Online Conference: Germanias & Other Renaissance Revolts: Art & Architecture, University of Valencia, 3-4 December 2020

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Revolt of the Germanías (1519–1522), or ‘Brotherhoods’, this seminar focuses on the precedents, events and aftermath of this rebellion and some other European upheavals in art, architecture and visual culture, in order to evaluate the unique features of the Valencian revolt and its commonalities with other contemporary uprisings in Spain and the rest of Europe.

Online Conference: The church of Santa Maria dei Servi & the Venetian community of the Servants of Mary, 3-4 December 2020

This conference has the primary scope to reconstruct the history of the church and its convent, which was the headquarter of the Servite Order in Venice.

Online Conference: ‘The Afterlife of Medieval Sculpture’, 7th Annual Ards Conference, 3, 4 & 10 December 2020, 13:00 – 18:00 (CET)

The 7th ARDS annual colloquium, which celebrates new research in the field of renaissance and medieval sculpture will focus on the theme of the Afterlife of medieval sculpture.

Online Conference: Precious and Rare: Islamic Metalwork from The Courtauld, 26 November 2020, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (GMT)

This symposium will explore curatorial, practical and public engagement aspects of The Courtauld’s touring display of Islamic metalwork to four venues in the UK.

Conference: British Archaeological Association Post Graduate Conference 2020, Thursday & Friday, 19-20 November 2020, 1-5.15 pm (GMT)

This year the conference will take place online over two days: Thursday & Friday, 19-20 November 2020, beginning from 1pm. Join us for a diverse conference which includes postgraduates and early career researchers in the fields of medieval history of art, architecture, and archaeology.

Conference: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Festival, Online, 12-13 June 2020

You are warmly invited to join us for a summer celebration of all things Medieval and Early Modern. As well as a wide selection of papers highlighting new research from undergraduate and postgraduate students, early career researchers and staff, you will be able to join us for lively roundtables and workshops. Owing to the currentContinue reading “Conference: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Festival, Online, 12-13 June 2020”

Conference: The social intellectual: experience and thought in the Middle Ages, University of York, 19 March 2020

This international conference explores the organic relationship between lived experience and academic/religious thought, beginning from the position that intellectual activity and social experience were closely intertwined in the medieval period.

Conference: ‘Our Aelred’: Friendship, Leadership and Sainthood at Rievaulx Abbey, 3-4th July 2020

Bringing together leading academics and heritage professionals, this conference provides a unique opportunity to examine Aelred’s impact on the architectural development of Rievaulx, his role in the Cistercian settlement of northern England and his activities as an author.

Conference Programme: Women and Violence in the Late Medieval Mediterranean, ca. 1100-1500, 27 September 2019

The last decades have witnessed an increased interest in research on the relationship between women and violence in the Middle Ages, with new works both on female criminality and on women as victims of violence. The contributions of gender theory and feminist criminology have renewed the approached used in this type of research. Nevertheless, manyContinue reading “Conference Programme: Women and Violence in the Late Medieval Mediterranean, ca. 1100-1500, 27 September 2019”