Online Lecture: Materiality and Anachronism in the Medieval Church, Dr Karl Kinsella, Zoom, 4th April 2022, 18:00-19:30 BST

The past looks very much like the present to medieval audiences, filled with recognisable buildings, objects and the things of everyday life. This chronological mash-up has little to do with medieval ignorance of the past; instead, it expresses a flexible approach to authenticity and the very real material links between past and present within objects.Continue reading “Online Lecture: Materiality and Anachronism in the Medieval Church, Dr Karl Kinsella, Zoom, 4th April 2022, 18:00-19:30 BST”

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CFP: Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – Worlds Within Things: Ways of Knowing and Narrating (Special Issue of The Medieval History Journal), Deadline: 15th April 2021

Special Issue of The Medieval History Journal: Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – Worlds Within Things: Ways of Knowing and Narrating Over the past twenty years a renewed interest in material culture, materialism, and materiality has shaped the practice of history in new ways moving the  discipline “beyond  words” to consider the worldsContinue reading “CFP: Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – Worlds Within Things: Ways of Knowing and Narrating (Special Issue of The Medieval History Journal), Deadline: 15th April 2021”