ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Material Culture of the Arab/Berber Conquest: Excavations at the fortress of Zorita Castle and Surveying the Museums of the thaghr al-awsaṭ, Sarah Slingluff (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh)

Covid-19 threw a wrench in so many projects, including my planned trip the summer of 2020 to Zorita Castle and the museums of central Spain.  Thanks to the flexibility of the ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship, I postponed my research to this past summer, and spent the greater part of July 2021 basking in the opportunityContinue reading “ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Material Culture of the Arab/Berber Conquest: Excavations at the fortress of Zorita Castle and Surveying the Museums of the thaghr al-awsaṭ, Sarah Slingluff (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh)”

ARTES Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarship Report

Elizabeth Chant, report on a trip to Madrid, Simancas, and Seville, April-May 2018 NB: the deadline for applications for travel scholarships in 2019 is 31st January! Thanks to the generosity of Coll & Cortés and ARTES, earlier this year I was able to visit Spain in order to conduct essential research for my doctoral thesis. MyContinue reading “ARTES Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarship Report”

ARTES Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarship report: Pablo Ordás (PhD, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 2017)

My name is Pablo Ordás and I was granted an ARTES Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarship to conduct research in the UK. Thanks to this scholarship I was able to spend three weeks (22/10/2018–10/11/2018) at The British Library, researching Spanish manuscripts closely related to my previous PhD research, dedicated to ‘The Gothic Cloister in the KingdomContinue reading “ARTES Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarship report: Pablo Ordás (PhD, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 2017)”

ARTES AGM and Prize-Giving Ceremony Report, Oxford, 14 June 2018

On 14 June 2018 ARTES held its AGM and prize-giving ceremony in Oxford. It was a day packed with special visits to rarely-seen collections of Spanish art in the city. The day started at Campion Hall, a Jesuit private hall which hosts a fascinating private collection of religious art from Europe, Latin America, and from ChristianContinue reading “ARTES AGM and Prize-Giving Ceremony Report, Oxford, 14 June 2018”

ARTES Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarship report: Sylvia Alvares-Correa (PhD Candidate, University of Oxford)

By Sylvia Alvares-Correa The generous award funds provided by ARTES Coll&Cortes allowed me to travel to Lisbon to investigate the transmission of Flemish art, designs, and techniques to Portugal in the late medieval period, on which my PhD research is based. The trip fortuitously overlapped with the exhibition ‘The Islands of White Gold, Art CommissionsContinue reading “ARTES Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarship report: Sylvia Alvares-Correa (PhD Candidate, University of Oxford)”

ARTES Coll&Cortes travel scholarship report: Ana Dias, PhD Candidate at Durham University

The ARTES Coll&Cortes travel scholarship granted me the opportunity to travel to Spain to examine three illustrated copies of Beatus of Liébana’s Commentarium in Apocalypsin (generally known as Beatus) on which my doctoral thesis is grounded. My research concerns the production, illumination and impact of the Beatus manuscripts, with particular focus on the analysis ofContinue reading “ARTES Coll&Cortes travel scholarship report: Ana Dias, PhD Candidate at Durham University”

The Maius Workshop’s first meeting: report

The first meeting of the Maius Workshop took place last Monday, 16 October, at the Warburg Institute. It was a well-attended event where we presented the aims of the research group, discussed our shared interests and needs and shared ideas about the most useful format for future sessions. The Maius Workshop aims to bring togetherContinue reading “The Maius Workshop’s first meeting: report”

ARTES Travel Scholarship Report: Maria Teresa Chicote Pompanin

Thanks to the generosity of ARTES and Coll y Cortés, I was awarded a Travel Scholarships which gave me the opportunity to carry out field research in Spain during the Spring and Summer Terms of the academic year 2016-2017. Even if I was based in Madrid, my research was often conducted outside the capital andContinue reading “ARTES Travel Scholarship Report: Maria Teresa Chicote Pompanin”

ARTES Coll y Cortés 2017 post-doctoral scholarship report: Dr Francisco de Asís García García, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

  I have carried out a three-month fellowship in London from March 1st to May 31st, 2017, conducting research in several museums, libraries and academic institutions of the city. My main goal was to study a selection of textiles from the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion (FTF) Department of the Victoria & Albert Museum. I haveContinue reading “ARTES Coll y Cortés 2017 post-doctoral scholarship report: Dr Francisco de Asís García García, Universidad Complutense de Madrid”

Artes Coll & Cortes Scholarship Report, Encarna Montero

Here follows a report by Dr Encarna Montero Tortajada, a post-doctoral researcher from Valencia, who in 2015 was  awarded a £3000 scholarship to conduct research in the UK. From the 7th of January 2016, I spent forty days in London conducting research on Spanish art in the United Kingdom, thanks to an ARTES scholarship grantedContinue reading “Artes Coll & Cortes Scholarship Report, Encarna Montero”