Conference: Scaling the Middle Ages: Size and Scale in Medieval Art, 24th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Student Colloquium, The Courtauld Institute, 8 February 2019

Size mattered in medieval art. Whether building a grand gothic cathedral or carving a minute boxwood prayer bead, precisely how big to make it was a principal concern for medieval artists, their patrons, and audiences. 

Conference: ‘Medieval Seas’, London Medieval Society, 11 Bedford Square, London, November 17, 2018, 10.30-18.00

‘Medieval Seas’ brings together scholars from the fields of history, archaeology and literature to explore our medieval maritime past.

Conference: Iberian (In)tolerance: Minorities, Cultural Exchanges and Social Exclusion in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Era, London, 8–9 November 2018

During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, minorities in the Iberian peninsula experienced both peaceful coexistence and, at times, violent intolerance. But despite restrictions, persecutions, and forced conversions, extensive cultural production and exchange among Jews, Christians and Muslims defined the life in towns and cities across the centuries, particularly in Al-Andalus.

Conference: Mobility and Conflict in the Mediterranean, UNED, Madrid, 26 October 2018

Mobility and conflict in the Mediterranean: sociability networks and artistic creation in the Late Medieval and Early Modern periodsUNED, Madrid 26 de octubre de 2018. 9.30. PresentaciónSESIÓN 1: Alteridades móviles: La visión del otro en la literatura y el arteModera: Juan Carlos Ruiz Souza (UCM)10:00-10:20: Representando al otro: tejidos y vestidos en los espacios deContinue reading “Conference: Mobility and Conflict in the Mediterranean, UNED, Madrid, 26 October 2018”

Conference: New Dialogues in Art History, Warburg Institute, 26 September 2018

This one day conference brings together the next generation of art history scholars to present and discuss their ongoing research. Papers will predominately focus on Italian and Northern Renaissance Art (c.1400–1600) and will encompass diverse media including tapestry, painting, engraving and stained glass.

Conference: The 39th Fifteenth Century Conference, University of Reading, 6-8 September 2018

This year’s conference will be held at the University of Reading’s ICMA Centre from Thursday 6th September to Saturday 8th September. We have a very exciting programme including sessions covering a wide range of late medieval themes, from political to art-historical; and plenary lectures from Chris Briggs, Anne Curry, Chris Given-Wilson and Elizabeth New. We will also be celebrating the fifteenth volume of The Fifteenth Century at a reception jointly hosted by Boydell & Brewer and the ICMA Centre.

Conference: Animals: Aspects & Approaches, 2018 Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference, University of Oxford, 28 June 2018

Thursday June 28th, 2018, Harris Manchester College, Oxford. OMGC 2018 Animals_Programme_1

Conference: Secret Spaces: Medieval Sacristies, Vestries, Treasure Rooms & their Contents, Society of Antiquaries of London, 25 February 2019

Treasure houses take the form of small buildings attached as annexes to the cathedrals and churches which they served. Their function as store houses of the priceless ecclesiastical treasure belonging to the church meant that they were accessible to only a few privileged individuals but many are resplendent pieces of architecture in their own right.

CONFERENCE: ‘L’oeuvre en mouvement, de l’Antiquité au XVIIe siècle’, Amiens (June 7-8 2018)

Conference: L’oeuvre en mouvement, de l’Antiquité au XVIIe siècle Amiens, Logis du Roy, 9 passage du Logis du Roy F-80000, June 7 – 08, 2018 Le laboratoire TrAme (Textes, représentations, archéologie et mémoire de l’Antiquité à la Renaissance), EA 4284 de l’Université de Picardie Jules Verne à Amiens (axe « Objets, matérialité, représentations »), organise un colloque pluridisciplinaire surContinue reading “CONFERENCE: ‘L’oeuvre en mouvement, de l’Antiquité au XVIIe siècle’, Amiens (June 7-8 2018)”