CfP: 5th Congress on Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (Lyon, 11-13 July 2023)

For its fifth edition, the “Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies” Scientific Interest Group (GIS MOMM) organizes its Congress at the University of Lyon on Tuesday 11, Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 July 2023. http://majlis-remomm.fr/72456 Researchers and scholars (PhD candidates and above) are invited to submit proposals for thematic panels by 15 July 2022 on the […]

Moving Byzantium – International Conference

An International Conference of the Wittgenstein-Award Project “Mobility, Microstructures and Personal Agency” 18 November 2021 (evening lecture) 19-21 November 2021 (main conferences) University of Vienna The Moving Byzantium Project was funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) from 2015-2021, through the award of the Wittgenstein-Preis to Prof. Dr. Claudia Rapp. This has enabled a multi-generational […]

International Workshop: Persian Art: The Shifting of Objects, Images and Ideas in Early 20th Century Central Europe (Friday 29 October, 14:00-17:00 & Saturday 30 October, 10:00-13:00 CET)

Organised by the research project funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) / Lise Meitner Programme (M2428-G25) in collaboration with the Institute of Art History, Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna. Join an international workshop on the afternoon of Friday 29 October and morning of Saturday 30 October 2021. Location: this is […]

Online Seminar: Patters of Migration: Trajectories of Persian Artefacts in the Pre-Modern Period (Friday 29 October 9:00-12:00 CET)

Part of the international workshop (Persian Art: The Shifting of Objects, Images and Ideas in Early 20th Century Central Europe, 29-30 October 2021) organised by the research project funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) / Lise Meitner Programme (M2428-G25) in collaboration with the Institute of Art History, Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies, University […]

By Land and by Sea: Cultural and other Networks of Exchange in Mongol Eurasia and beyond

The 5th meeting of the Mongol Empire Spring Series (M.E.S.S.), hosted by the International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki 13-14 September 2021 This year’s meeting is devoted to the topic of material culture and cultural exchanges enabled by the Medieval Mongols, and their legacy in Eurasia. Accepted papers look at the communication systems, the movement of […]

The 5th Sudan Studies Research Conference (Warsaw, 4 September 2021)

On Saturday 4 September 2021 the international Sudan Studies one day Research Conference will be a hybrid event held at the National Museum of Warsaw in collaboration with the University of Warsaw and online. Our aim is to bring together researchers in order to explore new innovative approaches to research in Sudan and South Sudan: to encourage connections across disciplines. The event has […]

Collecting Asian Art in Prague: Cultural Politics and Transcontinental Networks in 20th-Century Central Europe

17–18 June 2021National Gallery Prague, Salm Palace https://www.ngprague.cz/en/event/3092/collecting-asian-art-in-prague-conference Organised by the Collection of Asian Art at the National Gallery Prague and the Austrian Science Fund’s (FWF) research project “Patterns of Transregional Trails” (P29536-G26) This conference looks at collections of Asian art in and outside Prague from the perspective of the national cultural politics interconnected with […]

Textiles in Manuscripts: Cross-cultural Trade, Craft Production, and Influence in the Art of the Premodern Book

Textiles in Manuscripts: Cross-cultural Trade, Craft Production, and Influence in the Art of the Premodern Book (June 2-3, 2021) is an interdisciplinary workshop bringing together a range of book historians, textile scholars, conservators, art historians, and codicologists to examine the wide use of textiles in manuscript books. The virtual workshop is part of The Book and the […]