Conference: The Right Moment. A Symposium on Kairotic Energies, Brussels, 18-19 October 2018

The Greek term kairós expresses an idea of ‘grasping the right moment’, which travelled through art, literature, and philosophy. And even today, it is central to debates over, for example, time management. Combining perspectives from classical reception studies and iconology, this ongoing project at KU Leuven (2017-2021) is about the reception of kairós in theContinue reading “Conference: The Right Moment. A Symposium on Kairotic Energies, Brussels, 18-19 October 2018”

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CFP: The lettering of prints. Forms and functions of writing in the printed image in 16th-century Europe.

  Call for Papers: The lettering of prints. Forms and functions of writing in the printed image in 16th-century Europe. Paris, Centre André Chastel, Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA), November 17 – 18, 2016 Deadline: Mar 31, 2016   Words, titles, legends, commentaries, artists’ names, privileges – necessarily – fine speeches, addresses to the “reader”, showy dedications.Continue reading “CFP: The lettering of prints. Forms and functions of writing in the printed image in 16th-century Europe.”