Medieval Job: Assistant Professor (fixed term), Christian and medieval archaeology, Ca’ Foscari, Venice

Ca’ Foscari invites applications for a non-tenured position for an Assistant Professor in the area of Christian and medieval archaeology. Ca’ Foscari is a research intensive institution committed to competing for international scientific excellence through the recruitment of the best academic talents worldwide. Talented young researchers and experienced senior professors make Ca’ Foscari a stimulatingContinue reading “Medieval Job: Assistant Professor (fixed term), Christian and medieval archaeology, Ca’ Foscari, Venice”

CFP: Re-defining the Monster

Call for Papers for Special Session at the International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS 2019) May 9 to 12, 2019 Western Michigan University The proposed session will discuss and debate on the various definitions of the concept of the “monster.” Defining the monster is a challenge. Monsters and monstrosity-related aspects have been topics of academicContinue reading “CFP: Re-defining the Monster”

Course: Studienkurs Venedig und der Osten (Venedig, 9-17 Sep 18)

Venedig, 09. – 17.09.2018 Deadline: Apr 4, 2018 Studienkurs Venedig 2018 Venedig und der Osten Das deutsche Studienzentrum in Venedig veranstaltet vom 9. bis 17. September 2018 (An- und Abreisetag) einen interdisziplinären Studienkurs. Die wissenschaftliche Leitung liegt bei Prof. Dr. Albrecht Berger (Byzantinistik, München) und Prof. Dr. Markus Koller (Osmanistik, Bochum).

Venice: scholarships for interdisciplinary research projects at Fondazione Giorgio Cini

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice offers residential scholarships to Italian and international PhDs and post-doc students (who must not be over 40 years old on 10 March 2018) wishing to further their studies of Italian culture – especially that of the Veneto – with an interdisciplinary approach in one of the following fields: early printedContinue reading “Venice: scholarships for interdisciplinary research projects at Fondazione Giorgio Cini”

Conference: La chiesa e la parrocchia di San Giacomo dall’Orio, Venice, 9-10 November 2017

Conference: La chiesa e la parrocchia di San Giacomo dall’Orio, Venice, 9-10 Nov 2017, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, November 9 – 10, 2017 “La chiesa e la parrocchia di San Giacomo dall’Orio: una trama millenaria di arte e fede” (Chiese di Venezia, Nuove prospettive di ricerca, 6), cur. by Massimo Bisson, Isabella Cecchini and Deborah Howard Like everyContinue reading “Conference: La chiesa e la parrocchia di San Giacomo dall’Orio, Venice, 9-10 November 2017”

CFP: Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World, Sponsored by the Italian Art Society, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13, 2018, Western Michigan University

CFP: Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World, Sponsored by the Italian Art Society, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13, 2018, Western Michigan University Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Symposium leading to the 2010 publication of San Marco, Byzantium, and the Myths of Venice introduced new perspectives on Byzantine and VenetianContinue reading “CFP: Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World, Sponsored by the Italian Art Society, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13, 2018, Western Michigan University”

Summer School: Visualizing Venice Workshop – Digital Visualization Training: Mapping and Modeling the Venice Ghetto

Call for Applications: Visualizing Venice Workshop – Digital Visualization Training: Mapping and Modeling the Venice Ghetto Venice International University, Venice, Italy,  June 8 – 20, 2016 Deadline: Mar 31, 2016 With the support of The Getty Foundation as part of its Digital Art History initiative, The Wired! Lab at Duke University, Università Iuav di Venezia, the UniversityContinue reading “Summer School: Visualizing Venice Workshop – Digital Visualization Training: Mapping and Modeling the Venice Ghetto”

Murray Seminars at Birkbeck: Spring 2016

Murray Seminars at Birkbeck for Spring 2016  This term promises an interesting and varied programme.  Our speakers are: Zuleika Murat, sharing discoveries about Guariento and the Tomb of Doge Giovanni Dolfin in Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice (Wednesday 20th January) Tom Nickson, looking at the significance of light and its subsequent obscuration in gothic buildings (Wednesday, 10th February)Continue reading “Murray Seminars at Birkbeck: Spring 2016”

Murray Seminar: 5.00pm, 20th January 2016 Birkbeck

Zuleika Murat, ‘I have not seen more precious tombs and burials with greater pomp’: Guariento and the Tomb of Doge Giovanni Dolfin in Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice The splendid tomb of Doge Giovanni Dolfin in the Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo in Venice once consisted of a hanging canopy and tomb by Andrea daContinue reading “Murray Seminar: 5.00pm, 20th January 2016 Birkbeck”

Typical Venice? Venetian Commodities, 13th-16th centuries (3-6 March 2016)

Call for Papers Deutsches Studienzentrum in Venice, Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza, March 3 – 06, 2016 Deadline: Oct 31, 2015 Organizer: Dr. Philippe Cordez (ENB-Nachwuchsforschergruppe “Premodern Objects”, Department Kunstwissenschaften, LMU Munich) and PD Dr. Romedio Schmitz-Esser (Deutsches Studienzentrum in Venice) What are “Venetian” commodities? More than any other medieval or early modern city, Venice lived off ofContinue reading “Typical Venice? Venetian Commodities, 13th-16th centuries (3-6 March 2016)”