Tools for Teaching Medieval Art

The International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) is hosting an online workshop on Digital Tools for Teaching on Friday, August 14 at 12:00pm EST. Led by Rheagan Martin, the ICMA’s Coordinator for Digital Engagement, the workshop will focus on a comparison of the capabilities of ArtSteps and Omeka, two virtual exhibition platforms, as well as a demonstrationContinue reading “Online Workshop: Digital Tools for Teaching Medieval Art”

Online Workshop: Virtual Methodologies: Medieval and Early Modern European Collections, Wellcome Collection, 29 July 2020, 15:00 – 17:00

Are you an MA or PhD student or a postdoctoral researcher re-evaluating your research goals this summer? Join experienced researchers and staff from Wellcome Collection as we expand our horizons of actionable methodologies in the face of restricted travel and temporary closures.