Conference: II INTERNATIONAL MEETING MAGISTRI CATALONIAE: Art and Ceremony in the Latin West and the Byzantine East, Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, 27 April 2016

Conference: II INTERNATIONAL MEETING MAGISTRI CATALONIAE: Art and Ceremony in the Latin West and the Byzantine East, Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, 27 April 2016. The II INTERNATIONAL MEETING MAGISTRI CATALONIAE will be held next 27 April 2016 at the Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). This meeting has been organizedContinue reading “Conference: II INTERNATIONAL MEETING MAGISTRI CATALONIAE: Art and Ceremony in the Latin West and the Byzantine East, Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, 27 April 2016”

Lecture: The Arts & Science in Early Islamic Spain (15 June, Courtauld Institute of Art)

Wednesday 15 June 2016 – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Research Forum Seminar Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN There is a symbiotic relationship between design, art and visual culture, and the exact sciences, which is attested in early scientific objects from al-Andalus and in medieval Arabic texts. InContinue reading “Lecture: The Arts & Science in Early Islamic Spain (15 June, Courtauld Institute of Art)”

Call for Applications: Cathedral Cities. Planning and Building a Medieval Utopia – II TEMPLA Summer School

Call for Applications: Cathedral Cities. Planning and Building a Medieval Utopia – II TEMPLA Summer School, “Nicolau d’Olwer i Pere i Joan Coromines” room, Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Carrer del Carme 47,  08001 Barcelona, July 14th-16th 2016 Deadline: May 29, 2016 TEMPLA, a permanent workshop of Medieval Studies composed of specialists from universities, museums and archivesContinue reading “Call for Applications: Cathedral Cities. Planning and Building a Medieval Utopia – II TEMPLA Summer School”

CFP: Artistic Dialogue during the Middle Ages. Islamic Art – Mudéjar Art

Call for Papers: Artistic Dialogue during the Middle Ages. Islamic Art – Mudéjar Art, Córdoba, Casa Arabe, November 18 – 20, 2016 Deadline: Apr 30, 2016 The research about Spain’s medieval cultural heritage has experienced a great development in the last centuries. With the reassessment of the legacy of al-Andalus and of the Reign of Castile andContinue reading “CFP: Artistic Dialogue during the Middle Ages. Islamic Art – Mudéjar Art”

Book roundup: Medieval architecture

All is thriving in medieval architecture publishing from the Romanesque to the Late Gothic: here are some very special books that have been published in the last few months. As always do let us know of any recently-published medieval art history books you would like us to include in a book roundup – we would beContinue reading “Book roundup: Medieval architecture”

New publication: Monumentos singulares del románico: nuevas lecturas sobre formas y usos. Actas XIII Curso de Iniciación al Románico (Aguilar de Campoo), Fundación Santa María la Real, 2012

Monumentos singulares del románico: nuevas lecturas sobre formas y usos. Actas XIII Curso de Iniciación al Románico (Aguilar de Campoo), Fundación Santa María la Real, 2012, 244 p. ISBN: 978-84-15072-58-4 El románico español es uno de los más ricos de Europa, tanto por la cantidad de testimonios como por la calidad de muchos de ellos. En elContinue reading “New publication: Monumentos singulares del románico: nuevas lecturas sobre formas y usos. Actas XIII Curso de Iniciación al Románico (Aguilar de Campoo), Fundación Santa María la Real, 2012”

Call for Papers: Religious identities in conflict? Coexistence, Exchanges and Confrontations in the Mediterranean in the 12th-18th centuries (University of Valencia, 7-8 May 2015)

The question of “identity”, as well as the integration of minorities under a specific legal, political and religious framework is one of the most relevant topics in international research. This conference will focus on the multidisciplinary analysis of the evolution of this trans-cultural reality, specifically on the mechanisms for integration and exclusion existing during theContinue reading “Call for Papers: Religious identities in conflict? Coexistence, Exchanges and Confrontations in the Mediterranean in the 12th-18th centuries (University of Valencia, 7-8 May 2015)”

Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Courtauld Institute, 11 March

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Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Research Forum, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2-6.30, Weds 11 March 2015. Attendance is free, but spaces are limited so you must register Four papers offer new ideas on a group of well-known sculptures and manuscripts from twelfth- and thirteenth-century Spain, exploring tensions between local and international…

Book roundup: New art history books from Brepols

Here are some new medieval art history books on manuscripts, architecture and sculpture from publisher Brepols that we have been alerted to, and we think will prove very exciting to a number of our readers. King’s College Chapel 1515-2015: Music, Art and Religion in Cambridge, edited by J. M. Massing, N. Zeeman This lavishly illustrated,Continue reading “Book roundup: New art history books from Brepols”

Conference: VIII Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval. Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England, Artistic Confluences Around 1200 (Madrid, November 2014)

VIII Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval. Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England, Artistic Confluences Around 1200. Department of History of Art I (Medieval) – Universidad Complutense de Madrid 12-14 November 2014 Salón de Actos. Facultad de Geografía e Historia The Department of History of Art I (Medieval) of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid organises theContinue reading “Conference: VIII Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval. Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England, Artistic Confluences Around 1200 (Madrid, November 2014)”