The research group “Textures of Sacred Scripture. Materials and Semantics of Sacred Book Ornament” invites paper proposals for a three-day international conference on “Book Ornament and Luxury Critique”. The conference is scheduled to take place at the Institute of Art History at the University of Zurich from 15 to 17 September 2022. Proposals should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 April 2022. Further details via https://textures-of-scripture.ch/2022/02/08/conferences/.
The Victoria & Albert Museum in London will be organising an online symposium in early July as a follow-up to the display Fragmented Illuminations: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Cuttings at the Victoria and Albert Museum (extended until 5 June 2022). It will be held over one afternoon to allow for as large an audience as possible to join and participate, from different time zones. Abstracts (max. 300 words), a paper title, and a short biography (max. 150 words) should be sent to Dr Catherine Yvard, at: email@example.com The deadline for submissions is 6 March 2022. Further details concerning an indicative […]
Les Enluminures – a gallery specializing in medieval and renaissance manuscripts has released a podcast on the illuminated November page from a calendar from The Hours of Le Goux de La Berchère. The podcast explores the phenomenon of time in the Middle Ages and the way in which days and hours were understood in the medieval period. https://www.lesenluminures.com/video/103-mini-podcast-episode-32-time-daylight-and-a/
On the occasion of the Fragmented Illuminations exhibition at the V&A (8 September 2021-8 May 2022), curator Catherine Yvard will explore the history of this collection, and highlight some of the exciting discoveries made while researching for the exhibition. This event will be live-streamed to allow those outside London access to the event. The lecture will take place on 10 November 2021, 5:00PM – 6:30PM (GMT); 6:00PM – 7:30PM (CET) The lecture is free, but booking is essential. Click here to register.