Online Conference: Regional Furniture Society: ‘Research in Progress: New Thinking about Medieval Furniture’, 13 March 2021, 10:00am – 16:45pm (GMT)

The next Regional Furniture Society meeting in the series of Research in Progress meetings will take place on 13 March 2021 as a Zoom meeting.

Online Conference: ‘Visions of the End: Medieval & Renaissance Apocalyptic Cultures’, Marco Institute’s 17th annual symposium, 5-7 March 2021

The Marco Institute’s 17th annual (virtual) symposium will explore apocalyptic themes. During the course of three days, eleven leading scholars will discuss medieval and Renaissance responses to the Book of Revelation written by John of Patmos and the end-times he predicted. During the virtual sessions, scholars working in the disciplines of art history, history, literary studies, and religious studies will present their current research on the celestial visions and the millennial fears of pre-modern times.

Online Conference: ‘Self-Representation in Late Antiquity and Byzantium’, 23rd International Graduate Conference of the Oxford University Byzantine Society, 26–28 February 2021

Join Oxford University Byzantine Society for their 23rd International Graduate Conference.

Online Colloquium: ‘Dante & Medieval Conceptions of Space and Architecture’ part of the In via Dante colloquium series, 24 February 2021, 15:00-17:30pm (GMT)

The In via Dante Network at the University of Leeds are hosting three colloquia aimed at creating a platform for doctoral and early career researchers working on Dante across different institutions to come together to discuss their work.

Online Conference: The Courtauld’s 26th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: ‘Display and Displacement in Medieval Art and Architecture’, Courtauld Institute of Art, 18-19 February 2021, 11:00 – 16:00 (GMT)

The Courtauld’s 26th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium has invited speakers from various academic fields (including, but not limited to, art history, archaeology, material culture and conservation studies) to consider various forms of displacement and their visual and experiential implications for medieval art and architecture.

Online Conference: ‘Remarkable women’: Female patronage of religious institutions, 1300-1550, Courtauld Institute of Art, 29 January 2021, 10:00 – 17:45 (GMT)

This conference seeks to explore the ways in which women patronised and interacted with monasteries and religious houses during the late Middle Ages, how they commissioned devotional and commemorative art for monastic settings, and the ways in which these donations were received and understood by their intended audiences.

Online Conference: ‘‘Our Aelred’: Man, Monk & Saint’, English Heritage & the British Archaeological Association, 11-12 January 2021

Join English Heritage and the British Archaeological Association for this major online conference focused on Aelred, abbot of Rievaulx between 1147 and 1167.

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.