Conference: Symposium on Byzantine Law, Groningen

On 24 June 2014, Prof. Giuseppe Falcone will give his solemn address marking his acceptance of the H.J. Scheltema-chair of Byzantine Law at the University of Groningen. Preceding this festive occasion, the Department of Legal History in cooperation with the University of Palermo (Italy) will host a Symposium on Byzantine Law in Groningen, the Netherlands,Continue reading “Conference: Symposium on Byzantine Law, Groningen”

Conference: Anti-Judaism and Its Implications, Waterville, ME

In Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition (Norton, 2013), David Nirenberg  seeks “to demonstrate how different people put old ideas about Judaism to new kinds of work in thinking about their world; to show how this work engaged the past and transformed it; and to ask how that work reshaped the possibilities of thought in the future.”Continue reading “Conference: Anti-Judaism and Its Implications, Waterville, ME”

Conference: The Mediterranean City and Its Rulers, Princeton

The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies presents “The Mediterranean City and Its Rulers: A Comparison of Byzantium, Islam, and Western Christendom in the High Middle Ages,” a conference, directed by Teresa Shawcross, Assistant Professor of History, to held on 26–27 April at 216 Aaron Burr Hall. The High Middle Ages were a periodContinue reading “Conference: The Mediterranean City and Its Rulers, Princeton”

Call for papers: Mediterranean Visions/ Mediterranean Frame

On 13-15 June 2014, the Sant’Anna Institute in Sorrento will host two events: a conference “Mediterranean Visions: Journeys, Itineraries and Cultural Migrations/ Visioni Mediterranee: Viaggi, Itinerari e Migrazioni Culturali” and a symposium, “History, Literature and Culture in a Mediterranean Frame.” Paper proposals are being accepted for “Mediterranean Visions” (13 & 14 June), organized by GiovanniContinue reading “Call for papers: Mediterranean Visions/ Mediterranean Frame”

Upcoming Conference: ‘The Abbot’s Table’, Glastonbury Abbey, 13th June 2014

Conference on eating and monastic life in medieval England. Chaired by Prof. Roberta Gilchrist (University of Reading). Speakers include Prof. James Clark (University of Exeter), Prof. Chris Woolgar (University of Southampton) and Marc Meltonville (Hampton Court Palace). For more info, email info@glastonburyabbey.com.

Upcoming Event: Mapping the Miraculous: A Medieval Hagiography Conference (Cambridge, 2 May 2014)

The Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic is delighted to announce a one-day conference focusing on saintly miracles and their roles in medieval hagiography. Speakers include Robert Bartlett, Dorothy Ann Bray, Thomas Clancy, Catherine Cubitt, Barry Lewis, Rosalind Love and Christine Rauer. Find the Conference poster here. For more information and the full programme, visitContinue reading “Upcoming Event: Mapping the Miraculous: A Medieval Hagiography Conference (Cambridge, 2 May 2014)”

Call for Papers: II International Conference. Sevilla, 1514: Arquitectos tardogóticos en la encrucijada

Call for Papers II International Conference. Sevilla, 1514: Arquitectos tardogóticos en la encrucijada Seville, November 12-15, 2014 Deadline: 31 May 2014 After the I International Conference Arquitectura tardogótica en la Corona de Castilla held in Santander in 2010, the II International Conference. Sevilla, 1514: Arquitectos Tardogóticos en la encrucijada, aims to serve as a forumContinue reading “Call for Papers: II International Conference. Sevilla, 1514: Arquitectos tardogóticos en la encrucijada”

Conference: Orfèvrerie gothique en Europe (Lausanne, 26-28 March 2014)

Lausanne University, 26. – 28.03.2014 Orfèvrerie gothique en Europe. Production et réception. Université de Lausanne – Site de Dorigny Bâtiment Amphimax, salle 414 26-28 mars 2014 PROGRAMME Mercredi 26 mars 2014 14h00 Accueil des participant-e-s Ouverture des travaux, par Élisabeth Antoine-König (Musée du Louvre, Paris) et Michele Tomasi (Université de Lausanne) Entre villes et cours 14h30 Sophie Cassagnes-Brouquet (Université deContinue reading “Conference: Orfèvrerie gothique en Europe (Lausanne, 26-28 March 2014)”

“FLAWS” – Medieval Research Conference, University College London

“FLAWS” – Medieval Research Conference Hoccleve’s Regiment of Princes, BL MS Arundel 38, London Medieval Graduate Network, UCL, 29th May 2014 The London Medieval Graduate Network welcomes submissions for research papers on “Flaws” for its 2014 annual conference, hosted by UCL. This inter-disciplinary conference examines how deliberate or mistaken defects, errors, limitations and imperfections have beenContinue reading ““FLAWS” – Medieval Research Conference, University College London”

Call for Papers: VIII Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval. Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England, Artistic Confluences Around 1200 (Madrid 2014)

Call for Papers VIII Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval. Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England, Artistic Confluences Around 1200. Madrid, Faculty of Geography and History (University Complutense of Madrid) – Casa de Velázquez, November 12-14, 2014 Deadline: 25 May 2014 October 6, 1214. The Castilian monarch, Alfonso VIII, died on his way to Plasencia. BeforeContinue reading “Call for Papers: VIII Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval. Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England, Artistic Confluences Around 1200 (Madrid 2014)”