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We are offering students the chance to get a student membership for their duration of their course for just £25, saving up to 75% on the equivalent annual membership. Essentially you pay to join for one year, but we can remain a member until you finish your course for no additional cost. This time-limited offer […]

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Trustee Recruitment

We are looking to appoint new members to our Board of Trustees, including a new Chair, who will join other board members, staff and stakeholders to fulfil our mission to advance the study and practice of art history. This is an exciting time for the organisation as we roll out a new strategic plan which […]

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Winner of Undergraduate Dissertation Prize 2018

We are delighted to announce that Chloe Phillips (University of Edinburgh) is the winner of the Association for Art History’s 2018 undergraduate Dissertation Prize for her essay, ‘Malaysia’s Phantoms: Comparing Artistic Representations of National Identity, from the Merdeka Period to Present Day.‘ The prize will be awarded to Chloe at the Association’s 2019 Annual Conference in Brighton. You […]

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ASSOCIATION FOR ART HISTORY CAREERS DAY FOR ARTS, CULTURE, HERITAGE 6.12.18 Glasgow downloadable pdf version Here are some take-away points from our recent Careers Day for undergraduate, post-grad, doctoral and early career researchers. At this event selected speakers, in different jobs, sectors and areas of research, talked honestly about their career trajectories; their aspirations, right […]

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Association for Art History | Dissertation Prize 2018

Our prize for undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations.

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Call for Papers | Association for the Study of Literature & Environment 2019 Conference 

Paradise on Fire ASLE Thirteenth Biennial Conference June 26-30 2019 University of California Davis Here is a link to full CFP online: Conference Website: Submission Site: Open Panels: CALL FOR PAPERS This year the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) is experimenting with a two-part submission process intended […]

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Call for Papers | Sense & Matter in Early Modern Europe

Sense & Matter in Early Modern Europe (ECR Lightning Talks) Kings College conference 9 March 2019 Call for Papers To mark Prof Evelyn Welch’s 60th birthday and to celebrate her contribution to art history and material culture studies, we are holding a 1-day conference at King’s College London on Saturday 9 March 2019. The programme […]

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Call for Papers | Visuality and the Theatre in the Long 19th Century

Call for Papers University of Warwick Conference 27 – 29 June 2019 Nineteenth-Century theatre is known for the visual emphasis of its staging practices. Responding to audience demand, theatres used sophisticated, innovative technologies to create a range of spectacular effects, from convincing evocations of real places to visions of the fantastical and the supernatural. Theatre […]

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Since 1974 the Association for Art History has championed art history, visual culture and all those...

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Call For Papers: Making the New Man

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