‘Circular Thinking’ is an online lecture, short papers and panel discussion devoted to the drawing compass, an essential tool of premodern makers that came to represent divine Creation. Although now associated primarily with architecture, the compass was a transmedial instrument, integral to a range of artisanal operations, yet evidence of its use is relatively thin.Continue reading “Online Lecture: The Drawing Compass as a Tool of Creation in Premodern Europe, The Warburg Institute, 10th-11th June 2021, 5:30-7pm (BST)”
This lecture is part of the Byzantium at Ankara April Mini-Seminar Series entitled “Byzantium and the Silk Roads. The Byzantine Seminar Series “Byzantium at Ankara” is an event organized and hosted in collaboration by the Department of History at Bilkent University and the Department of History of Art at Hacettepe University which will be heldContinue reading “Online Lecture: Representing the Other-Assessing Indo-Byzantine Through Textual Sources, Aniket T. Chettri (North Bengal University), April 23rd 2021,6pm (Istanbul Time Zone)”
The University of Heidelberg is holding a lecture cycle online relating to Goldsmiths from the medieval to modern worlds. Between April and May, these lectures will be held online via Zoom. Register here via the homepage of the Institute for European Art History. The cycle has been organised by Prof. Dr. Rebecca Müller, PD Dr.TobiasContinue reading “Online Lecture Cycle: ‘Potentiale der Goldschmiedekunst’, Institute for European Art History, Heidelberg University, 22nd April-26 June 2021, 6pm (CEST)”
This is the first in a new series of online lectures, Art in Cathedrals, organised by Art+Christianity. Please follow this link to book your tickets. All talks are fully illustrated and begin at 7pm fortnightly on Thursday evenings, beginning on April 15th. A full programme of events is listed below. Rob Hawkin’s will discuss theContinue reading “Online Lecture: Art in Cathedrals: Norwich Cathedral – New Perspectives in Medieval Sculpture, Rob Hawkins (Zoom, 15th April 2021 7pm)”
Westminster Abbey presents a specially-curated series of contemplative lunchtime seminars for Passiontide and Holy Week. At each seminar, a different art historian and theologian will focus on pictures from the National Gallery’s collection and explore themes of salvation, frailty, isolation, and sickness. In the first seminar (22 March), Professor Joanna Cannon (Courtauld Institute) and the Reverend Dr JamieContinue reading “Online Seminar Series: Passion and Pandemic, 22, 24, 29, 31 March 2021, 13.15-14.00 (GMT)”
Join the Centre for Medieval Studies (University of York) for a lecture by Professor Judith Herrin (Professor Emerita, King’s College London). Dr. Herrin will explore the role of Ravenna, imperial capital from AD 402, until its fall to the Lombards in 751, as a catalyst in the development of what we can now identify asContinue reading “Online Lecture: Ravenna: Crucible of Europe, Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 5:30pm GMT”
Professor Jerrilynn Dodds will be presenting a series of lectures around ‘Material Histories of Medieval Iberia’.
The seminar covers current research into the intellectual history of book production in the Middle Ages, into the history of medieval texts and script and into manuscript culture more generally. The great value of the seminar, which was founded in the 1970s, is that it draws on a wide pool of expertise from the academicContinue reading “Online Lecture Series: Medieval Manuscripts Seminar Spring 2021 (Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London)”
The London Society of Medieval Studies is delighted to announce the programme for this coming semester.
Join Bodleian Library for their Seminar in the History of the Book 2021, which take place on Fridays at 2:15pm (GMT) via Zoom.