Much has changed since critic James Elkins published On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art (2004). This symposium explores the rich place of the sacred in contemporary visual culture, with the aim of contributing to a vibrant field that has begun meaningfully to address art’s engagement with religion.See more details >
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Friday 25 November, Courtauld Institute of Art, 6 - 7.30pm, FREE
Prompted by recent events surrounding the History of Art A Level, a panel will discuss the causes, consequences and clamour surrounding the announcement how we got to where we are, what action should be taken to move things forward. More details
The Department of History of Art at the University of York is delighted to announce The Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Writing Competition for 2017. We are eager to attract talented, accomplished, and imaginative researchers who are building a career in art history to work with us.See more details >
Call for papers - The Art of the Network: Visualising Social Relationships, 1400 - 1600 (Annual Renaissance Postgraduate Symposium)
Call for Papers for an upcoming interdisciplinary conference exploring the ways in which social networks were rendered visible in the Renaissance period through art and architecture.See more details >
As we approach the first anniversary of Anita Brookner's death, this first international and interdisciplinary conference devoted to Brookner seeks to explore the meaning and significance of Brookner's vast legacy, in both fiction and non-fiction.See more details >
Proposals for papers are invited for this two day conference to be held at Canterbury Cathedral. It will explore and appraise current and developing studies of Edward the Black Prince (1330-1376) and will contextualise him within the cathedral setting.See more details >
The Burlington CAWP advances our commitment to the study of contemporary art by encouraging aspiring young writers to critically engage with its forms and concepts. The Prize also promotes clear, concise and well-structured writing that is able to navigate sophisticated ideas without recourse to over-complex language.See more details >
TRACES invites scholars, researchers, artists, educators to submit innovative and critical reflections on the theme of Contested Heritages in Europe, aimed at illustrating and assessing creative and reflexive formats, tools and strategies of heritage transmission with the arts, as building blocks for a new European identity.See more details >
Lecture - Evaporations: Milkmaids in St. James’s Park No More: Dr Lars Kokkonen lectures on Benjamin West
‘Evaporations: Milkmaids in St. James’s Park No More: a lecture by Dr Lars Kokkonen at Spencer House on Monday 14th November 2016 at 6.30pm. Tickets are £10 (+ £1 booking fee).See more details >
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 - Prof Aviva Burnstock will introduce some of the data from recent studies of paintings at the Courtauld using scanning x ray fluorescence (MA-XRF) and near infrared (NIR) imaging.
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