The expansion of the Normans in medieval Europe and beyond is proving to be a wide and very rewarding field for research into the complex phenomenon of transcultural exchange processes.
A one-day symposium dedicated to exploring the great churches of Winchester at the time of the Anglo-Saxons and Normans. Saturday 20 October 2018 9.30am – 5.00pm The King Alfred Conference Chamber, Guildhall, Winchester, SO23 9GH Join historians, experts, and enthusiasts at this one day symposium exploring the great churches of Winchester at the time of theContinue reading “Symposium: Winchester, Early Medieval Power and Faith”
The conference will focus on the discussion about the Islamic heritage in Italy and Spain and its later reception in the post-Islamic context. Sharing an Islamic past, both countries display this heritage in different ways through art and architecture. As cultural contact zones, Italy and Spain had a rich Islamic tradition, which has been adoptedContinue reading “CFP: Negotiation the Past. Islamic Heritage in Italy and Spain, Venice (1-2 February 2019), deadline 30 April 2018”
This two-day conference accompanies the exhibition Sicily: culture and conquest. It will focus on two periods of enlightenment that stand out in Sicily’s history – Greek settlement from the 8th to 3rd centuries BC, and Norman rule in the 11th and 12th centuries AD. There will be papers on recent research, new excavations, and the economyContinue reading “Conference Sicily: Heritage of the World British Museum 24-25th June 2016”