Hybrid workshop: Realism in Hagiography, online / University of Cologne, 12-13 January 2023

Saints lives, martyrdoms, and miracle stories comprise a large and challenging body of primary source material for historians of the First Millennium and Middle Ages. Elements of these texts resemble historiography, but these are blended with subjective experience, mystical truth, and theology. Modern scholars interested in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, and particularly scholarsContinue reading “Hybrid workshop: Realism in Hagiography, online / University of Cologne, 12-13 January 2023”

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Call for Papers: The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives, Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Switzerland,24-27 April 2023 (Deadline 30 June 2022)

We invite abstracts for 20-minute papers in the field of medieval sensory studies for the international workshop ‘The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives.’ The workshop is organised by Prof. Annette Kern-Stähler (University of Bern, Switzerland), Prof. Elizabeth Robertson (University of Glasgow, UK), and Dr. des. Laura Bernardazzi (University of Bern, Switzerland) and is funded byContinue reading “Call for Papers: The Senses: Present Issues, Past Perspectives, Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Switzerland,24-27 April 2023 (Deadline 30 June 2022)”

Workshop: Graduate Workshop on Diversity in the Medieval Middle East, 16th-20th May 2022 (Deadline 4th April 2022)

The workshop will invite graduate students to present a proposed topic for future research, while introducing participants to often overlooked evidence and scholarly resources for exploring diversity in the medieval Middle East.

Invitation to Workshop: ‘History in a Time of Polarization’, Saturday 11 December, 12pm-3:20pm EST

Presented by The Medievalist Toolkit This virtual workshop brings together professionals from fields that deal with the violent far-right. Hate groups’ recruitment has consistently drawn from memories of the medieval past, and in recent years this effort has grown, particularly online. Scholars, social workers, and journalists all have unique viewpoints on this issue, but rarelyContinue reading “Invitation to Workshop: ‘History in a Time of Polarization’, Saturday 11 December, 12pm-3:20pm EST”

Workshop: Shades of Purple. Purple Ornament in Medieval Manuscripts, University of Zurich, 25-26 November 2021

This two-day workshop, organized by the research group Textures of Sacred Scripture – https://textures-of-scripture.ch at the University of Zurich will explore a range of questions about the materials and semantics of medieval purple manuscripts. Recent advances in the material analysis of purple colorants have spurred new interest in the aesthetics of purple ornament in medieval manuscripts. ThisContinue reading “Workshop: Shades of Purple. Purple Ornament in Medieval Manuscripts, University of Zurich, 25-26 November 2021”

Call for contribution : Workshops New Translations and indirect Reception of Ancient Greece (Texts and Images, 1300-1560) (ERC Advanced Grant AGRELITA Project)

ERC Advanced Grant AGRELITA ProjectThe Reception of Ancient Greece in pre-modern French Literature and Illustrations of Manuscripts and Printed Books (1320-1550): How invented memories shaped the identity of European communitiesDirection : Catherine Gaullier-Bougassas The AGRELITA project ERC n° 101018777 was launched on October 1st 2021. It is a 5-year project (2021-2026) financed on an ERCContinue reading “Call for contribution : Workshops New Translations and indirect Reception of Ancient Greece (Texts and Images, 1300-1560) (ERC Advanced Grant AGRELITA Project)”

Online workshop: ‘Getting to grips with medieval manuscripts online’, Trinity College Dublin, 24 September 2021, 18:00–20:00 (BST)

Do you want to learn more about medieval manuscripts? Join Trinity College Dublin for this interactive workshop on European Researchers’ Night where you can find out more about Trinity’s Digital Collections and transcribe a manuscript!

Online Course: Manuscripts in Arabic Script: Introduction to Codicology with Aga Khan University, 23-24 April 2021, 11:00 -15:00 (GMT)

This online course with Aga Khan University (2 days) aims to introduce Arabic manuscripts from a codicological and textual point of view.

Online Workshop: ‘Meet the Manuscripts: The Psalms in the Middle Ages’ with the Bodleian Library, 3 December 2020, 5.30–6.15pm (GMT)

Join Matthew Holford, Tolkien Curator of Medieval Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library, and Lesley Smith, Professor of Intellectual History at the University of Oxford, to learn how manuscripts can help us understand the central place of the Psalms in medieval culture.

Workshop: Virtual/Material: Color/Pigment, Penn State University (9–13 August 2021), Deadline 14 December 2020

The Department of Art History at Penn State University is seeking applications from doctoral students in art history and related disciplines for the week-long workshop, Virtual/Material: Color/Pigment.