Secret Spaces: Medieval Sacristies, Vestries, Treasure Rooms and their Contents

The aim of the conference is to introduce the subject of ecclesiastical treasure houses to both the academic world and the wider public. 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 theContinue reading “Secret Spaces: Medieval Sacristies, Vestries, Treasure Rooms and their Contents”

CFP: Misericordia International Colloquium 2018: Choir Stalls & Their Patrons, Rijeka (Croatia), 13-16 September 2018

Call for Papers: Misericordia International Colloquium 2018: Choir Stalls & Their Patrons, Rijeka (Croatia), 13-16 September 2018 Deadline: Feb 15, 2018 Notification of  paper acceptance: March 15, 2018 Misericordia International is an internationally active multidisciplinary network dedicated to the study of choir stalls and their relation to other artistic manifestations during the Middle Ages and toContinue reading “CFP: Misericordia International Colloquium 2018: Choir Stalls & Their Patrons, Rijeka (Croatia), 13-16 September 2018”

Call for papers: Between Heaven and Earth: Ecclesiastical Patronage in Europe, 1400-1600 (Courtauld Institute of Art, 9 May 2015)

Deadline for CFP, 2 February 2015 Third Annual Renaissance Symposium at the Courtauld Institute of Art In recent years, the artistic commissions of ecclesiastic and lay patrons – both individual and collective – have been a fruitful area of scholarship. Research addressing issues of sacred space, devotional practice, and the materiality of extant objects hasContinue reading “Call for papers: Between Heaven and Earth: Ecclesiastical Patronage in Europe, 1400-1600 (Courtauld Institute of Art, 9 May 2015)”