Lecture: Authority, Nature and the Image, Pippa Salonius, Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, 24 November 2016

Thursday 24th November, 5pm Pippa Salonius will speak on ‘Authority, Nature and the Image’ Medieval culture has been described as a ‘culture of authority’. Kings, princes, and city-states all sought to establish themselves as central figures of authority. The pope, as the earthly representative of divine authority and justice, strived to remain their point ofContinue reading “Lecture: Authority, Nature and the Image, Pippa Salonius, Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, 24 November 2016”

Lecture: ‘Light and colour; dark and shadow’, with Professor Liz James, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 11 October 2016, 17:30 pm

Light and colour, darkness and shadow, are all fundamental aspects of works of art in a practical way (can we see the work?), a formal fashion (what colours are used?) and conceptually (why these colours? Why this light or this lighting?).

Lecture: ‘Royal Relations between the Danes and the Baltic Slavs in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries’, Dr Paul Gazzoli, London Society for Medieval Studies, IHR London, 12 January 2016

The London Society for Medieval Studies is hosting a lecture on Tuesday evening, January 12th, at 7.00pm in the Wolfson Room (NB01), IHR Basement, Senate House (located on Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU) by: Paul Gazzoli (Cambridge) who will be speaking on ‘Royal Relations between the Danes and the Baltic Slavs in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries’. All those whoContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Royal Relations between the Danes and the Baltic Slavs in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries’, Dr Paul Gazzoli, London Society for Medieval Studies, IHR London, 12 January 2016”

Lecture: ‘”I have not seen more precious tombs and burials with greater pomp”: Guariento and the Tomb of Doge Giovanni Dolfin in Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice’, Zuleika Murat, Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, 5.00pm 20 January 2016

Zuleika Murat, ‘I have not seen more precious tombs and burials with greater pomp’: Guariento and the Tomb of Doge Giovanni Dolfin in Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice The splendid tomb of Doge Giovanni Dolfin in the Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo in Venice once consisted of a hanging canopy and tomb by Andrea daContinue reading “Lecture: ‘”I have not seen more precious tombs and burials with greater pomp”: Guariento and the Tomb of Doge Giovanni Dolfin in Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice’, Zuleika Murat, Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, 5.00pm 20 January 2016″

Lecture: ‘Monastic Space and the Use of Books in Anglo-Norman England’, Tessa Webber, London Society for Medieval Studies, IHR London

The London Society for Medieval Studies is hosting a lecture at 7.00 in the Torrington Room (104), First Floor, Senate House (located on Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU) by: Dr Tessa Webber (Trinity College, Cambridge) who will be speaking on ‘Monastic Space and the Use of Books in Anglo-Norman England’. All those who are interested inContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Monastic Space and the Use of Books in Anglo-Norman England’, Tessa Webber, London Society for Medieval Studies, IHR London”

Lecture: ‘Script Imitation: The Shock of the Old’, Julia Crick, London Society for Medieval Studies, IHR London, 18 March 2014

  The London Society for Medieval Studies is hosting a lecture on Tuesday evening, March 18th, at 7.00 in the Torrington Room (104), First Floor, Senate House (located on Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU) by: Professor Julia Crick (King’s College London) who will be speaking on ‘Script Imitation: the Shock of the Old’. All those whoContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Script Imitation: The Shock of the Old’, Julia Crick, London Society for Medieval Studies, IHR London, 18 March 2014”

ICMA Lecture: ‘Patriarchal Lectionaries of Constantinople’ with Professor Robert Nelson, 19 February 2014

The Greek Gospel lectionary, containing those passages read during the liturgy and arranged according to the church calendar, has long been of interest to art historians. Earlier attempts to study it did not produce lasting results until the basic text of these manuscripts began to be explored. This lecture will look further into history of that lectionary before, during, and after this period.

Lecture: ‘The Ranworth rood screen’, Paul Mellon Centre, London, 20th November 2013 at 5:45pm

The church, a short distance outside Norwich, is outstanding even among the screens of the county as a survival showing remarkable completeness of its imagery and exceedingly high quality artistry.

Lecture: Stained Glass Museum Annual Lecture, Art Worker’s Guild London, 24 July 2013 6pm

The director of the York Glaziers’ Trust, Sarah Brown will be giving this year’s annual lecture for the Ely Stained Glass Museum in London. The topic of the paper will be “‘The conservation of a medieval master-piece: John Thorntonʼs stained glass Apocalypse in York Minster“. The lecture will begin at 6pm at Art Worker’s Guild,Continue reading “Lecture: Stained Glass Museum Annual Lecture, Art Worker’s Guild London, 24 July 2013 6pm”