10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018

The end of term is in sight and the days are getting longer. And that means we’re all daydreaming of summer. Whether your summer plans call for research or relaxation, take advantage of some stellar temporary exhibitions happening around the globe that are highlighting the production, context, and craftsmanship of medieval art. These exhibitions areContinue reading “10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018”

Job: Assistant or Associate Professor, Art and Material Culture of Islam, Department of Art History, Tyler School/Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

Job: Assistant or Associate Professor, Tyler School/Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Application deadline: Nov 15, 2017 Assistant or Associate Professor, Specialization in the Art and Material Culture of Islam, Department of Art History, Tyler School of Art/Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. The Department of Art History at Tyler School of Art of Temple University invites applications for a full-timeContinue reading “Job: Assistant or Associate Professor, Art and Material Culture of Islam, Department of Art History, Tyler School/Temple University, Philadelphia, USA”

CFP: Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018

Call for Papers: Session on Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018 Deadline: 1st November, 2017 Panel organised by Sami De Giosa, OxfordContinue reading “CFP: Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018”

Call for Applications to Attend: An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Christiane Gruber (Copenhagen, 27th March 2017)

            MEDIEVAL ASCENSION NARRATIVES IN ISLAMIC AND EUROPEAN TRADITIONS CALL FOR APPLICATIONS An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Christiane Gruber (University of Michigan) Organized by the Centre for Medieval Literature and the David Collection Copenhagen, David Collection, 27 March 2017 Deadline for applications:  Saturday 10 December 2016 A one-day workshop on medieval ascension narratives,Continue reading “Call for Applications to Attend: An Interdisciplinary Workshop with Christiane Gruber (Copenhagen, 27th March 2017)”

Conference: Al-Murābiṭūn: Noveno centenario del esplendor de un Imperio, Granada, October 19-22, 2016

Conference: Al-Murābiṭūn: Noveno centenario del esplendor de un Imperio, Granada, October 19-22, 2016 Inscription deadline: October 17, 2016. The Universidad Internacional de Andalucía and the Escuela de la Alhambra present “Al-Murābiṭūn: Noveno centenario del esplendor de un Imperio,” a colloquium/ course in honor of the memory of Prof. Henri Terrasse, to he held 19-22 OctoberContinue reading “Conference: Al-Murābiṭūn: Noveno centenario del esplendor de un Imperio, Granada, October 19-22, 2016”

Conference: “The most beautiful is also the holiest”: aesthetic aspects of the sacred in medieval art and Islamic calligraphy

Conference: “Das Schönste ist auch das Heiligste” – Ästhetische Aspekte des Heiligen in den mittelalterlichen Bildkünsten und der islamischen Kalligraphie, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, May 11-13, 2016 Programme Mittwoch, 11.5.2016, Wassersaal, Orangerie 19.00 Uhr     Begrüßung Klaus HERBERS (Erlangen) 19.15 Uhr     Jens KULENKAMPFF (Erlangen): Das Schöne und das Heilige. Ein Versuch Donnerstag, 12.5.2016, Sitzungssaal (2.012), AlteContinue reading “Conference: “The most beautiful is also the holiest”: aesthetic aspects of the sacred in medieval art and Islamic calligraphy”

Workshop: Workshop on Medieval Magic for MA and PhD students, 7 July 2016

The Warburg Institute and The European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE) have organised a free Workshop for MA and PhD students on Medieval Magic. The workshop will take place on July 7 at the Warburg Institute in London, and will focus on the topic of “Magical Traditions and Medieval Religions of theContinue reading “Workshop: Workshop on Medieval Magic for MA and PhD students, 7 July 2016”

Lecture: The Arts & Science in Early Islamic Spain (15 June, Courtauld Institute of Art)

Wednesday 15 June 2016 – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Research Forum Seminar Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN There is a symbiotic relationship between design, art and visual culture, and the exact sciences, which is attested in early scientific objects from al-Andalus and in medieval Arabic texts. InContinue reading “Lecture: The Arts & Science in Early Islamic Spain (15 June, Courtauld Institute of Art)”

Upcoming Event: London Medieval Society Meeting- Forging Ahead (November 14, 2015)

The first London Medieval Society Colloquium of the new academic year welcomes Dr Alfred Hiatt as the Society’s new President. To celebrate the program explores themes central to his research: – Medieval Forgeries, Medieval Maps, Places and Spaces Speakers are: Catherine Delano-Smith on understanding medieval maps; Leonie Hicks on medieval voyaging; Marianne O’Doherty on medieval ideas of the Indian Ocean;Continue reading “Upcoming Event: London Medieval Society Meeting- Forging Ahead (November 14, 2015)”

CFP: The Door of the Sanctuary: A Place of Transition (Amsterdam, 27-29 May 2015)

Call for Papers: The Door of the Sanctuary: A Place of Transition International Conference, VU University, Amsterdam, 27-29 May 2015 Deadline: 15 October 2014 In sanctuaries, the boundaries between the profane and the sacred are marked by doors on different levels, either physical or symbolic: gateways in a precinct, the outer doors of a templeContinue reading “CFP: The Door of the Sanctuary: A Place of Transition (Amsterdam, 27-29 May 2015)”