Conference review: Commemoration of the Dead: new approaches, new perspectives, new material (15 November 2014)

There was a packed conference room in the newly-refurbished Institute of Historical Research at Senate House, as eager members of the Church Monuments and Monumental Brass Societies gathered to hear about new approaches to incised brass memorials. As a sequel of sorts to a conference reconsidering approaches to funerary monuments on the half-centenary of Panofsky’sContinue reading “Conference review: Commemoration of the Dead: new approaches, new perspectives, new material (15 November 2014)”

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Call for Papers: Biennial London Chaucer Conference: Science, Magic and Technology (London, 10-12 July 2015)

Call for Papers: Biennial London Chaucer Conference: Science, Magic and Technology London, Senate House, Institute of English Studies, 10-12 July 2015 Deadline: 1 September 2014 Papers are sought on all aspects of ‘Science, Magic and Technology’ in late medieval literature and culture and particularly within Chaucer studies. Approaches might include: The presentation of scientific ideas in mythContinue reading “Call for Papers: Biennial London Chaucer Conference: Science, Magic and Technology (London, 10-12 July 2015)”

Upcoming Event: Prof. Joan Breton Connelly (NYU), Acropolis and Parthenon: Genealogical Myth, Boundary Catastrophes and Local Memory *TOMORROW*

Special Guest Lecture being held in the Senate House *tomorrow* (in collaboration with UCL and KCL Prof. Joan Breton Connelly (New York University) Acropolis and Parthenon: Genealogical Myth, Boundary Catastrophes and Local Memory When: Wednesday 19th March 2014, 17:15 – 18:45 Where: Senate House (WC1E 7HU ), South Block, Room G22/26 The Parthenon’s sculptural programContinue reading “Upcoming Event: Prof. Joan Breton Connelly (NYU), Acropolis and Parthenon: Genealogical Myth, Boundary Catastrophes and Local Memory *TOMORROW*”

Newsflash: Blackburn Manuscripts at Senate House until Thursday

Newsflash: Blackburn Manuscripts at Senate House until Thursday The exhibition of a select number of manuscripts and incunabula from the Hart collection runs until tomorrow, 28th November! For more details see: http://blackhartbooks.wordpress.com/the-exhibition/