Online Lecture: Raphael 500: New Perspectives on Raphael, The Warburg Institute, 8 December, 17:30 – 19:00 (GMT)

In the last few years, a plethora of international events, books, articles and exhibitions have focused on Raphael to shed new light on his processes of production, his operation of networks, his engagement with the environment, and much more. Please join us and our panel of distinguished Raphael specialists to explore the new perspectives on Raphael that arise from the long year marking his death and celebrating his life.

Online Lecture: ‘The Munich Talmud: a unique manuscript and its place in Jewish Book History’ with Professor Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, 25 November 2020, 6:00-7:30 pm (GMT)

Lecture from Judith Olszowy-Schlanger (Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies) about this 14th century manuscript, one of the most important and intriguing medieval Hebrew works in existence.

Online Lecture: ‘Defining Central Asia: Text, Monument and Landscape’, Oxford Nizami Ganjavi Centre, 20 November 2020, 2pm (GMT)

Join the Oxford Nizami Ganjavi Centre for their final webinar in the Art History and Archaeology of Central Asia: National, Regional and Global Series.

Online Lecture: ‘Mining the Collection’ with Joshua O’Driscoll (The Morgan Library and Museum), 19 November 2020, 11:00 am (ET)

The ICMA are delighted to invite you to their third instalment of Mining the Collection.

Online Lecture: ‘The Elephant in the Room, at Gourdon in Burgundy’ with Professor John Osborne, 18 November 2020, 5pm (GMT)

This talk explores the fragmentary twelfth-century mural depicting an elephant, situated in the lowermost zone, or dado, of the choir wall in the church of Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption at Gourdon, a small village in the Charolais district of Burgundy.

Online Lecture: ‘Evidence for the Liturgical Use of Thirteenth-century Bibles’ with Laura Light, IHR European History 1150-1550, 16 November 2020, 5:30-7:30pm (GMT)

Join the IHR European History 1150-1550 lecture series for Laura Light’s paper on ‘Evidence for the Liturgical Use of Thirteenth-century Bibles’

Online Lecture: ‘Mail-order Mihrabs: Kashan Tiles and Architectural Design in Iran, c. 1200-1330’ with Dr Patricia Blessing, 17 November 2020, 12:00pm (EST)

Medieval Studies at Princeton University is excited for their new upcoming online lecture by Dr Patricia Blessing on: ‘Mail-order Mihrabs: Kashan Tiles and Architectural Design in Iran, c. 1200-1330’, as part of the Medieval Studies Virtual Faculty Colloquium. This talk will take place on Tuesday 17th November 2020 at 12pm (EST).

Online Lecture: ‘Picturing West Lake: The Poetics & Representation of an Iconic Place’ with with Dr Hui-shu Lee, East Asian Studies Program, Princeton University, 11 November 2020, 4:30pm (EST)

Picturing West Lake explores how a pictorial tradition in the representation of an iconic place was emplaced, fashioned, refashioned, transmuted and transmitted over time to convey cultural value, historical memory, political ideology, and artistic expression.

Online Lecture: ‘The Red Monastery Church (Upper Egypt): Its Significance and Conservation’ with Elizabeth S. Bolman, 10 November 2020, 7:00 pm (Greece)

The remarkable Red Monastery Church, located in the Egyptian desert, surprises us. It is not in a city, or even near one. What is it doing, in its isolated environment?