Each year, the DFK Paris offers one or two study courses that deal intensively with art in France and Germany. The courses typically investigate a question of a topographical, historic, genre-specific, functional, or iconological nature. They educate young researchers directly in front of original works and, at the same time, encourage encounters with researchers in the respective host country. The courses are conceived for advanced students, masters and doctoral students, and, in approved cases, post-doctoral researchers.
Synaesthetic Sacred Spaces? Cultures of Ornamentation in the Gothic period and their Receptions in the 19th Century
DFK Paris, June 24–28, 2019
Under the direction of Bruno Boerner (Université Rennes), Philippe Cordez (DFK Paris), Christian Freigang (FU Berlin) and Marthje Sagewitz (DFK Paris)
The five-day workshop is aimed at doctoral and advanced graduate students in the fields of art and architectural history. It seeks to examine the varied manifestations of cultures of ornamentation in the Middle Ages and 19th century French medievalism through presentations, discussions, excursions and public lectures. At the same time, the course is intended to foster encounters between young scholars of the German, French and international research communities.
Participation will be limited to between ten and fifteen applicants. Excellent command of French and English is required of all participants.
Call for papers expected in January 2019