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Decolonisation and Art History Pedagogy

31 May 2022

Discussion based online workshop addressing strategies for the decolonisation of art history in UK higher education classrooms. Tuesday, 31 May 2022 15:00 – 16:00 BST Register Now!  About this event Working collaboratively, we will discuss some of the possibilities and challenges associated with decolonization in art history classrooms in UK higher education. Topics include curriculum […]

CFS | Association for Art History 2023 Annual Conference

Call for Sessions | Association for Art History 2023 Annual Conference 12 – 14 April 2023 University College London Session proposal deadline: Friday 24 June 2022 We invite session proposals for the Association for Art History’s 49th Annual Conference. The Association for Art History’s Annual Conference brings together international research and critical debate about art […]

Association for Art History | Professional Development Days 2022

6 - 7 May 2022

Friday 6 & Saturday 7 May Register Now! Free Online Event The Association for Art History’s annual Professional Development Days for doctoral, post-doctoral and early career researchers. About  Join us online for this year’s virtual Professional Development Days. Taking place over two days, these FREE online events offer professional advice, insights, and career support and […]

‘A taste of one’s own medicine’: exhibition launch

May 4, 2022

Join us to celebrate the launch of our exciting new exhibition exploring the ridiculed and the reviled in the Royal College of Physicians’ satirical print collection. Be among the first to explore the exhibition, hear senior curator Lowri Jones’ introduction and enjoy a fantastic talk from former curator of the Punch Collection, Amanda-Jane Doran: ‘The […]

A Total Artwork: Important new perspectives on the threatened Oldham Mural | Special online event, May 10

May 10, 2022

10th May 2022 6.45pm – 8pm Online event Tickets £6 BOOK HERE George Mayer-Marton’s ‘dazzling’ Oldham Mural is at risk – just as its significance is being better understood. Join us for this special online event organised by SAVE Britain’s Heritage and the Twentieth Century Society. Hear from an expert panel of speakers as they […]

10 weeks online course on Modern and Contemporary African Art

May 09, 2022

Discover the continent’s rich and contemporary art scene in this new evening class at Imperial College. From modern art in Nigeria to current art practice in Kenya, each week, we will take a different strand of the rich tapestry of African artistic culture and history to explore. This course is open to all, and no […]

Through the Lens of Masterji Panel Discussion

Monday 9 May

Compton Verney curator Oli McCall will be joined by Masterji’s daughter, artist Tarla Patel, photographer Anand Chhabra, artist and academic Jagdish Patel and sociologist Nirmal Puwar for a discussion which will reflect on Masterji’s importance as one of the first Indian photographers to work in the UK. During the course of the discussion the panellists […]

University of Exeter PGR Mini Conference

1st June 2022

We are delighted to announce the first annual Art History & Visual Culture PGR conference at the University of Exeter! We invite postgraduate students from art history departments across the UK, as well as PGRs in other disciplines whose work engages with art-historical questions, to present their research at our inaugural one-day mini conference this […]

CFP Deadline extension: China’s Cultural Diplomacy and Nation Branding

1 & 2 December, 2022

The 15th Annual Conference of Centre for Chinese Visual Arts, Birmingham City University, in partnership with De Montfort University, UK   In order to include colleagues who are still unable to travel, we have adapted our conference format to incorporate online presentations. Relatedly, we have extended the deadline for abstracts.   Conference dates: 1 & 2 […]

Call to convene the 2023 DHS conference

June 8, 2022

The annual Design History Society Conference is a prestigious, international event, which offers a platform for an interdisciplinary approach to research and critical debate in design history. Each year the conference is hosted by a different convening institution that works closely with the Society to organise the conference on a theme chosen by the convenor. […]