Call for Papers: Movement & Activation: Social Sculpture in the Global Middle Ages (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

This special session will take place at the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies (11-13 May, 2023). Organizers: Ariela Algaze (NYU Institute of Fine Arts), Kris Racaniello (CUNY Graduate Center) Drawing performance studies into the larger field of medieval art history, this session seeks to address the methodological unity between materiality, sensory experience, and activationContinue reading “Call for Papers: Movement & Activation: Social Sculpture in the Global Middle Ages (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”

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Online Lecture: ‘Sumatran Camphor in Medieval Afro-Eurasia,’ Alex West, Silk Roads Programme at King’s College, University of Cambridge, Zoom, 25th February 2022, 14:00 (GMT)

Alex West is a lecturer at the Institute for Area Studies, University of Leiden. Specialising in the Indo-Malaysian archipelago in the fifteenth century before the arrival of the Portuguese and the Islamisation of Sunda, his translations and research have revealed the presence of commodities sourced from places as far apart as the Levant and NewContinue reading “Online Lecture: ‘Sumatran Camphor in Medieval Afro-Eurasia,’ Alex West, Silk Roads Programme at King’s College, University of Cambridge, Zoom, 25th February 2022, 14:00 (GMT)”