Seminar: ‘Gilded Suns and Peacock Angels: Theatrical Materiality and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence’ by Laura Stefanescu, Murray Seminar Birkbeck, 13th December 2022, 17:00 GMT

This talk aims to explore the connections between painting and the theatrical experience of heaven which shaped the visual culture of fifteenth-century Florence.

Seminar: ‘The Cleveland Fountain (Paris, 1320 ca.) and Multisensory Art History’, by Philippe Cordez and Gerhard Lutz, University of Padua, 30 November 2022, 17:00 CET

The hydraulic and musical fountain in the Cleveland Museum of Art offers a perfect opportunity for theoretical reflection and practical experimentation in multisensory art history.

Lecture: ‘Orality – Literacy – Digitality: Medieval Perspectives on the Digital Age’, IHR Europe 1150-1550 Seminar, 5th May 2022, 17:30 GMT

The Institute of Historical Research is delighted to invite you for the final seminar of this academic year.

Seminar: ‘Configuring the Monastic Space: Early Medieval Experiments’, University of Milan and Online, 21st April – 3rd May 2022

The workshop will explore this architectural experimentation, seeking to identify, and to contextualize, similarities, differences, and trends.

Seminar: ‘Medievalists Beyond the Academy’, Medieval Academy of American Graduate Student Webinar, 30th March 2022 19:00 EST

In this conversation moderated by leading independent scholar Laura Morreale, panelists will share their pathways from their PhD to their current position, followed by a live Q and A with questions submitted by our audience.

Seminar: Round Table, ‘Political Culture in the Latin West, Byzantium and the Islamic World’, IHR Seminar Europe 1150-1550, 24th March 2022, 17:30 GMT

The IHR Europe 1150-1550 seminar returns this Thursday 24th March 5.30 pm. 

Seminar: Summer Seminars in Paleography and Archival Studies (Deadline 1st June 2022)

The Medici Archive Project is pleased to announce the dates for the upcoming 2022 Summer Seminars in Paleography and Archival Studies which will take place in Florence on 20-25 June 2022 and 27 June – 2 July 2022.

Seminar: ‘The Golden Surface: Gold Between City and Sovereign in Late Medieval London’ by Professor Alison Wright, World Art Research Seminar, 16th March 2022, 15:30 GMT

The next World Art Research Seminar online will be on Wednesday 16 March at 3.30pm GMT when Prof. Alison Wright (UCL, History of Art) will present on ‘The Golden Surface: Gold Between City and Sovereign in Late Medieval London’.

Seminar: ‘The Painted Histories of the Welles-Ros Bible’ by Kathryn A. Smith, Murray Seminar, Birkbeck, 15th March 2022, 16:45 BST

The final Murray Seminar at Birkbeck, entitled ‘The Painted Histories of the Welles-Ros Bible’, will be delivered by Kathryn A. Smith on Tuesday 15th March, 16:45 BST.