Conference: Heritage Revisited. Rediscovering Objects from Islamic Lands in Enlightenment Europe, Kunsthistorisches Institut, University of Vienna, September 20–21, 2018

For centuries, objects from Islamic lands were unquestioned parts of the material and visual culture of pre-modern Latinate Europe. A textile from Fatimid Egypt, for instance, the so-called “Veil of Sainte Anne”, was kept in the cathedral treasury of Apt and venerated as a Christian relic. The workshop “Heritage Revisited. Rediscovering Objects from Islamic LandsContinue reading “Conference: Heritage Revisited. Rediscovering Objects from Islamic Lands in Enlightenment Europe, Kunsthistorisches Institut, University of Vienna, September 20–21, 2018”

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Call for Papers: ‘The Other Half of Heaven: Visualizing Female Sanctity in East and West (c. 1200-1500) I-II’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 1 September 2018)

An ICMA-sponsored session at the 54th ICMS (International Congress of Medieval Studies) Kalamazoo, 9-12 May 2019 Organizer: Ioanna Christoforaki, Academy of Athens If, according to the well-known Chinese proverb, women hold half the sky, did medieval female saints hold half of heaven? In her book of 1998, Forgetful of their Sex: Female Sanctity and Society,Continue reading “Call for Papers: ‘The Other Half of Heaven: Visualizing Female Sanctity in East and West (c. 1200-1500) I-II’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 1 September 2018)”

Conference: Dialogues in Late Medieval Mediterranean, Granada, 13-14 November 2017

Conference: Dialogues in Late Medieval Mediterranean, Palacio de Carlos V – Alhambra, Granada, 13-14 November 2017 Registration deadline: Nov 8, 2017 Dialogues in Late Medieval Mediterranean: between East and West 2nd International Workshop of the ArtMedGIS Project Free registration open until 8th November 2017 at: mmcobaleda@ugr.es; mmcobaleda@fcsh.unl.pt; iem.geral@fcsh.unl.pt The aim of this International Workshop is to establish anContinue reading “Conference: Dialogues in Late Medieval Mediterranean, Granada, 13-14 November 2017”

Conference: II INTERNATIONAL MEETING MAGISTRI CATALONIAE: Art and Ceremony in the Latin West and the Byzantine East, Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, 27 April 2016

Conference: II INTERNATIONAL MEETING MAGISTRI CATALONIAE: Art and Ceremony in the Latin West and the Byzantine East, Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, 27 April 2016. The II INTERNATIONAL MEETING MAGISTRI CATALONIAE will be held next 27 April 2016 at the Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). This meeting has been organizedContinue reading “Conference: II INTERNATIONAL MEETING MAGISTRI CATALONIAE: Art and Ceremony in the Latin West and the Byzantine East, Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, 27 April 2016”