Job Opportunity: Associate Lecturer in History of Medieval Art, University of York, Deadline 19 June 2022

Department The Department of History of Art at the University of York seeks to appoint an Associate Lecturer in History of Medieval Art for a 17-month period from September 2022, to provide replacement teaching for Dr Hanna Vorholt, who has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship. The Department of History of Art is oneContinue reading “Job Opportunity: Associate Lecturer in History of Medieval Art, University of York, Deadline 19 June 2022”

Online Lecture: ‘Imagining Microplaces: From Medieval into the Present’, Professor Catherine Clarke, Zoom, 16th March 2022, 5:30pm (GMT)

The Spring term York Medieval Lecture with Professor Catherine Clarke (Director of the Centre for the History of People, Place and Community at the Institute of Historical Research) has been postponed to Wednesday 16 March (5.30pm in K/133). Catherine will be speaking on: Imagining Microplaces: From Medieval into the Present Placing our histories is always key toContinue reading “Online Lecture: ‘Imagining Microplaces: From Medieval into the Present’, Professor Catherine Clarke, Zoom, 16th March 2022, 5:30pm (GMT)”

Online Lecture: Ravenna: Crucible of Europe, Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 5:30pm GMT

Join the Centre for Medieval Studies (University of York) for a lecture by Professor Judith Herrin (Professor Emerita, King’s College London). Dr. Herrin will explore the role of Ravenna, imperial capital from AD 402, until its fall to the Lombards in 751, as a catalyst in the development of what we can now identify asContinue reading “Online Lecture: Ravenna: Crucible of Europe, Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 5:30pm GMT”

Call for Papers: Cistercian Worlds, Centre for for Medieval Studies, University of York (July 1-2 2021), deadline 31 January 2021

‘CISTERCIAN WORLDS’, a two-day conference scheduled for early July 2021, aims to offer a forum for researchers to build upon existing modes of scholarship and bring together discussions currently occurring across disciplines.

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”