Join Dr Vera-Simone Schulz, who will shed new light on complex intersections between short-distance and long-distance entanglements across the medieval Afro-Eurasian world. It will show the benefits and the necessity of wider horizons beyond traditional subdisciplines such as European, Islamic, African etc.
In this talk, Erik Gustafson addresses two fundamental problems with regards to Franciscan churches: the question of poverty and architecture, and the issue of the role of dividing screens for the friars’ lay constituency.
Why give money to your local church? In this paper Dr Tom Nickson focuses on the 14th-century parish church of Santa Maria del Mar in Barcelona, and explores the risks and rewards it offered to the local merchant community who invested in its construction.
The International Catacomb Society directors are pleased to invite you to a virtual lecture by Dr. Norbert Zimmermann (German Archaeological Institute, Rome) on Sunday, June 26 at 1:00 pm (ET) entitled “Exploring the Catacombs of Rome: Old and New Research in the Roman Underground.” The lecture is open to the public. Click here to register.