Workshop: The Iconicity of Script in Manuscripts from  Asia, Africa, America and Europe (Hamburg, 31 October – 1 November 2014)

Workshop:  The Iconicity of Script in Manuscripts from  Asia, Africa, America and Europe Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, Hamburg 31 October -1 November 2014 Outline Scripts and writing systems are more than neutral transmitters of the words that are encoded by them. When words that were previously spoken and transmitted orally are writtenContinue reading “Workshop: The Iconicity of Script in Manuscripts from  Asia, Africa, America and Europe (Hamburg, 31 October – 1 November 2014)”

Study Day: British Archaeological Association study day at Lincoln Cathedral, 6 October 2014

Lincoln Cathedral has for forty years had a full team of craftsmen, and has contributed to the training of workers at other cathedrals around the country. The ongoing programme of ‘making and remaking’ at Lincoln serves to inform our understanding not only of this particular building but also medieval architecture more widely.

Workshop: Catastrofi e ricostruzioni nei centri storici italiani (Florence, 15 September 2014)

Workshop: Catastrofi e ricostruzioni nei centri storici italiani Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut 15 September 2014 organised by Carmen Belmonte, Elisabetta Scirocco and Gerhard Wolf Le recenti catastrofi sismiche in Abruzzo e in Emilia hanno ancora una volta mostrato la vulnerabilità del patrimonio monumentale italiano. Nonostante gli interventi istituzionali, il lavoro e l’attività scientificaContinue reading “Workshop: Catastrofi e ricostruzioni nei centri storici italiani (Florence, 15 September 2014)”

Workshop: Winter School in Greek Paleography and Codicology (Rome, January 2015)

Workshop:Winter School in Greek Paleography and CodicologyRome, The American Academy in Rome and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 5-16 January 2015Deadline: 15 October 2014  In January 2015, with the kind collaboration of the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican Library, BAV), the American Academy in Rome will offer its first Winter School in Greek Paleography and Codicology. The twoContinue reading “Workshop: Winter School in Greek Paleography and Codicology (Rome, January 2015)”

Free workshop: Books Across Cultures in the Late Medieval Low Countries, Manchester, 5th November

A half-day workshop will be held in the John Rylands Library, Manchester, on Wednesday 5 November (1.30-4.45 pm). It is aimed primarily at PhD students in relevant disciplines (history, English, modern languages), though master’s students are also welcome subject to approval from their programme director.    Books Across Cultures in the Late Medieval Low Countries aims to introduceContinue reading “Free workshop: Books Across Cultures in the Late Medieval Low Countries, Manchester, 5th November”

Postgraduate Study Course: Textos, libros y lectores: Una introducción a la cultura manuscrita de la Península Ibérica durante la Baja Edad Media (Madrid, 13-17 October 2014)

Postgraduate Study Course: Textos, libros y lectores: Una introducción a la cultura manuscrita de la Península Ibérica durante la Baja Edad Media Madrid, 13-17 October 2014 Deadline: 30 September El objetivo de este curso es ofrecer una introducción al estudio de la cultura manuscrita peninsular durante la Baja Edad Media, en la que tenga cabidaContinue reading “Postgraduate Study Course: Textos, libros y lectores: Una introducción a la cultura manuscrita de la Península Ibérica durante la Baja Edad Media (Madrid, 13-17 October 2014)”

CFP: History Lab Seminar (London, 2014-2015)

Call for Papers: History Lab Seminar 2014-2015 London, Institute of Historical Research Deadline: 1 September 2014 The History Lab Seminar is now inviting papers for the 2014-15 academic year. You must be a member to apply, but membership is free and you can join at  http://www.history.ac.uk/historylab/joinus. These seminars are a great opportunity to present yourContinue reading “CFP: History Lab Seminar (London, 2014-2015)”

Conference: Invention and Imagination in British Art and Architecture, 600-1500

Conference: Invention and Imagination in British Art and Architecture, 600-1500 London, The British Museum, 30 October – 1 November 2014  A collaborative event organised by the Paul Mellon Centre and The British Museum This conference will explore the ways in which artists and patrons in Britain devised and introduced new or distinctive imagery, styles and techniques,Continue reading “Conference: Invention and Imagination in British Art and Architecture, 600-1500”

Research School: Latin Paleography and Medieval Liturgy, University of Ghent, October 2014

Autumn School Latin Paleography and Medieval Liturgy University of Ghent, 20 – 22 October 2014 Application deadline: 31 August 2014 This Autumn School is organised for MA and PhD-students in Medieval Studies (art history, history, philosophy, literature, music, etc.) who are required to work with handwritten medieval documents in Latin or with liturgical sources and texts containingContinue reading “Research School: Latin Paleography and Medieval Liturgy, University of Ghent, October 2014”

Conference: Commemoration of the Dead (London, 15 November 2014)

Conference Commemoration of the Dead: new approaches, new perspectives, new material London, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street Saturday, 15 November 2014, 10am – 5pm Recent years have witnessed a rapid growth in new research and consideration of commemorative brasses and funerary monuments. This one-day joint meeting, sponsored by the Monumental Brass SocietyContinue reading “Conference: Commemoration of the Dead (London, 15 November 2014)”