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.

Lecture: ‘Image, Pattern, Repetition: The Craft of Romanesque Sculpture in Southwest England’, by Dr Alex Woodcock, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 21st April 2022, 18:00 GMT

Dr Alex Woodcock is a writer, tutor and former cathedral stonemason.

Online Lecture: ‘Lacunae of Art History and Kyiv’s Visual Culture’, by Olenka Z. Pevny, 22nd April 2022, 17:00 GMT

Dr. Olenka Z. Pevny is Associate Professor of Slavic and Ukrainian Studies at the University of Cambridge.

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.

Lecture: ‘The Black Death and the Justinianic Plague – Useful Frameworks for Historical Comparison? Insights from Big Data Paleoecology’, with Dr. Adam Izdebski and Dr. Kevin Bloomfield, 29th March 2022, 12:00 EST

The lecture will take place on Zoom on 29th March at 12:00 EST.

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. 

Lecture: ‘Entrepots, Networks and Kinetic Empire in Byzantium and Neighbouring worlds, 950-1100’, by Catherine Holmes, GCMS Seminar, University of Reading, 17 March 2022, 16:30 GMT

The final University of Reading GCMS seminar will be this Thursday 17th March at 4:30 pm BST, when Professor Catherine Holmes (University of Oxford) will be delivering a lecture entitled ‘Entrepots, Networks and Kinetic Empire in Byzantium and neighbouring worlds, 950-1100’.

Lecture: ‘Muslims and military orders in the medieval Iberian Peninsula: a multifaceted relationship’, by Clara Almagro-Vidal, 16 March 2022, 13:00 GMT

The seminar will be hybrid, in person in the Ramsden room, St Catharine’s College Cambridge and on Zoom.

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’.