CFP: Pilgrimage and the Senses, University of Oxford, 7 June 2019

Deadline for submissions: 20 January 2019  Keynote Speaker: Professor Kathryn Rudy (University of St. Andrews) With the release of its inaugural issue in 2006, The Senses and Society journal proclaimed a “sensual revolution” in the humanities and social sciences. The ensuing decade has seen a boom in sensory studies, resulting in research networks, museum exhibitions,Continue reading “CFP: Pilgrimage and the Senses, University of Oxford, 7 June 2019”

Deadline 15 November: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, 16 February 2018

Call for papers: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 16 February 2017 Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium invites speakers to consider the nature of medieval collections, the context of their creation and fruition, and theirContinue reading “Deadline 15 November: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, 16 February 2018”

Deadline Extended: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, 16 February 2018

Call for papers: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 16 February 2017 Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium invites speakers to consider the nature of medieval collections, the context of their creation and fruition, and theirContinue reading “Deadline Extended: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, 16 February 2018”

CFP: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, 16 February 2018

Call for papers: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 16 February 2017 Deadline: 30 October 2017 The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium invites speakers to consider the nature of medieval collections, the context of their creation and fruition, and theirContinue reading “CFP: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, 16 February 2018”

Examining Becket

Reflections on the Thomas Becket Study Day, 7th June 2017, Canterbury Cathedral There could scarcely be a more appropriate setting for a study day on the theme of Thomas Becket than Canterbury Cathedral, the location of the archbishop’s martyrdom nearly 850 years ago on the 29th December 1170. In the Cathedral Library and Archives, justContinue reading “Examining Becket”

New Publications: Relics, Identity, and Memory in Medieval Europe  Edited by M. Räsänen, G. Hartmann, E. J. Richards 

Relics, Identity, and Memory in Medieval Europe  Edited by M. Räsänen, G. Hartmann, E. J. Richards  ISBN 978-2-503-55502-7 BREPOLS PUBLISHERS This volume contributes to current discussions of the place of relics in devotional life, politics, and identity-formation, by illustrating both the power which relics were thought to emanate as well as the historical continuity in the significance assignedContinue reading “New Publications: Relics, Identity, and Memory in Medieval Europe  Edited by M. Räsänen, G. Hartmann, E. J. Richards “

International Workshop: Relics @ the Lab, KIK-IRPA, Brussels, October 27-28 2016.

International Workshop: Relics @ the Lab, KIK-IRPA, Brussels, October 27-28 2016. Over the past decade the scientific interest in relics and kindred artifacts has grown enormously. Without any doubt relics as well as relic shrines and associated objects have played a prominent role in European history since the introduction of Christianity. While in the pastContinue reading “International Workshop: Relics @ the Lab, KIK-IRPA, Brussels, October 27-28 2016.”

Illuminating Becket?

On 7 June 2016 a group of Becket scholars and enthusiasts met for a one day workshop, ‘Illuminating Becket’ at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, which ended with a fascinating public lecture by Rachel Koopmans (York University, Toronto) on the relationships between narratives in the ‘miracle’ windows in Canterbury cathedral’s east end and the structure ofContinue reading “Illuminating Becket?”

Call for Papers: International Workshop Relics @ the Lab (Brussels, 27-28 October 2016)

Over the past decade the scientific interest in relics and kindred artefacts has grown enormously. Without any doubt relics as well as relic shrines and associated objects have played a prominent role in European history since the introduction of Christianity. While in the past primary, secondary as well as tertiary relics were merely studied inContinue reading “Call for Papers: International Workshop Relics @ the Lab (Brussels, 27-28 October 2016)”