European History 1150-1550 Seminars @ IHR: 2017-2018 Programme

European History 1150-1550 Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House Thursdays 17:30 Convenors: David Carpenter (KCL), Matthew Champion (Birkbeck), Johanna Dale (UCL), David d’Avray (UCL), Serena Ferente (KCL), Andrew Jotischky (RHUL), Patrick Lantschner (UCL), Cornelia Linde (German Historical Institute), Sophie Page (UCL), Eyal Poleg (QMUL), Miri Rubin (QMUL), John Sabapathy (UCL), Alex Sapoznik (KCL),Continue reading “European History 1150-1550 Seminars @ IHR: 2017-2018 Programme”

Symposium: Modelling Medieval Vaults

The use of digital surveying and analysis techniques, such as laser scanning, photogrammetry, 3D reconstructions or reverse engineering offers the opportunity to re-examine historic architecture. Digital analysis has enabled new research into design processes, construction methods, structural engineering, building archaeology and relationships between buildings. Recent research on Continental European and Central American architecture has established the significance of these techniques, however, as yet thereContinue reading “Symposium: Modelling Medieval Vaults”

Conference: Choir stalls and their workshops (Greifswald, 23-26 June 2016)

Choir stalls were not only simple seating for the priests and monks. With their highly complex imaging systems they were also one of the most important and complex artistic tasks in medieval cathedrals, monastic churches, and even parishes. In recent years, research has focused primarily on iconographic research and formal and stylistic analysis, as hasContinue reading “Conference: Choir stalls and their workshops (Greifswald, 23-26 June 2016)”

CFP: Against Gravity: Building Practices in the Pre-Industrial World (Philadelphia, 20-22 March 2015)

Call for Papers: Against Gravity: Building Practices in the Pre-Industrial World Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, 20-22 March 2015 Deadline: 15 November 2014 Following on the success of “Masons at Work” (held in spring 2012, and published as, the symposium aims to assemble specialists to examine building practices in the pre-industrial world, with an emphasis on Greek, Roman,Continue reading “CFP: Against Gravity: Building Practices in the Pre-Industrial World (Philadelphia, 20-22 March 2015)”