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”
‘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.
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.
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”
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”
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’, 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)”
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”
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.
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.