Murray Seminars at Birkbeck: Spring 2016

Murray Seminars at Birkbeck for Spring 2016  This term promises an interesting and varied programme.  Our speakers are: Zuleika Murat, sharing discoveries about Guariento and the Tomb of Doge Giovanni Dolfin in Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice (Wednesday 20th January) Tom Nickson, looking at the significance of light and its subsequent obscuration in gothic buildings (Wednesday, 10th February)Continue reading “Murray Seminars at Birkbeck: Spring 2016”

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”

UCL IMARS Seminar: 6:15pm, Monday, 18th January 2016. Professor Jean-Claude Schmitt: ‘Les rythmes au Moyen Âge (Rhythms in the Middle Ages)’

We are delighted to announce the next UCL IMARS Seminar of 2015-16. The seminar will be held on Monday, 18th January 2016 with Professor Jean-Claude Schmitt – Doyen of the modern Annales School – speaking. He will be presenting his latest book: ‘Les rythmes au Moyen Âge (Rhythms in the Middle Ages)’ As usual the seminar begins at 6:15pm,Continue reading “UCL IMARS Seminar: 6:15pm, Monday, 18th January 2016. Professor Jean-Claude Schmitt: ‘Les rythmes au Moyen Âge (Rhythms in the Middle Ages)’”

Murray Seminar: 5.00pm, 20th January 2016 Birkbeck

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 “Murray Seminar: 5.00pm, 20th January 2016 Birkbeck”

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”

Murray Seminar on Medieval and Renaissance Art, 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. Thursday 22nd October Dr. Robert Maniura, Rogier van der Weyden, Portraiture and Flesh Thursday 19th November Dr. Laura Jacobus, Four Weddings and a Funerary Chapel: aContinue reading “Murray Seminar on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Autumn Term 2015”

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”