Call for Papers: International Medieval Congress 2020 (Kalamazoo, USA)

22 August 2019
Hosted by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, the International Congress on Medieval Studies is an annual gathering of around 2,750 scholars interested in medieval studies. The 55th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place on the campus of Western Michigan University on 7 May - 10 May 10, 2020.

Basement closure, August and September 2019

24 July 2019
Warburg Library basement stacks During our preparations for the Warburg Renaissance refurbishment project, we recently became aware that we urgently need to replace the periodicals rolling stacks in the basement. The basement will be closed from 5 August to the end of September 2019 while new shelving is installed. The rest of the library will remain open as usual. The following classmarks will be inaccessible to both staff and readers from 5 August until the end of September: P-             Periodicals

Warburg Library Travel Grants

17 July 2019
Applications are now open for the Warburg Library Travel Grants. The Warburg Library is a research library providing support for students, academics and a national and international scholarly community. Short-Term Library Fellowships are available to scholars at all levels and all nationalities, including PhD candidates. The stipend will be a fixed sum of  £1,000.

Ways of Seeing Florence

26 June 2019
Aby and Mary Warburg with Alfred and Anna Doren, Florence 1898 We are pleased to announce a joint organised Studienkurs (study course) at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, titled  Ways of Seeing Florence .  Archives, Autopsies and Art Historical Research in Italy around 1900,  which will run from 23 - 29 September 2019.

Warburg Renaissance project update

2 May 2019
  Architectural model of the lecture theatre The Warburg Renaissance project will provide the foundations for the Institute’s continued success, influence and cultural reach for many years to come. A complete renovation of the Institute’s iconic building in the heart of Bloomsbury will fulfil the vision of Aby Warburg and finish architect Charles Holden’s never completed courtyard to create perhaps the greatest concentration of colleges, libraries and museums in the world.

A Vision for Europe: Academic Action and Responsibility in Times of Crises

25 April 2019
We are delighted to announce the Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded research network,  A Vision for Europe: Academic Action and Responsibility in Times of Crises , led by Principal Investigator Mick Finch ( Central Saint Martins UAL ), with Co-Investigator Joanne Anderson (The Warburg Institute) and Project Partner Johannes von Müller ( Bilderfahrzeuge: Aby Warburg's Legacy and the Future of Iconology ).

The Art Newspaper | London’s Warburg Institute launches £14.5m expansion to revive the 'science of culture'

24 April 2019
  “ We have the opportunities - architectural, financial and intellectual - not just to preserve the Warburg as an international beacon for interdisciplinary scholarship but to give it a more public role for the future. ” - Bill Sherman The Art Newspaper has published an article about the exciting development plans and future of the Warburg Insitute, including information on the proposed new public facilities and news of our major donation from Hamburg-based Hermann Reemtsma Stiftung.  Read the article