Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Courtauld Institute, 11 March

LAST MINUTE SPACES NOW AVAILABLE! Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Research Forum, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2-6.30, Weds 11 March 2015. Attendance is free, but spaces are limited so you must register – NOW OPEN! Four papers offer new ideas on a group of well-known sculptures and manuscripts from twelfth- and thirteenth-century Spain, exploring tensionsContinue reading “Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Courtauld Institute, 11 March”

The Church in Western Iberia: International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 6-9, 2015

The Church in Western Iberia (León, Asturias, Galicia, and Portugal). International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 6-9, 2015. Organiser: James D’Emilio, Department of Humanities, University of South Florida. Five sessions: Session 1016: Wednesday, July 8, 9:00 – 10:30 The Church in Western Iberia (León, Asturias, Galicia, and Portugal), I: Early Medieval Galicia Session 1116:Continue reading “The Church in Western Iberia: International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 6-9, 2015”

Fundación Carolina: Call for scholarship applications, 2015-2016

 The Fundación Carolina (Spain) has released its call for scholarship applications, 2015-2016, in a variety of fields including “artes, humanidades, y comunicación”.  Applications are not limited to individuals in Spanish-speaking countries; the Fundación Carolina invites applications from Brazilian scholars, too. The range of support appears to extend, for example, to students working on doctoral degrees as wellContinue reading “Fundación Carolina: Call for scholarship applications, 2015-2016”

SEMINAR with Brad Epps – Nouvelle Vague Tango: Hugo Santiago’s ‘Invasión’ – Tues 2 Dec 2014 – Birkbeck, Univ of London (CILAVS)

The Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies at Birkbeck warmly invites you to the seminar Nouvelle Vague Tango: Hugo Santiago’s Invasión with Brad Epps (University of Cambridge) Tuesday 2 December 6.00pm, Room 417, Malet Street (entrance via Torrington Sq.), Birkbeck, University of London, Main Building, London WC1E 7HX Invasión, one of the mostContinue reading “SEMINAR with Brad Epps – Nouvelle Vague Tango: Hugo Santiago’s ‘Invasión’ – Tues 2 Dec 2014 – Birkbeck, Univ of London (CILAVS)”

Juan DelGado’s audiovisual commission ‘The Flickering Darkness (Revisited)’ – Sat 8 Nov 2014 – CILAVS at Birkbeck University of London

The Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies (CILAVS) at Birkbeck University of London warmly invites you to Juan delGado The Flickering Darkness (Revisited) Saturday 8 November 2015, 2.00-5.00pm Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Artist Juan delGado will present his recent commission The Flickering Darkness (Revisited) alongside the work by Agata Lulkowska.Continue reading “Juan DelGado’s audiovisual commission ‘The Flickering Darkness (Revisited)’ – Sat 8 Nov 2014 – CILAVS at Birkbeck University of London”

Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar, London, 2014-2015

Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar, Queen Mary, University of London, Programme for 2014-2015. The Research Seminar meets on Fridays at 3pm in room 1.36 of the Arts One Building, Mile End Campus. Papers last 45 minutes and are preceded by tea in The Gallery and followed by discussion. Semester 1 Friday 21st November 2014 Kati Ihnat,Continue reading “Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar, London, 2014-2015”

The Fitzwilliam Museum’s fundraising drive to acquire a Mater Dolorosa by Pedro de Mena proves successful

Pedro de Mena’s Virgin of Sorrows (Mater Dolorosa) saved by public appeal In another example of public philanthropy, the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge has acquired a the Mater Dolorosa (Virgin of Sorrows) by Pedro de Mena. The acquisition had been supported by grants of £30,000 from the Art Fund and £10,000 from The Henry Moore Foundation plus anContinue reading “The Fitzwilliam Museum’s fundraising drive to acquire a Mater Dolorosa by Pedro de Mena proves successful”

Association of Art Historians – Annual Conference April 2015 – Call for Papers – Deadline 10 November 2014

AAH2015 41st Annual Conference & Bookfair Sainsbury Institute for Art, UEA, Norwich 9 – 11 April 2015 Portraiture and the Unworthy Subject in the Early Modern World Paper proposals, to be sent to the session convenor in accordance with proposal guidelines. Paper proposal deadline: 10 November 2014 Session convenor: Carmen Fracchia, Birkbeck, University of London, c.fracchia@bbk.ac.uk InContinue reading “Association of Art Historians – Annual Conference April 2015 – Call for Papers – Deadline 10 November 2014”