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Ways of Seeing 2019

23 November 2019

WAYS OF SEEING 2019 | NATURE, ART & ARCHITECTURE National Gallery London 23 November 2019 Our annual one-day conference for A level students and teachers will again take place at The National Gallery in London. Now in its 12th year, this popular annual event is a unique opportunity for those teaching or studying History of […]

Sex, Science, and Censorship in the 19th and 20th centuries

17-18 February 2020

Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th February 2020 Granada, Spain Confirmed Speakers: Melissa Adler, Western, Canada Heike Bauer, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Fay Brauer, East London, UK Agnieszka Kościańska, Warsaw, Poland Birgit Lang, Melbourne, Australia Rebecca Langlands, Exeter, UK Sarah Leonard, Simmons, US Kateřina Lišková, Masaryk, Czech Republic Michael Sappol, Uppsala, Sweden The burning of Magnus […]

The Non-Transparency of Language Symposium

12 September 2019

Call for Papers Please submit an abstract (up to 350 words for a 20-minute presentation) together with a short bio to by Thursday 22nd of August 2019 . Successful applicants will be notified by the 26th of August 2019. The Non-Transparency of Language aims at exploring language-based art within the context of the contemporary […]

Textile and Place 2020 | Manchester School of Art

23 -24 April 2020

Textile and Place 23rd and 24th April 2020 Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University Textile and Place 2020 explores the politics of textiles. Hosted by Manchester School of Art, the conference builds upon the debates from the first Textile and Place conference which took place in 2018. The conference explores how textiles describes and maps […]

The Christie’s Education 2020 Conference | The Chinese Art Market

November 26-27 2020

Christie’s Education is delighted to announce our first international academic conference in Asia which will take place in Hong Kong from 26-27 November 2020 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and will run in parallel with Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Auctions. This conference will be the third in our International Art & the Market […]

Women and Art Summer Study at Sotheby’s Institute of Art London

15th-26th July 2019

This exciting two week summer study programme will take place at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London this July and explores both the depiction of women in art and the experience of female artists from antiquity to the present day through an introduction to feminist art history. Using case studies as diverse as Neolithic sculptures […]

Building-Object | Design-Architecture | Exploring Interconnections Conference

6-8 June 2019

Building-Object/Design-Architecture – Exploring Interconnections This two-day conference will explore old, new and future interconnections between Design History and Architectural History. It addresses the disciplines’ shared objects, historiography, and theory. The distinction between design history and architectural history is to some extent an artificial one, given the many ties between designed objects and designed spaces as […]

University of Cambridge Art and Visual Culture Summer Programme

21 Jul 2019 to 3 Aug 2019

The programme offers a multidisciplinary approach encompassing art, architecture, sculpture and film, and draws on the magnificent collections across the University of Cambridge. The programme is aimed at undergraduates, graduates, teachers and those with a passion for art and visual culture. The programme combines a series of plenary lectures delivered by eminent speakers such as […]

Belonging and Detachment | Representing Musical Identity in Visual Culture

13-15 November 2019

Belonging and Detachment: Representing Musical Identity in Visual Culture The 19th International Conference of Association Répertoire International d’Iconographie Musicale (RIdIM) will be held at the University of Tasmania, Hobart (Australia), 13-15 November 2019. Musicians and artists rarely operate in complete isolation. Throughout history they have negotiated power structures and geographical circumstances, and these factors remain […]