Conference: The Augustinian Canons in Britain – Architecture, Archaeology, Art and Liturgy (Nov 7-9, 2014)

The Augustinian Canons in Britain – Architecture, Archaeology, Art, and Liturgy 1100-1540 Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford Fri 7 to Sun 9 Nov 2014 The Augustinian canons are very much the Cinderellas of medieval monastic history. In Britain, despite their prolific numbers, the not inconsiderable quantity and quality of their archives, and the fameContinue reading “Conference: The Augustinian Canons in Britain – Architecture, Archaeology, Art and Liturgy (Nov 7-9, 2014)”

Call for Participants: Summer School: Arts, Architecture and Devotional Interaction in England 1200-1600 (York 2014)

Call for Participants: Arts, Architecture and Devotional Interaction in England, 1200-1600 NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) Summer School York, 8 June – 4 July 2014 The medieval-themed National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars and Institutes for College and University Teachers offer opportunities to conduct research in Europe (Rome, Florence,York). While most participants will hold faculty positions, directorsContinue reading “Call for Participants: Summer School: Arts, Architecture and Devotional Interaction in England 1200-1600 (York 2014)”

Call for Papers: Microarchitecture and Miniaturized Representation of Buildings (Paris 2014)

Call for Papers: Microarchitecture and Miniaturized Representations of Buildings: Different Scales for Different Materials?  Paris, Institut national d’histoire de l’art, 8-10 December 2014 Deadline: May 1, 2014 For more than forty years, since the publication of François Bucher’s work, historians and art historians have taken an interest in miniaturized representations of architecture. These microarchitectures, staged in actual buildings andContinue reading “Call for Papers: Microarchitecture and Miniaturized Representation of Buildings (Paris 2014)”

Call for Papers: Looking for Leisure. Court Residences and their Satellites, 1400-1700 (Prague 2014)

Call for Papers: Looking for Leisure Court Residences and their Satellites, 1400-1700 Prague, June 5 – 07, 2014 Deadline: Jan 31, 2014 Website: http://www.courtresidences.eu/index.php/events/workshops-and-colloquia/Prague2014/ This PALATIUM conference draws attention to small buildings in residential complexes – small in size but not in importance – which were meant only for temporary, seasonal use, unlike the permanent use of the main palace.Continue reading “Call for Papers: Looking for Leisure. Court Residences and their Satellites, 1400-1700 (Prague 2014)”

PhD Fellowships: History & Theory of Architecture, Zurich

PhD Fellowships: History & Theory of Architecture, Zurich ETH Zurich, Department of Architecture Deadline: February 15 2014 The Doctoral Program in History and Theory of Architecture is oriented toward the training of scholars in the field of architectural history and theory. The program’s focus is on the history and theory of architecture and urbanism in a wider contextContinue reading “PhD Fellowships: History & Theory of Architecture, Zurich”

Recent Speculum reviews of books on medieval art

New reviews in Speculum include those of: Christine Sciacca , ed., Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance: Painting and Illumination, 1300–1350. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2012. Sherry C. M. Lindquist , ed., The Meanings of Nudity in Medieval Art. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2012. Warwick Rodwell , The Archaeology of Churches. Stroud, UK: Amberley Publishing, 2012.Continue reading “Recent Speculum reviews of books on medieval art”

Courtauld Tomb Raiders visit to the Temple church, 30th October

The Courtauld’s medieval research group with a special interest in funerary monuments, Tomb Raiders, invite all to a visit to the Temple Church just off the Strand on the morning of the 30th October. The student rate will be £2. The church is open 11-1, so once everyone has arrived we shall gather about 11:15Continue reading “Courtauld Tomb Raiders visit to the Temple church, 30th October”

Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series

2014 marks the 35th anniversary of Jean Bony’s “The English Decorated Style: Gothic Architecture Transformed” (Ithaca, 1979), and so the seminar series in 2013-14 will revisit the subject of English architectural style in the century ca. 1250-1350. During the Michaelmas Term the seminars take place fortnightly on Tuesdays in the Graduate Centre, 4A Trumpington Street.Continue reading “Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series”

The Courtauld 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium

Boundaries in Medieval Art and Architecture CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline: 22 November 2013 Event to take place: Saturday 1 February 2014 The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN This colloquium aims to question the assumption that medieval art was governed by categories and boundaries by highlighting the fluidity and flexibility thatContinue reading “The Courtauld 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium”