New Publication: Rome in the Eighth Century: A History in Art, by John Osborne

This book addresses a critical era in the history of the city of Rome, the eighth century CE. This was the moment when the bishops of Rome assumed political and administrative responsibility for the city’s infrastructure and the physical welfare of its inhabitants, in the process creating the papal state that still survives today. JohnContinue reading “New Publication: Rome in the Eighth Century: A History in Art, by John Osborne”

Job: Assistant Professor, Ancient World/Late Antiquity, Department of History, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA

Job: Assistant Professor, Ancient World/Late Antiquity, Department of History, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA Deadline: Open until filled/ priority to applications received by October 15, 2017 Start date: September 16, 2018 The Department of History at the University of Oregon seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, to beginContinue reading “Job: Assistant Professor, Ancient World/Late Antiquity, Department of History, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA”

CFP: Byzantine Heritage in the History and Spiritual Culture of Ukraine, 19 – 22 October 2017, Monastery of St Theodore Studites, Rome, Italy

Call for Papers: Byzantine Heritage in the History and Spiritual Culture of Ukraine, October 19 – 22, 2017, Monastery of St Theodore Studites, Rome, Italy. Deadline: 25th August 2017. The International Conference Byzantine heritage in the history and spiritual culture of Ukraine aims to become a platform for the sharing of knowledge. The conference willContinue reading “CFP: Byzantine Heritage in the History and Spiritual Culture of Ukraine, 19 – 22 October 2017, Monastery of St Theodore Studites, Rome, Italy”

Intensive course: ‘Rome as a Palimpsest,’ Rome, April 3-9, 2017

Intensive course: Rome as a Palimpsest, Rome, April 3-9, 2017. Collaborative course organised by the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts und des Deutschen Historischen Instituts in Rom. Deadline for Applications: October 15, 2016 Das Deutsche Archäologische Institut, Abteilung Rom, die Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, und das Deutsche HistorischeContinue reading “Intensive course: ‘Rome as a Palimpsest,’ Rome, April 3-9, 2017”

New Perspectives on Medieval Rome (2 sessions at Kalamazoo 2016)

Digital, environmental, material, Mediterranean, sensory, spatial: these are among the recent “turns” taken by the medieval humanities, including art history. The new perspectives on the past opened by these approaches, many of which are informed by interdisciplinary research and contemporary cultural interests in the natural and built world, are fundamentally reshaping how we conceive ofContinue reading “New Perspectives on Medieval Rome (2 sessions at Kalamazoo 2016)”

Research Fellowship: École française de Rome (Rome 2015)

Research Fellowship École française de Rome (Rome 2015) Deadline: 4 November 2014 Les Écoles françaises à l’étranger ont mis en place depuis la rentrée 2012 le statut de chercheurs résidents dans leurs établissements. À l’École française de Rome (EFR), ce titre est accordé à des enseignants-chercheurs, des chercheurs statutaires ou des post-doctorants sous contrat qui sontContinue reading “Research Fellowship: École française de Rome (Rome 2015)”

CFP: Concilium Lateranense IV (Rome, 25-29 November 2015)

Call for Papers: Concilium Lateranense IV Commemorating the Octocentenary of the Fourth Lateran Council of 1215 Rome, 25-29 November 2015 Deadline: 1 November 2014 On Monday 30 November 1215 in the Basilica of St John Lateran, Innocent III brought the first assembly of the whole Church since the Council of Chalcedon (451) to a rousingContinue reading “CFP: Concilium Lateranense IV (Rome, 25-29 November 2015)”

Employment opportunity: Assistant Director, British School at Rome

The British School at Rome, Britain’s leading research institute abroad, is seeking to appoint an Assistant Director for the Humanities.  This two-year residential position carries responsibility for programming the year’s research activities and supporting the community of scholars at the BSR, whilst offering the opportunity to work in a remarkable interdisciplinary research centre in Rome.Continue reading “Employment opportunity: Assistant Director, British School at Rome”

Doctoral Fellowship: National Churches in Rome from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era

Doctoral Fellowship: Roma communis patria. The National Churches in Rome from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era The Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck Institute for the History of Art, announces a one-year doctoral fellowship, starting in February 2014, with the possibility of extension for a second year. Candidates must be in possession of an upperContinue reading “Doctoral Fellowship: National Churches in Rome from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era”