Sunday, May 3, 2009

Postcolonizing the Medieval Image

Postcolonizing the Medieval Image
Postgraduate Study Day

Thursday 17 September 2009 10.00-17.00
School of Fine Art, University of Leeds
Keynote Lecturer: Dr. Ananya Jahanara Kabir, co-editor of Postcolonial
Approaches to the European Middle Ages

Short papers and presentations are invited from MA and Ph.D. students
working on projects that link the postcolonial with medieval images. The
study day will be open to art historians, historians, literary scholars
and anyone else interested in the visual.
The keynote lecture will be followed by workshops for MA and PhD students
on topics such as periodization and temporality, geographies, borders and
border crossing, translation subversion and appropriation, especially as
they apply to visual culture.
Participation will not be limited to medievalists.
A limited number of student bursaries for both UK and international
students will be available.
For further information please contact Dr. Eva Frojmovic
( or Professor Catherine Karkov
(, School of Fine Art, University of Leeds.

The “Postcolonizing the Medieval Image” research network is supported by
the AHRC. More information about the network is available at:

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