Dedicated to Erica Cruikshank Dodd, Art and Material Culture in the Byzantine and Islamic Worlds offers new perspectives on the Christian and Muslim communities of the east Mediterranean from medieval to contemporary times. The contributors examine how people from diverse religious backgrounds adapted to their changing political landscapes and show that artistic patronage, consumption, and practices areContinue reading “New Publication: Art and Material Culture in the Byzantine and Islamic Worlds – Studies in Honour of Erica Cruikshank Dodd , edited by Evanthia Baboula and Lesley Jessop”
Join Yale for their up-coming Lectures in Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Architecture series.
For the past five decades, Byzantinists have explored gender and sexuality. More recent work has turned to gendered emotions and religious devotion. While much of this research has its origin in women’s history, there has been an increasing interest in men, including monks and eunuchs, and in the articulations and performances of masculinity.
To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 26th International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 1–4, 2019. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant to ByzantineContinue reading “Call for Papers: Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture session, IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline: 1 September 2018)”
Crossing Rivers in Byzantium and Beyond Department of Art History, University of Vienna, 02. – 03.11.2018 Deadline: Jun 1, 2018 “It is always dramatic to cross a frontier, even though the frontier is only a brook” (V. S. Pritchett, Geographical Magazine, December, 1942) This workshop is organized as part of the project “Byzantine Stone Bridges: Material Evidence andContinue reading “CFP: Crossing Rivers in Byzantium and Beyond (Vienna, 2-3 Nov 18) (Deadline 1 June 18)”
 Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World  De-Centering the Romanesque  Creative Modes of Activating the Early Medieval Manuscript  Creative Strategies of Intellectual Engagement with Tradition and the Auctores  “Manuscripts in the Curriculum”: New Perspectives on Using Medieval Manuscripts in the Undergraduate Classroom from Special Collection Librarians, Faculty, and Booksellers (A Roundtable)Continue reading “6 CfP for ICMS Kalamazoo 2018”
Job: Lectureship in Classics (Roman Art), Including Late Antique/Early Byzantine art to c. 700 AD), School of Human Environment, University College Cork, Ireland Deadline: 5pm, 01 November 2016 Contract Type: Permanent Whole-Time Job Type: Academic Salary: €31,821 – €56,967/€62,353 – €76,942 UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in ClassicsContinue reading “Lectureship in Classics (Roman Art) (Including Late Antique/Early Byzantine art to c. 700 AD), School of Human Environment, University College Cork, Ireland”
CFP: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era, One day and a half Symposium & Worshop, University of Birmingham, February, 24-25, 2017. Deadline: 30 September 2016 Organisers: Andrea Mattiello – University of Birmingham Maria Alessia Rossi – The Courtauld Institute of Art Keynote Speakers: Niels Gaul – University ofContinue reading “CFP: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era”
Deadline: 30 September 2016 One day and a half Symposium & Workshop 24 and 25 February 2017, held at the University of Birmingham This one day and a half conference combines a symposium and a workshop. The aim is to examine and contextualise the artistic and cultural production of the geopoliticalContinue reading “CFP: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era (University of Birmingham)”
Inscribing Texts in Byzantium: Continuities & Transformations Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies Exeter College, Oxford, 18–20 March 2016 In spite of the striking abundance of extant primary material – over 4000 Greek texts produced in the period between the sixth and fifteenth centuries – Byzantine Epigraphy remains largely uncharted territory, with a reputationContinue reading “Symposium: The 49th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (18–20 March 2016)”