This conference seeks to explore the ways in which women patronised and interacted with monasteries and religious houses during the late Middle Ages, how they commissioned devotional and commemorative art for monastic settings, and the ways in which these donations were received and understood by their intended audiences.
Conference: In centro et oculis urbis nostrae. La chiesa e il monastero di San Zaccaria Venice, 27 – 29 November 2014 Curated by Bernard Aikema, Massimo Mancini, Paola Modesti The Studium Generale Marcianum is proud to present the symposium dedicated to the Church and Monastery of San Zaccaria in Venice. This is the fourth of a series of conferencesContinue reading “Conference: In centro et oculis urbis nostrae. La chiesa e il monastero di San Zaccaria (Venice, 27-29 November 2014)”
Call for Papers: Sister Act: Female Monasticism and the Arts across Europe ca. 1250 – 1550 London, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 13 – 14 March 2015 Deadline: 10 December 2014 UPDATE: PROGRAMME NOW PUBLISHED Keynote speaker: Professor Dr. Carola Jäggi, University of Zürich (CH) This conference seeks to compare, contrast and juxtapose scholarly approaches to the art of MedievalContinue reading “Call For Papers: Sister Act: Female Monasticism and the Arts across Europe ca. 1250 -1550 (London, 13-14 March 2015)”