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Global New Voices 2022 ART, IDENTITY AND THE BODY 17 November 2022 Call for Papers deadline: 30 June 2022 Often, to study art is to study identity in all its forms. The body – as a human vessel or a separate entity – can play an important part in the questioning, the making, meaning and […]

Streets Ahead: Post-Pandemic Civic Spaces, Dublin /Hybrid Conference, 9-10 September 2022 – Call for Papers deadline 30th June

9-10 September 2022

  Streets Ahead: Post-Pandemic Civic Spaces Dublin/Hybrid Conference 9-10 September 2022 Streets Ahead will bring together researchers from a range of disciplines to interrogate the impacts of the past and present on the future of shared open-air civic spaces. The conference programming will be framed by three keynote conversations: Ali Grehan, Dublin City Council & Christoph Lindner, University College […]

CFP: Belvedere Research Journal, First Issue

September 30, 2022

We are inviting the first round of submissions to the newly founded Belvedere Research Journal (BRJ), a peer-reviewed, open access e-journal. We seek articles that shed new light on the visual culture of the former Habsburg Empire and Central Europe broadly defined from the medieval period to the present day. We especially welcome contributions that […]

Hollow Earth: Art, Caves & The Subterranean Imaginary

24 Sep 2022 - 22 Jan 2023

Common to every culture and world religion, caves have been an enduring source of inspiration for artists across the ages. Spanning the last century, Hollow Earth at Nottingham Contemporary brings together a wide range of responses to the image and idea of the cave, covering themes of prehistory and myth, ritual and the future. Nottingham […]

SAHGB Conference 2022 ‘The Architecture of Borderlands’

16, 17, 20 May 2022

The SAHGB Conference 2022 ‘THE ARCHITECTURE OF BORDERLANDS’ will take place  on 16, 17 and 20 May 2022, co-hosted by Queen’s University Belfast and Manchester School of Architecture. Conference panels convened by Professor Gary Boyd, Dr Karin Elliott, Professor Richard Brook and Dr Luca Csepely-Knorr. The conference will be held online. For the full conference programme please click here. […]

Supporting Curatorial Practice in Museums, Galleries and the Arts

30 June 2022

On 30 June the Association for Art History will host a summer event to include mentoring for curators, a panel discussion on contemporary interventions into historic collections and a drinks reception. Those attending the sessions and all AAH members are invited to join the first in-person offering from the Association’s Curatorial Committee, part of an […]

June 17: Artist as Truth Teller Paris Symposium

17 June 2022

The Artist as Truth-Teller and The Legacy of French Artist Georges Rouault Friday June 17, 2022 symposium at Institut Catholique de Paris (ICP), 74 rue Vaugirard 75006 Paris, René Rémond lecture hall Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art (ASCHA); The Department of Art History, ICP; and Institut supérieur de théologie des […]

Conference: ‘Artists and the Garden: New Perspectives’

26 -27 September 2022

Monday 26th – Tuesday 27th September 2022 ‘Artists and the Garden: New Perspectives’ will explore the relationship between cultural production and the garden, across creative disciplines and media, from the 18th century until the present day. Learn more This international conference will take place at Hestercombe – a unique estate with four period gardens, which […]

Design History Society call for papers: ‘Folk’ Cultures in Everyday Objects

12 July 2022

‘Folk’ is a contested term, invoking resonances of tradition, rurality, informality. Its forms and connotations have often infused everyday objects with contested significance. References to particular forms and imaginings of folk culture vary from homage and emulation to unexpected juxtapositions, translations, mis-quotations and appropriations. Who had agency in the design and manufacture of these objects […]

Call for papers: “Materiality and Mediation: Global Conversations”

4 October 2022

Materiality and Mediation: Global Conversations is a new virtual symposium convened by the College Art Association, the Design History Society, and the International Association of Word and Image Studies scheduled to take place on Tuesday 4th October 2022. The symposium will investigate to what extent are materiality and mediation useful foci in the study of design, word and image? […]