Conference: The Body Politics of Mary Magdalen, November 23 – 24, 2017, The Warburg Institute, London

Conference: The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB, November 23 – 24, 2017 The Warburg Institute is holding a two-day conference on Mary Magdalen, a figure of great historical importance and cultural resonance. Coming together for this free event, the multidisciplinary speakers will present new research on the representation of her body and its discourses across timeContinue reading “Conference: The Body Politics of Mary Magdalen, November 23 – 24, 2017, The Warburg Institute, London”

CFP: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, 24-16 May 18

Call for Papers: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, May 24 – 26, 2018 Deadline: Dec 10, 2017 Walking with saints: protection, devotion and civic identity. The role of the landscape. Since the adoption of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2003, the issue of cultural practices has increasingly gained the attention of heritage professionals, academics,Continue reading “CFP: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, 24-16 May 18”

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: 2 sessions at the AAH Annual Conference, Courtauld Institute of Art and King’s College London, 5 – 7 April 2018

Call for Papers: Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) Deadline: November 1, 2017 The coexistence of Christianity and Islam in the Medieval Mediterranean led to a transfer of knowledge in architecture and material culture which went well beyond religious and geographical boundaries. The useContinue reading “CFP: 2 sessions at the AAH Annual Conference, Courtauld Institute of Art and King’s College London, 5 – 7 April 2018”

Post-Doc: Post-doctoral researcher for the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide study of its origins, spread and development (Latin evidence), University of Warsaw

Post-Doc: Post-doctoral researcher for the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide study of its origins, spread and development (Latin evidence), University of Warsaw Deadline: 31 September 2017 The Institute of History, University of Warsaw, is seeking to recruit a post-doctoral researcher for a position in the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide studyContinue reading “Post-Doc: Post-doctoral researcher for the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide study of its origins, spread and development (Latin evidence), University of Warsaw”

Islamic Art Circle @ SOAS: Lecture Programme, 2017/2018

Islamic Art Circle @ SOAS, London: Lecture Programme, 2017/2018 All lectures begin at 7.00 p.m. in the Khalili Lecture Theatre (Main School Lecture Theatre) –  unless indicated otherwise – Philips Building, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG   11 October 2017: The Palace of Pedro I in Seville, ‘very much like the residence ofContinue reading “Islamic Art Circle @ SOAS: Lecture Programme, 2017/2018”

Conference: Intertwined Worlds: 10th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age

Conference: Intertwined Worlds: 10th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age, Free Library of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania Libraries, November 2-4, 2017 In partnership with the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Schoenberg Institute of Manuscript Studies (SIMS) at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Lawrence J.Continue reading “Conference: Intertwined Worlds: 10th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age”

CFP: Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018

Call for Papers: Session on Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018 Deadline: 1st November, 2017 Panel organised by Sami De Giosa, OxfordContinue reading “CFP: Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018”

CFP: Medieval Monks, Nuns and Monastic Life, 15-20 July 2018, Bristol

Call for Papers: Medieval Monks, Nuns and Monastic Life, 21st Biennial Symposium of the International Medieval Sermon Studies Society (IMSSS), 15-20 July 2018, Bristol Deadline: 30 September 2017 Organizer: Professor Carolyn Muessig, Head of the University of Bristol’s Department of Religion and Theology and Co-Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE CLAUDIAContinue reading “CFP: Medieval Monks, Nuns and Monastic Life, 15-20 July 2018, Bristol”

CFP: Leo Steinberg’s Sexuality of Christ Revisited (New Orleans, 22-24 Mar 18)

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, March 22 – 24, 2018 Deadline: May 10, 2017 Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 22 (Thursday) -24 (Saturday) March  ’18 Leo Steinberg’s Sexuality of Christ Revisited Despite the controversy that it provoked more than thirty years ago, Leo Steinberg’s insight about ostentatio genitalium has become almost a commonplace.  Through that motif, SteinbergContinue reading “CFP: Leo Steinberg’s Sexuality of Christ Revisited (New Orleans, 22-24 Mar 18)”