Scholarships: MA in Medieval Studies, University of York, deadline 31 June 2020

The University of York is still offering scholarships for those pursuing an MA in Medieval Studies at the university. Ensure you’ve applied for a place on our MA by the end of June. Applications after that date are still welcome but sadly cannot be considered for bursaries.

Conference: Relationships, CMS Graduate Conference, University of York, 23-24 June 2020

The annual CMS graduate conference ‘Relationships’ on the 23rd and 24th June is going digital! Tuesday 23 June 2020, 9.00am Sign up form is here: https://forms.gle/4F6jS8yfaekViiyz9  Sign up closes on the 21st June at 12 midnight. You must sign up via the link so that we can send you Zoom links before the conference starts.   Programme Day 1:Continue reading “Conference: Relationships, CMS Graduate Conference, University of York, 23-24 June 2020”

CFP: ‘Relationships’, University of York, Centre for Medieval Studies, Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, deadline 23 April 2020

Date(s): 23-24 June 2020 Location: King’s Manor, Exhibition Square, York We welcome paper proposals of 250-300 words for 15-20 minute papers on the theme of Relationships in any area of Medieval Studies from current postgraduate students (MA, PhD, MPhil), early career scholars, and independent researchers. Topics can include (but are not limited to): Interpersonal relationshipsContinue reading “CFP: ‘Relationships’, University of York, Centre for Medieval Studies, Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, deadline 23 April 2020”

Conference: The social intellectual: experience and thought in the Middle Ages, University of York, 19 March 2020

This international conference explores the organic relationship between lived experience and academic/religious thought, beginning from the position that intellectual activity and social experience were closely intertwined in the medieval period.

Conference: ‘Transmissions and Translations in the Medieval World’ Conference, University of York (2-3 June 2018)

Conference: ‘Transmissions and Translations in the Medieval World’, Kings Manor at the University of York (2-3 June 2018) The concepts of transmission and translation are central to the evolution of the pan-European multi-cultural nature of medieval society. Cross-cultural connections in the political arena, mercantile trade routes, the dissemination of Christianity and interactions with Islam andContinue reading “Conference: ‘Transmissions and Translations in the Medieval World’ Conference, University of York (2-3 June 2018)”

Conference: The Rood in Britain and Ireland c.900-c.1500, University of York, 2-3 September 2016

Keynote Speaker: Dr Julian Luxford, Reader in History of Art, University of St Andrews The rood – understood as the cross itself, and/or the image of Christ crucified – was central to the visual and devotional culture of medieval Christianity. By the late middle ages, a rood was present in monumental form, either painted or sculpted,Continue reading “Conference: The Rood in Britain and Ireland c.900-c.1500, University of York, 2-3 September 2016”

CFP: The Genesis of a Window: Methods, Preparations and Problems of Stained Glass Manufacture, University of York, King’s Manor (26 – 27 May 2016), deadline 8 May 2016

The University of York’s Stained Glass Research School will be hosting its annual PhD conference on 26th and 27th May 2016. From the early medieval period stained glass design and manufacture has evolved and reacted to changing tastes, styles and technological advances.

CFP: The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland c.900–c.1500 (University of York, 2–3 September 2016), deadline 18 April 2016

The rood – understood as the cross itself, and/or the image of Christ crucified – was central to the visual and devotional culture of medieval Christianity. By the late middle ages, a rood was present in monumental form, either painted or sculpted, at the east end of the nave of every church.

Stained Glass PhD Summer Symposium 2015 (University of York, United Kingdom, May 21-22, 2015)

The Stained Glass Research School at the University of York warmly invite postgraduate students to attend their two-day PhD Summer Symposium. The Symposium will take place Thursday 21st – Friday 22nd May, encompassing a day of research papers at King’s Manor with a set site visits, in York and the surrounding area, to stimulate furtherContinue reading “Stained Glass PhD Summer Symposium 2015 (University of York, United Kingdom, May 21-22, 2015)”

CFP: The Politics of Visual Translations of Jerusalem (University of York, 20-21 March 2015)

Call for Papers: The Politics of Visual Translations of Jerusalem University of York, 20-21 March 2015 Deadline: 10 October 2014 An international conference hosted by the Department of History of Art and the Humanities Research Centre at the University of York. Organised by Laura Slater and Hanna Vorholt. Access to and sovereignty over the holy places ofContinue reading “CFP: The Politics of Visual Translations of Jerusalem (University of York, 20-21 March 2015)”