Check out the full programme for the up-coming conference ‘The Role of the Senses in Medieval Liturgies and Rituals’ at the Università di Padova.
By the Late Middle Ages, the liturgy has become the most important and elaborate ceremonial of Christianity in an already highly ritualised society. Indeed, rituals dominated the everyday life of the faithful, from the Divine Office and the Mass to the individual reading of the Hours; and they accompanied the life of people from theirContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Experiencing the Sacred – The Role of the Senses in Medieval Liturgies and Rituals’, 1st International Multidisciplinary Conference Series, 21st-23rd September 2022, Deadline: 15th April 2022”
An interdisciplinary conference exploring the sensory experience of pilgrimage throughout history and across cultures.
Deadline for submissions: 20 January 2019 Keynote Speaker: Professor Kathryn Rudy (University of St. Andrews) With the release of its inaugural issue in 2006, The Senses and Society journal proclaimed a “sensual revolution” in the humanities and social sciences. The ensuing decade has seen a boom in sensory studies, resulting in research networks, museum exhibitions,Continue reading “CFP: Pilgrimage and the Senses, University of Oxford, 7 June 2019”
Deadline: Nov 15, 2018 Medieval and Early Modern Spaces and Places: Experiencing the Court, 2019 The early modern court adopted and developed exemplary cultural practices where objects and spaces became central to propagating power as well as places for exchange with other powers. This combination of images, objects, and sounds confronted the senses, making aContinue reading “CFP: Medieval and Early Modern Spaces and Places: Experiencing the Court,Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London, April 3 – 04, 2019”
Walters Presents A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe Features more than 100 objects from world-renowned collections Baltimore, MD – The Walters Art Museum presents A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe, a major international loan exhibition that brings together more than 100 works including stained glass, precious metals, ivories,Continue reading “Exhibition: A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe, Walters Art Museum, 16 October 2016 – 8 January 2017”