Lecture: ‘Orality – Literacy – Digitality: Medieval Perspectives on the Digital Age’, IHR Europe 1150-1550 Seminar, 5th May 2022, 17:30 GMT

The Institute of Historical Research is delighted to invite you for the final seminar of this academic year.

Seminar: ‘Configuring the Monastic Space: Early Medieval Experiments’, University of Milan and Online, 21st April – 3rd May 2022

The workshop will explore this architectural experimentation, seeking to identify, and to contextualize, similarities, differences, and trends.

Lecture Series: Britain and the World in the Middle Ages: Image and Reality, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 7th April – 12th May 2022

The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art announces their upcoming lecture series ‘Britain and the World in the Middle Ages: Image and Reality’. Lectures will be held every Thursday from 7th April to 12th May 2022.

Lecture Series: ‘Representing and Naming Greece from the 14th to the 16th Century’, Université de Lille, November 22nd 2021- June 13th 2022

The ERC AGRELITA team is delighted to present the program of its seminar, dedicated, throughout 2021-2022, to: “Representing and naming Greece and the Greek space, from the 14th to the 16th Century”, organised by Catherine Gaullier-Bougassas (University of Lille, France). Check out the Academic Blog of the project: https://agrelita.hypotheses.org/471 For Zoom link, please register at theContinue reading “Lecture Series: ‘Representing and Naming Greece from the 14th to the 16th Century’, Université de Lille, November 22nd 2021- June 13th 2022”

Lecture: ‘Dead Reckoning: The Material Legacy of Eudes of Nevers (d.1266)’, Anne Lester, UCL and Online, 17th March 2022, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)

IHR European History 1100-1550 Lecture Series: Hybrid Meeting – UCL, Cruciform Lecture Theatre 2 & Online via zoom  On 7 August 1266 the crusading Count Eudes of Nevers died in Acre.  Eudes had come to Outremer in 1265 to aid the permanent French garrison maintained in the city, known as the stependarii.  At the time of his death andContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Dead Reckoning: The Material Legacy of Eudes of Nevers (d.1266)’, Anne Lester, UCL and Online, 17th March 2022, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)”

Online lecture: ‘Eroticism, emulation, and censorship: The Two Lovers by Giulio Romano,’ Barbara Furlotti, Murray Seminars on Medieval & Renaissance Art, Birkbeck, 10 February 2022, 4.45pm (GMT)

As part of the Murray Seminars on Medieval & Renaissance Art at Birkbeck, Dr Barbara Furlotti will present her online lecture ‘Eroticism, emulation, and censorship: The Two Lovers by Giulio Romano,’ at 4.45pm (GMT) on 10 February 2022. Giulio Romano (1492/1499-1546), Raphael’s favourite pupil, played a key role in the awakening of a new approachContinue reading “Online lecture: ‘Eroticism, emulation, and censorship: The Two Lovers by Giulio Romano,’ Barbara Furlotti, Murray Seminars on Medieval & Renaissance Art, Birkbeck, 10 February 2022, 4.45pm (GMT)”

Online lecture: ‘Slavery and the pursuit of freedom in later medieval Mediterranean Europe’, Daniel Lord Smail, 20 January 2022, 5.30pm (GMT)

The IHR Seminar Europe 1150-1550 team is delighted to announce that Professor Daniel Lord Smail (Harvard) will speak this Thursday, 20th January at 17.30, on ‘Slavery and the pursuit of freedom in later medieval Mediterranean Europe.’ Daniel Lord Smail is Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of History at Harvard University, where he works on the history andContinue reading “Online lecture: ‘Slavery and the pursuit of freedom in later medieval Mediterranean Europe’, Daniel Lord Smail, 20 January 2022, 5.30pm (GMT)”

Postponed online lecture: ‘Orality – Literacy – Digitality’, by Torsten Hiltmann, 13 January 2022, 5pm GMT

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this evening’s seminar with Professor Torsten Hiltmann has been postponed. The IHR European History 1150-1550 lecture series team hope to re-arrange the event for later this academic year.

Online lecture: ‘Orality – Literacy – Digitality: Medieval Perspectives on the Digital Age’, by Torsten Hiltmann, IHR European History 1150-1550 lecture series, 13 January 2022, 5.30pm (GMT)

The first of the IHR European History 1150-1550 seminars 2022 will take place on 13 January 2022, between 5.30 and 7pm GMT. Professor Torsten Hiltmann (FU Berlin) will deliver the paper ‘Orality – Literacy – Digitality: Medieval Perspectives on the Digital Age.’ This talk argues that, rather than the invention of the printing press, theContinue reading “Online lecture: ‘Orality – Literacy – Digitality: Medieval Perspectives on the Digital Age’, by Torsten Hiltmann, IHR European History 1150-1550 lecture series, 13 January 2022, 5.30pm (GMT)”

Online Lecture: The Sound of the Lectionary: Chant, Architecture, and Salvation in Byzantium, Roland Betancourt, November 30, 2021, 2:00–3:30 pm (EST)

Looking at the interplay between chant, architecture, and manuscript illumination, this talk considers the ways in which notions of salvation were sonically articulated in the Divine Liturgy during the Middle Byzantine period. Tracing the Gospel lectionary from text to illustration to recitation, this lecture looks at how Byzantine artists produced a unified experience that tookContinue reading “Online Lecture: The Sound of the Lectionary: Chant, Architecture, and Salvation in Byzantium, Roland Betancourt, November 30, 2021, 2:00–3:30 pm (EST)”