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Art and Architecture of Parish Churches Website: Special Vidimus Offer

Readers of Vidimus have been offered special access to an archive that aims to provide a detailed photographic record of all of the rural parish churches in England. The archive is the work of the architectural photographer and occasional contributor … Continue reading

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Monastic Art before the Reformation

An international conference looking at the art of the religious orders in late medieval England will be held at the Courtauld Institute in London on the 17 May. Recent scholarship has challenged the traditional consensus of a decline among the … Continue reading

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Stained Glass in Wales: 10 June

A one-day forum on stained glass in Wales will be held at the Welsh School of Architectural Glass, Swansea Metropolitan University, on 10 June. The morning session will discuss historical glass; the afternoon will be spent looking at modern glass … Continue reading

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Stained Glass at Harlaxton (19 – 22 July)

The 28th Harlaxton Medieval Symposium will be held at Harlaxton College in Lincolnshire. The theme of the conference will be ‘The Yorkist Age’, stretching from the birth of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York, in 1411 until the execution of his … Continue reading

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Stained Glass at Leeds Medieval Congress (11 – 14 July)

Charlotte Dikken (University of Utrecht) will speak on Laying Claim to Power: The Stained Glass Windows in the Church of Saint Waldetrude in Mons (Belgium). The session will be held on Tuesday 12 July 2011: 09.00-10.30.The stained glass windows in … Continue reading

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Name that Roundel

This month’s puzzle comes from the parish church of St Peter at Cassington in Oxfordshire [Fig. 6] The roundel conflates four scenes within the same panel. In the foreground an older man faces a shorter youth while other figures congregate … Continue reading

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On-line Publication of the Corpus Vitrearum Newsletter

Thanks to a generous grant made by the Corpus Vitrearum International, the Corpus Vitrearum Newsletter has been digitized and is now available free of charge. Scholars and enthusiasts alike are strongly encouraged to dip in. The Newsletter was published on … Continue reading

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Expansion of CVMA (GB) Website

The British CVMA has recently updated and expanded the information available on its website. Users will find more detailed information on Corpus Vitrearum colloquia and forums, as well as all the bibliographies issued at colloquia detailing work published by Corpus scholars. … Continue reading

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Medieval Stained Glass in Berlin and Brandenburg

The German (Potsdam) committee of the Corpus Vitrearum has just published a superb two-volume study of the medieval stained glass of Berlin and the surrounding state of Brandenburg. Entitled Die mittelalterlichen Glasmalereien in Berlin und Brandenburg, the book covers sites such … Continue reading

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British Academy Review

The latest issue of the British Academy Review is now on-line. It includes an article by the CVMA author, Dr Penny Hebgin-Barnes, on some fascinating post-Reformation glass at Sefton in Lancashire. To download the article click here and scroll down to … Continue reading

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