CFP: Conquest and Construction: Architecture and Landscapes in the Medieval Mediterranean, Architecture Space and Society Research Centre, Birkbeck (University of London), March 1, 2019

CFP deadline: Monday 3 December 2018 Much recent scholarship on the medieval Mediterranean focuses on shifting borders and cultural identities. Conquest is one of the causes of such shifts. This one-day symposium will examine how the consequences of conquests were manifested in conquered cities and landscapes, asking how conquerors responded to their new environments and how conqueredContinue reading “CFP: Conquest and Construction: Architecture and Landscapes in the Medieval Mediterranean, Architecture Space and Society Research Centre, Birkbeck (University of London), March 1, 2019”

Conference: Representations of Prince-bishops in the late Middle Ages and early modern times (Fürstbischöfliche Repräsentation im Spätmittelalter und der Frühen Neuzeit), Heilig-Geist-Kirche, Passau, October 05–06, 2018

Friday 5 October 2018 Veste Oberhaus, Tagungsraum 12:30 – 13:00 Uhr Get together 13:00 – 13:30 Uhr Begrüßung durch Oberbürgermeister Jürgen Dupper (Stadt Passau) Sektion 1: Fürstbischöfliche Herrschaftsinszenierung im Schlossbau Sektionsleitung: Herbert W. Wurster (Verein für Ostbairische Heimatforschung e.V.) 13:30 – 14:00 Uhr Verena Friedrich (Universität Würzburg): “…weilen derselbe die neüe haubdtstiegen herauff geführet worden…”Continue reading “Conference: Representations of Prince-bishops in the late Middle Ages and early modern times (Fürstbischöfliche Repräsentation im Spätmittelalter und der Frühen Neuzeit), Heilig-Geist-Kirche, Passau, October 05–06, 2018”

Job (permanent): Properties Historian at English Heritage, deadline 15 April 2017

English Heritage is looking for a Properties Historian for a permanent post based in London. Salary c. £30,000. They’re especially keen to find a specialist on castles, or a medievalist. Deadline 15 April 2017. Further details here     (From the EH site) We are looking for a historian, archaeologist or architectural historian to carryContinue reading “Job (permanent): Properties Historian at English Heritage, deadline 15 April 2017”

CFP: Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms

Münster, Germany, March 16 – 18, 2016 Deadline: Dec 15, 2015 Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms: Towards a Typology of Heraldic Programmes in Spaces of Self-Representation Heraldry was an ubiquitous element of state-rooms. Whether in palaces of kings and princes, castles of noblemen, residences of patricians, city halls or in cathedral chapters, heraldic display wasContinue reading “CFP: Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms”