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House, Home and the Domestic Symposium

October 22, 2021

The Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities (CAMC) at Coventry University welcomes you to their first symposium, taking place virtually on Friday 22nd October 2021. Our ideas of and relationships with the home continue to evolve, particularly now in the era of COVID 19. This instability, and the range of experiences felt by diverse groups in different contexts provide […]

The KHI Amerindian Lecture Series

16 September - 16 December 2021

The KHI Amerindian Lecture Series 2021 is conceived as a forum to reflect on Indigenous arts/visual cultures and aesthetic practices created on the American continent, past and present. For further details, and information on how to register, please visit the website of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max Planck Institut

CFP: Revisiting the Avant-Garde Total Work of Art

23-24 May 2022

Call for Papers: Revisiting the Avant-Garde Total Work of Art University of Leuven, 23-24 May 2022 This interdisciplinary conference, open to contributions on all art forms, aims to re-examine the theory and practice of the historical avant-gardes’ Gesamtkunstwerk. What, if anything, was specific to the historical avant-gardes’ Total Work of Art?  Confirmed invited speakers include […]

Global Britain: Decolonising Art’s Histories

1:30-3pm, 22 September, online

Recordings of the fantastic papers and keynote by susan pui san lok from Day 1 of the 2021 Summer Symposium are now available to watch online. Each paper is 15 mins and the keynote is 50 mins.

ARTS AND CRAFTS SERIES—Edward Crooks: A Residency in Castle Drogo

September 8, 2021

In this new series on Arts&Crafts hosted by Daniel Stilwell, we will unite voices from architectural and social history with architectural practitioners who engage with the Arts & Crafts in a contemporary light. Each speaker will showcase lesser-known characters and the wider artistic community within the Arts & Crafts, as well as offer freshly made […]

ARTS AND CRAFTS SERIES — Ros Allwood : ‘Innate Bohemians All’; Arts & Crafts in the early Garden City

September 15, 2021

This talk looks at some of the many designers and artists who moved to the new Garden City of Letchworth in the years from its beginning in 1903 to the First World War, in search of the ‘Simple Life’. These included architect W H Cowlishaw of the Iceni Pottery, Alec Hunter of the St Edmundsbury […]

ARTS AND CRAFTS SERIES —Daniel Stilwell: Straightforward Architecture and Simple Furnishings

September 22, 2021

This talk explores a building study of 102 Wilbury Road, Letchworth Garden City, designed by Barry Parker of the Parker and Unwin Partnership (1896-1914) in 1908 for his younger brother and wife, Stanley and Signe Parker.It also situates several works of art by the Camden Town artist William Ratcliffe, who was not only a friend […]

ARTS AND CRAFTS SERIES — Charles Holland: We’re Not Posh, We’re Arts’n’Crafts

September 29, 2021

The talk will discuss the influence of Arts and Crafts architecture on the Charles Holland Architects’ recent work. Register here to receive the Zoom link:


September 27, 2021

We are delighted to host the fourth of the new SAHGB/IHR/Wellcome Collections Partnership seminar series. In the fourth of our seminars on Spaces of Sickness and Wellbeing, Alistair Fair chairs a series of papers on the importance of ventilation and its control from the wider environment to hospital wards. Register here to receive the Zoom […]

CFP | The Art Museum in the Digital Age – 2022

October 17, 2021

CFP: Conference: The Art Museum in the Digital Age – 2022 Location: Belvedere, Vienna (Online) Dates: 17–21 January 2022 Submission: 17 October 2021 Website:   Call for papers: The Art Museum in the Digital Age – 2022 The Belvedere Research Center is continuing its conference series on the digital transformation of art museums with […]