Online Lecture: University of Kent MEMS, Contemporary Portraiture & the Medieval Imagination, An Artist in Conversation with her Sitters: Lorna May Wadsworth, the Rt Rev & Rt Hon Dr Rowan Williams & Neil Gaiman, 29 October 2020, 6pm (GMT)

The Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies at the University of Kent is excited to announce their up-coming seminar which is ‘Contemporary Portraiture & the Medieval Imagination, An Artist in Conversation with her Sitters’. Join portrait artist Lorna May Wadsworth with two of her former sitters the Rt Rev & Rt Hon Dr Rowan Williams & Neil Gaiman.

Online Lecture: ‘As We Heard from the Enemy Himself’: Intercultural Transmission in Early Medieval Armenia, lecture by Alison Vacca (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) October 21, 2020, 6:00–7:30 pm

University of Cambridge Byzantine Worlds Seminar via Zoom, October 21, 2020, 6:00–7:30 pm (UK)  Alison Vaca is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of History at University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is a historian of early Islam working on the caliphal provinces Armenia and Caucasian Albania. Her research explores intercultural transmission ofContinue reading “Online Lecture: ‘As We Heard from the Enemy Himself’: Intercultural Transmission in Early Medieval Armenia, lecture by Alison Vacca (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) October 21, 2020, 6:00–7:30 pm”

Online Lecture: Dancing in the Streets: Urban Life in Medieval Constantinople, Leslie Brubaker (University of Birmingham), October 20, 2020, 7:00 pm

Professor Leslie Brubaker will give the 2020 SPBS Autumn Lecture “Dancing in the Streets – Urban Life in Medieval Constantinople” on Zoom on October 20, 2020 at 7pm. The lecture is organized in association with the Hellenic Society Leslie Brubaker is Professor of Byzantine Art and Director of Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at University ofContinue reading “Online Lecture: Dancing in the Streets: Urban Life in Medieval Constantinople, Leslie Brubaker (University of Birmingham), October 20, 2020, 7:00 pm”

Online Seminar: ‘Merchants and Diaspora Round Table’, Miri Rubin (QMUL), Serena Ferente (KCL) and Kate Franklin (Birkbeck), Thursday 15th October 17.30

Image: Master of the Dresden Prayer Book (Flemish, active about 1480 – 1515) The Temperate and the Intemperate, about 1475–1480, Tempera colors and ink on parchment. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. 43, recto. The IHR European History 1150-1550 seminar cycle for 2020 presents a lecture titled ‘Merchants and Diaspora Round Table’ forContinue reading “Online Seminar: ‘Merchants and Diaspora Round Table’, Miri Rubin (QMUL), Serena Ferente (KCL) and Kate Franklin (Birkbeck), Thursday 15th October 17.30”

Conference: Fourteenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies – Iconography and Hagiography: Visualising Holiness, 15-16 October 2020

Center for Iconographic Studies – University of Rijeka, Société des Bollandistes and Hagiotheca Croatian Hagiography Society are organising the Fourteenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies – Iconography and Hagiography: Visualizing Holiness on 15th and 16th October 2020.The range of literary sources that concern the saints has been immensely wide over the long period of timeContinue reading “Conference: Fourteenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies – Iconography and Hagiography: Visualising Holiness, 15-16 October 2020”

Online Lecture: ‘Wording the Crucifixion: art, inscriptions and polemics of two Romanesque ivory crosses’ by Professor Sandy Heslop, 16 November 2020, 6-7pm (GMT)

The London Art History Society presents: Professor Heslop will explores Romanesque carved crucifixes.

Online Lecture: Book and Print Initiative: ‘Introduction to the Ethiopian manuscripts in the British Library’s collection’, by Eyob Derillo, The Warburg Institute, 22 October 2020, 13:00 -14:00 (GMT)

Eyob Derillo (British Library): ‘Introduction to the Ethiopian manuscripts in the British Library’s collection’

Online Lecture:‘Early Rus’ Jewry: Byzantine Connections, Alexander Kulik, October 14 2020

‘Early Rus’ Jewry: Byzantine Connections, lecture by Alexander Kulik (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), University of Cambridge via Zoom, October 14, 2020, 5:00 pm BST Join Cambridge Ukrainian Studies and the Byzantine Worlds Seminar for the 5th Annual Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies Lecture at the University of Cambridge.  The open lecture-webinar on the topicContinue reading “Online Lecture:‘Early Rus’ Jewry: Byzantine Connections, Alexander Kulik, October 14 2020”

Online Seminar: History of Liturgy Seminar Cycle – The Manuscript Remains of the Abbess-Saints of Barking Abbey by Katie Bugyis, 5 October 18:30

Tonights online lecture marks the first of the History of Liturgy seminar cycle hosted by the Institute of Historical Research. The cycle has been organised by Helen Gittos (Oxford), Sarah Hamilton (Exeter), John Harper (Bangor), Eyal Poleg (Queen Mary), Teresa Webber (Cambridge) and Henry Parkes (Nottingham). This terms events will be hosted via Zoom. BookingContinue reading “Online Seminar: History of Liturgy Seminar Cycle – The Manuscript Remains of the Abbess-Saints of Barking Abbey by Katie Bugyis, 5 October 18:30”

Online Lecture: Raphael 500: Raphael: Authorship, Networks, Workshop, The Warburg Institute, 15 October 2020, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)

In the first event in the Warburg’s new series Raphael 500, Professor Pfisterer will focus on two related works by Raphael to address key questions concerning the relevance of authorship for the painter and his workshop, his approach to theoretical thinking, and the composition and interaction of his social network.