European History 1150-1550 Seminars @ IHR: 2017-2018 Programme

European History 1150-1550 Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House Thursdays 17:30 Convenors: David Carpenter (KCL), Matthew Champion (Birkbeck), Johanna Dale (UCL), David d’Avray (UCL), Serena Ferente (KCL), Andrew Jotischky (RHUL), Patrick Lantschner (UCL), Cornelia Linde (German Historical Institute), Sophie Page (UCL), Eyal Poleg (QMUL), Miri Rubin (QMUL), John Sabapathy (UCL), Alex Sapoznik (KCL),Continue reading “European History 1150-1550 Seminars @ IHR: 2017-2018 Programme”


Bard Graduate Center: The Material Text in Pre-Modern and Early Modern Europe

Upcoming symposium at the Bard Graduate Center (BGC) that might be of interest, The Material Text in Pre-Modern and Early Modern Europe, to take place on March 5. This symposium will consider inscribed texts from antiquity to the modern period with the aim of articulating shared problems or issues related to materiality, legibility, and literacy andContinue reading “Bard Graduate Center: The Material Text in Pre-Modern and Early Modern Europe”

Workshop: Precious Stones in Art and Nature

Precious Stones in Art and Nature from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment Workshop at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut, February 12 2014 Max Planck Research Group “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe” Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin Organized by Hannah Baader and Sean Nelson Precious stones were a source ofContinue reading “Workshop: Precious Stones in Art and Nature”

Call for Papers: Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Seminar is seeking proposals for panels on “Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean,” organized by Brian Catlos [Religious Studies CU Boulder/Humanities UC Santa Cruz] and Sergio La Porta (Armenian Studies, CSU Fresno)  to be submitted for consideration for the annual meeting of the American Historical Association to be held January 2-5, 2015 in New York City. MediterraneanContinue reading “Call for Papers: Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean”