New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture Conference

New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture

March 16 – 17 2018

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

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Contemporary medieval sculpture studies have opened the field to comparative and inclusive research that embraces the social, performative, gendered and ritual uses of medieval sculpture. This two-day international conference provides an opportunity for scholars and students to reflect on the field and ask how do we investigate medieval sculpture today and what might come ‘after’ materiality?

The conference assesses the state of the field of medieval sculpture, exploring new directions, approaches and technologies for research. The discussion-based format of the conference will provide an opportunity for conversation among all delegates.

Participants include: Dr Jessica Barker (University of East Anglia), Dr Stacy Boldrick (University of Leicester), Diana de Bellaigue  (National Museums Scotland), Dr Peter Carpreau (M – Museum Leuven), Dr Xavier Dectot (National Museums Scotland), Dr Peter Dent (University of Bristol), Prof. William Diebold (Reed College), Dr Amy Gillette (The Barnes Foundation), Dr Sarah Guérin (University of Pennsylvania), Dr Agata Gomółka (University of East Anglia), Robert Hawkins (University of Cambridge), Dr Rachel King (Burrell Collection), Dr Julian Luxford (University of St Andrews), Dr Luca Palozzi (University of Edinburgh), Dr Heather Pulliam (University of Edinburgh), Dr Zachary Stewart (Texas A&M University), Nancy Thebaut (University of Chicago), Dr Kim Woods (Open University), Michaela Zöschg (Victoria & Albert Museum). A response by Prof. Paul Binski (University of Cambridge) will bring proceedings to a close.

£30/ £15 (concessions/students), including Saturday lunch, Friday night wine reception, and refreshments.

To see the programme and to register please see the website.