Lecture: ‘Risky Investments? Mercantile patronage at Santa María del Mar in Barcelona’, Dr Tom Nickson, Thursday, 6 October 2022, 18:30-19:30 (BST)

Why give money to your local church? In this paper Dr Tom Nickson focuses on the 14th-century parish church of Santa Maria del Mar in Barcelona, and explores the risks and rewards it offered to the local merchant community who invested in its construction.

Hybrid Lecture: ‘The Concealment of Sacred Objects during The English Reformation: Evidence of Piety or Protest’, Bruce Watson FSA,1st March 2022, 13:00-14:00 (GMT)

One aspect of the English Reformation (1533-53) was a dramatic change of doctrine from Roman Catholic to the Protestant, which involved an attack on ‘traditional religion’, statues were forbidden, the celebration of Mass was banned and finally, all the redundant liturgical goods and vestments were confiscated by the Crown. To what degree were these changesContinue reading “Hybrid Lecture: ‘The Concealment of Sacred Objects during The English Reformation: Evidence of Piety or Protest’, Bruce Watson FSA,1st March 2022, 13:00-14:00 (GMT)”

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Lecture: ‘Dead Reckoning: The Material Legacy of Eudes of Nevers (d.1266)’, Anne Lester, UCL and Online, 17th March 2022, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)

IHR European History 1100-1550 Lecture Series: Hybrid Meeting – UCL, Cruciform Lecture Theatre 2 & Online via zoom  On 7 August 1266 the crusading Count Eudes of Nevers died in Acre.  Eudes had come to Outremer in 1265 to aid the permanent French garrison maintained in the city, known as the stependarii.  At the time of his death andContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Dead Reckoning: The Material Legacy of Eudes of Nevers (d.1266)’, Anne Lester, UCL and Online, 17th March 2022, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)”

Lecture: ‘The Crivelli Conversation’, Dr Caroline Campbell, Jonathan Watkins and Amanda Hilliam, National Gallery, London and Online, 22nd February 2022, 13:00-13:45 (GMT)

It is possible to book to attend this lecture in person in the Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery, London, or to watch via live stream. Caroline Campbell discusses Crivelli’s illusionism with Jonathan Watkins and Amanda Hilliam, co-curators of an exciting new exhibition at the Ikon Gallery The 15th-century Italian Renaissance painter, Carlo Crivelli, was aContinue reading “Lecture: ‘The Crivelli Conversation’, Dr Caroline Campbell, Jonathan Watkins and Amanda Hilliam, National Gallery, London and Online, 22nd February 2022, 13:00-13:45 (GMT)”