Étiqueté : art et magie

Appel à publication : « Becoming a Witch. Women and Magic in Medieval Europe (ca. 500-1400) », date limite le 31 mars 2021

Becoming a Witch. Women and Magic in Medieval Europe (ca. 500-1400) Edited by Andrea Maraschi (University of Bari) In the fifteenth century, through the treatises by Jean Gerson, Johannes Nider, Alphonso de Spina, Heinrich Kramer and others, a new conceptualization of women’s involvement in magic took shape, which led to crafting an idea of the “witch”. The aim of this volume is to publish original research exploring the slow and complex path leading to such...

Séminaire en ligne : Stargates – The Magic of Images from Heka to the Monas Hieroglyphica, Londres, The Warburg Institute

Stargates – The Magic of Images from Heka to the Monas Hieroglyphica is a lecture series dedicated to the material aspects of making magical images, including the arsenal of objects and media which allow the maker to manipulate the flow of stellar influences. The roots of the question are Egyptian; they lie buried in a passage of the hermetic text, Asclepius, which explains how Egyptian priests “make gods” by shaping images able to attract the souls of the stars....

Appel à communication : « Witchcraft and Demonology in the Art of Early Modern Europe », RSA 2021, Dublin, date limite le 10 août 2020

Session du Congrès de la Renaissance Society of America – Dublin, 2021 The visual language of witchcraft, developing in conjunction with the witch hunts in early modern Europe, has been considerably studied in the past three decades. As scholars have often noted, these images speak simultaneously to the artistic and the demonological. These works of art not only were inspired by or responded to cultural and legal notions but also served to shape understandings of both...

Appel à communication : « Magical Materials », RSA 2021, Dublin, date limite le 29 juillet 2020

Session du Congrès de la Renaissance Society of America – Dublin, 7-10 avril 2021 The theory of natural or astral magic is based on the belief that God emanates powers through the spheres of the planets and the fixed stars, down to earth, and into its matter. In Marsilio Ficino’s Three Books on Life and in the Picatrix, the word virtue—a term derived from the Latin word vis or power—is employed to describe the investment of...

Parution: Elisabeth Berry Drago, “Painted Alchemists – Early Modern Artistry and Experiment in the Work of Thomas Wijck”, publication 08 – 04 – 2019

Parution: “Painted Alchemists – Early Modern Artistry and Experiment in the Work of Thomas Wijck”,  écrit par Elisabeth Berry Drago, publié par Amsterdam University Press, date de publication 08 – 04 – 2019 Présentation: Thomas Wijck’s painted alchemical laboratories were celebrated in his day as “artful” and “ingenious.” They fell into obscurity along with their subject, as alchemy came to be viewed as an occult art or a fool’s errand. But these unusual pictures challenge...

Colloque : « La Magie de l’art, l’art dans la magie, au Moyen Âge et à la Renaissance » (Florence, 31 mars-2 avril 2016)

DATE ET LIEU DU COLLOQUE: 31 MARS-2 AVRIL 2016, FLORENCE, UNIVERSITÉ DE FLORENCE & INSTITUT FRANÇAIS L’Institut français Firenze (IFF) joue un rôle nouveau dans le domaine de la coopération universitaire. Soutenu par l’Institut français Italia (IFI), l’IFF a mis en place en 2014 un colloque annuel d’Histoire de l’art en collaboration avec les Universités de Lyon 2, Udine, Florence, et le CESR de Tours. Après avoir consacré les deux premières éditions au rapport entre texte...

Appel à communication : “Magic and Magicians in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age”, University of Arizona, Tucson, date limite : 31 janvier 2016

“Magic and Magicians in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age” Tucson, University of Arizona 28 avril – 1er mai 2016 2016: 13th International Symposium on Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Arizona Organizer and Chair: Dr. Albrecht Classen University Distinguished Professor Dept. of German Studies, 301 LSB, The University of Arizona 520 621-1395; aclassen@u.arizona.edu; aclassen.faculty.arizona.edu Magic and the magician are two critically important aspects of cultural epistemology, challenging and contributing to the world...

Journée d’étude : “Science et magie entre Orient et Occident”, Paris, Centre Félix Grat, 19 mars 2015

Journée d’étude : “Science et magie entre Orient et Occident”, Paris, Centre Félix Grat, 19 mars 2015

Journée d’étude : “Science et magie entre Orient et Occident”, organisée par l’Institut de Recherche et d’Histoire des Textes – CNRS Paris, Centre Félix Grat 19 mars 2015   La journée thématique de l’IRHT, Science et magie entre Orient et Occident, aura lieu le jeudi 19 mars 2015 et réunira des historiens et des philologues, dont plusieurs en duo, qui présenteront leurs travaux sur des manuscrits de textes médiévaux et modernes de médecine, de musique, de cosmologie, d’alchimie et...

Appel à contribution : “Monastic Sciences: Medicina, Mechanica, Philosophia”, Leeds University, date limite : 27 février 2015

Appel à contribution : “Monastic Sciences: Medicina, Mechanica, Philosophia”, Leeds University, date limite : 27 février 2015

Appel à contribution : “Monastic Sciences: Medicina, Mechanica, Philosophia” 8 et 9 mai 2015 University of Leeds The religious of medieval Europe were in a privileged position for studying humanity’s interaction with the natural world, whether this was considering the nature of celestial bodies and the cosmos, or deepening their pharmaceutical knowledge to aid patients in the infirmary. This conference asks what unique contributions the religious made to the applied arts and learned disciplines, how...

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