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Open Access (OA) Forum | September 2018

This week the Universities UK Open Access (OA) Monographs Group and the Arts and Humanities Alliance hosted an event for learned societies and subject associations on open access for monographs.  The Association for Art History was represented by CEO Gregory Perry and Board of Trustee member Carol Richardson, Professor of Early Modern Art History, University […]

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Nominations for 2018 Marsh Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education

Engage are working with the Marsh Christian Trust again on this year’s Marsh Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education. The Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of those working in learning and education within gallery or visual arts contexts (freelance, salaried or as volunteers) in the UK and internationally and provide an opportunity to reward […]

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Call for Papers | Painting Childhood: A study day at Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park

Children have long fascinated artists and have been captured in images ranging from formal portraits to humorous genre scenes and intensely personal family sketches. These diverse works will be the subject of two exhibitions at Compton Verney from 16 March – 16 June 2019. Painting Childhood: Hans Holbein to Lucian Freud will present a survey […]

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Call for Papers: Psychoanalysis and American Art

22 – 23 March, 2019 The Courtauld Institute of Art ‘…I shall avoid the temptation of entering upon a critique of American civilization; I do not wish to give an impression of wanting myself to employ American methods.’ Sigmund Freud, Civlization and its Discontents (1931). ‘…some intellectuals go so far as to relate the demise […]

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Association for Art History | Careers Day

Association for Art History Careers Day 2018 6 December, University of Glasgow Our annual Careers Day will this year be held at the University of Glasgow on 6 December 2018. For everyone interested in pursuing a career in the highly competitive arts, culture and heritage sectors and those who want to benefit from the expertise […]

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Burlington Contemporary

Burlington Contemporary is a new online platform dedicated to fresh research and informed opinion on recent art. Reviews of exhibitions and books will be published weekly. These will be international in scope, and the emphasis will be on clear, accessible writing and expert, informed and diverse opinion. In addition, a free access, peer-reviewed academic journal […]

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CFP | 40th Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association

EXPLORATIONS: 40th Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association 7 – 9 March, 2019 Kansas City, Missouri, USA Call for Roundtable Proposals The NCSA conference committee invites proposals that examine the theme of explorations in the history, literature, art, music and popular culture of the nineteenth century. Disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to this theme […]

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MIND THE GAP: Liminal Spaces, Images and Texts

The 3rd Aberdeen Interdisciplinary Fall Studies Workshop Liminal Spaces, Images and Texts 12–14 June 2019, University of Aberdeen, Scotland Call for Papers In the wake of a renewed interest in the theoretical framework developed by Arnold Van Gennep and Victor Turner, the third Aberdeen Interdisciplinary Fall Studies Workshop will focus on liminality as an aspect […]

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Call For Papers: Making the New Man

Conference “Making the New Man” St Petersburg...

Summer Symposium Highlights

Two days of sunshine and sculpture greeted...

Art History for All? | Advocacy for educational opportunities

As champions and ambassadors for art history...