Symposium:  Fragmented Illuminations, Victoria & Albert Museum, 7-8 July, 2022

 As a follow-up to the display Fragmented Illuminations: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Cuttings at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London (now extended to 26 June), a symposium will take place online on 7-8 July (pm). The Fragmented Illuminations Symposium will seek to make sense of these detached leaves, cut-out initials and other ornamented snippets. DayContinue reading “Symposium:  Fragmented Illuminations, Victoria & Albert Museum, 7-8 July, 2022”

Symposium: The Public Curatorship of the Medieval Past. University of Lincoln, 15th September 2022

The symposium will explore how the medieval past is ‘curated’, that is, collected, interpreted, and communicated, across both professional and popular society. In addition, the symposium looks to question the ways in which medievalism impacts these acts of curatorship.   Guided by the underlying principle that remembering and communicating the medieval past is a processContinue reading “Symposium: The Public Curatorship of the Medieval Past. University of Lincoln, 15th September 2022”

Symposium: ‘The Medieval Wall Paintings at St. Mary’s, Chalgrove, Oxfordshire’, 16 October 2021, 10am–5pm (BST)

This day-long event will provide attendees with the unique opportunity to hear new information concerning the medieval wall paintings at Chalgrove Church in the presence of the paintings themselves. Aspects of the scheme’s content, dating, patronage, and connection to contemporary works will be explored by notable scholars.