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Art History in the Pub, Bristol

29 April 2019

Venue: The White Bear, 113 St Michael’s Hill, Bristol, BS2 8BS Date and time: Monday 29 April, 7 – 8.30pm Talk: ‘Drawing Hair: From the Beautiful to the Abject’ Speaker: Esmé Clutterbuck This month’s Art History in the Pub speaker is Esmé Clutterbuck, an artist working in drawing and printmaking. This talk explores her drawings of […]

Summer Symposium 2019 | Photography & Printed Matter

3-4 June 2019

SUMMER SYMPOSIUM 2019 | Photography and Printed Matter 20th Anniversary University of St Andrews 3 – 4 June 2019 Keynote Speakers: Patrizia di Bello, Senior Lecturer, History and Theory of Photography | Co-Director, History and Theory of Photography Research Centre, Birkbeck, University of London| Editor-in-Chief, History of Photography Dana MacFarlane, Honorary Fellow, School of Art […]

CFP Brexit Wounds | Cultural Responses to leaving the EU

6th May 2019

CFP Special Journal Edition Brexit Wounds | Cultural responses to Leaving the EU   Editors: Dr Eleanor Byrne, Senior Lecturer in English, Manchester Met, UK Dr Fionna Barber, Reader in Art History, Manchester School of Art   In April 2019 Anish Kapoor’s new artwork ‘A Brexit, A Broxit, We all fall Down’, was featured in […]

Deadline Extension | Call for Papers “Belonging and Detachment: Representing Musical Identity in Visual Culture”

Deadline Extension: Call for Papers “Belonging and Detachment: Representing Musical Identity in Visual Culture” The deadline for abstract submission for the 19th International Conference of Association RIdIM “Belonging and Detachment: Representing Musical Identity in Visual Culture” has been extended to 30 April 2019. If you are interested in submitting an abstract please follow the link Association RIdIM is […]

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 […]

Photography and Lived Experience

June 14th 2019

Date: Friday, 14th June 2019 Symposium Time: 9:00AM – 4:30PM Exhibition Opening Night Time: 5:00PM – 7:30PM Location: University of Huddersfield, UK Organised by: Postgraduate Students in Photography Research at School of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Huddersfield. This Postgraduate Research symposium seeks to examine the ways in which ‘lived experience’ is translated through […]

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 […]

Curatorial Conversations |Directing the Fitzwilliam | The Warburg Institute

June 06, 2019

With Luke Syson, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum.  06 Jun 2019, 17:30 to 18:30, followed by a drinks reception until 19:30.  The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB Free and open to all. View more information and book your place: Luke Syson, who began as Director and Marley Curator at the Fitzwilliam Museum in […]

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 […]

CFP | Belonging and Detachment | Representing Musical Identity in Visual Culture

13-15 November 2019

Call for Papers 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 […]