Online Lecture: ‘Mail-order Mihrabs: Kashan Tiles and Architectural Design in Iran, c. 1200-1330’ with Dr Patricia Blessing, 17 November 2020, 12:00pm (EST)

Medieval Studies at Princeton University is excited for their new upcoming online lecture by Dr Patricia Blessing on: ‘Mail-order Mihrabs: Kashan Tiles and Architectural Design in Iran, c. 1200-1330’, as part of the Medieval Studies Virtual Faculty Colloquium. This talk will take place on Tuesday 17th November 2020 at 12pm (EST).

Online Lecture: ‘Picturing West Lake: The Poetics & Representation of an Iconic Place’ with with Dr Hui-shu Lee, East Asian Studies Program, Princeton University, 11 November 2020, 4:30pm (EST)

Picturing West Lake explores how a pictorial tradition in the representation of an iconic place was emplaced, fashioned, refashioned, transmuted and transmitted over time to convey cultural value, historical memory, political ideology, and artistic expression.

Online Lecture: Picturing Medieval Myths & History: Making ‘Storyland’ & Visualising Becket’s Shrine, with Dr Amy Jeffs & Dr John Jenkins, University of Kent MEMS, 12 November 2020, 6pm (GMT)

This seminar will showcase the groundbreaking work of two early career scholars, who are applying their expertise in medieval myths / history to their development of new creative projects and didactic, digital visualisations.

Online Lecture: ‘The Red Monastery Church (Upper Egypt): Its Significance and Conservation’ with Elizabeth S. Bolman, 10 November 2020, 7:00 pm (Greece)

The remarkable Red Monastery Church, located in the Egyptian desert, surprises us. It is not in a city, or even near one. What is it doing, in its isolated environment?

Online Lecture: ‘Fragmentology: what, why and where next?’ Lisa Fagin Davis & Christoph Flueler, Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, 3 November 2020, 5.30pm (GMT)

This session brings together two leading experts in the field of fragment studies.

Online Lecture: Raphael 500: The Raphael Cartoons at the V&A, The Warburg Institute, 19 November 2020, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)

Dr Ana Debenedetti (Victoria and Albert Museum) Ana Debenedetti talks to Warburg Deputy Director Michelle O’Malley about the V&A’s new installation of the celebrated Raphael Cartoons in the Museum’s Raphael Court. Raphael’s work in painting, drawing, architecture and design had a profound effect on the arts, influencing not only his own time but also ours. RaphaelContinue reading “Online Lecture: Raphael 500: The Raphael Cartoons at the V&A, The Warburg Institute, 19 November 2020, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)”

Online Lecture: ‘The medieval stained glass at Holy Trinity, Long Melford’, Anna Eavis, 4 Nov 2020, 5pm (GMT)

The November Lecture of the British Archaeological Association Lecture Series will be Anna Eavis, who will be presenting on ‘The medieval stained glass at Holy Trinity, Long Melford’. Anna Eavis is Curatorial Director at English Heritage, with responsibility for the presentation of over four hundred historic sites and their collections. The lecture will take placeContinue reading “Online Lecture: ‘The medieval stained glass at Holy Trinity, Long Melford’, Anna Eavis, 4 Nov 2020, 5pm (GMT)”

Online Lecture: University of Kent MEMS, Contemporary Portraiture & the Medieval Imagination, An Artist in Conversation with her Sitters: Lorna May Wadsworth, the Rt Rev & Rt Hon Dr Rowan Williams & Neil Gaiman, 29 October 2020, 6pm

The Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies at the University of Kent is excited to announce their up-coming seminar which is ‘Contemporary Portraiture & the Medieval Imagination, An Artist in Conversation with her Sitters’. Join portrait artist Lorna May Wadsworth with two of her former sitters the Rt Rev & Rt Hon Dr Rowan Williams & Neil Gaiman.

Online Lecture: Scripture Transformed in Late Medieval England: The Religious, Artistic, and Social Worlds of the Welles-Ros Bible (Paris, BNF FR. 1) by Professor Kathryn A. Smith, Courtauld Institute of Art, 14 October 2020, 5-6pm

Professor Kathryn A. Smith’s talk brings together my early and more recent research on the manuscript that I call the Welles-Ros Bible (Paris Bibliothèque nationale de France MS fr. 1) — the most complete surviving witness and sole extant illuminated copy of the Anglo-Norman Bible, the “earliest full prose vernacular Bible produced in England” (Russell).

Online Lecture: ‘Byzantine Pieces of an Umayyad Puzzle: A Basalt Platform in the Azraq Oasis’, Dr Alexander Brey, 1 October 2020, 4:00–5:00pm (ET)

In this lecture, Dr. Alexander Brey, Wellesley College, will discuss an Umayyad-era basalt reservoir platform built within the Azraq oasis in eastern Jordan and places its carved interlocking stones in conservation with early Byzantine zodiac and celestial diagrams.