CFP: ‘Thresholds: Concepts of Rupture, Change and Adaptation’, UCD Humanities Institute PhD Conference, 25 March 2022, deadline: 15 February 2022

The UCD Humanities Institute PhD Conference will take place as a hybrid online and in-person conference at the UCD O’Brien Centre, Theatre E, Dublin, on 25 March 2022. The keynote speaker is Professor Caroline Bassett, University of Cambridge, Faculty of English, Director of Cambridge Digital Humanities. The changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic haveContinue reading “CFP: ‘Thresholds: Concepts of Rupture, Change and Adaptation’, UCD Humanities Institute PhD Conference, 25 March 2022, deadline: 15 February 2022”

 Call for papers: ‘”God is in the Details” – The Art of Detail in the Middle Ages’, 27th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, The Courtauld Institute of Art, (deadline: 13 February 2022)

For Aby Warburg, God was in the details; for others they were the devil. From manuscript  miniatures to carved altarpieces or richly decorated muqarnas , detail was highly valued in  the Middle Ages. In different circumstances the deployment of detail displays, disguises  and depends upon the materiality of objects, embedded in the woven structure ofContinue reading ” Call for papers: ‘”God is in the Details” – The Art of Detail in the Middle Ages’, 27th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, The Courtauld Institute of Art, (deadline: 13 February 2022)”

Call for contributions – “Creating a memory of ancient pasts : Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century” (deadline: 15 February 2022)

Creating a memory of ancient pasts: Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century. October 13th and 14th 2022, Paris The ERC Advanced Grant AGRELITA project will organize workshops entitled “Creating a memory of ancient pasts” on October 13th and 14th 2022, Paris (Sainte-Barbe Library). Mnemosyne, mother of the Muses, embodies aContinue reading “Call for contributions – “Creating a memory of ancient pasts : Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century” (deadline: 15 February 2022)”

Call For Papers: Rhythms and Resonances. Sounding Objects in the Middle Ages. Deadline 15 January 2022

Call for PapersConference at the German Center for Art History – DFK Paris (and online)May 19–20, 2022 Organization:Philippe Cordez (Centre allemand d’histoire de l’art – DFK Paris)Rebecca Müller (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)Joanna Olchawa (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main) According to ancient legend, one day Pythagoras was walking past a forge and heard four hammers pounding irons on anContinue reading “Call For Papers: Rhythms and Resonances. Sounding Objects in the Middle Ages. Deadline 15 January 2022”

Conference: The Literature and History of Anglo-Dutch Relations, Medieval to Early Modern,  Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, January 6-8 2022

Contacts between English and Dutch speakers had a profound impact on the literary landscape and book culture of England and the Low Countries. This British Academy funded conference crosses conventional chronological, linguistic, geographical and disciplinary boundaries to explore the cultural history of relations between English and Dutch speakers, from the Norman Conquest through to theContinue reading “Conference: The Literature and History of Anglo-Dutch Relations, Medieval to Early Modern,  Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, January 6-8 2022”

Online Conference: Seals and Society in the Medieval World, Byzantine Studies Virtual Colloqium, 29th October 2021, 9:00 – 16:15 EST

To mark the completion of the Dumbarton Oaks Online Catalogue of Byzantine Seals in 2021, Dumbarton Oaks is hosting a colloquium to explore the production, function, inscriptions, iconographic designs, and significance of seals.

Online Conference: Religion and Enmity: A RaceB4Race Symposium, Arizona State University, 19-22 October 2021

This interdisciplinary symposium, hosted by Rutgers University, focuses on how premodern racial discourses are tied to cartographical markers and ambitions.

Conference: ‘(In)Materiality in Medieval Art’, 14th Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 11th and 12th November 2021

The 14th Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval propose to focus on materiality as an essential factor in the artistic production, as well as on the poetics of immateriality and the intangible condition of the aesthetic experience.

Conference: ‘Pre-former/Performer: Sources et categories pour l’etude de la performance et du rituel’, UC Louvain, 6-7 October 2021

A workshop organised by Sergi Sancho Fibla and Ingrid Falque at the UCLouvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) and on Zoom on the categories and sources destined to study performance and ritual in the late Middle Ages and the early modern period. Papers are in French and English.

Conference: ‘Representing and naming Greece & Greek space (14th-16th c.)’, University of Lille, 1 October 2021

This conference will focus on the representations of Greek space, ancient and “modern”, in textual and iconographic works from the 14th to the 16th century.