Call for papers: Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England, Artistic Confluences Around 1200 (Madrid, November 12-14, 2014) – Deadline 25th May

October 6, 1214. The Castilian monarch, Alfonso VIII, died on his way to Plasencia. Before the month had ended, his wife Eleanor Plantagenet followed him in the monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos. To celebrate the eight-hundredth anniversary of their passing, the UCM’s Department of History of Art I (Medieval) organises the VIII edition ofContinue reading “Call for papers: Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England, Artistic Confluences Around 1200 (Madrid, November 12-14, 2014) – Deadline 25th May”

The experience of sacred places: times and settings (Aguilar de Campo, Spain, Sept 26-28 2014)

with Xavier BARRAL I ALTET, Université de Rennes 2 y Ca’ Foscari de Venecia  Susana CALVO CAPILLA, Universidad Complutense de Madrid  Vincent DEBIAIS, CNRS–Université de Poitiers/CESCM  Rosa RODRÍGUEZ PORTO, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela  Bissera PENTCHEVA, Stanford University. California  Michele BACCI, Universität Freiburg – Suiza  Herbert l. KESSLER, Johns Hopkins University Click here for furtherContinue reading “The experience of sacred places: times and settings (Aguilar de Campo, Spain, Sept 26-28 2014)”

Conference: Misericordia International Conference (León, 29th May – 1st June 2014)

Misericordia International Conference Choir Stalls in Architecture and Architecture in Choir Stalls León, 29th May – 1st June 2014 Misericordia International was founded by Elaine C. Block (1925-2008) as an association dedicated to the research, awareness and study of choir stalls, and their relationship to other artistic expressions during the Middle Ages. Since its creation,Continue reading “Conference: Misericordia International Conference (León, 29th May – 1st June 2014)”

Re-opening: National Archaeological Museum, Madrid

The important medieval collections of the National Archaeological Museum in Madrid are finally accessible again after the museum re-opened after six years of restoration.   http://www.lamoncloa.gob.es/IDIOMAS/9/Presidente/News/2014/20140331_Archaeological_Museum_reopening.htm

Call for Papers: II International Conference. Sevilla, 1514: Arquitectos tardogóticos en la encrucijada

Call for Papers II International Conference. Sevilla, 1514: Arquitectos tardogóticos en la encrucijada Seville, November 12-15, 2014 Deadline: 31 May 2014 After the I International Conference Arquitectura tardogótica en la Corona de Castilla held in Santander in 2010, the II International Conference. Sevilla, 1514: Arquitectos Tardogóticos en la encrucijada, aims to serve as a forumContinue reading “Call for Papers: II International Conference. Sevilla, 1514: Arquitectos tardogóticos en la encrucijada”

I Jornadas de Historia, Arte y Diseño de Moda

“Indumentaria y estética en la Edad Media: precedentes para la moda contemporánea” (“Clothing and aesthetics in the Middle Ages: precedents for contemporary fashion”) Museo del Traje – Madrid. 25, 26 and 27 March 2014. Organised by CSDMM (Centro Superior de Diseño de Moda de Madrid), Museo del Traje de Madrid and University Complutense of Madrid. ExpertsContinue reading “I Jornadas de Historia, Arte y Diseño de Moda”

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

Call for Papers VIII Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval. Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England, Artistic Confluences Around 1200. Madrid, Faculty of Geography and History (University Complutense of Madrid) – Casa de Velázquez, November 12-14, 2014 Deadline: 25 May 2014 October 6, 1214. The Castilian monarch, Alfonso VIII, died on his way to Plasencia. BeforeContinue reading “Call for Papers: VIII Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval. Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England, Artistic Confluences Around 1200 (Madrid 2014)”

BBC Two: Pilgrimage

BBC2: Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve For centuries pilgrimage was one of the greatest adventures on earth, involving epic journeys across the country and around the world. This series sees Simon Reeve retrace the exciting adventures of our ancestors. He learns about the forgotten aspects of pilgrimage, including the vice, thrills and dangers that all awaitedContinue reading “BBC Two: Pilgrimage”

Call For Papers: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean, Modena

Call For Papers: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean, Modena Modena, 26-29 June 2014 Deadline: 23 December The Mediterranean Seminar/UCMRP seeks proposals for papers for a panel on Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean to be proposed for the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, that will take place 26-29 JuneContinue reading “Call For Papers: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean, Modena”

BAA Romanesque conference, Barcelona: student scholarships

Following earlier conferences on Romanesque and the Past (London, 2010), and Romanesque and the Mediterranean (Palermo, 2012), the British Archaeological Association is collaborating with the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya and the Research project Magistri Cataloniae to stage the third in a biennial series of international conferences concerned with Romanesque art and architecture. This conference,Continue reading “BAA Romanesque conference, Barcelona: student scholarships”