On 12 March (at 14.00) Nathan van Kleij will defend his dissertation at the University of Amsterdam. The title is: "Beyond the Façade: Town Halls, Publicity, and Urban Society in the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries". It will be streamed online. Interested parties can obtain a link by mailing to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Art & Archaeology at Princeton University invites paper proposals on late antique and medieval Syriac iconography and visual culture for a virtual conference to be held on September 17–18, 2021. Abstracts should be between 300–500 words and should be submitted to email@example.com by March 15, 2021.
Volume 72 of the Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art is dedicated to the relationship of art and death in the Low Countries and its diaspora, from premodern times to the present. The editors welcome contributions on works of art and architecture (paintings, prints, sculptures, objects of applied arts, monuments, buildings) which in one or the other way can be related to the phenomena and cultural experiences of death, dying and deposition, as well as inquiries into how death and its public rituals shaped the visual arts.
Op zaterdag 27 februari organiseert Stichting Zenobia het Vijftiende Zenobiacongres, met de titel Van de Levant tot de Lagune: Venetië en het Oosten. Het congres zal online plaatsvinden en is vrij toegankelijk.
Het Van Winterfonds maakt in 2021 een promotieplaats mogelijk. Doel daarvan is de promovendus de gelegenheid te geven om een promotieplaats te verwerven voor een door haar of hem zelf ontwikkeld promotieplan. Aanvragen kunnen worden gedaan tot 15 maart 2021.
You are invited to sign in for the Tabula Gratulatoria for a volume that has been composed for the occasion of Prof. Dr Marc Boone’s retirement.
CLARIN is the European research infrastructure that makes digital language resources available to scholars, researchers, students and citizen-scientists from all disciplines. It is happy to announce the CLARIN Annual Conference 2021 (27-29 September 2021) and calls for the submission of extended abstracts. The deadline for submission is: 14 April 2021.
The NWO-funded research project ‘The Multilingual Dynamics of the Literary Culture of Medieval Flanders, c. 1200- c. 1500’ invites proposals for informal papers for a series of six e-workshops on the topic of ‘Multilingual Literary Cultures in the Middle Ages’. The e-workshops will take place in April and May 2021. They welcome proposals from scholars at all career stages, and particularly encourage ECRs. Deadline for submission: 1 March 2021.
The Huizinga Institute offers an online masterclass that explores how material, visual, and paratextual elements in manuscripts and printed books developed between 1400 and 1600, and how this influenced the ways in which readers navigated the book and experienced the text it contained. Deadline for registration (max. 20 participants): 25 February 2021.
The KB has launched a meme generator containing medieval imagery.