Seminars: Spring Term 2020 Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art at Birkbeck, London

3rd February 2020: James Hall, ‘Embattled Exclusivity: the Aesthetics and Politics of Michelangelo’s Attack on Flemish Painting’. In a dialogue composed by Francisco de Holanda, Michelangelo launches a diatribe against painting produced in Europe north of the Alps, attacking what he sees as its crowdedness and materialism; its lack of order and discrimination; its sentimentalityContinue reading “Seminars: Spring Term 2020 Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art at Birkbeck, London”

Lecture Series: European History, 1150-1550 Seminar Series at the Institute of Historical Research

All are welcome to attend the opening lecture of the 2018 autumn term for IHR’s seminar, European History, 1150-1550. Julien Théry ( University of Lyon) will present his lecture entitled, ‘The French Way. The Rift between The Papacy and Capetian Monarchy under Philip the Fair (1285-1314)’ this Thursday, 27th September. The complete 2018-19 programme can be found here.

Lecture: Murray Seminar at Birkbeck, London (27 June 18)

Gold Against the Body: Gold Surfaces and Their Limits, Medieval to Early Modern Alison Wright, UCL 5:00pm, 43, Gordon Sq., London WC1H 0PD For the last Murray Seminar of the year, Alison Wright of UCL presents a paper entitled Gold against the Body:  gold surfaces and their limits, medieval to early modern.  The myth, famously invoked inContinue reading “Lecture: Murray Seminar at Birkbeck, London (27 June 18)”

Lectures: ortraege am IKM (Mainz, Mai – Jul 17)

Mainz, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, 02.05. – 12.07.2017 Vorträge am IKM (Mainz, Mai – Jul 17) Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 02.05. – 12.07.2017 Vorträge am Institut für Kunstgeschichte und Musikwissenschaft der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz Veranstaltungen der Abteilung Kunstgeschichte Dienstag, 2. Mai Prof. Dr. Roland Kanz (Bonn) „Semantik der Porträtbüste im 18. Jahrhundert” Donnerstag, 22. Juni Prof. Dr. Genevieve Warwick (Edinburgh) „TheContinue reading “Lectures: ortraege am IKM (Mainz, Mai – Jul 17)”

Call for Papers for the 2017/18 Academic Year Lecture Series „Art – Research – Gender“ Lecture Series of the Office of Gender Issues, University of Applied Arts Vienna

Excessively Big Gestures In the 2017/18 academic year, the transdisciplinary lecture series will pursue excessiveness. Interesting here is what is deemed inappropriate and simply too much in the form of speech, literary writing, and courses of action in the performative arts (including comedy). Or in the realm of queer-feminist activism, and the consciously fanatical, provocative manifestos that repeatedly accompanyContinue reading “Call for Papers for the 2017/18 Academic Year Lecture Series „Art – Research – Gender“ Lecture Series of the Office of Gender Issues, University of Applied Arts Vienna”

Lecture Series: Ringvorlesung: Kunst und Technik (Berlin, May-Jul 17)

Berlin, Technische Universität, 03.05. – 05.07.2017 Oberflächlichkeiten. Bedeutung, Material, Technologie und Erhaltung historischer Architekturoberflächen Vortragsreihe im Rahmen der Ringvorlesung Kunst und Technik Konzeption und Organisation: Andreas Huth Die äußere Erscheinung und die Wirkung von Architektur werden nicht nur vom verwendeten Material, sondern auch von dessen Be- und Verarbeitung bestimmt: Die Gestaltung der Oberfläche kann das Material der konstruktiven wie derContinue reading “Lecture Series: Ringvorlesung: Kunst und Technik (Berlin, May-Jul 17)”

Christie’s Education Antiquity to Renaissance Evening Lecture Series

Christie’s Education is delighted to announce the first of our Antiquity to Renaissance Evening Lecture series. This lecture programme is arranged to support the study and understanding of arts from Antiquity to the Middle Ages and Renaissance. It is organised by the Art and Collecting: Antiquity to Renaissance department. Dr Niamh Bhalla will present “MappingContinue reading “Christie’s Education Antiquity to Renaissance Evening Lecture Series”

BAA Lectures: 2016-2017 Programme

BAA Lectures, 2016-2017 Programme : Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE, 4.30 p.m. (tea)/5.00 p.m (lecture) 5 OCTOBER 2016* – ‘Miraculous Ground Plans and the Liturgy of Building Sites in Late Medieval Italy’ by Dr Lucy Donkin, University of Bristol (The lecture will be preceded by the Association’s Annual GeneralContinue reading “BAA Lectures: 2016-2017 Programme”

Murray Seminar on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Autumn Term 2015

The Department of History of Art at Birkbeck presents a series of seminars on medieval and renaissance art, supported by the bequest established in memory of Professor Peter Murray, the Department’s founder. Thursday 22nd October Dr. Robert Maniura, Rogier van der Weyden, Portraiture and Flesh Thursday 19th November Dr. Laura Jacobus, Four Weddings and a Funerary Chapel: aContinue reading “Murray Seminar on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Autumn Term 2015”