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.
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 EmperorContinue reading “CONFERENCE: Pantokrator 900: Cultural Memories of a Byzantine Complex (August 7-10 2018), ANAMED Istanbul”
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 surContinue reading “CONFERENCE: ‘L’oeuvre en mouvement, de l’Antiquité au XVIIe siècle’, Amiens (June 7-8 2018)”
Journées doctorales internationales – « Quel lieu choisir ? Implantation, représentation et mention de l’édifice et de l’objet (XIe-XVIe siècles) » – Amiens 29 et 30 mai 2018 [FR et EN] Le laboratoire Trame (Textes, représentations, archéologie et mémoire de l’Antiquité à la Renaissance) de l’Université de Picardie Jules Verne s’est associé à l’UR Transitions. MoyenContinue reading “Colloquium: International graduate student colloquium in Amiens (May 29th – 30th 2018)”
Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, München, June 29, 2018 Workshop Encounters East/West: Byzantium – Ottoman Empire Program: 13.00 Chair: Franz A. Bauer, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München Ivan Valchev, Universität Sofia: Roman Religious Artifacts After Antiquity (Examples from modern Bulgaria) Georgi Sengalevich, Universität Sofia: Signs and Symbols of the Elite on Luxury Objects of the Late Byzantine World Ella Beaucamp,Continue reading “Conference: Encounters East/West: Byzantium – Ottoman Empire (Munich, 29 Jun 18)”
Internationales Kolleg Morphomata, Universität zu Köln, Weyertal 59 (Rückgebäude), 3. Stockwerk, Bibliothek, 50937 Köln, Germany, May 3 – 04, 2018 Pillaging Sacred Spaces. Diachronic and Cross-Cultural Perspectives While plundering has been an intrinsic part of warfare throughout human history, his workshop will explore the specifi c notion of pillaging sacred space from iachronic and cross-cultural perspectives. HowContinue reading “Conference: Pillaging Sacred Spaces (Cologne, 3-4 May 18)”
The 2014 reappraisal of the documentary evidence for the construction of the 11th-century chevet of the church of Saint-Martial at Limoges established a primary construction date of between 1017×18 and 1028, drawing attention to the exceptional importance of this building campaign. The various foundations and substructures which supported this new eastern arm were also then brought to light duringContinue reading “Conference: St-Martial a Limoges 1018-2018 (Limoges 29-30 November, 2018)”
Conference: ‘Transmissions and Translations in the Medieval World’, Kings Manor at the University of York (2-3 June 2018) The concepts of transmission and translation are central to the evolution of the pan-European multi-cultural nature of medieval society. Cross-cultural connections in the political arena, mercantile trade routes, the dissemination of Christianity and interactions with Islam andContinue reading “Conference: ‘Transmissions and Translations in the Medieval World’ Conference, University of York (2-3 June 2018)”
Roads, Routes and Networks: Visualizing Art Historical Information Digital Humanities Colloquium Cambridge (MA), Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University, RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., April 30, 2018 Space and movement have always been fundamental for art history, through concepts such as center and periphery, roads for global exchange, or the experience of travel, among others.Continue reading “Conference: Roads, Routes and Networks: Visualizing Art Historical Information, Cambridge, MA (30 April 2018)”
“New Light on Old Manuscripts: Recent Advances in Palimpsest Studies” brings together an international assembly of scholars who have been in the forefront of palimpsest studies in recent years, either in reading and analysing palimpsests texts, or in making them legible through advanced imaging and image processing methods.