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: Evidence of Power in the Ruler Portrait, 14th – 18th Cent. (1-2 Dec 17)

CFP: Evidence of Power in the Ruler Portrait, 14th – 18th Cent. (1-2 Dec 17), Munich / München, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, 01. – 02.12.2017 Deadline: Apr 30, 2017 Applications for a lecture with an abstract of max. 3,000 characters can be sent until April 30 2017 to the following address Email: mattmuel@uni-mainz.de Head and Body: Evidence ofContinue reading “CFP: Evidence of Power in the Ruler Portrait, 14th – 18th Cent. (1-2 Dec 17)”

Programme: IHR European history 1150-1550 Seminar, 2016–2017

Programme: IHR European history 1150-1550 Seminar, 2016–2017 Fortnightly Thursdays 17:30, IHR Wolfson II unless noted; free, all welcome Winter Term 29th September ** Senate House South Block Room 349 (3rd Floor)** Chris Wickham (Oxford): Jiangnan style: Doing global economic history in the medieval period 13th October Giorgio Lizzul (KCL): The republic, commerce, and public debtContinue reading “Programme: IHR European history 1150-1550 Seminar, 2016–2017”

CFP: Authority beyond the Law: Traditional and Charismatic Authority in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Ioannou Centre, Oxford, 3 December 2016

Call for papers: Authority beyond the Law: Traditional and Charismatic Authority in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Ioannou Centre, Oxford, 3 December 2016. Deadline: 16th September 2016. In Economy and Society, Max Weber theorised three ideal types of authority: charismatic, traditional and legal. While legal authority has been well-explored in modern scholarship and most resembles theContinue reading “CFP: Authority beyond the Law: Traditional and Charismatic Authority in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Ioannou Centre, Oxford, 3 December 2016”

CFP: Gender and Transgression in the Middle Ages (26-28 April 2016)

Deadline: 12 February 2016 We are pleased to announce the call for papers for Gender and Transgression in the Middle Ages 2016, an interdisciplinary conference hosted by the University of St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies (SAIMS). Entering into its eighth year, this conference welcomes participation from postgraduate, postdoctoral and early career researchers interested in one or both ofContinue reading “CFP: Gender and Transgression in the Middle Ages (26-28 April 2016)”

Conference Review: Seals and Status 800-1700 (British Museum)

From December 4-6, the British Museum was host to Seals and Status 800-1700. Though most topics were centered on the European Middle Ages, the program included speakers on Byzantium who broadened the European context and one each on Southeast Asia and China who provided global breadth. Likewise, the central focus temporally was medieval, but theContinue reading “Conference Review: Seals and Status 800-1700 (British Museum)”

Some free tickets available for Medieval and Early Modern Engagement day with Miri Rubin and others at Queen Mary, London (18 October 2014)

Research into the Medieval and Early Modern: Navigating Issues of Engagement Due to some last minute cancellations, there are a few tickets available for this event. Click here to book for free through eventbrite! Room 3.20, Arts 2 Building Queen Mary, University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS Saturday, 18 October 2014 from 10:00Continue reading “Some free tickets available for Medieval and Early Modern Engagement day with Miri Rubin and others at Queen Mary, London (18 October 2014)”

Doctoral Workshop: “Neue Tendenzen der Italienforschung zu Mittelalter und Renaissance” (Florence, 13-15 November 2014)

Doctoral Workshop:  Neue Tendenzen der Italienforschung zu Mittelalter und Renaissance Florence, Kunsthistorisches Institut – Max-Planck-Institut 13-15 November 2014 unter Leitung von Prof. Dr. Ingrid Baumgärtner (Kassel), Prof. Dr. Klaus Herbers (Erlangen-Nürnberg), Prof. Dr. Alessandro Nova (Florenz/Frankfurt am Main) und Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wolf (Florenz/Berlin). Vom 13. bis 15. November 2014 findet am Kunsthistorischen Institut (Max-Planck-Institut) in Florenz der interdisziplinäreContinue reading “Doctoral Workshop: “Neue Tendenzen der Italienforschung zu Mittelalter und Renaissance” (Florence, 13-15 November 2014)”

Forthcoming Exhibition: Sacred Song: Chanting the Bible in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Sacred Song: Chanting the Bible in the Middle Ages and Renaissance January 24 to February 21, 2014, Les Enluminures, New York Beginning January 24, Sacred Song: Chant in the Middle Ages and Renaissance on view at Les Enluminures Gallery NY explores the history and mystery of Gregorian chant. The exhibition features over 30 extraordinary examples of these early music manuscriptsContinue reading “Forthcoming Exhibition: Sacred Song: Chanting the Bible in the Middle Ages and Renaissance”

Current Exhibition: Medieval Treasures from Hildesheim

Current Exhibition: Medieval Treasures from Hildesheim The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 17, 2013–January 5, 2014 Hildesheim Cathedral has one of the most complete surviving ensembles of church furnishings and treasures in Europe, with many masterpieces made between 1000 and 1250. As a result, it was designated a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1985.Continue reading “Current Exhibition: Medieval Treasures from Hildesheim”