The Society for Church Archaeology welcomes Dr Meg Boulton for ‘Decorated Thresholds in Early Medieval Churches’
This event marks the completion of a three-year digitization project delivered by the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford and the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbuttel. The ‘Manuscripts from German-Speaking Lands’ project, funded by The Polonsky Foundation, has digitized hundreds of medieval manuscripts from collections at The Herzog August Bibliothek and the Bodleian and made these freely available online to scholars and the public.
Discover how small portable objects enabled biblical sites to be relocated in Early Medieval Europe. Historian Julia Smith of the University of Oxford will discuss the various uses mobile objects were put to, as well as the significance attributed to them.
The Tracing the Past project at the University of Liverpool, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, has spent the past seven years recording and analysing vaults in England. This lecture will introduce the project and share some of its key findings in relation to Ely Cathedral.
This conversation, between art historians Paul Binski and Alixe Bovey, will explore the way Becket’s universality as a martyr was embodied in the architecture of Canterbury Cathedral, evoking the heroic age of early Christian martyrdom.
Join Dr Lucy Donkin for ‘Representing Dante’s Steps in Illuminated Manuscripts of the Divine Comedy’
Herdman will discuss Ethiopic Manuscripts in the Beinecke Library collections and the overall Global Books initiative.
This event is part of the A Material World: Devotion events series, which brings together academics and heritage professionals from a wide range of disciplines to discuss issues concerning historical devotional materials, their conservation, presentation, display, and reconstruction.
The final seminar of this year’s Anthropocene Histories series will be a panel discussion with Andreas Malm (Lund), Julia Adeney Thomas (Notre Dame), and Ling Zhang (Boston College), online on 1st June 2021 from 15:30-17:30 BST.
This talk will explain the relation of subterranean structures to the water supply system and present their 3D models and a short documentary.