CFP: Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms

Münster, Germany, March 16 – 18, 2016 Deadline: Dec 15, 2015 Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms: Towards a Typology of Heraldic Programmes in Spaces of Self-Representation Heraldry was an ubiquitous element of state-rooms. Whether in palaces of kings and princes, castles of noblemen, residences of patricians, city halls or in cathedral chapters, heraldic display wasContinue reading “CFP: Heraldry in Medieval and Early Modern State-Rooms”

Wymondham Abbey: Medieval Architectural Design Uncovered

Fellow Roland Harris reported to Salon, the Society of Antiquaries newsletter, about the following discovery from Wymondham Abbey. Current work there, for construction of new buildings at the east end of the church, has been accompanied by excavation and building recording. As anticipated this has revealed more of the plan and detail of the Norman BenedictineContinue reading “Wymondham Abbey: Medieval Architectural Design Uncovered”

Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians (Montréal, 19-20 March 2015)

Carrefour des Arts et des Sciences C-1017-2 Université de Montréal Pavillon Lionel-Groulx 3150, rue Jean-Brillant, Montréal, H3T 1N8 Inscription/Registration : ccmah2015@gmail.com Droit d’inscription : $15 étudiants ; $25 régulier (payable en espèces ou par chèque) Registration fee : Students $15 ; Regular $25 (payable by cash or cheque) Mercredi 18 mars / Wednesday, March 18thContinue reading “Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians (Montréal, 19-20 March 2015)”

Call for papers: Artists, Avarice and Ambition in Europe, 1300 -1600 (AAH Annual Conference 2015)

This is a call for presenters in a panel at the Association of Art Historians annual conference, which is taking place at the University of East Anglia, Norwich 9th – 11th April 2015. Artists, Avarice and Ambition in Europe, 1300 -1600 Co-convenors: Jill Harrison, Open University jill.harrison@open.ac.uk Vicky Ley, Open University v.v.ley@open.ac.uk  In Trecento ItalyContinue reading “Call for papers: Artists, Avarice and Ambition in Europe, 1300 -1600 (AAH Annual Conference 2015)”

Call for papers: ninth Medieval History Seminar, Washington, D.C., October 15 to 17, 2015

  The German Historical Institutes in London and Washington, D.C., are pleased to announce the ninth Medieval History Seminar, to be held in Washington, D.C., from October 15 to 17, 2015. The seminar is designed to bring together Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D. recipients (2013-2014) in medieval history from American, British and German universities forContinue reading “Call for papers: ninth Medieval History Seminar, Washington, D.C., October 15 to 17, 2015”

Collaborative doctoral award: The collection, display and reception of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Sienese paintings in Britain, 1850-1950 at the Courtauld/National Gallery

AHRC COLLABORATIVE DOCTORAL AWARD Applications are invited under the Arts & Humanities Research Council Collaborative Doctoral Awards scheme for the project ‘The collection, display and reception of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Sienese paintings in Britain, 1850-1950’. The successful applicant will be supervised at the Courtauld Institute by Dr Joanna Cannon, and at the National Gallery byContinue reading “Collaborative doctoral award: The collection, display and reception of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Sienese paintings in Britain, 1850-1950 at the Courtauld/National Gallery”

Upcoming Conference: ‘The Abbot’s Table’, Glastonbury Abbey, 13th June 2014

Conference on eating and monastic life in medieval England. Chaired by Prof. Roberta Gilchrist (University of Reading). Speakers include Prof. James Clark (University of Exeter), Prof. Chris Woolgar (University of Southampton) and Marc Meltonville (Hampton Court Palace). For more info, email info@glastonburyabbey.com.

ICMA: Graduate Student Essay Prize 2014

Graduate Student Essay Prize 2014 Deadline: March 1st 2014 The International Center of Medieval Art wishes to announce its annual Graduate Student Essay Award for the best essay by a student member of the ICMA. The theme or subject of the essay may be any aspect of medieval art, and can be drawn from current research.Continue reading “ICMA: Graduate Student Essay Prize 2014”

Job: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas

University of Kansas, Kress Foundation Department of Art History Assistant Professor, Tenure Track. Early Medieval, Byzantine, or Islamic art The Kress Foundation Department of Art History at the University of Kansas seeks a tenure- track Assistant Professor specializing in the history of the visual arts of the Middle Ages with strength in early Medieval, Byzantine,Continue reading “Job: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas”