Travelling Objects, Travelling People aims to nuance our understanding of the exchanges and influences that shaped the artistic landscape of Medieval and Renaissance Iberia.
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”
Call for Contributions: ‘The Italian South: Transcultural Perspectives 400-1500,’ CONVIVIUM. Exchanges and Interactions in the Arts of Medieval Europe, Byzantium, and the Mediterranean, special issue edited by Elisabetta Scirocco (Bibliotheca Hertziana – MPI) and Gerhard Wolf (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – MPI), published March 2018 Deadline for proposals: 20 September 2017 Deadline for article submission: 30 November 2017 This thematic issue ofContinue reading “CFP: ‘The Italian South: Transcultural Perspectives 400-1500,’ CONVIVIUM journal”
Call for Papers: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies Sponsored Session at the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018 Deadline: 20 September 2017 The multimedia fluidity of artists and artisans in the later Middle Ages is an area ripe for investigation. Across diverse regions inContinue reading “CFP: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018”
Call for Papers: Textile Gifts in the Middle Ages – Objects, Actors, and Representations (Textilschenkungen im Mittelalter) Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rome, November 3-4 2016. Deadline: March 24, 2016 As art history has given greater attention to material culture and its social contexts as a whole, the applied arts have also re-entered the scopeContinue reading “CFP: Textile Gifts in the Middle Ages – Objects, Actors, and Representations”
Call for Papers Deutsches Studienzentrum in Venice, Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza, March 3 – 06, 2016 Deadline: Oct 31, 2015 Organizer: Dr. Philippe Cordez (ENB-Nachwuchsforschergruppe “Premodern Objects”, Department Kunstwissenschaften, LMU Munich) and PD Dr. Romedio Schmitz-Esser (Deutsches Studienzentrum in Venice) What are “Venetian” commodities? More than any other medieval or early modern city, Venice lived off ofContinue reading “Typical Venice? Venetian Commodities, 13th-16th centuries (3-6 March 2016)”
Call For Papers: Medworlds 6 “Symbols and Models of the Mediterranean” University of Calabria, Department of Humanities, September 9-11, 2014 Deadline: 1 March 2014 The Mediterranean Sea is a milieu in which it is possible to observe, through an interdisciplinary lens, the undertaking of elements defining an idea which conflicts with its immediate sensitive aspect; anContinue reading “Call For Papers: Medworlds 6 “Symbols and Models of the Mediterranean”, Cosenza”