Conference: La pierre et l’image. Les disciplines en synergie pour mieux dater les édifices du Moyen Âge (XIIe-XVe s.), Université de Lausanne, October 25–27, 2018

Depuis quelques décennies l’archéométrie et l’archéologie du bâti connaissent un développement conjoint remarquable. Appliquées aux édifices médiévaux, ces disciplines aident de manière substantielle à leur compréhension : si l’étude des élévations permet de restituer la progression, l’économie et l’organisation du chantier, les méthodes de l’archéométrie permettent, lorsque les matériaux chronologiquement significatifs sont conservés, d’obtenir une datationContinue reading “Conference: La pierre et l’image. Les disciplines en synergie pour mieux dater les édifices du Moyen Âge (XIIe-XVe s.), Université de Lausanne, October 25–27, 2018”

Call for papers: Italia e Francia, Francia e Italia: Scambi culturali, 2018

Deadline: Jan 15, 2018 A dicembre 2018 RELIEF (www.revue-relief.org) e INCONTRI (www.rivista-incontri.nl), due riviste internazionali e peer reviewed che si occupano rispettivamente di cultura francese e italiana, pubblicheranno giuntamente due numeri collegati dallo stesso tema: gli scambi culturali tra l’Italia e la Francia dal Medioevo fino ad oggi. La religione, la politica, le scienze eContinue reading “Call for papers: Italia e Francia, Francia e Italia: Scambi culturali, 2018”

Conference: Art and Economy in France and Italy in the 14th century: new research

Conference: Art et économie en France et en Italie au XIVe siècle. Nouvelles enquêtes,Art et économie en France et en Italie au XIVe siècle. Nouvelles enquêtes, Université de Lausanne, 19-20 October 2017     Programme: Jeudi 19 octobre 2017 Nicolas Bock, Michele Tomasi Introduction 14h30 L’Italie au Trecento et au Quattrocento : da Giotto alla morte !Continue reading “Conference: Art and Economy in France and Italy in the 14th century: new research”

New Illuminated Manuscript Digitisation Project with British Library & BnF: Polonsky Foundation

The Polonsky Foundation England and France Project: Manuscripts from the British Library and the Bibliothèque nationale de France, 700-1200 A new project is underway to open up further the unparalleled collections of illuminated manuscripts held by the British Library and the Bibliothèque nationale de France. In a ground-breaking new collaborative project the national libraries ofContinue reading “New Illuminated Manuscript Digitisation Project with British Library & BnF: Polonsky Foundation”

Conference: The Profane within the Sacred in Medieval Art, Aguilar de Campoo, Sept 29th – Oct 1st 2017 (VII Colloquium Ars Mediaevalis)

Conference: The Profane within the Sacred in Medieval Art, Fundación Santa Maria la Real – Aguilar de Campo (SPAIN), Sept 29th – Oct 1st 2017. CFP for 20-minute ‘free papers’ open until 30 June 2017 How to apply: send an email with name, Academic institution, 1 page abstract and main bibliography to plhuerta@santamarialareal.org How toContinue reading “Conference: The Profane within the Sacred in Medieval Art, Aguilar de Campoo, Sept 29th – Oct 1st 2017 (VII Colloquium Ars Mediaevalis)”

Edinburgh College of Art Trecento seminar, Artist and Authorship (6 May 2016)

6th May 2016 10:00 – 17:00 Hunter Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh College of Art, 74, Lauriston Place , Edinburgh Convened by Claudia Bolgia and Luca Palozzi from the School of History of Art This one-day international research seminar on ‘Artist and Authorship’ is designed to take stock of the field, showcase award-winning, original research and discussContinue reading “Edinburgh College of Art Trecento seminar, Artist and Authorship (6 May 2016)”

Book roundup: Medieval architecture

All is thriving in medieval architecture publishing from the Romanesque to the Late Gothic: here are some very special books that have been published in the last few months. As always do let us know of any recently-published medieval art history books you would like us to include in a book roundup – we would beContinue reading “Book roundup: Medieval architecture”

Conference review: Microarchitecture and Miniaturized Representation of Buildings (INHA, Paris 8-10 Dec 2014)

Search for “microarchitecture conference” on Google, and you will mostly be returned results concerning gatherings of computer programmers. This would doubtless make the concept of a conference on medieval microarchitecture entertaining to many. Even ignoring this parallel nomenclature, the sort of microarchitecture art historians are interested in is not an easy concept to explain, andContinue reading “Conference review: Microarchitecture and Miniaturized Representation of Buildings (INHA, Paris 8-10 Dec 2014)”

Book roundup: New art history books from Brepols

Here are some new medieval art history books on manuscripts, architecture and sculpture from publisher Brepols that we have been alerted to, and we think will prove very exciting to a number of our readers. King’s College Chapel 1515-2015: Music, Art and Religion in Cambridge, edited by J. M. Massing, N. Zeeman This lavishly illustrated,Continue reading “Book roundup: New art history books from Brepols”

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Fernand Braudel – IFER Fellowship (France)

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Fernand Braudel – IFER Fellowship ((International Fellowships for Experienced Researchers) Programme supported by the European Commission (Marie Curie Action Programme – COFUND – FP7) Deadline: 30 September 2014 The Foundation Maison des sciences de l’homme and the partners of the programme offer postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities and social sciences for a periodContinue reading “Postdoctoral Fellowship: Fernand Braudel – IFER Fellowship (France)”