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

https3a2f2fcdn-evbuc-com2fimages2f472296712f2640004419952f12foriginalThis 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. The conference will comprise five sessions. In the first four, two PhD students (or recent graduates) will present on topics that are united by common themes such as patronage, attribution and materiality. The final session, entitled ‘Opening New Dialogues’, will feature a paper by Professor Michelle O’Malley (Deputy Director and former PhD student at The Warburg). In order to foster the intellectual exchange central to ‘New Dialogues in Art History’ , the key paper(s) of each session will be followed by 20 minutes discussion.

Organised by Genevieve Verdigel & Lydia Goodson. Please direct any enquiries to the organisers at: NewArtDialogues@gmail.com


10:00–10:15: Registration

10:15–10:30: Introduction: Lydia Goodson and Genevieve Verdigel

10:30–11:30: Session 1: Making and Materiality
Chair: Alexander Röstel (Courtauld Institute / The National Gallery)
– Ang Li (University of Oxford): ‘The Revival of Gold Ground in Late Fifteenth-Century Italian Paintings.’
– Benedetta Pacini (University of Warwick/ The National Gallery): ‘Making and Moving Venetian Renaissance Paintings: my interviews with chief restorers in Venice and London, and archival records about Tintoretto’s transport strategy.’

11:30–11:45: Break (Tea and Coffee Provided)

11:45–12:45: Session 2: Attribution and Authorship
Chair: Dr Olenka Horbatsch (British Museum; PhD 2017, University of Toronto)
– James Wehn (Case Western Reserve University/ The Cleveland Museum of Art): ‘The Maker’s Image: Israhel van Meckenem, His Name, and His Copies.’
– Catherine Spirit (University of York): ‘Weaving Light: Untangling Authorship in the Windows of All Saints Church, Earsham.’

12:45–13:45: Lunch (Provided for Speakers and Chairs)

13:45–14:45: Session 3: Prestige and Patronage
Chair: Adriana Concin (Courtauld Institute)
– Dr Ilaria Taddeo (PhD 2017, IMT School for Advanced Studies, Lucca): ‘Artistic Patronage, Family Prestige and Religious Politics. The case of the Guidiccioni between Lucca and Rome (c. 1530-1550).’
– Anne-Sophie Laruelle (University of Liège): ‘Reconsidering Tapestry Patronage and Trade in the Renaissance.’

14:45–15:00: Break (Tea and Coffee Provided)

15:00–16:00: Session 4: Itinerancy and Interchange
Chair: Lois Haines (Warburg Institute / The National Gallery)
– Giulio Dalvit (Courtauld Institute): ‘Circulation of Drawings in Castiglione Olona: Masolino, Paolo Schiavo, Vecchietta, Domenico Veneziano and Cyriacus of Ancona.’
– Matthew Whyte (University College, Cork): ‘Stylistic Exchange and Civic Identity in Michelangelo’s work on the Arca di San Domenico in Bologna.’

16:05–16:55: Session 5: Opening New Dialogues
– Professor Michelle O’Malley (Deputy Director, Warburg Institute): ‘The Specifics of Authorship: Attributing Production.’

16:55–17:00: Concluding Remarks
17:00–18:00: Reception

Free and Open to all. Advanced booking required via Eventbrite.


Conference: The Right Moment. A Symposium on Kairotic Energies, Brussels, 18-19 October 2018

church-of-the-holy-nativity-631The Greek term kairós expresses an idea of ‘grasping the right moment’, which travelled through art, literature, and philosophy. And even today, it is central to debates over, for example, time management. Combining perspectives from classical reception studies and iconology, this ongoing project at KU Leuven (2017-2021) is about the reception of kairós in the visual medium from antiquity to the Renaissance. How was the notion of kairós visualized in images throughout time, from antiquity to the early modern era? And more specifically, how did text and image work together to transform the notion of kairós in various contexts?

The attending speakers from Belgium, Germany, France, Israel, Croatia, The Netherlands, Romania, The United Kingdom, The United States, and Switzerland have not only been selected on the basis of their interdisciplinary skills in the field; but equally because of their distinctive contribution to the method of iconology and visual anthropology.

Many among them are key influencers on, among other things, the importance of the Humanities in terms of peace process work, ecology, and the relationship between Eastern and Western civilizations.

Barbara Baert – Kunstwetenschappen KU Leuven – www.illuminare.be


Thursday, 18 October

08.30-09.00 Registration

09.00-09.15 Welcome speech by Pierre Van Moerbeke,
Executive director of Francqui Foundation

09.15-09.30 Welcome speech by Luc Sels, Rector of KU

09.30-10.00 Introduction by Barbara Baert

10.00-10.30 Coffee break

Part I
10.30-11.30 Giotto, the Eye and the Gaze – Victor Stoichita
Respondent: Herman Parret

11.30-12.30 Time in the Context of Ecclesia/Synagoga – Miri Rubin
Respondent: Inigo Bocken

12.30-14.00 Lunch

Part II
14.00-15.00 Epochal Madness: Notes on the Present Moment – W. J. T. Mitchell
Respondent: Stéphane Symons

15.00-16.00 The Manic Moment – Davide Stimilli
Respondent: Hedwig Schwall

16.00-16.30 Coffee break

16.30-17.30 The Silence of Lifta – Avinoam Shalem
Respondent: Amr Ryad

17.30-18.15 Presentation of the new series Recollection: Experimental Reflections on Texts, Images and Ideas – Veerle De Laet (Leuven University Press) & Ellen Harlizius-Klück

Friday 19 October

08.30-09.00 Welcome & coffee

Part III
09.00-10.00 The Nativity Church in Bethlehem as Kairotic
Space – Bianca Kühnel
Respondent: Marina Vicelja-Matijašic

10.00-11.00 L’occasion de la grâce dans le martyre – Pierre Antoine Fabre
Respondent: Ralph Dekoninck

11.00-11.30 Coffee break

11.30-12.30 A Dialogue of Early Buddhism, Hinduism and
Jainism on the Varieties of Auspicious Moments – Eugen Ciurtin
Respondent: Reimund Bieringer

12.30-14.00 Lunch

Part IV
14.00-15.00 Generating Synchronicity: Bodily and Affective
Techniques – Elisabeth Hsu
Respondent: Philippe Van Cauteren

15.00-16.00 The Moment of the Dangerous Women – Catherine Harper
Respondent: Ann-Sophie Lehmann

16.00-16.30 Coffee break

16.30-17.30 Concluding remarks – Han Lamers & Bart Verschaffel

17.30-18.00 Book presentations: Paul Peeters (Peeters Publishers) & Illuminare – Centre for the Study of Medieval Art

18.00-19.30 Farewell drinks

Contact and registration: stephanie.heremans@kuleuven.be
Registration deadline: 30 September 2018

Conference: ‘Imago & Mirabilia. The forms of the prodigy in the Medieval Mediterranean’, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, 18-20 October 2018

imago_cat_x1500International Symposium on the forms of the prodigy in the Medieval Mediterranean. It will bring together scholars from all areas of medieval history around the marvelous and its image in the Middle Ages.

The symposium will talk about how on an ancient substrate, reworked by the Christian tradition, a diversity of places, stories and beliefs were shaping the profiles of the prodigy to the Middle Ages. Reactivated by the opening of the Mediterranean, religious, commercial or military trips extended cults, stories and precious objects through Christianity. The real and imaginary adventure confronts the protagonists with fabulous characters and places. The cult of Eastern saints will find anchor points in the West where, on occasions, they will develop with as much or more intensity than in their place of origin, an evident symptom of their polycentric character.

The symposium will take place from October 18th to October 20th, 2018, in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona. More information can be found on the museum’s website.

CONF: Intercambios y conflictos (Tarragona, 17-19 July 2018)

Intercambios y conflictos en un Mediterráneo transcultural: redes, comercio y creación artística en la edad media y moderna
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia and Museu d’Art Modern de la “Diputació de Tarragona”, Calle Santa Anna, 8 – 43003 Tarragona, July 17 – 19, 2018

cursos_verano-2018-web-UNEDEn este curso mostraremos la importancia del Mediterráneo como espacio de intercambios culturales y artísticos, así como de enfrentamientos y conflictos sociales durante la edad media y moderna. Mediante una visión multidisciplinar y diacrónica se estudiarán aspectos como la coexistencia de diversos credos o religiones y sus manifestaciones identitarias, el comercio como elemento de cohesión y difusión de modelos, así como las relaciones políticas y eclesiásticas entre las coronas de Castilla, Aragón, los territorios italianos y del sur de Francia mediante sus implicaciones artísticas. Esta visión diacrónica se verá completada con una actividad práctica que consistirá en una visita guiada a la ciudad de Tarragona donde se expondrá la importancia de esta urbe en el enclave mediterráneo.

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Conference: Manuscripts from Ethiopia and Eritrea (Oxford, 1 Sept 2018)

This free study day will act as an introduction to Ethiopian and Eritrean manuscripts  dating from the 4th to 18th centuries. Context, production, and patronage will be discussed by leading experts from institutions such as The British Library and SOAS. See the detailed schedule and link to register below.

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CONFERENCE: Pantokrator 900: Cultural Memories of a Byzantine Complex (August 7-10 2018), ANAMED Istanbul

CONFERENCE: Pantokrator 900: Cultural Memories of a Byzantine Complex, 7-10 August 2018, ANAMED Istanbul

The Christ Pantokrator Complex (Zeyrek Camii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site) that included the mausoleum of the imperial dynasty, a monastery, a hospital, an orphanage, a home of the elderly and a poorhouse was founded in 1118 by Empress Piroska-Eirene and Emperor John II Komnenos. The second largest Byzantine church still standing in Istanbul after the Hagia Sophia, the Pantokrator was the most ambitious project of the Komnenian renaissance and the most impressive construction of twelfth-century Byzantine architecture. To commemorate the nine hundred years of the Pantokrator Complex, the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU Budapest and the Hungarian Hagiography Society organize, in collaboration with LABEX RESMED of Sorbonne-Paris, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, and the Hungarian Institute in Istanbul an international conference that brings together scholars from diverse scholarly traditions to discuss the social, architectural and spiritual meanings of this outstanding monument.

Tuesday, August 7

9- 9:30 Marianne Sághy (CEU and ELTE Budapest), Gábor Fodor, director of the Hungarian Cultural Istitute in Istanbul – welcome and opening of the workshop
9:30-10 Albrecht Berger (Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich) – Celebrating foundations: from the Pantokrator to Zeyrek Camii
10:30-11 coffee break
11-11:30 Béatrice Caseau (Université Paris IV, Sorbonne) — Spiritual and physical healing at the Pantokrator Monastery
11:30-12:30 Roundtable Discussion: Monuments and New Trends in Byzantine Studies
12:30 -2 pm lunch break
2 pm-2:30 pm Floris Bernard (University of Ghent – CEU Budapest) – Empress Eirene in Komnenian Poetry: Perceptions of Gender, Empire and Space
3-3:30 coffee
3:30-4 Zoltán Szegvári (PhD student, University of Szeged) The Image of the Latins in Late Byzantine Epistolography
4:30-5 Etele Kiss (Hungarian National Museum, Budapest) –  Visual and Spiritual Portraits of Eirene, the Co-Founder of the Pantokrator
5:30-6 Cicek Dereli (PhD student, CEU Budapest) Cultural Heritage in Istanbul –  Monasteries in Focus

Wednesday, August 8On-the-Spot: Monument and museum visits guided by David Hendrix and Şerif Yenen

Thursday, August 9

10-10:30 Marianne Sághy Greek Culture in Early Árpádian Hungary
11-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12 Béla Zsolt Szakács (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest) – Between Byzantium and Italy: the Art of Twelfth-Century Hungary
12:30-2 pm lunch break
2-2:30 pm Márton Rózsa (PhD student, ELTE University of Budapest) — The Byzantine Second-Tier Élite in the Komnenian Period
3-3:30 Lioba Theis (University of Vienna) – Light Symbolism in the Pantokrator
4-4:30 coffee break
4:30-5 Hâluk Çetinkaya (Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul) Funeral Spaces in the Pantokrator Monastery
5:30-6 Etele Kiss (Hungarian National Museum, Budapest) Cosmology between Byzantium and the Occident in the Twelfth Century: Piroska-Eirene and the Opus Sectile Floor of the Pantokrator Monastery
6-6:30 Discussion and conclusions

Friday, August 10

On-the-Spot: Byzantine City Walks guided by David Hendrix and Şerif Yenen

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 sur l’œuvre en mouvement de l’Antiquité au XVIIe siècle.

Jeudi 7 juin

9h-9h10 : accueil des participants

9h10-9h30 : Introduction : Mohammed Benlahsen (Président, Université de Picardie Jules Verne), Tiphaine Barthélémy (directrice, École Doctorale Sciences Humaines et Sociales, Université de Picardie Jules Verne), message de Laurence Boulègue (directrice, TrAme – EA 4284, Université de Picardie Jules Verne), Véronique Dominguez

I. Geste et création
Présidente de séance : Marie-Laurence Haack

9h30-9h50 : Gérard Gros (Université de Picardie Jules Verne, TrAme – EA 4284)
Remarques sur la représentation littéraire du mouvement au Moyen Âge : hiératisme, convention, réalisme

9h50-10h10 : Giuseppe Pucci (Università degli Studi, Sienne / Società Italiana di Estetica)
Punctum temporis, forma fluens

10h10-10h30 : Audrey Gouy (Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour / ITEM – EA 3002)
Mouvements et gestes au prisme de la cinétique. Réflexion à partir des représentations étrusques de danse (VIe-Ve siècle avant J.-C.)

10h30-10h50 : discussion

10h50-11h05 : pause

II. Mouvement dans la pierre
Président de séance : Arnaud Timbert (Université de Picardie Jules Verne, TrAme – EA 4284)

11h05-11h25 : Sébastien Biay (Institut national d’histoire de l’art, Paris)
Mouvements rythmiques dans l’ornementation des portails romans

11h25-11h45 : Nicolas Reveyron (Université Lumière Lyon 2, ARAR – UMR 5138)
Le geste et l’action. Rhétorique du mouvement dans les figurations médiévales (XIIe-XIIIe siècles)

11h45-12h05 : Anne Vuillemard-Jenn (École d’arts appliqués MJM, Strasbourg / Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Strasbourg)
La spatialisation et les parcours visuels induits par la polychromie gothique

12h05-12h25 : discussion

12h25-13h45 : pause déjeuner

III. Mouvement dans l’image
Président de séance : Philippe Sénéchal

13h45-14h30 : Conférence plénière
Jean-Claude Schmitt (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Centre de Recherches Historiques – UMR 8558)
Rythmes et mouvement dans l’Occident médiéval

14h30-14h50 : Véronique Dalmasso (Université de Picardie Jules Verne, TrAme – EA 4284)
Chute du corps, envol de l’âme, fixité iconique

14h50-15h10 : David Zagoury (Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rome)
The Early Modern Rotating Shield

15h10-15h30 : Matthieu Creson (Faculté des Lettres, Sorbonne Université, Centre André Chastel -UMR 8150)
Le mouvement dans les natures mortes peintes en France dans la première moitié du XVIIe siècle

15h30-16h : discussion

16h-16h15 : pause

IV. Objets en circulation
Président de séance : Giuseppe Pucci

16h15-16h35 : Flavia Morandini (Université Bordeaux Montaigne, Ausonius – UMR 5607)
Déplacements rituels des objets de culte : le cas des dépôts votifs dans l’Italie centrale

16h35-16h55 : Dominique Frère (Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient, TEMOS – FRE 2015)
Parfums en mouvements

16h55-17h15 : Sabrina Valin (Université Paris Nanterre, HAR – EA 4414)
Le symbole du mouvement représenté sur les jetons et leur distribution au sein de la monarchie française du XVIIe siècle

17h15-17h35 : discussion

19h : Conférence-spectacle au théâtre “Chés Cabotans”
Ce corps qui parle, par Yves Marc (Compagnie “Théâtre du Mouvement” – 31, rue Édouard David, 80000 Amiens)

Vendredi 8 juin

V. Objets et mécanismes
Présidente de séance : Véronique Dominguez

9h-9h20 : Xavier Barral i Altet (Université de Rennes 2 / Université de Venise, Ca’ Foscari / Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rome)
Marionnettes et statues articulées : stratégies scénographiques du discours religieux médiéval

9h20-9h40 : Jelle Koopmans (Université d’Amsterdam)
Machinerie théâtrale et théâtre des machines (XVe-XVIe siècles)

9h40-10h : Marie-Domitille Porcheron (Université de Picardie Jules Verne, CRÆ – EA 4291)
Mouvoir l’œuvre d’art. Représentations et perceptions dans l’Europe de la Renaissance et du maniérisme

10h-10h30 : discussion

10h30-10h45 : pause

VI. Processions
Président de séance : Xavier Barral i Altet

10h45-11h05 : Véronique Bücken (Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Bruxelles)
Le char de procession de sainte Gertrude de Nivelles : un véhicule animé du XVe siècle

11h05-11h25 : Raphaële Skupien (Centre de Recherche et de Restauration des Musées de France – Département des Archives et des Nouvelles Technologies de l’Information / Université de Lille / TrAme – EA 4284)
En marche ! L’expérience de la rue dans les images de processions parisiennes du XVe au XVIIIe siècle

11h25-11h45 : Valentina Fiore (Polo Museale della Liguria – Ministero dei Beni Culturali, Gênes) et Sara Rulli (Ministero per i Beni e le attività culturali e del turismo, Gênes)
Muovere gli affetti, muovere le « casse »: suggestioni di movimento nei riti professionali a Genova tra Seicento e Settecento

11h45-12h15 : discussion

12h15-14h : pause déjeuner

VII. Genre, mouvement, objets
Présidente de séance : Morgan Dickson

14h-14h20 : Irina Dumitrescu (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn)
Mixed Moves and Sinful Women

14h20-14h40 : Denis Ferhatović (Connecticut College, New London, CT)
The Paradox of Motion While Being Affixed in Exeter Riddles 14 (“Horn”) and 20 (“Sword”)

14h40-15h : Anna Russakoff (American University of Paris)
Miracles and Movements: Miraculous Images of the Virgin Mary in Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts

15h-15h20 : Thor-Oona Pignarre-Altermatt (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Centre de Recherches Historiques, – UMR 8558, groupe AHLoMA)
Prier à l’image de la Vierge : dispositifs mobiles et dévotion domestiques à travers les scènes d’Annonciation flamandes au XVe siècle

15h20-15h50 : discussion

15h50-16h05 : pause

VIII. Danse
Présidente de séance : Dominique Paris-Poulain

16h05-16h25 : Isabelle Marchesin (Institut national d’histoire de l’art, Paris / Université de Poitiers,  CESCM – UMR 7302 / École nationale des chartes, centre Jean-Mabillon – EA 3624)
Entre lexis et semiosis : la jongleresse danseuse dans la sculpture romane aragonaise

16h25-16h45 : Anne-Zoé Rillon-Marne (Université catholique de l’Ouest, Angers / CESCM, Poitiers – UMR 7302 / IReMus, Paris – UMR 8223)
Les rondeaux latins du manuscrit de Florence (Pluteus 29.1) : clercs en mouvement et mutations de l’Église au début du XIIIe siècle

16h45-17h05 : discussion

17h05 : conclusions

Organisateurs :
Morgan Dickson (Littérature anglaise du Moyen Âge) : morgan.dickson-farkas@wanadoo.fr
Véronique Dominguez (Langue et littérature françaises du Moyen Âge): veronique.dominguez@aliceadsl.fr
Marie-Laurence Haack (Histoire ancienne) : marie-laurence.haack@u-picardie.fr
Dominique Poulain (Histoire de l’art médiéval) : dp-poulain@orange.fr
Philippe Sénéchal (Histoire de l’art moderne) : philippe.senechal@u-picardie.fr