Workshop: Art and Court Cultures in the Iberian World (1400-1650), Harvard University, 23 April 2018

2nd International Workshop: Art and Court Cultures in the Iberian World (1400-1650) Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, April 23, 2018 Visual strategies of legitimization became increasingly important for Iberian monarchies during the late medieval and early modern periods. Their dynastic, diplomatic, and military endeavors called for effective propaganda, both inContinue reading “Workshop: Art and Court Cultures in the Iberian World (1400-1650), Harvard University, 23 April 2018”

Online Course: Massive Open Online Course Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain, 9 April 2018

Roger Martinez is pleased to announce the launch of a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that specifically focuses on medieval Spanish paleography training. The course is called Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain and it will be offered on a monthly basis on coursera.org at https://www.coursera.org/learn/burgos-deciphering-secrets-medieval-spain. The next class begins on 9 April 2018. This six-week course isContinue reading “Online Course: Massive Open Online Course Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain, 9 April 2018”

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.

CONF: Il Pallio di San Lorenzo (Florence, 1-2 Feb 18)

Florence, Opificio delle Pietre Dure / Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut, February 1 – 02, 2018 Il Pallio di San Lorenzo: Dopo il restauro e prima del suo ritorno a Genova Workshop This workshop focuses on the so-called ‘Pallio di San Lorenzo’, a thirteenth-century Byzantine textile given to the Cathedral of San Lorenzo in Genoa withinContinue reading “CONF: Il Pallio di San Lorenzo (Florence, 1-2 Feb 18)”

Workshop: Doctoral Students Open Day at the British Library – Pre-1600 Collections, 5 February 2018

A reminder for PhD students with research interests relating to the ancient, medieval and early modern worlds: the British Library’s Doctoral Open Day for our pre-1600 collections will take place on 5 February 2018. The day is aimed at first-year doctoral students who would like to learn more about finding and using our collection materialContinue reading “Workshop: Doctoral Students Open Day at the British Library – Pre-1600 Collections, 5 February 2018”

Seminar-Workshop “Medieval Royal Imagery: Politics or Religion ?”

University of Fribourg March 12th 2018 Room MIS04 Jäggi Prof. Michele Bacci (University of Fribourg) Prof. Ludger Körntgen (University of Mainz) Prof. Knut Görich (University of Munich) Dr. Mirko Vagnoni (University of Fribourg)

CRSBI lecture at Cardiff Archaeological Society, 19 October 2017 | CRSBI Training Session, Llandlaff Cathedral, 20 October 2017

Lecture: The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland: Achievements and Aspirations, Dr Ron Baxter FSA and Dr David Robinson FSA, Main Building, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT, Thursday 19 October 2017, 7.15pm This lecture will review CRSBI’s achievements to date, and outline aspirations for Wales, looking at Romanesque sculpture from across the country. TrainingContinue reading “CRSBI lecture at Cardiff Archaeological Society, 19 October 2017 | CRSBI Training Session, Llandlaff Cathedral, 20 October 2017”

CfP: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture, Leeds, 16-17 Mar 2018

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, March 16 – 17, 2018 Deadline: Sep 30, 2017 New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture Focusing on the materiality of medieval sculpture has proven crucial to its study and has expanded our historical understanding of sculpture itself. Whether monumental relief sculpture in stone, wooden sculptures in the round, sculpted altarpieces, ivoryContinue reading “CfP: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture, Leeds, 16-17 Mar 2018”

ANN: Knotenpunkte und Netzwerke Neapels (Rom, 16-22 Oct 17)

Rom, Bibliotheca Hertziana, 16. – 22.10.2017 Deadline: May 31, 2017 Knotenpunkte und Netzwerke Neapels.Tiefenbohrungen in einer porösen Stadt Studienkurs der Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte Leitung: Prof. Dr. Tanja Michalsky, Dr. Elisabetta Scirocco Walter Benjamin schrieb am 19.8.1925 in der Frankfurter Zeitung zu Neapel: »Niemand orientiert sich an Hausnummern. Läden, Brunnen und Kirchen geben die Anhaltspunkte. Und nicht immerContinue reading “ANN: Knotenpunkte und Netzwerke Neapels (Rom, 16-22 Oct 17)”