Book launch for ‘Gothic Architecture in Spain: Invention and Imitation’, Courtauld Institute of Art, 12th February, 6.30-8pm

Please join us for the launch of Gothic Architecture in Spain: Invention and Imitation, eds Tom Nickson and Nicola Jennings: https://courtauld.ac.uk/event/gothic-architecture-in-spain-invention-and-imitation-book-launch  6.30pm, Research Forum South Room, Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, London WC1X 9EW From the dazzling spectacle of Burgos Cathedral to the cavernous nave of Palma Cathedral or the lacy splendour of SanContinue reading “Book launch for ‘Gothic Architecture in Spain: Invention and Imitation’, Courtauld Institute of Art, 12th February, 6.30-8pm”

Call for submissions: ARTES Essay Prize and CEEH scholarships, deadline 31 January 2020

The deadline for the ARTES’ annual essay prize is fast approaching at the end of January: further details here       31 January is also the deadline for our annual scholarships, including CEEH travel scholarships of up to £1000 One CEEH scholarship for a UK PhD student who is working on Spanish or HispanicContinue reading “Call for submissions: ARTES Essay Prize and CEEH scholarships, deadline 31 January 2020”

The Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal: Call for Submissions, deadline 31 January

To encourage emerging scholars that are based in the UK, ARTES, in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain, awards an annual essay medal to the author of the best art-historical essay on a Hispanic theme, which must be submitted in competition and judged by a reading Sub-Committee. The medal is named after Juan Facundo Riaño (1829-1901), theContinue reading “The Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal: Call for Submissions, deadline 31 January”

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 AGM in Oxford, Thursday 14 June, 2018

10:00 Campion Hall, Brewer St, Oxford OX1 1QS — http://www.campion.ox.ac.uk Established in 1896, Campion Hall holds extensive collections, including in the areas of Iberian & Latin American art. Visit Led by Professor Peter Davidson, Senior Research Fellow & Archivist ***Attendees are asked to arrive punctually, as late arrivals may be difficult to  accommodate*** 12:00 Taylor Institution St.Continue reading “ARTES AGM in Oxford, Thursday 14 June, 2018”

Lecture, ‘Images, devotion and emotion in 13th- and 14th-century Castile’. 5pm, Wednesday 18th April, 2018. Courtauld Institute of Art

Fernando Gutiérrez Baños (University of Valladolid), ‘Images, devotion and emotion in 13th- and 14th-century Castile’. 5pm, Wednesday 18th April 2018. Courtauld Institute of Art What was the role of images in the religious experience of Castilian people of the 13th and 14th centuries? There is no clear answer, and the scarcity of written evidence has prompted muchContinue reading “Lecture, ‘Images, devotion and emotion in 13th- and 14th-century Castile’. 5pm, Wednesday 18th April, 2018. Courtauld Institute of Art”

Lecture: Felipe Pereda, ‘Images’ Oblivious Memory: Funerary Laments from Ancient Greece to El Greco’. Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 4pm, Thursday 25th January, 2018

Felipe Pereda (Harvard), will give the inaugural lecture for the 2018-19 Coll & Cortes Medieval Spain Seminar Series at 4pm on Thursday 25th January in the Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre of the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. An old narrative tradition going back to Ancient Egypt but documented across the Mediterranean – from the MiddleContinue reading “Lecture: Felipe Pereda, ‘Images’ Oblivious Memory: Funerary Laments from Ancient Greece to El Greco’. Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 4pm, Thursday 25th January, 2018”

Lecture: ” The Palace of Pedro I in Seville, ‘very much like the residence of the Muslim kings’?”, SOAS, 7pm, 11 October 2017

ISLAMIC ART CIRCLE at SOAS Monthly Lecture The Palace of Pedro I in Seville, ‘very much like the residence of the Muslim kings’? Dr Tom Nickson Wednesday, 11 October 2017 7.00 p.m., Khalili Lecture Theatre, Main Building, SOAS Chaired by Professor Hugh Kennedy Enquiries: rosalindhaddon@gmail.com