Call for Participants: Studying East of Byzantium VII: In Conversation with Anti-racism, Pandemic, and Social Inequality, deadline 15 September 2020

A three-part workshop that intends to bring together doctoral students studying the Christian East to discuss how the events of 2020, from the intensified conservations about systemic racism and economic inequality stemming acts of police violence on Black men and women in the United States to the dramatic changes to life and work brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, have impacted their research with a diverse group of colleagues and senior specialists in the field.

Online Workshop: Digital Tools for Teaching Medieval Art

The International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) is hosting an online workshop on Digital Tools for Teaching on Friday, August 14 at 12:00pm EST. Led by Rheagan Martin, the ICMA’s Coordinator for Digital Engagement, the workshop will focus on a comparison of the capabilities of ArtSteps and Omeka, two virtual exhibition platforms, as well as a demonstrationContinue reading “Online Workshop: Digital Tools for Teaching Medieval Art”

Online Workshop: Virtual Methodologies: Medieval and Early Modern European Collections, Wellcome Collection, 29 July 2020, 15:00 – 17:00

Are you an MA or PhD student or a postdoctoral researcher re-evaluating your research goals this summer? Join experienced researchers and staff from Wellcome Collection as we expand our horizons of actionable methodologies in the face of restricted travel and temporary closures.

Online Workshop: Layers of London Webinar: The Archaeology of Pottery Production in London from Medieaval times to the Victorians, The Institute of Historical Research, 23 July 2020, 4-4:50pm

This talk looks at the rich archaeological evidence for the many different kinds of pottery that have been made in the London area from the 12th through to the 19th century, including medieval greywares, Surrey whitewares, London-made redwares, tin-glazed wares, stonewares, slipwares and porcelain and covering known centres extending from Woolwich and Deptford to Pinner, Fulham and Mortlake.

Workshop: Manipulating the Sun: Picturing Astronomical Miracles from the Bible in the Early Modern Era, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 21-23 Aug 2019

The workshop is being organized by the research project Iconography of the Imagery on Early Modern Scientific Instruments (funded by the German Research Foundation, DFG). One of the aspects being analysed in the project is biblical imagery that could be related to astronomy. Of particular interest is imagery that was used to argue against theContinue reading “Workshop: Manipulating the Sun: Picturing Astronomical Miracles from the Bible in the Early Modern Era, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 21-23 Aug 2019”

Workshop: Art and Court Cultures in the Iberian World (1400-1650), Harvard University, 23 April 2018

2nd International Workshop: Art and Court Cultures in the Iberian World (1400-1650) Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, April 23, 2018 Visual strategies of legitimization became increasingly important for Iberian monarchies during the late medieval and early modern periods. Their dynastic, diplomatic, and military endeavors called for effective propaganda, both inContinue reading “Workshop: Art and Court Cultures in the Iberian World (1400-1650), Harvard University, 23 April 2018”

Workshop Reflections: British Museum Handling Session: The Trinity, 24 January 2018

On Wednesday 24 January 2018 Lloyd de Beer and Naomi Speakman once again welcomed a group of staff and students from The Courtauld and elsewhere, as well as Sophie Kelly, PhD student from the University of Kent. The focus of our session was objects in the British Museum collection with links to the Trinity.

Workshop: Doctoral Students Open Day at the British Library – Pre-1600 Collections, 5 February 2018

A reminder for PhD students with research interests relating to the ancient, medieval and early modern worlds: the British Library’s Doctoral Open Day for our pre-1600 collections will take place on 5 February 2018. The day is aimed at first-year doctoral students who would like to learn more about finding and using our collection materialContinue reading “Workshop: Doctoral Students Open Day at the British Library – Pre-1600 Collections, 5 February 2018”