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CFP | Sessions on the History of Stereoscopic Photography

2 March 2020

Call for Papers | Sessions on the History of Stereoscopic Photography The National Stereoscopic Association’s 3D-Con, Washington August 11-17, 2020 Sessions on the History of Stereoscopic Photography is a conference within a conference, hosted by the National Stereoscopic Association at the 46th annual 3D-Con in Tacoma, Washington. In the last thirty years, scholarship on stereography has moved […]

CFP | World Weary: Cultures of Exhaustion

21 May 2020

World Weary: Cultures of Exhaustion 21-22 May 2020, University of York, UK Keynote Speakers: Claire Colebrook, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English, Penn State University, USA Daisy Hildyard, author of The Second Body (2018) more to follow How does contemporary culture make sense of weary worlds? Exhaustion can be used to describe both the depletion […]

Careers in the art world | free, lunchtime panel discussion

2 December 2019

The National Gallery is holding a free, lunchtime careers panel discussion with London Art Week. A day in the life: Discover careers in the art world will take place on Monday, 2 December 2019 12.45 – 1.30pm, doors open at 12.15pm, Sainsbury Wing Theatre.

CFP | Packed, Unpacked and Adopted. Garden Cities Reconsidered

14 - 15 May 2020

PACKED, UNPACKED, AND ADOPTED. GARDEN CITIES RECONSIDERED. A Symposium, 14-15 May 2020 University of Birmingham CALL FOR PAPERS In 1901, in Bournville, Birmingham, there took place a conference of the Garden City Association. The event, benefiting from the status of Bournville as the model town of the chocolate manufacturer Cadbury’s, contributed significantly to the circulation […]

Art History Careers Day

Our annual Careers Days are for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the competitive arts, culture and heritage sectors. The day offers an opportunity for people to benefit from the expertise and experience of professionals working in areas such as curating, conservation, arts journalism, and research.


4 - 5 June, 2020

Call for Papers PARTICIPATION : MAKING COMMUNITY IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ARTS University of Rennes 2, France, 4-5 June 2020 In recent years, artists in Ireland have taken part in and sometimes spearheaded the campaigns for Marriage Equality (2015) or for abortion rights (2018) through collectives like the Artist’s Campaign to Repeal the Eight, and, with […]

Towards A Creative Curriculum | A Conference for Teachers and Art Professionals | Barbican Centre

Friday 10 January 2020

A dynamic new conference designed to help teachers and arts professionals working in schools develop a curriculum that successfully embeds the arts within the new Ofsted framework. Join Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning and RSC Education to hear from practising teachers and senior leaders from a wide selection of schools who have successfully driven whole school […]

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 […]

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 […]