CFP: Materiality and Conversion

Materiality and Conversion: The Role of Material and Visual Cultures in the Christianization of the Latin West November 30 – December 1, 2020 The Center for Early Medieval Studies at Masaryk University invites you to submit to their call for papers on material and visual culture in the early medieval Mediterranean. Please submit your proposalsContinue reading “CFP: Materiality and Conversion”

CFP: (In)materiality in Medieval Art, Deadline: 15 May 2020

Ovid’s aphorism “Materiam superabat opus”, evoked throughout the Middle Ages and beyond, reveals the special consideration given to skill, technique and craft in the artistic creation processes. Thus, ingenuity and mastery have been privileged qualities in our approach to works of art, according to a restricted vision assumed by Art History as a discipline. However,Continue reading “CFP: (In)materiality in Medieval Art, Deadline: 15 May 2020”

Call for Articles: MEMO – Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture Online

Deadline: Oct 31, 2018 Theme: Objekte der Erinnerung Im kommenden Jahr 2019 jährt sich zum 500. Mal der Todestag Kaiser Maximilians I. Dieses Gedenken wird vielerorts genutzt, um die Person des habsburgischen Herrschers, seine Wirkung und Bedeutung für seine Zeit im musealen Rahmen in Szene zu setzen. Eine zentrale Rolle hierbei spielen Objekte: Objekte, dieContinue reading “Call for Articles: MEMO – Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture Online”

CFP: 2 sessions at the AAH Annual Conference, Courtauld Institute of Art and King’s College London, 5 – 7 April 2018

Call for Papers: Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) Deadline: November 1, 2017 The coexistence of Christianity and Islam in the Medieval Mediterranean led to a transfer of knowledge in architecture and material culture which went well beyond religious and geographical boundaries. The useContinue reading “CFP: 2 sessions at the AAH Annual Conference, Courtauld Institute of Art and King’s College London, 5 – 7 April 2018”

CFP: Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018

Call for Papers: Session on Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018 Deadline: 1st November, 2017 Panel organised by Sami De Giosa, OxfordContinue reading “CFP: Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018”

6 CfP for ICMS Kalamazoo 2018

[1] Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World [2] De-Centering the Romanesque [3] Creative Modes of Activating the Early Medieval Manuscript [4] Creative Strategies of Intellectual Engagement with Tradition and the Auctores [5] “Manuscripts in the Curriculum”: New Perspectives on Using Medieval Manuscripts in the Undergraduate Classroom from Special Collection Librarians, Faculty, and Booksellers (A Roundtable)Continue reading “6 CfP for ICMS Kalamazoo 2018”

Conference: Mendicant Orders in the Eastern Mediterranean: Art, Architecture and Material Culture (13th-16th c.), Nafplion, Wednesday 19th-Sunday 23rd April 2017

Conference: Mendicant Orders in the Eastern Mediterranean: Art, Architecture and Material Culture (13th-16th c.), Nafplion, Wednesday 19th-Sunday 23rd April 2017 Free, booking required: http://mendicants.weebly.com/registration.html Conference website: http://mendicants.weebly.com/ Programme: Wednesday, 19 April 2017 9:30 – 10:00      Registration 10:00 – 10:30    Welcoming Addresses 10:30 – 11:00    Ioanna Christoforaki (Academy of Athens) Mendicant Orders in theContinue reading “Conference: Mendicant Orders in the Eastern Mediterranean: Art, Architecture and Material Culture (13th-16th c.), Nafplion, Wednesday 19th-Sunday 23rd April 2017”

Seminar: Medieval Textiles: Meaning and Materiality, 25th November 2016

Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: Medieval Textiles: Meaning and Materiality On the occasion of the V&A Museum’s unprecedented exhibition of opus anglicanum, this one-day interdisciplinary conference brings together leading and emerging scholars working on questions of meaning and materiality in medieval textiles, both real and imaginary.   The conference is organised by Birkbeck Medieval Seminar and the History of Art Department withContinue reading “Seminar: Medieval Textiles: Meaning and Materiality, 25th November 2016”

New Publications: Body-Worlds: Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination

Body-Worlds:  Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination  Author: K. Whittington Brepols Publishers In 1334, an Italian priest named Opicinus de Canistris fell ill and experienced a divine vision of continents and oceans transformed into human figures, a vision which inspired numerous drawings. While they relate closely to contemporary maps and seacharts, religious iconography,Continue reading “New Publications: Body-Worlds: Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination”

Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series: Craft, Process, Techne

The University of Cambridge Senior Seminar in Medieval Art meets every other week during full term, attracting an impressive range of speakers from home and abroad. The Department of the History of Art is pleased to announce the programme for the annual Medieval Art Seminar Series 2016-17. The seminars will explore ideas of craft andContinue reading “Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series: Craft, Process, Techne”