Time and Temporality in Medieval and Early Modern Art (May 18 – 19, 2016, The Open University of Israel, Raanana)

Call for Papers deadline: Dec 31, 2015 IMAGO – The Israeli Association for Visual Culture of the Middle Ages, and the Department of Literature, Language and Arts, The Open University of Israel The subject of time was frequently encountered in medieval and early modern thinking and culture, from the notion of eternity as an abidingContinue reading “Time and Temporality in Medieval and Early Modern Art (May 18 – 19, 2016, The Open University of Israel, Raanana)”

Conference programme: Seals and Status 800-1700 (British Museum, 4-6 Dec 2015)

Programme for Seals and Status 800-1700, a major conference at the British Museum, 4-6 December 2015. Book tickets at the official site. £50 (£25 students and concessions) Friday 4 December 08.30      Coffee and registration 09.30      Introduction Jonathan Williams, British Museum 09.45      Keynote 1 Status: an impression Brigitte Bedos-Rezak, New York University 10.45      Break 11.00      SessionContinue reading “Conference programme: Seals and Status 800-1700 (British Museum, 4-6 Dec 2015)”

CfP: Reading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities (Stirling, 5 December 2015)

Reading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities An AHRC-Funded Interdisciplinary Conference University of Stirling, Saturday 5th December 2015 The organisers of this one-day multidisciplinary conference seek to solicit proposals for 20-minute papers that consider the creation, expression and subject-areas across the Arts and Humanities. Papers should seek to address the creation, understanding, circulation and cultural impact of both realContinue reading “CfP: Reading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities (Stirling, 5 December 2015)”

CFP: Memory and Identity in the Middle Ages: The Construction of a Cultural Memory of the Holy Land in the 4th-16th centuries (Amsterdam, 26-27 May 2016), deadline 1 December 2015

The Holy Land has played an important role in the definition of the identities of the three majorAbrahamic religions. Constitutive narratives about the past of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam werelargely bound to this shared and contested space. As put forward both by Maurice Halbwachs and Jan Assmann, memory adheres to what is ‘solid’, stored away inContinue reading “CFP: Memory and Identity in the Middle Ages: The Construction of a Cultural Memory of the Holy Land in the 4th-16th centuries (Amsterdam, 26-27 May 2016), deadline 1 December 2015”

Image Matter: Art and Materiality (Manchester, November 6, 2015)

Call for papers deadline: Aug 1, 2015 Image Matter: Art and Materiality AAH New Voices Conference MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University 6 November 2015 Keynote: Professor Carol Mavor (University of Manchester) How do art historians interpret matter? And how about artists, makers, theorists and critics? Much recent art historical and visual culture literature has argued forContinue reading “Image Matter: Art and Materiality (Manchester, November 6, 2015)”

Continuous Page. Scrolls and scrolling from Papyrus to Hypertext (Courtauld Institute, deadline for applications, 17 April 2015)

Continuous Page. Scrolls and scrolling from Papyrus to Hypertext UPDATE: Programme Open to all, free admission, but advance booking required by 21 June: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/continuous-page-scrolls-and-scrolling-from-papyrus-to-hypertext-tickets-17187047923 PROGRAMME 09.30 – 10.00 Registration 10.00 – 10.10 Jack Hartnell (The Courtauld): Welcome 10.10 – 11.10 SESSION 1 – REACTION Rachel Warriner (University College, Cork): ‘This fragile thing – with bite’:Continue reading “Continuous Page. Scrolls and scrolling from Papyrus to Hypertext (Courtauld Institute, deadline for applications, 17 April 2015)”

Conference: Reconsidering the Origins of Portraiture (Krakow, 16-18 April 2015)

Programme of the Conference co-organized by: The Institute of Art History of the Jagiellonian University and The Princes Czartoryski Foundation 16-18 April, 2015, Grodzka 53, Cracow Entrance is free, all are welcome. 16 April, 2015 14.00-14.40 Welcome, Prof. Marek Walczak & Dr Mateusz Grzęda Portraying the Sovereign in the 13th and 14th Centuries 14.40-15.05 DrContinue reading “Conference: Reconsidering the Origins of Portraiture (Krakow, 16-18 April 2015)”

Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians (Montréal, 19-20 March 2015)

Carrefour des Arts et des Sciences C-1017-2 Université de Montréal Pavillon Lionel-Groulx 3150, rue Jean-Brillant, Montréal, H3T 1N8 Inscription/Registration : ccmah2015@gmail.com Droit d’inscription : $15 étudiants ; $25 régulier (payable en espèces ou par chèque) Registration fee : Students $15 ; Regular $25 (payable by cash or cheque) Mercredi 18 mars / Wednesday, March 18thContinue reading “Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians (Montréal, 19-20 March 2015)”

Call for Papers: The Senses and Visual Culture from Antiquity to the Renaissance (Bristol, 8-9 June 2015)

Where does the recent sensory turn in the Arts and Humanities leave the study of Visual Culture? Can the viewer/object model incorporate the full sensorium without imposing ocularcentrism? How has vision’s relation to the other senses been expressed and explored through the visual arts from Antiquity to the Early Modern Period? How have the sensesContinue reading “Call for Papers: The Senses and Visual Culture from Antiquity to the Renaissance (Bristol, 8-9 June 2015)”

Conference: Religion, Art and Conflict: Disputes, destruction and creation (Courtauld Institute, 5-6 December 2014)

Although not a medieval conference per se, we think our readers will enjoy these two days on Religion, Art and Conflict at the Courtauld Institute in December, with sessions on manuscripts, historiographical reception of medieval art, and more besides. Tickets (£26, £16 students, Courtauld staff/students and concessions) can be ordered here. Throughout history religion andContinue reading “Conference: Religion, Art and Conflict: Disputes, destruction and creation (Courtauld Institute, 5-6 December 2014)”