Hagiography Society Book Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
May 30, 2017
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Literature, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology
The Hagiography Society is pleased to announce a new book prize. This prize will be awarded to a scholarly first book written on any disciplinary subject that makes an outstanding contribution to the study and understanding of saints, holy men and women, virtue traditions, and the concept of sanctity in ideational, literary, artistic, and sociohistorical dimensions in the pre-modern period. Books concerning all geographies and religious systems are eligible. The monetary value of the prize is $500.

Original – Copy – Forgery

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 11, 2017 to June 30, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Fine Arts, Italian History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

 

 

Original – Copy – Forgery


Since the artistic production of artefacts, copies have also been made – for representative, dynastic, political or purely decorative purposes. The numerous imperial busts put up in the Roman provinces were important for the power preservation of the Roman Empire. While through copies of Greek busts and sculptures, which were well liked with the Roman patricians, antique Greek artworks that would otherwise be lost have outlasted till today.

Attend: Lineage, Loyalty, and Legitimacy in Iberia and North Africa (600-1600)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 19, 2017 to June 21, 2017
Location: 
Missouri, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

The Center of Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University in conjunction with the Medieval Iberia and North Africa Group at the University of Chicago present “Lineage, Loyalty, and Legitimacy in Iberia and North Africa (600-1600),” to be held on 19-21 June 2017 at Saint Louis University during the 5th Annual Symposium of Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Lecture on Water and Health in Late Medieval Normandy, King's College London

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 10, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Religious Studies and Theology

 

Water and Health in Late Medieval Normandy 

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/ahri/eventrecords/2016-2017/CLAMS/Water-and-Health-in-Late-Medieval-Normandy.aspx

 

Dr Elma Brenner (Wellcome Library, London) 10 May, 16:00, S3.32, Strand Building, King's College London 

 

Call for book manuscripts, 'Monsters, Prodigies, and Demons' series

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
May 5, 2017 to May 4, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Humanities, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

Publisher: MIP University Press at Kalamazoo

 

Series Editors:

Kathleen Perry Long, Cornell University

Luke Morgan, Monash University

 

Series Advisory Board: 

Elizabeth B. Bearden, University of Wisconsin

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, George Washington University

Surekha Davies, Western Connecticut State University

Richard H. Godden, Louisiana State University

Maria Fabricius Hansen, University of Copenhagen

Virginia A. Krause, Brown University

Jennifer Spinks, University of Melbourne

Late Medieval Towns in Transition to Early Modernity - 2nd Interdisciplinary Workshop for postgraduates and postdocs by TZM (Trier Centre for Medieval Studies)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 9, 2017 to November 10, 2017
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Intellectual History, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS
Late Medieval Towns in Transition to Early Modernity
2nd Interdisciplinary Workshop for postgraduates and postdocs by TZM (Trier Centre for Medieval Studies)
Trier University and City Library Trier
9-10 November 2017

Digital Art History: Mapping Medieval and Renaissance Objects and Networks

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 25, 2017
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Geography, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Research and Methodology

In 2016-2017, I Tatti introduced its new Mellon Fellowships in the Digital Humanities. In concurrence with this, the institute will host a workshop on the topic “Digital Art History: Mapping Medieval and Renaissance Objects and Networks” on May 25. The presentations by Tracy Chapman Hamilton and Catherine Walsh will concentrate on the visualization of geographical data and networks.

THE 21st INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF MEDIEVAL AND TURKISH PERIOD EXCAVATIONS AND ART HISTORY RESEARCHES

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
October 25, 2017 to October 27, 2017
Location: 
Turkey
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

It’s our felicity to inform you that the 21st International Symposium of Medieval and Turkish Period Excavations and Art History Researches will be held on from 25th to 27th October 2017 at Akdeniz University, which has been a venue at which the leading academics on the field of art history gather.    

 

Spices, Silks, and Slaves: Travel by Land in the Medieval Islamic World - York Islamic Art Circle

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 9, 2017
Location: 
New York, United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

York Islamic Art Circle "Spices, Silks, and Slaves: Travel by Land in the Medieval Islamic World" with Professor Scott Redford (SOAS)

Tuesday 9th May 2017 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Bowland Auditorium (Berrick Saul Building), University of York, UK

Tradition and Innovation: Undergraduate Conference in History -Central European University, Budapest

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 3, 2017 to August 6, 2017
Location: 
Hungary
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, World History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Contemporary History

Application deadline extended to May 7, 2017

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