Conference: Heritage Revisited. Rediscovering Objects from Islamic Lands in Enlightenment Europe, Kunsthistorisches Institut, University of Vienna, September 20–21, 2018

For centuries, objects from Islamic lands were unquestioned parts of the material and visual culture of pre-modern Latinate Europe. A textile from Fatimid Egypt, for instance, the so-called “Veil of Sainte Anne”, was kept in the cathedral treasury of Apt and venerated as a Christian relic. The workshop “Heritage Revisited. Rediscovering Objects from Islamic LandsContinue reading “Conference: Heritage Revisited. Rediscovering Objects from Islamic Lands in Enlightenment Europe, Kunsthistorisches Institut, University of Vienna, September 20–21, 2018”

Conference: Shaping the Officer. Communities and Practices of Accountability in Premodern Europe, German Historical Institute London, 8-10 November 2017

Conference: Shaping the Officer. Communities and Practices of Accountability in Premodern Europe, German Historical Institute London, 8-10 November 2017 Convenors: María Ángeles Martín Romera (LMU Munich), Hannes Ziegler (GHI London) Interactions between subjects and rulers have been studied in a wide range of historiographical approaches. Among them, the question of officers’ accountability has been of particularContinue reading “Conference: Shaping the Officer. Communities and Practices of Accountability in Premodern Europe, German Historical Institute London, 8-10 November 2017”

CFP: ‘Medieval Liturgy: Text and Performance,’ 53nd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2018) in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Call for Papers: ‘Medieval Liturgy: Text and Performance,’ 53nd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2018) in Kalamazoo, Michigan Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Interdisciplinary Graduate Medieval Colloquium at the University of Virginia invites graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars to submit papers for a session entitled “Medieval Liturgy: Text and Performance” at theContinue reading “CFP: ‘Medieval Liturgy: Text and Performance,’ 53nd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2018) in Kalamazoo, Michigan”

Programme: IHR European history 1150-1550 Seminar, 2016–2017

Programme: IHR European history 1150-1550 Seminar, 2016–2017 Fortnightly Thursdays 17:30, IHR Wolfson II unless noted; free, all welcome Winter Term 29th September ** Senate House South Block Room 349 (3rd Floor)** Chris Wickham (Oxford): Jiangnan style: Doing global economic history in the medieval period 13th October Giorgio Lizzul (KCL): The republic, commerce, and public debtContinue reading “Programme: IHR European history 1150-1550 Seminar, 2016–2017”

CFP: Publishing in the Renaissance – Minor and Academic publishers

Call for Journal Submissions: Kunsttexte – Renaissance 2016: “Publishing in the Renaissance – Minor and Academic publishers” Deadline: Nov 1, 2016 Some major publishers dominated the publishing scene in the Renaissance, like Aldo Manuzio and his family in Venice, and the Giunti family in Florence. From early on however there were many minor publishers, oftenContinue reading “CFP: Publishing in the Renaissance – Minor and Academic publishers”

CFP: Various Sessions @Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, May 11 – 14, 2017

Call for Papers: Various Sessions @Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, May 11 – 14, 2017 Deadline: Sep 15, 2016 Reminder: – The Stones Cry Out: Modes of Citation in Medieval Architecture – Light and Darkness in Medieval Art, 1200-1450. ICMA sponsored session Other Sessions: Obscured by the Alps: Medieval Italian Architecture and the European Canon Organizer: ErikContinue reading “CFP: Various Sessions @Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, May 11 – 14, 2017”

ICMA: GRADUATE STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS

The ICMA has initiated a new form of grant for graduate students in the early stages of their dissertation research.  Three grants will be awarded this year, at $3,000 each, to enable a student to travel to Europe (including the Eastern Mediterranean) to visit the monuments or museum objects or manuscripts on which the dissertationContinue reading “ICMA: GRADUATE STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS”

CFP: Dialogue and Difference in the Middle Ages (University of Bristol, February 25-6, 2016)

Dialogue and Difference is an interdisciplinary conference bringing together scholars from all fields to explore the ways in which cultural, social, political, religious, scientific and intellectual exchange and interaction unfolded throughout the Middle Ages. Dialogues took place both across borderlines and within the heart of medieval societies, in monasteries, universities, courts and market places asContinue reading “CFP: Dialogue and Difference in the Middle Ages (University of Bristol, February 25-6, 2016)”

10 Postdoctoral Fellowships: Europe in the Middle East, The Middle East in Europe

10 Postdoctoral Fellowships: Europe in the Middle East, The Middle East in Europe Berlin Deadline: 15 January 2014 The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien invites scholars to apply for up to ten postdoctoral fellowships for the research program EUROPE IN THE MIDDLE EAST – THE MIDDLE EAST IN EUROPE (EUME). EUME seeks to rethink key concepts and premisesContinue reading “10 Postdoctoral Fellowships: Europe in the Middle East, The Middle East in Europe”