CFP: The Byzantine tradition of Church embroidery in the Mediterranean and the Slavic World (1200-1800), thematic issue of Cahiers Balkaniques (INALCO)

Call for Submissions: The Byzantine tradition of Church embroidery in the Mediterranean and the Slavic World (1200-1800) Deadline: 28 February 2018 This thematic issue of Cahiers Balkaniques (INALCO), which appears in 2019, celebrates the Byzantine tradition of Church embroidery and its various afterlives. It aims at investigating its evolution within the sphere of Byzantium’s cultural influenceContinue reading “CFP: The Byzantine tradition of Church embroidery in the Mediterranean and the Slavic World (1200-1800), thematic issue of Cahiers Balkaniques (INALCO)”

Fellowships at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies

Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence, Italy is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2018–2019 academic year. Deadline: November 15 Wallace Fellowship (four or six months; deadline November 15) for post-doctoral scholars who explore the historiography and impact of the Italian Renaissance in the Modern Era (19th–21st centuries).Continue reading “Fellowships at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies”

CFP: Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World, Sponsored by the Italian Art Society, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13, 2018, Western Michigan University

CFP: Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World, Sponsored by the Italian Art Society, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13, 2018, Western Michigan University Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Symposium leading to the 2010 publication of San Marco, Byzantium, and the Myths of Venice introduced new perspectives on Byzantine and VenetianContinue reading “CFP: Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World, Sponsored by the Italian Art Society, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13, 2018, Western Michigan University”

CFP: Byzantine Heritage in the History and Spiritual Culture of Ukraine, 19 – 22 October 2017, Monastery of St Theodore Studites, Rome, Italy

Call for Papers: Byzantine Heritage in the History and Spiritual Culture of Ukraine, October 19 – 22, 2017, Monastery of St Theodore Studites, Rome, Italy. Deadline: 25th August 2017. The International Conference Byzantine heritage in the history and spiritual culture of Ukraine aims to become a platform for the sharing of knowledge. The conference willContinue reading “CFP: Byzantine Heritage in the History and Spiritual Culture of Ukraine, 19 – 22 October 2017, Monastery of St Theodore Studites, Rome, Italy”

CFP: Moving People, Shifting Frontiers: Re-contextualising the Thirteenth Century in the Wider Mediterranean

Call for Papers: Moving People, Shifting Frontiers: Re-contextualising the Thirteenth Century in the Wider Mediterranean, International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13 2018 Deadline: 10 September 2017 Organizers: Katerina Ragkou (University of Cologne) and Maria Alessia Rossi (The Courtauld Institute of Art) Every day we witness people moving, with them objects and skills, knowledgeContinue reading “CFP: Moving People, Shifting Frontiers: Re-contextualising the Thirteenth Century in the Wider Mediterranean”

Conférence – Didier Martens, «Byzance dans le Nord : icônes de saint Luc dans la peinture flamande du XVe au XVIIe siècle»

Byzance dans le Nord : icônes de saint Luc dans la peinture flamande du XVe au XVIIe siècle par Didier Martens, historien de l’art et germaniste, professeur à l’Université libre de Bruxelles, auteur de nombreux ouvrages dont Peinture flamande et goût ibérique XVème-XVIème siècles (Le Livre Timperman, Bruxelles, 2010) Lieu : Académie royale de BelgiqueContinue reading “Conférence – Didier Martens, «Byzance dans le Nord : icônes de saint Luc dans la peinture flamande du XVe au XVIIe siècle»”

Lecture, Prof Liz James: ‘Light and colour; dark and shadow’, 5.30pm,Tues 11th October, Courtauld Institute, London

Prof Liz James (University of Sussex): ‘Light and colour; dark and shadow’ Light and colour, darkness and shadow, are all fundamental aspects of works of art in a practical way (can we see the work?), a formal fashion (what colours are used?) and conceptually (why these colours? Why this light or this lighting?). But theyContinue reading “Lecture, Prof Liz James: ‘Light and colour; dark and shadow’, 5.30pm,Tues 11th October, Courtauld Institute, London”

Conference Programme: Minority Influences in Medieval Society, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, November 25-26, 2016

Conference Programme: Minority Influences in Medieval Society, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, November 25-26, 2016. Friday 25 November 9.45 Welcome (Nora Berend) Session 1. 10-11.15 Nikolas Jaspert (Heidelberg) Influences of mudejar spirituality on majority Christian religious life Teresa Shawcross (Princeton) Ethno-religious Minorities and the Shaping of Byzantine Society during the Crusades COFFEE Session 2. 11.30-12.45 AnnetteContinue reading “Conference Programme: Minority Influences in Medieval Society, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, November 25-26, 2016”

CFP: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era

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”

Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 4th Forum Medieval Art

Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel at the 4th Forum Medieval Art, Berlin and Brandenburg, September 20–23, 2017. Deadline: May 9, 2016 The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 4th Forum Medieval Art, Berlin and Brandenburg, September 20–23, 2017. The biannualContinue reading “Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 4th Forum Medieval Art”