An introductory short course on manuscripts in Arabic script.
Jacqui Pearce, Senior Finds Specialist, MOLA 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 extendingContinue reading “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”
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”
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.
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”
Workshop: Arts and Court Cultures in the Iberian World (1400-1650), Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University (RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA), April 28, 2017 Visual strategies of legitimization became increasingly important for Iberian monarchies during the late medieval and early modern periods, Mediterranean dynastic, diplomatic, and military endeavors called for effective propaganda,Continue reading “Workshop: Arts and Court Cultures in the Iberian World (1400-1650), Harvard University, 28 April 2017”
Conference: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era University of Birmingham 24-25 February 2017 This one day and a half conference combines a symposium and a workshop. The aim is to examine and contextualise the artistic and cultural production of the geopolitical centres that were controlled by or in contact withContinue reading “Conf: Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era, University of Birmingham, 24-25 February 2017”
How can the life and cult of Thomas Becket be traced through material culture? This was the question at the heart of the ‘Locating Becket’ workshop, sponsored by CHASE, and held at the British Library, British Museum and Courtauld Institute of Art on Tuesday 6th December 2016. Curators and scholars gathered first at the BritishContinue reading “Workshop: Reflections on ‘Locating Becket’”
Workshop: Playing with Medieval Visions, Sounds, Sensations, KCL, October 13 and 17, 2016 Discover the complex and beautiful physical and aural properties of two medieval poems – The House of Fame and Dream of the Rood – in this series of events produced by current King’s PhD researchers. Two workshops will explore Chaucer’s The HouseContinue reading “Workshop: ‘Playing with Medieval Visions, Sounds, Sensations,’ KCL, October 13 and 17, 2016”