An introductory short course on manuscripts in Arabic script.
“Illuminating the Dark Ages” has been conceived as an international conference that aims to bring together researchers of all levels, including postgraduate students, working on the wider Early Middle Ages and the decorated manuscript as a cultural medium. From a variety of perspectives, this conference intends to shed light on how and why manuscripts wereContinue reading “Call for Papers: Illuminating the Dark Ages: Manuscript art and knowledge in the Early Medieval World (c. 600-1100), University of Edinburgh, 28-29/06/2018, Deadline 15/03/2018”
23 June 2017, University of Cambridge Layers of Parchment, Layers of Time: Reconstructing Manuscripts: 800 – 1600 is an interdisciplinary conference that will explore various issues surrounding the complex subject of manuscripts whose parts have become dislodged and subsequently had diverging histories. Our goal is to foster dialogues—between different disciplines—on how to approach dismembered manuscriptsContinue reading “CFP: Layers of Parchment, Layers of Time: Reconstructing Manuscripts: 800 – 1600 (Abstracts due 1 February 2017)”
Call for Papers The International Conference Medieval Europe in Motion 3 continues the series of scientific meetings launched in 2013 by the Institute of Medieval Studies (IMS) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Nova University of Lisbon (FCSH/UNL) – devoted to the topic of social, cultural, and artistic mobility in Medieval Europe (https://sites.google.com/site/medievaleuropeinmotion2013/home).Continue reading “Call for Papers: Juridical Circulations and Artistic, Intellectual and Cultural Practices in Medieval Europe (13th-15th Centuries) International Conference (Lisbon, 25-27 February 2016)”
The John Rylands Library is an extraordinary neo-Gothic building to which no tourist visit to Manchester is complete without. The architectural experience is supplemented by many fine exhibitions making use of its special collections, although due to their small, studious nature, they can often be overlooked. Communities in Communication is one such exhibition taking placeContinue reading “Exhibition: Communities in Communication: Languages and Cultures in the Low Countries 1450-1530 (John Rylands Library)”
Autumn School Latin Paleography and Medieval Liturgy University of Ghent, 20 – 22 October 2014 Application deadline: 31 August 2014 This Autumn School is organised for MA and PhD-students in Medieval Studies (art history, history, philosophy, literature, music, etc.) who are required to work with handwritten medieval documents in Latin or with liturgical sources and texts containingContinue reading “Research School: Latin Paleography and Medieval Liturgy, University of Ghent, October 2014”
A workshop introducing students to the study of medieval documents. Saturday 14 June 2014, UCL History Department Diplomatic is the formal term for the study and analysis of documents in medieval manuscripts. Diplomatic encompasses a broad range of documents from the Middle Ages (royal charters, papal bulls, diplomas, legal writs, contracts, judicial records, treaties, etc.)Continue reading “Making Sense of Manuscripts – Saturday 14 June 2014, UCL History Department”
Zurich, October 9 – 11, 2014 Deadline: Feb 25, 2014 In a traditional perspective, book religions are seen as agents of logocentrism, establishing a sharp dichotomy between scripture and aesthetics, religion and art. This judgment was based primarily on dogmatic assumptions and posterior idealizations, however. In the light of their material, performative and artistic practice, religions of the bookContinue reading “Clothing Sacred Scripture (Zurich 9-11 Oct 14)”