Jan Hus was Executed 600 years ago
Events marking the anniversary of the martyr death of Czech church reformer, Jan Hus, will culminate on Monday, July 6, when 600 years have passed since his burning at the stake….
Medieval Material Turn at Leeds 2015
‘Reform and Renewal’ are the key-words chosen to inspire participants in this year’s International Medieval Congress at Leeds. But don’t be mistaken: it is all about the “Material Turn”!
Wish to be a Trendy Medievalist AD 2015?
If you are a medievalist, the hottest subjects to study right now are the cultural and social aspects of monasticism and religious life as they pertain to canon law; and roughly placed in Late Antiquity or the Early Medieval period. A certain historiographical and art-historical slant would heighten the voguish character. At least, this is what statistics tells us….
This year professor Ian Wood is formally retiring. No less than seven sessions at IMC are dedicated to the different research areas he has covered
In 1415 – precisely 600 years ago – the Bohemian Reformator and protestant saint, Jan Hus, was led to a bonfire down the shore in Constance, where he was burned at the stake
he Gregorian Reform were complex set of ecclesiastical reforms, which after a period of preparation, found their full realization under Gregory VII (1073-1085). Central to this process was Matilda of Canossa
Various aspects of reform and renewal in law and politics and the difference between the law and reality in legal procedures within the Kingdom of Hungary and Bohemia are on the agenda in a series of five sessions.
Pilgrimages took place in busy sacred landscapes all over the christian world. A series of five sessions explores the materiality of medieval pilgrimages and their ‘sacred’ contexts.
The study of medieval canon law from the time of the early Church to the later middle ages is curated by ICMACwith members from all over the world. This year they organize seven sessions, some of which in collaboration with Episcopus.
Leeds is not only famous for its International Medieval Congress. It is also home to the Royal Armouries. No Wonder the University is home to researchers working with aspects of Late Medieval Warfare and Tournaments.
This series of sessions on medieval and early modern dynasticism are organized by the project ‘The Jagiellonians: Dynasty, Memory and Identity in Central Europe’.
The relation between Christianity, its repertoire of identification, and ethnic identity, both as forms of discourse and as social practices, is the focus of a group of scholars from the University of Vienna
In view of current international developments, there is an insatiable quest for knowledge about the medieval roots of Islam. The Islamic World features widely on the programme.
2015 marks the 80th anniversary of the first publication of Herbert Grundmann’s monumental study Religious Movements in the Middle Ages and the 20th anniversary of its translation into English.
Medievalism is still a hot topic. With at least eight sessions touching directly upon this theme, there will be ample opportunity to explore the modern take on the medieval – whether by literates, musicians, gamesters, re-enactors, heritage consultants or politicians.
When Medieval History Matters…
The title of the Papal Encyclical, Laudato Si, is the refrain of the Canticle of Creation by Francis of Assisi. But what did the saint really mean by using this phrase?….
Newly discovered life of St. Francis published
A small notebook of obvious Franciscan origin was recently shown to contain a hitherto unknown Vita, written by Thomas di Celano. It has now been edited….
Franciscan Art in Florence
Franciscan art flourished in the Late Middle Ages as the religious movement spread all over Europe as well as Asia. This summer the Accademia in Florence shows a spectacular selection of this kind of art….
Events marking the anniversary of the martyr death of Czech church reformer, Jan Hus, will culminate on Monday, July 6, when 600 years have passed since his burning at the stake.
Franciscan art flourished in the Late Middle Ages as the religious movement spread all over Europe as well as Asia. This summer the Accademia in Florence shows a spectacular selection
Sweet, delicate, gentle and just some of the epithets clinging to the current exhibition of late medieval Swabian sculpture at Musée de Cluny in Paris this summer
The summer exhibition at Louvre-Lens – Gold and Ivory – highlights the wealth of artistic exchanges between Paris and what is now Tuscany 1250 -1320
Aube en Champagne celebrates the 900th anniversary of the Cistercian foundation, the Abbey of Clairvaux in 2015
Exciting exhibition at the Bargello in Firenze tells the story of medieval travellers and their journeys
The City Museum in Barcelona has remodeled its exhibition devoted to the period from Late Antiquity and into the 8th century: the Visigothic period
Next month a Joan of Arc Installation opens in Rouen. It appears she is set up to surpass Madame Tusseauds and turn into a digitized saint