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.

Online Conference: ‘Loss’, 14th Annual Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age, 17-19 November 2021

The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies (SIMS) at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age.

Online Conference: ‘Fragments and Frameworks: Illuminated Manuscripts and Illustrated Books in Digital Humanities’, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 11am–4pm (EDT), 1 October 2021

This conference will discuss fragments and frameworks, actual and conceptual, in art history and related disciplines, and address emerging questions in digital humanities.

Online Conference: ‘The Lay Experience of the Medieval Cathedral’, Ecclesiological Society Annual Conference, 10:00–17:15 (BST), 2 October 2021

Get your tickets now for the Ecclesiological Society online Annual Conference, which takes place on 2nd October 2021.

Online Conference: ‘The Illuminated Legal Manuscript from the Middle Ages to the Digital Age: Forms, Iconographies, Materials, Uses and Cataloguing’, IUS ILLUMINATUM, 22-25 September 2021

To commemorate the third year of ‘IUS ILLUMINATUM’, the research team are organising an international Conference on the topic: “The Illuminated Legal Manuscript from the Middle Ages to the Digital Age: Forms, Iconographies, Materials, Uses and Cataloguing” on 22–25 September 2021.

Expert Meeting: The Digital Medieval Manuscript, School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 8 October 2021, 15:00-19:00 (BST)

Invited experts in the field ranging from academics to digitisation specialists (and all overlaps imaginable) will talk about the digitsation of medieval manuscripts. The panel members have sent in videos.

Online Conference: ‘Macrocosms and Microcosms from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages’, University of Cambridge, 24-26 September 2021

Papers and discussion will focus on the ways in which ancient modes and traditions of representation were transformed and retooled as the rise of Christianity necessitated new ways of conceptualising and visualising the place of man in the universe.