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2021 Undergraduate Dissertation Prize Winner

We are delighted to announce that Molly Lewis (University of Manchester) is the winner of the Association for Art History’s 2021 Undergraduate Dissertation Prize for the essay, ‘Sinful, Sexual, Sacred: Locating a Thirteenth Century Visuality through the Selective Erasures in Rylands MS French 5’. An abstract of this dissertation can be found below. As our […]

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2020 Postgraduate Dissertation Prize Winner and Shortlist

Each year we select and award dissertation prizes for outstanding essays written by undergraduate and postgraduate students. Here is the winner and runners up for 2020 Postgraduate Dissertation Prize.

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Association for Art History | Dissertation Prize 2021

This prize is for undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations in art history or visual culture. We support a broad an inclusive art history, and therefore welcome submissions from Fine Art and Design students, as well as students undertaking degrees in Museums and Gallery Studies or Curating.

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Art History Residency

We are delighted to announce that James Hellings will be undertaking the Art History Residency later this year. The residency, which was launched in 2020, offers a mid-career researcher the opportunity for concentrated time to further their work. The residency runs from October 2021 to January of 2022.

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David Getsy 2021 Keynote

If you missed the recent keynote by David Getsy on 'How to Teach Manet's Olympia After Transgender Studies' this is now available to watch online.

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Jill Burke 2021 Keynote

If you missed the recent keynote by Jill Burke on ‘Experiments in Renaissance Art History at the End of the World’ this is now available to watch online. Jill Burke is Professor of Renaissance Visual and Material Cultures, University of Edinburgh. She is a leading international expert in Italian Renaissance Art, and a historian of […]

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Eliza Garrison 2021 Keynote

If you missed the recent 2021 keynote by Eliza Garrison on the ‘Body and Space in the Uta Codex‘* this is now available to watch online. *Codex is another name for book, in this case it refers to a massive golden book and illustrated medieval manuscript. Eliza Garrison is Professor of Art History in the […]

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BLK Art Group in-conversation

If you missed the in-conversation with Claudette Johnson, Keith Piper and Marlene Smith, artists and founding members of the influential BLK Art Group, you can now watch this online.

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