‘Transmission and Communication,’ The Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series

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”

Conference: Robert Willis: Science, Technology and Architecture in the 19th Century

16-17 September 2016 This two-day conference explores the extraordinary life and work of the Cambridge academic Robert Willis (1800-1875). Willis was a famous Cambridge polymath. A Fellow of Gonville and Caius, he was Jacksonian Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy and taught engineering in the early years of that subject. His research and teaching wasContinue reading “Conference: Robert Willis: Science, Technology and Architecture in the 19th Century”

Upcoming Event: Mapping the Miraculous: A Medieval Hagiography Conference (Cambridge, 2 May 2014)

The Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic is delighted to announce a one-day conference focusing on saintly miracles and their roles in medieval hagiography. Speakers include Robert Bartlett, Dorothy Ann Bray, Thomas Clancy, Catherine Cubitt, Barry Lewis, Rosalind Love and Christine Rauer. Find the Conference poster here. For more information and the full programme, visitContinue reading “Upcoming Event: Mapping the Miraculous: A Medieval Hagiography Conference (Cambridge, 2 May 2014)”

Exhibition: The Moving Word (Cambridge University Library)

Running until 17 April 2014, in the Milstein Exhibition Centre, Monday to Friday 09.00–18.00, Saturday 09.00–16.30 (Sunday closed). Admission free. The Moving Word: French Medieval Manuscripts in Cambridge looks at the enormous cultural and historic impact of the French language upon life in England, Europe, the Middle East and beyond at a time when FrenchContinue reading “Exhibition: The Moving Word (Cambridge University Library)”

Job: University Lectureship in Early Ottoman History, c. 1300-c.1800 University of Cambridge, Faculty of History

Salary: £37,756-£47,787 Reference: JJ02030 Closing date: 02 April 2014 Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Early Ottoman History (c.1300-c.1800). The successful candidate will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community in Early Modern History, which performs to the highest international levels in research and publications, and will have access toContinue reading “Job: University Lectureship in Early Ottoman History, c. 1300-c.1800 University of Cambridge, Faculty of History”

Conference: People, Texts and Artefacts: Cultural Transmission in the Norman Worlds of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries.

People, Texts and Artefacts: Cultural Transmission in the Norman Worlds of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries. Emmanuel College, Cambridge 23-25 March 2014  Programme Sunday 23 March 12.00-2.00pm Registration and informal lunch Queens’ building, Harrods Room 2.00pm Welcome by Professor Elisabeth van Houts (Cambridge) Queens’ Building, Lecture Theatre   2.15-3.45 Session 1 David Abulafia (Cambridge), ‘The transformation ofContinue reading “Conference: People, Texts and Artefacts: Cultural Transmission in the Norman Worlds of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries.”

Fellowship: Jews, Christians, and Muslims (Cambridge, 2015)

Fellowship: Jews, Christians. and Muslims Woolf Institute Cambridge, 2015 Deadline: 24 January 2014 The Woolf Institute, which specialises in the study of relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims from a multidisciplinary perspective, invites applications for its annual visiting fellowship. The Fellowship is tenable for a two to three month period that overlaps one of the CambridgeContinue reading “Fellowship: Jews, Christians, and Muslims (Cambridge, 2015)”

Call for Papers: Writing Britain, 500-1500

Call for Papers: Writing Britain: 500-1500 University of Cambridge, Faculty of English, 30 June – 2 July 2014 Deadline: 20 February 2014 Writing Britain is a biennial event which aims to draw on a range of approaches and perspectives to exchange ideas about manuscript studies, material culture, multilingualism in texts and books, book history, readers, audienceContinue reading “Call for Papers: Writing Britain, 500-1500”

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”