As part of the Warburg Institute’s ‘A Material World: Devotion’ lectures, Dr Tom Nickson (Courtauld Institute) will examine the role of candles, lamps and natural light in shaping devotional spaces and experiences.
Image and Ascent: Mountain Terrains in the History of Art brings recent interest in mountains across the humanities into dialogue with the history of images, offering a forum for new research concerning images of, and images produced in, mountainous terrains.
This one day conference brings together the next generation of art history scholars to present and discuss their ongoing research. Papers will predominately focus on Italian and Northern Renaissance Art (c.1400–1600) and will encompass diverse media including tapestry, painting, engraving and stained glass.
The Warburg Institute is holding a two-day conference on Mary Magdalen, a figure of great historical importance and cultural resonance. Coming together for this free event, the multidisciplinary speakers will present new research on the representation of her body and its discourses across time and space.
London, The Warburg Institute, November 16, 2017 Deadline: May 31, 2017 Singular Acts: The Role of the Individual in the Transformation of Collective Culture The Warburg Institute will host its second Postgraduate Symposium on 16 November 2017. This year’s Symposium focuses on particular personalities who acted for or against historical and cultural change.
The Warburg Institute and The European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE) have organised a free Workshop for MA and PhD students on Medieval Magic. The workshop will take place on July 7 at the Warburg Institute in London, and will focus on the topic of “Magical Traditions and Medieval Religions of theContinue reading “Workshop: Workshop on Medieval Magic for MA and PhD students, 7 July 2016”
Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes – Volume LXXVI (2013) This volume was issued online in two parts: Part I (October) and Part II (November), to be followed by the print edition as a complete volume (expected publication date 18 December 2013). For further information, see the journal’s website. Part I Xenophon and the Barberini:Continue reading “Publication News: New Issue of Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes”