The Medieval Iberian Treasury in the Context of Cultural Interchange—expanded beyond the special issue of Medieval Encounters from which it was drawn—centers on the magnificent treasury of San Isidoro de León to address wider questions about the meanings of cross-cultural luxury goods in royal-ecclesiastical settings during the central Middle Ages.
Deadline: Jan 15, 2018 A dicembre 2018 RELIEF (www.revue-relief.org) e INCONTRI (www.rivista-incontri.nl), due riviste internazionali e peer reviewed che si occupano rispettivamente di cultura francese e italiana, pubblicheranno giuntamente due numeri collegati dallo stesso tema: gli scambi culturali tra l’Italia e la Francia dal Medioevo fino ad oggi. La religione, la politica, le scienze eContinue reading “Call for papers: Italia e Francia, Francia e Italia: Scambi culturali, 2018”
The Warburg Institute is hosting its first Postgraduate Symposium Cultural Encounters: Tensions and Polarities of Transmission from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment on 17 November 2016. The Symposium explores the concept of cultural encounters, focusing particularly on their productive outcomes and on the dynamics of cultural changes across time and space. This multidisciplinary encounterContinue reading “Symposium: ‘Cultural Encounters: Tensions and Polarities of Transmission from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment’, 17th November 2016”
CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organizers: Diliana Angelova (University of California, Berkeley) and Amanda Luyster (College of the Holy Cross) Across the medieval Mediterranean and beyond, people of many faiths and backgrounds sought the succor of the miraculousContinue reading “CFP: The Virgin as Bridge: Cultural Exchange and Connection through Images of the Virgin Mary, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”
Beyond Borders: Mutual Imaginings of Europe and the Middle East (800-1700) Barnard College’s 25th Biannual Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference Saturday, December 3, 2016 Call for Papers Recent scholarship is challenging the stark border between Europe and the Middle East during the long period between 800-1700. Rather than thinking of these areas in isolation, scholarsContinue reading “CFP: Mutual Imaginings of Europe and the Middle East 800-1700 (3rd December 2016)”
The Mediterranean basin has long been a zone of cultural, economic, and artistic encounter and exchange. This was particularly true in the Middle Ages (c. 500-1500 CE), as the three great religious traditions of Late Antiquity (Christianity, Judaism, and Islam) battled, bartered with, and borrowed from one another in a variety of political and culturalContinue reading “Trading Places: Byzantium and the Mediterranean World in the Later Middle Ages (Harvard University and First Church in Cambridge, 16-17 April 2015)”
New Journal: Convivium. Exchanges and Interactions in the Arts of Medieval Europe, Byzantium, and Mediterranean (Seminarium Kondakovianum Series Nova)Deadline for Article Submission: March and November each year Convivium restarts and continues the glorious Seminarium Kondakovianum, the journal of the institute founded in memory of Nikodim Kondakov in 1927, which represented the desire to maintain and deepen Kondakov’s pioneeringContinue reading “New Journal: Convivium: Exchanges and Interactions in the Arts of Medieval Europe, Byzantium, and Mediterranean”
Leiden University (Leiden Global Interactions – Project ‘Guiding Travelers’) has organized in cooperation with the Hermitage Amsterdam the conference Connecting the Silk Road. Trade, People & Social Networks (c. 400-1300 AD) on May 17 and 18, 2014 (see attached programme). The occasion for this symposium is the exhibition Expedition Silk Road. Treasures from the Hermitage, in the Hermitage Amsterdam onContinue reading “Conference: Connecting the Silk Road. Trade, People & Social Networks (c. 400-1300 AD) May 17-18, 2014”