Virtual Church Crawls

Missing your regular fix of church crawls? We’ve assembled a list of 3D virtual tours and models of UK cathedrals for you to enjoy. Their quality varies hugely, but they’re a handy substitute for the real thing, even as places start to open up. Maybe those cathedral Twitter accounts can get competitive again, as theyContinue reading “Virtual Church Crawls”

On This Day: 800 year anniversary of the translation of the relics of Saint Thomas Becket to his new shrine in Canterbury Cathedral

Today is the feast of the Translation of St Thomas Becket, when his relics were translated to his new shrine into the Trinity Chapel at Canterbury Cathedral – on 7th July 1220. To celebrate Becket’s Translation, we’ve compiled a list of various resources, articles & events that are taking place. Article: Modelling the Cult ofContinue reading “On This Day: 800 year anniversary of the translation of the relics of Saint Thomas Becket to his new shrine in Canterbury Cathedral”

Podcast Series: British Art Talks, Paul Mellon Centre

The Paul Mellon Centre has now released seven episodes of a new podcast series, British Art Talks, which are permanently available across our website, Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Each episode features new research and aims to enhance and expand knowledge of British art and architecture. Please see the full list of episodes below. Medieval related podcasts include: “What Will SurviveContinue reading “Podcast Series: British Art Talks, Paul Mellon Centre”

Research Workshops: Venice Virtual Summer Camp on Digital and Public Humanities, 6-10 July 2020

Venice Virtual Summer Camp on Digital and Public Humanities, Online, July 6 – 10, 2020 It was with great disappointment that we had to cancel the first Venice Summer School in Digital and Public Humanities due to the coronavirus emergency. All the more, we are now happy to announce the first Venice Virtual Summer Camp on DigitalContinue reading “Research Workshops: Venice Virtual Summer Camp on Digital and Public Humanities, 6-10 July 2020”

Training: Les livres liturgiques manuscrits et imprimés : principes de catalogage, École des chartes (virtually) 2-4 Sep 2020

Comment comprendre un livre liturgique, identifier son usage et ses particularités ? Quels sont les instruments de référence pour leur étude? La liturgie représente au Moyen Âge l’une des formes d’interaction sociale les plus complexes et les plus développées ; sa place importante dans la vie quotidienne a engendré une production massive de livres comme support duContinue reading “Training: Les livres liturgiques manuscrits et imprimés : principes de catalogage, École des chartes (virtually) 2-4 Sep 2020”

Resources: MEMSlib, University of Kent Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies

MEMSlib is an initiative of the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) at the University of Kent. This student-led project developed out of our shared desire to support academic peers and colleagues during the Covid-19 pandemic. A team of PhD and Masters Students have been working hard alongside Lecturers and Archivists to create an extensiveContinue reading “Resources: MEMSlib, University of Kent Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies”