CFP: Travelling Objects, Travelling People: Art and Artists of Late Medieval and Renaissance Iberia and Beyond, c. 1400–1550, The Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline 10 Jan 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS -10 Jan 2020 Travelling Objects, Travelling People aims to nuance our understanding of the exchanges and influences that shaped the artistic landscape of Medieval and Renaissance Iberia. Traditional narratives hold that late fifteenth-century Iberian art and architecture were transformed by the arrival of artists, objects and ideas from France and the LowContinue reading “CFP: Travelling Objects, Travelling People: Art and Artists of Late Medieval and Renaissance Iberia and Beyond, c. 1400–1550, The Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline 10 Jan 2020”

Conference: Mobility and conflict in the Mediterranean, UNED, Madrid, October 26, 2018

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP Mobility and conflict in the Mediterranean: sociability networks and artistic creation in the Late Medieval and Early Modern periods UNED, Madrid 26 de octubre de 2018. 9.30. Presentación SESIÓN 1: Alteridades móviles: La visión del otro en la literatura y el arte Modera: Juan Carlos Ruiz Souza (UCM) 10:00-10:20: Representando al otro: tejidosContinue reading “Conference: Mobility and conflict in the Mediterranean, UNED, Madrid, October 26, 2018”

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”

Fellowships at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies

Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence, Italy is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2018–2019 academic year. Deadline: November 15 Wallace Fellowship (four or six months; deadline November 15) for post-doctoral scholars who explore the historiography and impact of the Italian Renaissance in the Modern Era (19th–21st centuries).Continue reading “Fellowships at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies”

CFP: ‘The Italian South: Transcultural Perspectives 400-1500,’ CONVIVIUM journal

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”

CFP: Rethinking the Medieval Frontier, University of Leeds, 10 April 2018

Call for Papers: Rethinking the Medieval Frontier, University of Leeds, 10 April 2018 Deadline: 1 February 2018 Few topics in medieval studies have as much current relevance and activity as frontiers and borders. Yet approaches to their study in the Middle Ages are often untheorised, and compare, if at all, only to often outdated studies of theContinue reading “CFP: Rethinking the Medieval Frontier, University of Leeds, 10 April 2018”

CFP: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018

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”

CFP: Moving People, Shifting Frontiers: Re-contextualising the Thirteenth Century in the Wider Mediterranean

Call for Papers: Moving People, Shifting Frontiers: Re-contextualising the Thirteenth Century in the Wider Mediterranean, International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13 2018 Deadline: 10 September 2017 Organizers: Katerina Ragkou (University of Cologne) and Maria Alessia Rossi (The Courtauld Institute of Art) Every day we witness people moving, with them objects and skills, knowledgeContinue reading “CFP: Moving People, Shifting Frontiers: Re-contextualising the Thirteenth Century in the Wider Mediterranean”

CFP: Textile Gifts in the Middle Ages – Objects, Actors, and Representations

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”

Typical Venice? Venetian Commodities, 13th-16th centuries (3-6 March 2016)

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)”