CFP: ‘Same Old Things? Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance’, London, 3 May 19

Courtauld Institute of Art London, May 3, 2019 Deadline: Jan 28, 2019 Same Old Things? Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance Even today, the history of art is largely dominated by narratives that are for the most part style-based. They tell a story that is teleological, ever-progressive, and structured around influential artistic centres. Within this framework, theContinue reading “CFP: ‘Same Old Things? Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance’, London, 3 May 19”

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Call for Papers: ‘Rethinking the Carpet Page: Meaning, Materiality, and Historiography’, IMC 2019 (Deadline: 10 September 2018)

CFP for International Medieval Congress 2019 at the University of Leeds, July 1-4 2019 The session proposes a fresh look at carpet pages in manuscript books across the medieval world including examples from Jewish, Muslim, and Christian contexts. We seek papers examining the sources for and functions of particular carpet pages as well as papersContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Rethinking the Carpet Page: Meaning, Materiality, and Historiography’, IMC 2019 (Deadline: 10 September 2018)”

CFP: L’architecture gothique. Entre réception et invention. Impact, continuité et réinterprétation (XIIe – XXe siècle), Centre André Chastel, Paris, 10 March 2018

Call for Papers: L’architecture gothique. Entre réception et invention. Impact, continuité et réinterprétation (XIIe – XXe siècle), Centre André Chastel, Paris, 10 March 2018 Deadline: 15 November 2017 L’une des définitions les plus correctes du terme « gothique » est celle qui interprète ce phénomène architectural non comme l’expression d’une période historique mais comme un systèmeContinue reading “CFP: L’architecture gothique. Entre réception et invention. Impact, continuité et réinterprétation (XIIe – XXe siècle), Centre André Chastel, Paris, 10 March 2018”

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”

Conference: Max J. Friedländer (1867-1958): art-historian, museum director, connoisseur, Amsterdam, 8th of June 2017

  Conference: Max J. Friedländer (1867-1958): art-historian, museum director, connoisseur, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, June 8, 2017 Registration deadline: Jun 5, 2017 The 5th of June 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Max J. Friedländer (1867-1958). This milestone offers an excellent opportunity to reflect on the legacy of this still well-esteemed art historian. FriedländerContinue reading “Conference: Max J. Friedländer (1867-1958): art-historian, museum director, connoisseur, Amsterdam, 8th of June 2017”

CFP: Early Netherlandish Art in the Long 19th Century (Ghent, 24 – 26 May 18)

CFP: Early Netherlandish Art in the Long 19th Century (Ghent, 24 – 26 May 18), Ghent, May 24 – 26, 2018 Deadline: Jun 1, 2017 To submit a proposal for consideration, please send a 250 word abstract, a 100 word bio, and a 1-2 page CV to rediscoveryhna@gmail.com by June 1, 2017. Francis Haskell famously argued thatContinue reading “CFP: Early Netherlandish Art in the Long 19th Century (Ghent, 24 – 26 May 18)”

CFP: Recovering the Past (York N/EMICS), 2-3 June 2017

Recovering the past can be an arduous and treacherous task and modern scholars frequently find themselves indebted to those who have gone before them. This multi-disciplinary two-day conference sets out to celebrate and analyse the impact the work of previous generations has had on our understanding of the Medieval past. For example, from the mid-nineteenthContinue reading “CFP: Recovering the Past (York N/EMICS), 2-3 June 2017”

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”

Conference: Medieval Architecture Outside the Lines (University of Georgia, USA, 24 October 2015)

University of Georgia Lamar Dodd School of Art Medieval Architecture Outside the Lines October 24, 2015 Long-time and much loved professor Thomas E. Polk II (retired 2006) died in 2014. Using funds donated to the School in his memory, the art history area is organizing a one-day conference on medieval architecture. By honoring Professor Polk’sContinue reading “Conference: Medieval Architecture Outside the Lines (University of Georgia, USA, 24 October 2015)”

Conference: Religion, Art and Conflict: Disputes, destruction and creation (Courtauld Institute, 5-6 December 2014)

Although not a medieval conference per se, we think our readers will enjoy these two days on Religion, Art and Conflict at the Courtauld Institute in December, with sessions on manuscripts, historiographical reception of medieval art, and more besides. Tickets (£26, £16 students, Courtauld staff/students and concessions) can be ordered here. Throughout history religion andContinue reading “Conference: Religion, Art and Conflict: Disputes, destruction and creation (Courtauld Institute, 5-6 December 2014)”