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.
The Dynamics of Mediterranean Artistic Interaction in the Late Medieval and Renaissance PeriodsInternational Conference – Department of Art and Art History, University of Malta Convener: Dr Charlene Vella 13:30 – 14:00Registration 14:00Welcome First session (14:15 – 16:00) — chaired by Keith Sciberras 14:15 – 14:45Mario Buhagiar (University of Malta): The Siculo-Byzantinesque ‘Virgin of St Luke’Continue reading “Conference: Mediterranean Artistic Interaction, University of Malta (9 March 2018), Registration Deadline 7 March 2018”
The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium invites speakers to consider the nature of medieval collections, the context of their creation and fruition, and their legacy – or disappearance – in the present.
The Warburg Institute is holding a two-day conference on Mary Magdalen, a figure of great historical importance and cultural resonance. Coming together for this free event, the multidisciplinary speakers will present new research on the representation of her body and its discourses across time and space.
Conference: Art et économie en France et en Italie au XIVe siècle. Nouvelles enquêtes,Art et économie en France et en Italie au XIVe siècle. Nouvelles enquêtes, Université de Lausanne, 19-20 October 2017 Programme: Jeudi 19 octobre 2017 Nicolas Bock, Michele TomasiIntroduction 14h30 L’Italie au Trecento et au Quattrocento : da Giotto alla morte ! Damien CeruttiGiotto &Continue reading “Conference: Art and Economy in France and Italy in the 14th century: new research, Université de Lausanne, 19-20 October 2017”
The 16th-17th June 2017 was the third annual MEMS Festival, a two-day celebration of all things Medieval and Early Modern at the University of Kent. Papers covered all kinds of topics, from art and literature to politics, identity, and everyday life from the entire period. The range of material meant that lots of different areasContinue reading “Looking back: Medieval & Early Modern Festival, University of Kent, June 2017”
Seeking Transparency: The Medieval Rock Crystals International Conference Florence, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut, Palazzo Grifoni Budini Gattai, Via dei Servi 51, May 19 – 20, 2017 Organized by Avinoam Shalem (Riggio Professor, Arts of Islam, Department of art history and Archaeology, Columbia University, NYC) and Cynthia Hahn (Professor of Art History, Department of Art and Art History, Hunter College,Continue reading “Conference: Seeking Transparency, Florence, 19-20 May 2017”
Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art Organised by: Dr James Alexander Cameron: The Courtauld Institute of Art Meg Bernstein: University of California, Los Angeles / The Courtauld Institute Kress Fellow, 2015-2017 Ticket / entry details: £26 (general admission to both days) £16 (students and over-60s) Limited free places available for current Courtauld students (bookingContinue reading “Conference: Towards an Art History of the Parish Church, 1200-1399, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 2-3 June 2017”
Friday 25 November 9.45 Welcome (Nora Berend) Session 1. 10-11.15 Nikolas Jaspert (Heidelberg) Influences of mudejar spirituality on majority Christian religious life Teresa Shawcross (Princeton) Ethno-religious Minorities and the Shaping of Byzantine Society during the Crusades COFFEE Session 2. 11.30-12.45 Annette Kehnel (Mannheim) Minority language, minority culture, minority tradition: Who exactly cares? Amira Bennison (Cambridge)Continue reading “Conference: Minority Influences in Medieval Society, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, 25-26 November 2016”
Click here for the Conference Programme To mark the completion of the third phase of the Greek Manuscripts Digitisation Project and the launch of the Greek Manuscripts Online web resource, the British Library is hosting a one-day conference devoted to Greek Manuscripts on 19 September, 2016. Confirmed participants include Sebastian Brock (Oxford), Charalambos Dendrinos (RoyalContinue reading “Conference: Greek Manuscripts in the British Library, British Library Conference Centre, 19 September 2016”