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Recent Content

Publication - The Art of Embassy, Journal of Early Modern History, Vol. 20.1, 2016

Journal of Early Modern History Volume 20, Issue 1, 2016

Special Issue: The Art of Embassy: Situating Objects and Images in the Early Modern Diplomatic Encounter

Edited by Nancy Um and Leah R. Clark

ISSN: 1385-3783

E-ISSN: 1570-0658


Symposium - Monastic economies in Egypt and Palestine, 5th - 10th centuries CE (Oxford)

Dear List Members,

Please find below the programme for the Monastic Economies in Egypt and Palestine symposium, which will take place at Ertugun House, University of Oxford, 16–17 March 2016. Participation is free, but registration is essential. To register, please email monastic.economies@gmail.com. Further updates will be posted at: monkscamelsandwine.wordpress.com

With best wishes,

Louise Blanke

Opportunities - Doctoral Positions at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz

From the Job-Guide:

2 Doctoral Positions
at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut (Project "Ethics and Architecture")

The Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut, Department of Professor Alessandro Nova, invites qualified candidates to apply for two doctoral positions.

Lecture - Mika Natif, "Poetry, Policy and Landscape Representation in Akbari Painting" (Cambridge, MA)

2015 – 2016 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents

Thursday, February 18, 2016

"Poetry, Policy and Landscape Representation in Akbari Painting"

Mika Natif

Harvard AKPIA Associate

Assistant Professor of Art History, The George Washington University

CFP - Treasures of the Sea: Art Before Craft? (Espacio, Tiempo y Forma)

From: Avinoam Shalem <as4501@columbia.edu>
Date: February 1, 2016
We invite all members of the global medieval academic community to submit original manuscripts for the FIFTH issue of Espacio, Tiempo y Forma. Serie VII. Historia del Arte, New Era. Submissions in English are welcome for the themed dossier.