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The Guest of the Body: Visualizing Souls in Medieval Europe, 1100-1200

This talk looks at a series of medieval images, particularly funerary monuments, that reflect on the departure of the soul and emphasize its fraught relationship to the body that is left behind, and to which it shall return.

Imagining Jerusalem in Late Medieval Nuremberg: Adam Kraft & Albrecht Durer – Lecture

Recent research shows that imagining Jerusalem played a crucial part in many late medieval devotional practices – virtual pilgrimages to Jerusalem, reconstructions of its topography and sacred places in European cities, visualizations of one’s own city as Jerusalem.

The Battle of Nechtansmere Webinar – Ecgfrith of Northumbria vs. the Picts

In this webinar, we will look at records of the battle, the arguments for its location, and the historical background that makes it such a significant event in early medieval insular history.

Early Medieval Celtic Saints Webinar

Join us for a look at some of the holy people of the Celtic lands in the early medieval period. Ranging from famous Irish saints Patrick and Brigid through some better-known Scottish and Welsh saints to saints known for their work in Cornwall and Brittany, we will consider the life stories, achievements and cult followings of the individuals. We will also look at artefacts associated with them.

Astronomy in the Great Mosque of Damascus: Towards a Social History of Mamluk Astronomy

Join us at the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham University, 7 Owengate, Durham, DH1 3HB, on March 15 at 5:00 p.m. to hear Yusuf Tayara of the Oxford University History Department present his research on ‘Astronomy in the Great Mosque of Damascus: Towards a Social History of Mamluk Astronomy’.

CFP: 9th Annual GAMS Medieval Studies Colloquium

The Colloquium offers an opportunity for graduate students in multiple disciplines to present their research in the various fields of medieval studies, share and receive feedback, and participate in discussion on topics of interest with peers from a wider, interdisciplinary community of Medieval Studies scholars, without the restrictions of membership or registration fees.

Conceptualizing the “Adriatic”: Artistic Interactions in Late Medieval Dalmatia – Michele Bacci

The artistic production of medieval Dalmatia has long been interpreted as the outcome of artistic interactions between different cultures. The present paper will propose a reconsideration of the conceptual grounds on which the “Adriatic” has been construed as a liminal, or hybrid, artistic context.

Medieval Dress Up: Virtual Art History Encore Presentation with Michael Norris

Online Event by Monmouth County Library Encore presentation of Medieval Dress-Up will be available to view via Library Webpage (registration not needed). We will look at styles from hats to heels, and from unmentionables to the gaudiest outer layers, to get a sense of everyday fashion for noblewomen, peasants, and everyone in between. Medieval paintings, sculptures, and tapestries will guide our eye, especially examples from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Michael Norris of Armchair Art Tours received his BA in classics from the University of California at San Diego and his MA in classics and PhD in Art History at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and has lectured on trips all over the...

The Horse in Medieval Law Seminar

The invited speakers are Marieke Röben, who is going to talk about Edictum Rothari (the Lombard law code), Andrew O’Donnghaile and Edgar Rops, who will discuss medieval Irish and Welsh law codes, respectively.

St. Albert the Great: Medieval Wisdom for Modern Science | Online Science and Religion Series

Online Event by Angelicum Thomistic Institute Register here: angelicum.it/event/st-albert-the-great-medieval-wisdom-for-modern-science/… St. Albert the Great: Medieval Wisdom for Modern Science Fr. Thomas Davenport, OP The Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas 16 November 2021 7pm live from the Angelicum, Rome 7pm CET / 6pm GMT / 1pm EST You can live-stream this talk here on Facebook or on YouTube without registering, but if you register, we will send you a Zoom link via email and you will have an opportunity to submit questions to the speaker after the talk.  

Sustainability Narratives: Seeing Environmental Transformation in Medieval Nordic Literature

Online Event by Oslo School of Environmental Humanities In this talk, Old Norse philologists Stefka G. Eriksen will introduce a new research initiative ‘Sustainability Narratives’ (SUSTAIN), which will discuss the role of literature and narratives of all mediums in environmental and societal transformations in the medieval North.

Medieval Military Effigies of Derbyshire

This talk will explore knightly effigies that remain in Derbyshire carved between 1250-1500. It will look at what remains together with an historical background and some case studies. Mark Downing is the President of the Church Monuments Society and a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries London. He has seen and published all military church monuments between 1200-1500 in England and Wales and is a leading authority on this subject; an interest he has had for over 30 years. Online Event by Church Monuments Society

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