Online Lecture: ‘Medieval Formalism: The Corona-Crown in the Chants & Images of Ste. Foy at Conques’ with Dr Bissera V. Pentcheva, Institute of Historical Research, 3 October 2022, 5:30PM-7:30PM (GMT)

This lecture turns to and recuperates the sonic environment of one famous imago – the late ninth-century golden statue of Holy Faith or Sainte Foy at Conques.

Online Roundtable: Ukraine Lecture Series Roundtable: Endangered Monuments (28 July 2022)

The monuments and rich cultural heritage of Kyivan Rus are currently endangered due to the ongoing war. This roundtable discussion engages with cultural heritage and its intangible aspects in times of conflict, underscoring key aspects of early Rus architecture and its development in a broader context, and the important monastic complex of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra.Continue reading “Online Roundtable: Ukraine Lecture Series Roundtable: Endangered Monuments (28 July 2022)”

Online Lecture: “Exploring the Catacombs” with Dr. Norbert Zimmermann, The International Catacomb Society. 26 June 2022, 1 pm ET

The International Catacomb Society directors are pleased to invite you to a virtual lecture by Dr. Norbert Zimmermann (German Archaeological Institute, Rome) on Sunday, June 26 at 1:00 pm (ET) entitled “Exploring the Catacombs of Rome: Old and New Research in the Roman Underground.” The lecture is open to the public.  Click here to register.

Lecture: ‘Unimpressed: Livery Badge and Legal Tender in Late Medieval England’, The Courtauld Research Forum, London and Online, 22 June 2022, 5:00 BST

This event is hosted by The Research Forum at The Courtauld, and is organised by the Medieval and Renaissance Cluster. About this event Please note this event will be live streamed to allow those outside London access to the event. All those who wish to access the event via this online method should book aContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Unimpressed: Livery Badge and Legal Tender in Late Medieval England’, The Courtauld Research Forum, London and Online, 22 June 2022, 5:00 BST”

Lecture: ‘Memento mori Imagery and the Limits of the Self in Late Medieval Europe’, The Courtauld Research Forum, London and Online, 26 May 2022, 5:30 BST

When: Thursday, 26 May 2022, 5:30 – 7:00 BST Where: Lecture Theatre 1, Vernon Square, and online via Livestream Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/memento-mori-imagery-and-the-limits-of-the-self-in-late-medieval-europe-tickets-330551748177 Objects bearing memento mori themes were abundant in Europe in the decades immediately around the year 1500. The material properties of these objects – the matter from which they were formed, the apparentContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Memento mori Imagery and the Limits of the Self in Late Medieval Europe’, The Courtauld Research Forum, London and Online, 26 May 2022, 5:30 BST”

Lecture: ‘Words for Images: Contemporary Vocabulary and Early Netherlandish Painting’, The Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, Online, 10 May 2022, 5:00 BST

Book tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/words-for-images-contemporary-vocabulary-and-early-netherlandish-painting-tickets-319521305827 The surviving works of early Netherlandish painting are a woefully inadequate representation of what once existed. Written records are therefore vital for supplementing what survives, as well as for exploring contemporary context and significance. Although the art of the past is inevitably seen through modern preconceptions, examination of past terminology mayContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Words for Images: Contemporary Vocabulary and Early Netherlandish Painting’, The Murray Seminars at Birkbeck, Online, 10 May 2022, 5:00 BST”

Lecture: ‘Museums – Britain and the World in the Middle Ages: Image and Reality’, Paul Mellon Centre, Online, 12 May 2022, 6:00 BST

Book tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/museums-britain-and-the-world-in-the-middle-ages-image-and-reality-tickets-287817458767 Roots and Routes: Medieval Art in the Global Museum This lecture will examine the role of display in shaping our ideas about the medieval period. By looking at permanent collections alongside important recent exhibitions, we address the following questions: How do we communicate a shared Roman heritage for Islam, Judaism andContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Museums – Britain and the World in the Middle Ages: Image and Reality’, Paul Mellon Centre, Online, 12 May 2022, 6:00 BST”

Lecture: ‘Movement – Britain and the World in the Middle Ages: Image and Reality’, Paul Mellon Centre, Online, 5 May 2022, 6:00 BST

Book tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/movement-britain-and-the-world-in-the-middle-ages-image-and-reality-tickets-287813807847 The movement of art objects both into and out of medieval Britain was significant not only in itself, but because of the impact that those imported objects had. In my lecture I hone in on a remarkable group of English tiles, called the Chertsey tiles, and their extraordinary textual inscriptions, asContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Movement – Britain and the World in the Middle Ages: Image and Reality’, Paul Mellon Centre, Online, 5 May 2022, 6:00 BST”

Online Lecture: ‘Lacunae of Art History and Kyiv’s Visual Culture’, by Olenka Z. Pevny, 22nd April 2022, 17:00 GMT

Dr. Olenka Z. Pevny is Associate Professor of Slavic and Ukrainian Studies at the University of Cambridge.

Online Lecture: ‘The Gold of Banjska’, by Dr. Ivan Drpić, Dumbarton Oaks, 24th March 2022 16:00 EST

Ivan Drpić is associate professor of history of art at the University of Pennsylvania. He specializes in the art, architecture, and material culture of Byzantium and its Slavic neighbors in Southeastern Europe.