Korr: Perceiving Processions (London, 24 Nov 18)

London, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Somerset House, Strand, November 24, 2018
Registration deadline: Nov 24, 2018

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Perceiving Processions: Eighth Early Modern Postgraduate Symposium

Organised by Talitha Schepers (The Courtauld Institute of Art / University of Kent) and Alice Zamboni (The Courtauld Institute of Art)
Supported by the CHASE Doctoral Training Partnership

Free admission, all welcome. Advance booking requested.


09.00 – 09.30

09.30 – 09.45

09.45 – 11.00
Session 1: Royal Encounters

Bianca Schor (Independent Scholar, London):
Albert Eckhout's tapestry 'Le Roi Porté' in Malta: a diplomatic encounter

Travis Seifman (University of California):
Displaying foreignness for prestige: Luchuan embassy processions in Edo, 1644-1850

Matthew Gin (Harvard University):
Rites of passage: re-tracing Princess Maria Teresa Rafaela's entry into France (1745)


11.00 – 11.35 and coffee break

11.35 – 12.50
Session 2: Beyond the Documentary

Gemma Cornetti (The Warburg Institute, University of London):
Stefano della Bella and the triumphal entry of the Polish ambassador in Rome (1633)

Sabrina Lind (Ghent University):
A book without readers? Or the audience and the importance of the festival book(s) of the Joyous Entry into Antwerp in 1635

Gaylen Vankan (University of Liège):
Imagine Orient: a military procession by Jan Swart van Groningen


12.50 – 13.50 Lunch (Provided for speakers and chairs)

13.50 – 15. 05
Session 3: Performing Processions

Laila Dandachi (University of Vienna):
"The triumphal Exotic from the East": the display of diplomatic performances of Early Modern Islamic Empires shaped by the iconic and emblematic nature of Islamic military arms and armour

Borja Franco Llopis and Francisco Orts-Ruiz (UNED, Madrid):
Muslims and Moriscos in the processions and royal entries in Iberia (14-16th Centuries). Beyond their visual representation

Esther Pramschiefer (University of Cologne):
Travelling theatres in Germany – audiences and actors proceeding outwards of walled cities


15.05 – 15.40 Tea and coffee break

15.40 – 16.30
Session 4: Religious Processions

Ashley Patton (University of Minnesota):
St Rose of Lima: identity, performance, and surrogacy

Massoumeh Assemi (The Courtauld Institute of Art):
Muharram processions


16.30 – 16.40 Short Break

16.40 – 17.30
Session 5: Itinerant Processions

Raoul DuBois (University of Zurich):
Temporality and mediality of the processions in travelogues of the 15th and 16th century

Nicholas Mazer Crummey (Independent Scholar, Budapest):
Observing a city in motion: an Englishman's account of the 1675 Ottoman imperial circumcision festival in Edirne


17.30 – 18.00 Closing Remarks

18.00: Reception (Front Hall)

CONF: Korr: Perceiving Processions (London, 24 Nov 18). In: ArtHist.net, Oct 10, 2018 (accessed May 26, 2019), <https://arthist.net/archive/19198>.

Contributor: Alice Zamboni

Contribution published: Oct 10, 2018

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