CFP: L’architecture gothique. Entre réception et invention. Impact, continuité et réinterprétation (XIIe – XXe siècle), Centre André Chastel, Paris, 10 March 2018

Call for Papers: L’architecture gothique. Entre réception et invention. Impact, continuité et réinterprétation (XIIe – XXe siècle), Centre André Chastel, Paris, 10 March 2018 Deadline: 15 November 2017 L’une des définitions les plus correctes du terme « gothique » est celle qui interprète ce phénomène architectural non comme l’expression d’une période historique mais comme un systèmeContinue reading “CFP: L’architecture gothique. Entre réception et invention. Impact, continuité et réinterprétation (XIIe – XXe siècle), Centre André Chastel, Paris, 10 March 2018”

CFP: 15th Annual Conference of the International Medieval Society-Paris (IMS): Truth and Fiction, 28-30 June 2018

Call for Papers: 15th Annual Conference of the International Medieval Society-Paris (IMS), Truth and Fiction Deadline: 24 November 2017. In the wake of the US presidential election and the Brexit referendum, the Oxford English Dictionary chose the expression “post-truth” as its word of the year. This expression underlines the growing tendency to dismiss objective facts in favor ofContinue reading “CFP: 15th Annual Conference of the International Medieval Society-Paris (IMS): Truth and Fiction, 28-30 June 2018”

CFP: Louvre Study Day: Collecting Medieval Sculpture (23-24 November 2017), deadline 15 August 2017

Musée du Louvre, Paris, November 23 – 24, 2017 Deadline: Aug 15, 2017 Ards Study Day 2017 Collecting Medieval Sculpture Ards, M-Museum Leuven (B) is launching a Call for papers for the 4th annual colloquium ‘Current research in medieval and renaissance sculpture’, which will be held in the Musée du Louvre in Paris (FR) on November 24th Continue reading “CFP: Louvre Study Day: Collecting Medieval Sculpture (23-24 November 2017), deadline 15 August 2017”

Excursion: Walking tour of the Medieval Book Trade of Paris, led by Christopher de Hamel and Sandra Hindman, 8 April 2017

The group will meet outside the west front of Notre-Dame, where the outlines of the former medieval street of the rue Neuve-Notre-Dame are marked on the paving. Right here was the absolute dawn of the book trade in Europe. Here the earliest professional booksellers had their shops from around 1200, together with parchment-sellers, illuminators, scribes and book-binders.

CFP: 14th International Medieval Society Symposium: ‘Evil,’ Paris, June 29– July 1, 2016

Call for Papers: 14th International Medieval Society Symposium: ‘Evil,’ Paris, June 29– July 1, 2016 Deadline: November 5, 2016 For its 14th Annual Symposium, the International Medieval Society invites abstracts on the theme of Evil in the Middle Ages. The concept of evil, and the tensions it reveals about the relationship between internal and externalContinue reading “CFP: 14th International Medieval Society Symposium: ‘Evil,’ Paris, June 29– July 1, 2016”

Conference cycle: Visibility and presence of the iamge in the ecclesiastical space: Byzantium and the Western Middle Ages. Paris, 18 February – 16 June 2016

Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, salle Vasari, 2 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, February 18, 2016, February 18 – June 16, 2016 Cycle de conférences Visibilité et présence de l’image dans l’espace ecclésial. Byzance et Moyen Age occidental Les jeudis 18 février, 24 mars, 19 mai et 16 juin 2016 INHA, salle Vasari (salle Jullian le 16 juinContinue reading “Conference cycle: Visibility and presence of the iamge in the ecclesiastical space: Byzantium and the Western Middle Ages. Paris, 18 February – 16 June 2016”

CFP: British Archaeological Association 2016 Annual Conference: Archaeology, Architecture and the Arts in Paris c.500-c.1500, deadline 1 July 2015

The British Archaeological Association annual conference for 2016 will be held in Paris. The city boasts a very rich archaeological history that is becoming increasingly well-known due to the ongoing work of the Commission du Vieux Paris, French based university teams focusing on the city’s material history, and scholars worldwide. Paris offers an embarrassment of riches to the archaeologist and art historian, and to set some limit on the possibilities, this conference will address the theme of ‘The Powers that shaped the City’ over the millennium between the end of the Roman Imperium and the Renaissance.

Conference review: Microarchitecture and Miniaturized Representation of Buildings (INHA, Paris 8-10 Dec 2014)

Search for “microarchitecture conference” on Google, and you will mostly be returned results concerning gatherings of computer programmers. This would doubtless make the concept of a conference on medieval microarchitecture entertaining to many. Even ignoring this parallel nomenclature, the sort of microarchitecture art historians are interested in is not an easy concept to explain, andContinue reading “Conference review: Microarchitecture and Miniaturized Representation of Buildings (INHA, Paris 8-10 Dec 2014)”

Conference: VIIe rencontres internationales des doctorants en études byzantines (Paris, 3-4 October 2014)

Conference: VIIe rencontres internationales des doctorants en études byzantines Paris – INHA, 3-4 October 2014 Organisées sur deux jours, ces Rencontres internationales ont pour but de rassembler des étudiants de troisième cycle, français et étrangers, travaillant sur la civilisation byzantine. Quels que soient le champ de recherche et le domaine de spécialisation (histoire, histoire de l’art, archéologie, philologie, etc.),Continue reading “Conference: VIIe rencontres internationales des doctorants en études byzantines (Paris, 3-4 October 2014)”

Conference: Le XIe centenaire d’Aght‘amar. Politique, art et spiritualité au royaume du Vaspurakan (Paris, 22-23 September 2014)

Conference: Le XIe centenaire d’Aght‘amar. Politique, art et spiritualité au royaume du Vaspurakan Paris, Institut des Études Avancées and Fondation Simone et Cino del Duca (Institut de France), 22-23 September 2014 Programme Colloque international organisé par l’Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, l’Institut d’Etudes Avancées de Paris et l’Université John Cabot de Rome.  En 915, le roi Gagik ArtsruniContinue reading “Conference: Le XIe centenaire d’Aght‘amar. Politique, art et spiritualité au royaume du Vaspurakan (Paris, 22-23 September 2014)”