Call for Papers: Andrew Ladis Trecento Conference (Tulane University, New Orleans, Nov 10-13 2016)

  In the spirit of the tradition forged by the late Andrew Ladis and his colleagues at the University of Georgia, an international congress of Trecento specialists will congregate at Tulane University to share their research formally and informally in New Orleans, LA. This call for papers invites scholars of all ages and stages toContinue reading “Call for Papers: Andrew Ladis Trecento Conference (Tulane University, New Orleans, Nov 10-13 2016)”

Grants: Italian Art Society (deadline 10th January 2016)

NEW! The IAS is pleased to announce a new IAS Dissertation Research Grant to be awarded to graduate students engaged in doctoral dissertation research – on any area of Italian art and architecture from prehistory to the present – to subsidize research travel and other expenses. Send applications and proposals to Dr Janis Elliott at awards@italianartsociety.org Deadline for proposals:  10 January 2016.  SeeContinue reading “Grants: Italian Art Society (deadline 10th January 2016)”

Medieval Charm: Illuminated Manuscripts for Royal, Aristocratic, and Ecclesiastical Patronage (Florence,

ISI Florence, International Studies Institute, Via della Vigna Nuova 18, 50123 Firenze, October 20, 2015 Medieval Charm: Illuminated Manuscripts for Royal, Aristocratic, and Ecclesiastical Patronage // Fascino medievale: manoscritti miniati per i sovrani, l’aristocrazia e il clero International Conference // Convegno Internazionale Organized by Stefano U.Baldassarri, Francesca Marini, Florence Moly Among the main goals ofContinue reading “Medieval Charm: Illuminated Manuscripts for Royal, Aristocratic, and Ecclesiastical Patronage (Florence,”

Conference: Simone Martini e il suo polittico per i domenicani di Pisa (Pisa and Florence, 27-28 April 2015)

Convegno internazionale ideato da Maria Monica Donato in collaborazione tra il Museo Nazionale di San Matteo (Pisa), la Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, l’Università degli Studi di Firenze – Dipartimento SAGAS e il Kunsthistorisches Instituts in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut Il recente restauro del polittico di Simone Martini per l’altare maggiore di Santa Caterina a PisaContinue reading “Conference: Simone Martini e il suo polittico per i domenicani di Pisa (Pisa and Florence, 27-28 April 2015)”

Call for Papers: Religious identities in conflict? Coexistence, Exchanges and Confrontations in the Mediterranean in the 12th-18th centuries (University of Valencia, 7-8 May 2015)

The question of “identity”, as well as the integration of minorities under a specific legal, political and religious framework is one of the most relevant topics in international research. This conference will focus on the multidisciplinary analysis of the evolution of this trans-cultural reality, specifically on the mechanisms for integration and exclusion existing during theContinue reading “Call for Papers: Religious identities in conflict? Coexistence, Exchanges and Confrontations in the Mediterranean in the 12th-18th centuries (University of Valencia, 7-8 May 2015)”

CFP: 15th International Congress of Turkish Art (Naples, 16-18 September 2015)

Call for Papers: 15th International Congress of Turkish Art (ICTA) Università di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Dipartimento Asia, Africa e Mediterraneo (Piazza San Domenico Maggiore 12, Napoli), 16 – 18 September 2015 Deadline: 30 September 2014 We are pleased to inform you that the 15th International Congress of Turkish Art will take place in Naples, at the Università diContinue reading “CFP: 15th International Congress of Turkish Art (Naples, 16-18 September 2015)”

CFP: RSA-Session ‘Arts in Quattrocento Pisa I-II’ (Berlin, 26-28 March 2015)

RSA-Session ‘Arts in Quattrocento Pisa I-II’  Berlin, 26-28 March 2015 Deadline: 12 June 2014 The Quattrocento was a dramatic century for Pisa. The Tuscan town, formerly a leading “Maritime Republic” and one of the wealthiest and most splendid Mediterranean centers in the Middle Ages, lost its independence in 1406 and fell under the dominion of Florence. The political,Continue reading “CFP: RSA-Session ‘Arts in Quattrocento Pisa I-II’ (Berlin, 26-28 March 2015)”

Collaborative doctoral award: The collection, display and reception of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Sienese paintings in Britain, 1850-1950 at the Courtauld/National Gallery

AHRC COLLABORATIVE DOCTORAL AWARD Applications are invited under the Arts & Humanities Research Council Collaborative Doctoral Awards scheme for the project ‘The collection, display and reception of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Sienese paintings in Britain, 1850-1950’. The successful applicant will be supervised at the Courtauld Institute by Dr Joanna Cannon, and at the National Gallery byContinue reading “Collaborative doctoral award: The collection, display and reception of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Sienese paintings in Britain, 1850-1950 at the Courtauld/National Gallery”

Employment opportunity: Assistant Director, British School at Rome

The British School at Rome, Britain’s leading research institute abroad, is seeking to appoint an Assistant Director for the Humanities.  This two-year residential position carries responsibility for programming the year’s research activities and supporting the community of scholars at the BSR, whilst offering the opportunity to work in a remarkable interdisciplinary research centre in Rome.Continue reading “Employment opportunity: Assistant Director, British School at Rome”

Publication News: Joanna Cannon, Religious Poverty, Visual Riches.

Religious Poverty, Visual Riches. Art in the Dominican Churches of Central Italy in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries by Joanna Cannon The Dominican friars of late-medieval Italy were committed to a life of poverty, yet their churches contained many visual riches, as this groundbreaking study reveals. Works by supreme practitioners—Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto, and Simone Martini—areContinue reading “Publication News: Joanna Cannon, Religious Poverty, Visual Riches.”