On Friday, 29 October 2021 (15.15-17.00), this year’s lecture will be delivered by Prof. Howard Louthan, (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA) at the Faculty Club of Leiden University. It will be titled ‘Revisiting a Renaissance Classic: Theuerdank, Maximilian I (1486-1519) and the Discovery of the World’.
For those of you who who cannot attend in person there will be the opportunity to join online. Prof. Louthan will deliver his talk a second time for an international audience on November 2, 2021, via Zoom, at 20:00.
The Department of Art & Culture, History, and Antiquity of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Medieval History. Deadline: 3 November 2021.
For its Turnhout office Brepols is looking to strengthen its team with a (m/f) Publishing Manager (Corpus Christianorum): Editor for Latin text editions, studies and related publications (print & online). Deadline: 30 November 2011.
Leiden University has an opening for a PhD position (4 years) under the supervision of Professor Miguel John Versluys. It is part of the Anchoring Innovation Project. Deadline: 7 November 2021.
On 19 November 2021 the 41th Erasmus Birthday Lecture will be delivered by Dr Katrin Ettenhuber (Cambridge University). In the morning she will offer a masterclass, entitled 'Commonplacing as a map to early modern culture', for 15 MA students and PhD candidates. Deadline for application: 1 November 2021.
From 27 until 29 October 2021, the ERC project PASSIM organizes an international workshop on the future of digital manuscript studies.
De Universiteit Utrecht zoekt een hoogleraar Middelnederlands literatuur en cultuur. Uiterlijk reageren op 6 november 2021.
From 26 until 28 January 2022 an international conference will take place in Rome, entitled: "The Responsible Society in Early Modern Christianity". The conference aims to center on the question how the topic of social responsibility was dealt with in Early Modern Christianity (ca.1400-ca.1700). The organizers have extended the deadline of its calls for papers. The deadline is now: 1 October 2021.
In October and December 2021, Al-Babtain Visiting Professor Hugh Kennedy will teach six masterclasses at Leiden University on the idea of a “Greater Mesopotamia” and its fundamental importance in understanding the economy and geopolitics of the early Islamic world, from 650 to 1050 CE.
On 8 October 2021 (15.00-17.00) Prof. Dr Lena Liepe (Linnaeus University, Sweden) will hold a lecture entitled: "Exhibiting the Sacred: Holy Matter in Museum Displays".