38th Annual AAH Conference & Bookfair
The Open University, Milton Keynes
29 - 31 March 2012
We hope that you enjoyed this event, and look forward to seeing you again in 2013 at the University of Reading.
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View AAH2012 Conference programme or Academic Session listings.
AAH2012 showcased the diversity and richness of art history. Sessions and papers reflected the composition of the wide consituency that is art history today.
Like The Open University itself, the 2012 annual conference was open to all people, places and ideas. The three-day event proficed a broad scope of geographies and methodologies, ranging from object-based studies, socio-historical analyses, theoretical discourses, visual culture of the moving image, exhibition cultures and display. AAH2012 took place at The Open University's Walton Hall Campus, located just outside of Milton Keynes.
- Lord Puttnam, Chancellor of The Open University - this keynote was filmed and will be available online shortly.
- Penelope Curtis, Director, Tate Britain. Building on History; A New Archaeology - Tate Britain and the Millbank Project. Penelope Curtis will explore thinking on reconfiguring a museum of British art alongside a concurrent building project in anticipation of a relaunch in 2013.