2017 John Coffin Memorial Annual Palaeography Lecture

Date 24 May 2017, 18:00 to 24 May 2017, 20:00 Type Lecture Venue The Chancellor’s Hall, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Description Professor Judith Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, FBA, École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE) Crossing palaeographical borders: bi-alphabetical Hebrew scribes and manuscripts in Egypt, Spain and Northern France (11th to 15th centuries)  MedievalContinue reading “2017 John Coffin Memorial Annual Palaeography Lecture”

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”

Lecture: The Arts & Science in Early Islamic Spain (15 June, Courtauld Institute of Art)

Wednesday 15 June 2016 – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Research Forum Seminar Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN There is a symbiotic relationship between design, art and visual culture, and the exact sciences, which is attested in early scientific objects from al-Andalus and in medieval Arabic texts. InContinue reading “Lecture: The Arts & Science in Early Islamic Spain (15 June, Courtauld Institute of Art)”

Event: Puerta Vilchez lecture at the V&A (London, 19 June 2014)

Puerta Vilchez lecture at the V&A: Evening Lecture and Reception José Miguel Puerta Vílchez Qurtuba/Córdoba: Monumentality and artistic sensibility in al-Andalus Thursday 19 June 2014, 7pm Seminar Room Three, Learning Centre, Victoria and Albert Museum, London The patronage of the Umayyad caliphs of al-Andalus (Muslim-ruled Spain) created one of the highpoints of classical Islam. The splendourContinue reading “Event: Puerta Vilchez lecture at the V&A (London, 19 June 2014)”

Lecture: Deserts, Rivers and Mountains: Nature and Divinity in Byzantine Pilgrimage Art, Brookline, MA

Dr. Anastasia Drandaki (Benaki Museum) considers the role of natural landscape in Byzantine pilgrimage art. A pilgrimage was born of the believer’s longing to be in a locus sanctus (holy place), to see and touch and imitate holy persons, treading in their very footsteps.  Pilgrims themselves express this in their journals, describing step by stepContinue reading “Lecture: Deserts, Rivers and Mountains: Nature and Divinity in Byzantine Pilgrimage Art, Brookline, MA”

Lecture: Byzantine Money: The Politics and Aesthetics of a World Currency

Thursday, March 13, 2014 6:00pm – 8:00pm Arthur M. Sackler Museum lecture hall, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138 Byzantine Money: The Politics and Aesthetics of a World Currency Ilse and Leo Mildenberg Memorial Lecture Eurydice Georganteli, Harvard University Fellow in the History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University When the Roman Empire’s capital moved from Rome toContinue reading “Lecture: Byzantine Money: The Politics and Aesthetics of a World Currency”

Stained glass museum annual lecture

The director of the York Glaziers’ Trust, Sarah Brown will be giving this year’s annual lecture for the Ely Stained Glass Museum in London. The topic of the paper will be “‘The conservation of a medieval master-piece: John Thorntonʼs stained glass Apocalypse in York Minster“. The lecture will begin at 6pm at Art Worker’s Guild,Continue reading “Stained glass museum annual lecture”