Online Lecture: East of Byzantium Lecture: ‘Back to Byzantium: Translation, Legitimacy, and Worlding on the Byzantine Frontier’ with Sergio La Porta, 2 February 2021 3:00pm (EST)

Sergio La Porta (California State University, Fresno) discusses the translation of the martyrology of St. Step‘anos Ulnec‘i and its place in the larger Mediterranean world.

Online Lecture: Dr Zsuzsanna Gulácsi, ‘Sideways-Oriented Images of Manichaean and Armenian Liturgical Books’, East of Byzantium Lecture, 29 January 2021, 3pm (EST)

Join the East of Byzantium Lecture series for Dr Zsuzsanna Gulácsi’s presentation on ‘Sideways-Oriented Images of Manichaean and Armenian Liturgical Books’.

Online Lecture: Dr Tom Nickson, ‘(Im)material Devotions: Light and lighting devices in devotional practice’, Warburg Institute, 9 February 2021, 17:30 – 19:00 (GMT)

As part of the Warburg Institute’s ‘A Material World: Devotion’ lectures, Dr Tom Nickson (Courtauld Institute) will examine the role of candles, lamps and natural light in shaping devotional spaces and experiences.

Online Lecture: ‘Living legends: the art of adventure in English manuscripts c. 1240-1340’ with Amy Jeffs, BAA Lecture, 3 February 2021, 5:00 PM (GMT)

The British Archaeological Association’s February Lecture will be by Dr Amy Jeffs who will be presenting ‘Living legends: the art of adventure in English manuscripts c. 1240-1340’.

Online Lecture: ‘Capturing expertise: Romanesque sculpture between Spain and France’, with Rose Walker, Murray Research Seminar at Birkbeck, 23 February 2021, 16:50-18:30 (GMT)

This paper will pursue the concept of artistic expertise as a commodity in the first half of the twelfth century in northern Iberia and southern France. Consequently it will also cast doubt on the idea of the unfettered itinerant craftsman.

Lecture Series: Seminar in the History of the Book 2021, Bodleian Libraries, Fridays at 2:15pm (GMT)

Join Bodleian Library for their Seminar in the History of the Book 2021, which take place on Fridays at 2:15pm (GMT) via Zoom.

Lecture Series: Seminar in Palaeography & Manuscript Studies 2021, Bodleian Libraries, Zoom on Mondays at 2.15pm (GMT)

Join Bodleian Libraries for their Seminar in Palaeography & Manuscript Studies 2021, which takes place via Zoom on Mondays at 2.15pm (GMT) in weeks 1, 3, 5, and 7.

Online Lecture: ‘On the Trail of the Lonesome Nun: Giusto de’ Menabuoi’s London Triptych’, with Laura Jacobus, 26 January 2021, 16:50-18:30 (GMT)

Laura Jacobus is a retired Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck, and organizer of the Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art .