CONF: Remembering the Middle Ages? Reception, Identity, Politics

Conference & Poetry Reading: Remembering the Middle Ages? April 5-6, 2019 2 Locations: Bush House, Aldwych, King’s College London The London Global Gateway, 1-4 Suffolk Street, University of Notre Dame A partnership between the University of Notre Dame (London Global Gateway) and King’s College London, ‘Remembering the Middle Ages? Reception, Identity, Politics’ asks speakers andContinue reading “CONF: Remembering the Middle Ages? Reception, Identity, Politics”


History of Liturgy Seminars @ Institute of Historical Research, London: 2017-2018 Programme

History of Liturgy Seminars 2017-2018 Mondays 17.15-19.15 John S Cohen Room N203, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London WC1E 7HU 2 October 2017                   Teresa Webber (University of Cambridge): The Chapter Office and Reading in Chapter: monastic practice c. 1000-1300 13 November  2017          Henry Parkes (Yale University): Matins Responsories and Narratives of DivineContinue reading “History of Liturgy Seminars @ Institute of Historical Research, London: 2017-2018 Programme”

Islamic Art Circle @ SOAS: Lecture Programme, 2017/2018

Islamic Art Circle @ SOAS, London: Lecture Programme, 2017/2018 All lectures begin at 7.00 p.m. in the Khalili Lecture Theatre (Main School Lecture Theatre) –  unless indicated otherwise – Philips Building, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG   11 October 2017: The Palace of Pedro I in Seville, ‘very much like the residence ofContinue reading “Islamic Art Circle @ SOAS: Lecture Programme, 2017/2018”

Lecture: ‘The Seal Makes the Man – or Woman: London in the Thirteenth Century ’ 23rd May 2016

London Record Society ‘The Seal Makes the Man – or Woman: London in the Thirteenth Century ’ a talk by Dr John McEwan, Centre for Digital Humanities, Saint Louis University, Missouri Monday 23 May 2016 at 6.30pm at The Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great West Smithfield London EC1A 9DS Free lecture   All welcome

IHR Medieval and Tudor London Seminars, Summer Term 2016

Medieval and Tudor London Sponsored in memory of Dr Elspeth Veale Convenors: Professor Caroline M.Barron (RHUL), Professor Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck), Dr Julia Merritt (University of Nottingham). For enquiries relating to this seminar, or you would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact Vanessa Harding: The Medieval and Tudor London Seminar runsContinue reading “IHR Medieval and Tudor London Seminars, Summer Term 2016”

Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Courtauld Institute, 11 March

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Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Research Forum, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2-6.30, Weds 11 March 2015. Attendance is free, but spaces are limited so you must register Four papers offer new ideas on a group of well-known sculptures and manuscripts from twelfth- and thirteenth-century Spain, exploring tensions between local and international…

Forthcoming exhibition: Vikings: life and legend

Forthcoming Exhibition: Vikings: life and legend London, 6 March – 22 June 2014 British Museum, the Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery In March 2014 the British Museum will open the Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery with a major new exhibition on the Vikings, supported by BP. The exhibition, developed in cooperation with the National Museum of Denmark and the Berlin StateContinue reading “Forthcoming exhibition: Vikings: life and legend”

Call for Papers: Fifty years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture (London 2014)

Call for Papers: Fifty years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture: New Approaches, New Perspectives, New Material London, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 21 June 2014 Deadline: 16 February 2014 ‘Tomb Sculpture will remain….among the basic works which determine turning points in the history of our discipline’. (Review in Art Bulletin, 1967) The Courtauld Institute will beContinue reading “Call for Papers: Fifty years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture (London 2014)”

Memberships & Societies: The Monumental Brass Society

The Monumental Brass Society was founded in 1887 to preserve and record monumental brasses. Initially it was known as the Cambridge University Association of Brass Collectors. Later it was renamed the Monumental Brass Society. From a membership of 60 in 1887, the Society has grown to around 500 today. Early research into brasses focused chieflyContinue reading “Memberships & Societies: The Monumental Brass Society”

Publication News: New Issue of Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes

Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes – Volume LXXVI  (2013) This  volume was issued online in two parts: Part I (October) and Part II (November), to be followed by the print edition as a complete volume (expected publication date 18 December 2013). For further information, see the journal’s website. Part I Xenophon and the Barberini:Continue reading “Publication News: New Issue of Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes”