Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, Autumn 2019

16 October, Lisa Monnas Vestments and Textiles in Hans Memling’s ‘God with Singing and Music-making Angels  Three large panels in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp, painted by Hans Memling in the 1480’s, represent a heavenly scene framed by clouds, which part to reveal the central figure of God attended by sixteen singing andContinue reading “Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, Autumn 2019”

Lecture: Murray Seminar at Birkbeck, London (27 June 18)

Gold Against the Body: Gold Surfaces and Their Limits, Medieval to Early Modern Alison Wright, UCL 5:00pm, 43, Gordon Sq., London WC1H 0PD For the last Murray Seminar of the year, Alison Wright of UCL presents a paper entitled Gold against the Body:  gold surfaces and their limits, medieval to early modern.  The myth, famously invoked inContinue reading “Lecture: Murray Seminar at Birkbeck, London (27 June 18)”

Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: The Productive Medieval Body

The Birkbeck Medieval Seminar is an annual event. It is free and open to all scholars of the Middle Ages. It is designed to foster conversation and debate on a particular topic within medieval studies by providing the opportunity to hear new research from experts in the field. We are a welcoming and inclusive environment.Continue reading “Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: The Productive Medieval Body”

Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art at Birkbeck, Spring Term 2017

18th Jan Zsofia Buda ‘The Lady with the book and the closed curtain: iconographical peculiarities in a 15th-century Jewish service book for Passover’ discusses some unusual illustrations in a South German Jewish service book for Passover, finding among other things some surprising similarities with Christian iconography 22 Feb Laura Jacobus ‘”Mea culpa?” Penitence, Enrico ScrovegniContinue reading “Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art at Birkbeck, Spring Term 2017”

Call for Applications: The Murray Research Studentship in European Art or Architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Call for Applications: The Murray Research Studentship in European Art or Architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Department of History of Art, Birkbeck, University of London, Application deadline: Mar 31, 2016 The Murray Research Studentship in European Art or Architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance Outstanding candidates for part-time postgraduate research in theContinue reading “Call for Applications: The Murray Research Studentship in European Art or Architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance”