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Workshop: Making Things Speak: Objects, Commodities, and Societies in Historical Perspective

Making Things Speak: Objects, Commodities, and Societies in Historical Perspective Workshop at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin June 23-25, 2011 Registration deadline: June 21, 2011 The “Making Things Speak” workshop investigates objects and their agency — how they are transformed (or not) by their uses and contexts and how they impact human lives. The past twenty-five … Continue reading

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CONF: Medieval Textiles East and West: Identity and Exchange

CONF: Medieval Textiles East and West: Identity and Exchange October 22, 2010 University of Zurich, Hauptgebäude, KOL-F-30 Program 10:00 – 10:15 Welcoming Remarks 10:15 – 12:00 Session I: Textile Identities: Byzantium, Islam, and Eurasian Borderlands Branislav Cvetkovic (Regional Museum, Jagodina, Serbia), Textiles and Their Usage in Medieval Balkans: The Royal Context Warren Woodfin (University of … Continue reading