Art History

Summer School: 'Roma in Festa'. Staging and Experiencing Festival Culture in Early Modern Rome

Event Date: 
09 Jul 2012 to 15 Jul 2012

This July, an interdisciplinary summerschool on the rich festival
culture of early modern Rome will be held at at the Academia Belgica in

Renaissance Old Worlds: English Encounters from the Levant to the Far East

Event Date: 
29 Jun 2012 to 01 Jul 2012

The early modern period saw England establishing its first colonies in the New World, but its ideas and expectations about foreign nations, travel and its identity as a political and economic power on the global stage were influenced largely by its experiences in other distant but familiar nations.

Fools and Folly in Early Modern Europe

Event Date: 
18 Feb 2012

Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture, University of Southampton

Venetian Seminar

Event Date: 
12 May 2012

The Venetian Seminar is a peripatetic one-day workshop which has a long history of bringing together scholars of history, art history, literature and linguistics who study Venice and Italy.

The Broken Image/L'image brisée

Event Date: 
15 Nov 2012 to 17 Nov 2012

Situated strategically at the meeting point for several of the IRCL's key research axes for the coming four-year period, this conference will explore from various angles the theme of the “broken image”. 

Renaissance Italy and the Idea of Spain (1492-1700)

Event Date: 
12 Jan 2012 to 14 Jan 2012

St Edmund Hall, Oxford

A conference that explores the perception of Spain and the Habsburg monarchy in early modern Italy.

Van Eyck's Ghent Altarpiece

A new web site that allows study of unique images of Van Eyck's renowned Ghent Altarpiece.


The Politics of Things: Material Cultures Seminar

Event Date: 
23 Jun 2011

The Open University, Milton Keynes
Library Presentation Room, Ground Floor Library


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