Online Lecture: ‘Medieval Formalism: The Corona-Crown in the Chants & Images of Ste. Foy at Conques’ with Dr Bissera V. Pentcheva, Institute of Historical Research, 3 October 2022, 5:30PM-7:30PM (GMT)

This lecture turns to and recuperates the sonic environment of one famous imago – the late ninth-century golden statue of Holy Faith or Sainte Foy at Conques.

Online Lecture: ‘Opening the Case: The Giant Bible of Mainz at the Library of Congress’, Rare Book & Special Collections at the Library of Congress, 6 October 2022, 11am-12:30pm (EST)

This virtual event celebrating the digitization of the Giant Bible of Mainz will present new research about the context and significance of one of the Library’s greatest treasures.

Lecture: ‘“So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty”: on the sculptures of knights and ladies at Santa María la Mayor de Toro (Zamora)’, with Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández, Courtauld Institute of Art, 23rd November, 5pm-6.30pm GMT

In this lecture at the Courtauld Institute of Art, Dr Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández examines the 12th century sculptures of knights and ladies depicted at the Santa María la Mayor de Toro.

Online Roundtable: Ukraine Lecture Series Roundtable: Endangered Monuments (28 July 2022)

The monuments and rich cultural heritage of Kyivan Rus are currently endangered due to the ongoing war. This roundtable discussion engages with cultural heritage and its intangible aspects in times of conflict, underscoring key aspects of early Rus architecture and its development in a broader context, and the important monastic complex of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra.Continue reading “Online Roundtable: Ukraine Lecture Series Roundtable: Endangered Monuments (28 July 2022)”

Online Lecture: “Exploring the Catacombs” with Dr. Norbert Zimmermann, The International Catacomb Society. 26 June 2022, 1 pm ET

The International Catacomb Society directors are pleased to invite you to a virtual lecture by Dr. Norbert Zimmermann (German Archaeological Institute, Rome) on Sunday, June 26 at 1:00 pm (ET) entitled “Exploring the Catacombs of Rome: Old and New Research in the Roman Underground.” The lecture is open to the public.  Click here to register.

Lecture: ‘Unimpressed: Livery Badge and Legal Tender in Late Medieval England’, The Courtauld Research Forum, London and Online, 22 June 2022, 5:00 BST

This event is hosted by The Research Forum at The Courtauld, and is organised by the Medieval and Renaissance Cluster. About this event Please note this event will be live streamed to allow those outside London access to the event. All those who wish to access the event via this online method should book aContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Unimpressed: Livery Badge and Legal Tender in Late Medieval England’, The Courtauld Research Forum, London and Online, 22 June 2022, 5:00 BST”

Online Roundtable: The Cathedral of St. Sophia, Kyiv: Roundtable Discussion with Thomas Dale, Ioli Kalavrezou, and Sofia Korol’. Wednesday, June 8th, 2022, 12:00–1:30pm CT

The Cathedral of St. Sophia, Kyiv: Roundtable Discussion Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 | 12:00–1:30pm CT | Zoom The cathedral of St. Sophia in the historic center of Kyiv dates to ca. 1037 and is one of the most remarkable medieval monuments of Kyivan Rus. The building was designed, built, and decorated according to Byzantine traditionsContinue reading “Online Roundtable: The Cathedral of St. Sophia, Kyiv: Roundtable Discussion with Thomas Dale, Ioli Kalavrezou, and Sofia Korol’. Wednesday, June 8th, 2022, 12:00–1:30pm CT”

Roundtable: ‘Rethinking the Legacies of 1492’, with Jerrilynn Dodds, Charlene Villaseñor Black, Giuseppe Marcocci, and Tom Nickson, Department of History of Art, University of Oxford, 30 May 2022, 4:00-6:00 BST

When: 30 May 2022, 4:00-6:00 BST Where: Old Library, All Souls College, Oxford A roundtable exploring events and exhibitions in the US, Spain & Italy. With Jerrilynn Dodds, Charlene Villaseñor Black, Giuseppe Marcocci, and Tom Nickson. Chaired by Gervase Rosser. Organised by Costanza Beltrami. Open to all, no booking required.

Lecture: ‘Memento mori Imagery and the Limits of the Self in Late Medieval Europe’, The Courtauld Research Forum, London and Online, 26 May 2022, 5:30 BST

When: Thursday, 26 May 2022, 5:30 – 7:00 BST Where: Lecture Theatre 1, Vernon Square, and online via Livestream Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/memento-mori-imagery-and-the-limits-of-the-self-in-late-medieval-europe-tickets-330551748177 Objects bearing memento mori themes were abundant in Europe in the decades immediately around the year 1500. The material properties of these objects – the matter from which they were formed, the apparentContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Memento mori Imagery and the Limits of the Self in Late Medieval Europe’, The Courtauld Research Forum, London and Online, 26 May 2022, 5:30 BST”

Lecture: ‘Forgotten Friars: the Visual Culture of the Gesuati’, The Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, Online, 8 June 2022, 5:00 BST

Book tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/forgotten-friars-the-visual-culture-of-the-gesuati-tickets-319575578157?aff=ebdsoporgprofile Among the least known of the later medieval mendicant orders active in Italy are the Apostolic Clerics of Saint Jerome, better known as the Gesuati, founded by the Sienese merchant Giovanni Colombini and officially recognized by Pope Urban V in 1367. Until their suppression in 1668, the Gesuati were active inContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Forgotten Friars: the Visual Culture of the Gesuati’, The Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, Online, 8 June 2022, 5:00 BST”