CfP: Painted on the wall:  the wall as a visual panel in the Middle Ages

The 11th Complutese Congress on Medieval Art aims to think about the visual function of medieval painted walls, taking into account that they were probably the best mass media in their context. It will pay attention to the following topics: iconography, techniques, forms and expressive resources, socio-cultural context, preservation and the museum exhibition system. ThereContinue reading “CfP: Painted on the wall:  the wall as a visual panel in the Middle Ages”

CfP: CITIZEN CATHEDRALS IN THE MIDDLE AGES; Templa Winter School 2017

Please, see the call for papers of the Templa Winter School, “Citizen Cathedrals in the Middle Ages. Image, institutions, networks” (Girona, December 18th-19th 2017), organized by members of our Research Team (V. Debiais, X. Granero, A. Moreno, G. Boto). It is addressed mainly to young researchers whose studies are focused on medieval Cathedrals related toContinue reading “CfP: CITIZEN CATHEDRALS IN THE MIDDLE AGES; Templa Winter School 2017”

CFP: Concealment and Revelation in the Art of the Middle Ages (Nicosia, 22-24 september 2017)

International Conference:  Concealment and Revelation in the Art of the Middle Ages Nicosia, 22-24 September 2017 CFP Deadline:  30 April 2017  ‘To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim’ – thus Oscar Wilde in his aphoristic Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891). In the western intellectual tradition, art has repeatedly beenContinue reading “CFP: Concealment and Revelation in the Art of the Middle Ages (Nicosia, 22-24 september 2017)”

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”

CfP: Bodies in flux: Rewriting the Body in Medieval Literature, Art, and Culture 1000-1450, University of Warwick, 20th May 2017,

Deadline for abstract submission: 15th December 2016   Keynote Speakers: Dr Miranda Griffin (St Catharine’s College, Cambridge), Dr Robert Mills (UCL), Dr Debra Strickland (University of Glasgow)  What is it to have a body? And to experience change and transformation through that body? This interdisciplinary conference asks what the transformation of the body means for theContinue reading “CfP: Bodies in flux: Rewriting the Body in Medieval Literature, Art, and Culture 1000-1450, University of Warwick, 20th May 2017,”

Seminar: The Digital Pilgrim Project 19th October 2016

Please join us at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art on the evening of the 19th October. The seminar will discuss the Digital Pilgrim Project and the art historical/museological potential of digital technologies. http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/whats-on/forthcoming/digital-pilgrim-project The Digital Pilgrim Project is digitising the British Museum’s collection of medieval badges and 3D imaging a selection. TheContinue reading “Seminar: The Digital Pilgrim Project 19th October 2016”

CFP: Image & Meaning in Medieval Manuscripts: Sessions in Honor of Adelaide Bennett Hagens (Two Sessions, International Congress on Medieval Studies)

Call for Papers: Image & Meaning in Medieval Manuscripts: Sessions in Honor of Adelaide Bennett Hagens Session I: Text-Image Dynamics in Medieval Manuscripts Session II: Signs of Patronage in Medieval Manuscripts International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organized by Judith Golden and Jessica Savage, Index of Christian Art, Princeton University Session I: Text-ImageContinue reading “CFP: Image & Meaning in Medieval Manuscripts: Sessions in Honor of Adelaide Bennett Hagens (Two Sessions, International Congress on Medieval Studies)”

CONF: Journeys of the Soul: Multiple Topographies in the Camposanto of Pisa (Pisa, 1–2 September 2016)

Conference: Journeys of the Soul: Multiple Topographies in the Camposanto of Pisa Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore September 1-2 2016 Palazzo della Carovana, piazza dei Cavalieri 7, Sala Azzurra Organizers: Michele Bacci (Université de Fribourg), David Ganz (Universität Zürich), Rahel Meier (Kunsthistorisches Institut Florenz) The construction of the Camposanto in Pisa, begun in the late 1270s,Continue reading “CONF: Journeys of the Soul: Multiple Topographies in the Camposanto of Pisa (Pisa, 1–2 September 2016)”

CFP: Ritual, Performance, and the Senses (AVISTA Medieval Graduate Student Symposium, March 23-24, 2017)

Call for Papers: Ritual, Performance, and the Senses AVISTA Medieval Graduate Student Symposium University of North Texas March 23-24, 2017 Deadline: 1 February 2017 The proliferation of images painted onto monumental structures, the illuminations of manuscripts, the intricacies of ivory carvings and the construction of architectural sculpture in the Medieval Period evince a highly visual culture.Continue reading “CFP: Ritual, Performance, and the Senses (AVISTA Medieval Graduate Student Symposium, March 23-24, 2017)”

CFP: AAH Session, Ritual and Sensory Experience in Medieval Sculpture

AAH 2017 43rd Annual Conference & Art Book Fair Loughborough University 6th to 8th April 2017 Call for Papers: Ritual and Sensory Experience in Medieval Sculpture Fixed to the facades of great buildings, or nestled within an elaborate architectural surround, medieval sculpture has a reputation as being static, immovable and durable. This session seeks to challengeContinue reading “CFP: AAH Session, Ritual and Sensory Experience in Medieval Sculpture”