CFP: Conquest and Construction: Architecture and Landscapes in the Medieval Mediterranean, Architecture Space and Society Research Centre, Birkbeck (University of London), March 1, 2019

CFP deadline: Monday 3 December 2018 Much recent scholarship on the medieval Mediterranean focuses on shifting borders and cultural identities. Conquest is one of the causes of such shifts. This one-day symposium will examine how the consequences of conquests were manifested in conquered cities and landscapes, asking how conquerors responded to their new environments and how conqueredContinue reading “CFP: Conquest and Construction: Architecture and Landscapes in the Medieval Mediterranean, Architecture Space and Society Research Centre, Birkbeck (University of London), March 1, 2019”

Conference: New Dialogues in Art History, The Warburg Institute, London, September 26, 2018

This one day conference brings together the next generation of art history scholars to present and discuss their ongoing research. Papers will predominately focus on Italian and Northern Renaissance Art (c. 1400–1600) and will encompass diverse media including tapestry, painting, engraving and stained glass. The conference will comprise five sessions. In the first four, twoContinue reading “Conference: New Dialogues in Art History, The Warburg Institute, London, September 26, 2018”

CFP: Fieri Fecit. Patronage in Rome and in the Campagna Romana from 1050–1300

«…FIERI FECIT» –– is the established wording, with which commissioners usually memorized their donations. Partly these cut deeply into the body and shape of a sacred space, as for example in S. Lorenzo fuori le mura, where Cencius Camerarius, treasurer of the Holy Chair, transformed the crypt over the martyr’s grave of Saint Lawrence. FarContinue reading “CFP: Fieri Fecit. Patronage in Rome and in the Campagna Romana from 1050–1300”

CFP: Papal Patronage and Interventions at RSA Conference 2019

Papal Patronage and Interventions | Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference 2019 | Toronto, CA | 17-19 March, 2019 One of the several panels at next year’s RSA Annual Conference will be Papal Patronage and Interventions. From the Schism to the Counter-Reformation, the pope and his court are among the greatest patrons of early modernContinue reading “CFP: Papal Patronage and Interventions at RSA Conference 2019”

CFP: Misericordia International Colloquium 2018: Choir Stalls & Their Patrons, Rijeka (Croatia), 13-16 September 2018

Call for Papers: Misericordia International Colloquium 2018: Choir Stalls & Their Patrons, Rijeka (Croatia), 13-16 September 2018 Deadline: Feb 15, 2018 Notification of  paper acceptance: March 15, 2018 Misericordia International is an internationally active multidisciplinary network dedicated to the study of choir stalls and their relation to other artistic manifestations during the Middle Ages and toContinue reading “CFP: Misericordia International Colloquium 2018: Choir Stalls & Their Patrons, Rijeka (Croatia), 13-16 September 2018”

CFP: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018

Call for Papers: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies Sponsored Session at the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018 Deadline: 20 September 2017 The multimedia fluidity of artists and artisans in the later Middle Ages is an area ripe for investigation. Across diverse regions inContinue reading “CFP: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018”

CFP: After Chichele: Intellectual and Cultural Dynamics of the English Church, 1443-1517

St. Anne’s College, Oxford, 28-30 June 2017 An international conference organised by the Faculty of English, University of Oxford, this event builds on the success of the 2009 Oxford conference, After Arundel: Religious Writing in Fifteenth-Century England, which resulted in a book of essays (ed. by Vincent Gillespie and Kantik Ghosh) that vigorously interrogated theContinue reading “CFP: After Chichele: Intellectual and Cultural Dynamics of the English Church, 1443-1517”

Call for papers: Between Heaven and Earth: Ecclesiastical Patronage in Europe, 1400-1600 (Courtauld Institute of Art, 9 May 2015)

Deadline for CFP, 2 February 2015 Third Annual Renaissance Symposium at the Courtauld Institute of Art In recent years, the artistic commissions of ecclesiastic and lay patrons – both individual and collective – have been a fruitful area of scholarship. Research addressing issues of sacred space, devotional practice, and the materiality of extant objects hasContinue reading “Call for papers: Between Heaven and Earth: Ecclesiastical Patronage in Europe, 1400-1600 (Courtauld Institute of Art, 9 May 2015)”

CFP: Monastic Europe, Landscape and Settlement (Ennis, 22-25 August 2015)

Call for Papers: Monastic Europe: Landscape and Settlement. International Conference Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland, 22-25 August 2015  Deadline: 28 November 2014 The Irish Research Council-funded Monastic Ireland: Landscape and Settlement project is a research partnership between the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College Dublin, the Discovery Programme and the Department ofContinue reading “CFP: Monastic Europe, Landscape and Settlement (Ennis, 22-25 August 2015)”

New Publication: Patronage, Power and Agency in Medieval Art

COLUM HOURIHANE: Preface. ELIZABETH CARSON PASTAN: Foreword. COLUM HOURIHANE: Introduction. JILL CASKEY: Medieval Patronage & Its Potentialities. JULIAN LUXFORD: The Construction of English Monastic Patronage. ELIZABETH CARSON PASTAN: Imagined Patronage: The Bayeux Embroidery & Its Interpretive History. SHEILA BONDE; CLARK MAINES: The Heart of the Matter: Valois Patronage of the Charterhouse at Bourgfontaine. CLAUDINE LAUTIER:Continue reading “New Publication: Patronage, Power and Agency in Medieval Art”