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, 6pm, 18 January 2016. Architectural Practice in Spain, 1370-1450: Drawings, Documents & Historiography

The Coll & Cortés Medieval Spain Seminar in the Research Forum South Room in the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. By Dr Encarna Montero, University of Valencia 6-7pm, Monday 18th January, followed by a drinks reception. Free attendance, open to all   A significant number of sources for the study of architectural practise survive fromContinue reading “Lecture, 6pm, 18 January 2016. Architectural Practice in Spain, 1370-1450: Drawings, Documents & Historiography”

Seminar: Professor Jean-Claude Schmitt on ‘Les rythmes au Moyen Âge (Rhythms in the Middle Ages)’ Monday 18 January 2016

The first UCL Iinterdisciplinary Medieval And Renaissance Seminar of 2016 will be held at  6.15pm Monday 18 January 2016. Professor Jean-Claude Schmitt will be presenting his new book, Les rythmes au Moyen Âge (Rhythms in the Middle Ages). Unlike previous UCL IMARS seminars this will take place in the Institute of Advanced Studies, UCL in the Common Ground, South Wing,Continue reading “Seminar: Professor Jean-Claude Schmitt on ‘Les rythmes au Moyen Âge (Rhythms in the Middle Ages)’ Monday 18 January 2016”

Lecture Series: Robert Branner Forum for Medieval Art, Columbia University

Robert Branner (1927-1973) was an art historian specializing in Gothic architecture and manuscript illumination. Active as an excavator, he made important discoveries in the chronology and style of French cathedrals, incorporating cultural historical tools into the method of design analysis that had more traditionally dominated architectural history. Branner is remembered through the Robert Branner Forum,Continue reading “Lecture Series: Robert Branner Forum for Medieval Art, Columbia University”

Lecture Series: Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Birkbeck, Autumn Term 2015

The Department of History of Art at Birkbeck presents a series of seminars on medieval and renaissance art, supported by the bequest established in memory of Professor Peter Murray, the Department’s founder.

Lecture Series: The Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Birkbeck, Summer Term 2015

The Department of History of Art at Birkbeck presents a series of seminars on medieval and renaissance art, supported by the Bequest established in memory of Professor Peter Murray, the Department’s founder. All seminars are held at 6pm at Birkbeck’s School of Arts (43, Gordon Sq., London, WC1H OPD), and are followed by a reception.Continue reading “Lecture Series: The Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Birkbeck, Summer Term 2015”

Lecture Series: British Archaeological Association Annual Lecture Series, London, Autumn 2014

1 October 2014* Friary biographies, urban fabric and the excavation legacy in England and Wales Deirdre O’Sullivan, School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester The lecture will be preceded by the Association’s Annual General Meeting. It will be followed by a reception to launch the latest publication in the BAA Conference Transactions series – Medieval Art,Continue reading “Lecture Series: British Archaeological Association Annual Lecture Series, London, Autumn 2014”

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.