Online Lecture: Raphael 500: New Perspectives on Raphael, The Warburg Institute, 8 December, 17:30 – 19:00 (GMT)

In the last few years, a plethora of international events, books, articles and exhibitions have focused on Raphael to shed new light on his processes of production, his operation of networks, his engagement with the environment, and much more. Please join us and our panel of distinguished Raphael specialists to explore the new perspectives on Raphael that arise from the long year marking his death and celebrating his life.

Online Lecture: Picturing Medieval Myths & History: Making ‘Storyland’ & Visualising Becket’s Shrine, with Dr Amy Jeffs & Dr John Jenkins, University of Kent MEMS, 12 November 2020, 6pm (GMT)

This seminar will showcase the groundbreaking work of two early career scholars, who are applying their expertise in medieval myths / history to their development of new creative projects and didactic, digital visualisations.

Online Lecture: Raphael 500: The Raphael Cartoons at the V&A, The Warburg Institute, 19 November 2020, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)

Dr Ana Debenedetti (Victoria and Albert Museum) Ana Debenedetti talks to Warburg Deputy Director Michelle O’Malley about the V&A’s new installation of the celebrated Raphael Cartoons in the Museum’s Raphael Court. Raphael’s work in painting, drawing, architecture and design had a profound effect on the arts, influencing not only his own time but also ours. RaphaelContinue reading “Online Lecture: Raphael 500: The Raphael Cartoons at the V&A, The Warburg Institute, 19 November 2020, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)”

Online Seminar: ‘Merchants and Diaspora Round Table’, Miri Rubin (QMUL), Serena Ferente (KCL) and Kate Franklin (Birkbeck), Thursday 15th October 17.30

The IHR European History 1150-1550 seminar cycle for 2020 presents a lecture titled ‘Merchants and Diaspora Round Table’ for its second week.

Online Lecture: ‘Wording the Crucifixion: art, inscriptions and polemics of two Romanesque ivory crosses’ by Professor Sandy Heslop, 16 November 2020, 6-7pm

The London Art History Society presents: Professor Heslop will explores Romanesque carved crucifixes.

Online Lecture: Book and Print Initiative: ‘Introduction to the Ethiopian manuscripts in the British Library’s collection’, by Eyob Derillo, The Warburg Institute, 22 October 2020, 13:00 -14:00 (GMT)

Eyob Derillo (British Library): ‘Introduction to the Ethiopian manuscripts in the British Library’s collection’

Online Seminar: History of Liturgy Seminar Cycle – The Manuscript Remains of the Abbess-Saints of Barking Abbey by Katie Bugyis, 5 October 18:30

Tonights online lecture marks the first of the History of Liturgy seminar cycle hosted by the Institute of Historical Research.

Online Lecture: Raphael 500: Raphael: Authorship, Networks, Workshop, The Warburg Institute, 15 October 2020, 17:30-19:00

In the first event in the Warburg’s new series Raphael 500, Professor Pfisterer will focus on two related works by Raphael to address key questions concerning the relevance of authorship for the painter and his workshop, his approach to theoretical thinking, and the composition and interaction of his social network.

Online Lecture: A Rock-Hewn Revolution in Early Medieval Ethiopia, by Dr Mikael Muehlbauer, Courtauld Institute of Art, 28 October 2020, 5-6pm

Following the collapse of the late antique empire of Aksum, northern Ethiopia entered a “dark age” period, wherein little is known of the region. However, around the year 1000, a triad of cruciform churches were hewn out of rock in East Tigray, unparalleled in scale, form and the use of vaulting.