Registration is now open for an international two-day conference exploring the relationship between the ‘private’ and ‘public’ spheres of the art market and the museum. This interdisciplinary conference offers the opportunity to hear new research in the fields of art market studies, museum studies and the histories of collecting.See more details >
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This interdisciplinary conference will bring together scholars and collectors to discuss the magazines, newspapers, journals, dailies, weeklies, fortnightlies, monthlies and quarterlies of British cultural life in the pre-Internet twentieth century.See more details >
The Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London invites papers investigating changing conceptions of the ‘sixth sense’ in history and its representation in art and visual culture. What are the challenges and possibilities of translating multi or extra-sensory experience visually?See more details >
Open to all students of art history embarking on a dissertation or thesis – workshops and talks on finding a dissertation topic, original research and using archive material, how to write an effective introduction and how to use the PMC’s research resources.See more details >
Study architecture, art, landscape, and preservation at our internationally acclaimed Summer Schools in Newport, Chicago, and London.See more details >
This conference investigates photographs and photographic archives in relation to notions of place. Place is used to explore the physical location of a photograph or archive, and the place of photography with regard to its value or significance as a method of viewing and conceiving the world.See more details >
This lecture, in collaboration with the Institute of Classical Studies and the Department of Classics at King’s College London, will explore the ways in which modern artists may help us not merely to understand, but genuinely to see the beauty of classical form. It takes as a test case the art of Frederic Leighton (a nineteenth-century painter so often treated with condescension as the last of the ‘academic classicists’).See more details >
In this time of tumultuous politics, the next issue of Kunstlicht will consider the strategies and methods by which artists engage with subversion to consider how art can unveil, resist, or transform structures of power.See more details >
Call for papers - University of Toronto 2017 Wollesen Memorial Graduate Symposium: ‘The Secret Arts and the Art of Secrets: Exploring the conjunction between art and esotericism’
This interdisciplinary graduate symposium strives to provide a forum for graduate students (MA, PhD) to present their work on the ‘esoteric’ in art. Submissions across disciplines and time periods are welcome, including works related (but not limited) to topics such as: symbolism, hermeticism, the ‘hidden and the revealed’ in art.See more details >
Call for papers - Bristol Centre for Medieval Studies 2017 Conference: ‘Past Futures: Temporality and Space in the Middle Ages’
Prospective speakers are invited to submit abstracts of 300 words for 20-minute presentations that engage with any aspects of medieval time, space, and the future.See more details >