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.
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.
Water and Health in Late Medieval Normandy
Dr Elma Brenner (Wellcome Library, London) 10 May, 16:00, S3.32, Strand Building, King's College London
Publisher: MIP University Press at Kalamazoo
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
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
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.
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.
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
Application deadline extended to May 7, 2017