Moses crossing the Red Sea. Lincoln Cathedral 13th century. Source: Pinterest
Moses crossing the Red Sea. Lincoln Cathedral 13th century. Source: Pinterest

Minor Medieval News February 2017

Ever so often we stumble on some minor medieval news, which do not merit a full article, but nevertheless, deserve a short notice.

(Updated weekly)

Celebrate Early Music across Europe!

Early Music Event 2017Early Music spans more than a millennium of music, from the Middle Ages to the end of the 18th century. With concerts and a whole host of other events taking place simultaneously throughout Europe (and in some cases broadcast online), 21 March 2017 is set to be a huge celebration of Early Music, as well as a fantastic opportunity to promote an incredible musical heritage! Since the first edition took place in 2013, hundreds of events have been organised on 21 March. Concert, shows, conferences, workshops… it is pretty sure something is happening near you! Check all events

 

Leeds International Medieval Congress 2017

IMC Poster for Leeds 2017The programme for Leeds International Medieval Congress 2017 is tuning up in mailboxes now. With a fascinating – and very timely – keynote focusing on “the others”, this is sure to be a major medieval event this summer. The programme is also available electronically…

Photos from the MET made universally available

Pieter Brueghel Summer. Source: The MET, 19.164On February 7, 2017, The Metropolitan Museum of Art implemented a new policy known as Open Access, which makes images of artworks it believes to be in the public domain widely and freely available for unrestricted use, and at no cost, in accordance with the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) designation and the Terms and Conditions of this website.

 

92nd Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America in Toronto 06.04.2017 – 08.04.2017

Medieval oliphant Aga Khan MuseumClick here to register, or use this link. For the program and hotel information, please visit the conference website. The conference features three plenary speakers and over fifty concurrent sessions, including thematic threads such as ‘The Medieval Mediterranean,’ ‘Manuscript Studies,’ ‘Old English Studies’ and many others. Roundtable discussions focus on topics such as K-12 education, diversity in the medieval studies classroom, compatible careers, and scholarly publication in the age of Open Access. The conference location is the St. George Campus of the University of Toronto, with selected parts of the program held at the Art Gallery of Ontario and the closing plenary at the Aga Khan Museum.

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Moses crossing the Red Sea. Lincoln Cathedral 13th century. Source: Pinterest

 

 

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