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Leonora Carrington Centenary Symposium

Posted 20 June 2017 in External News and Events

The Leonora Carrington Centenary Symposium, taking place on 30 June at Edge Hill University, will celebrate and bring into discussion the work and legacy of Lancastrian-born Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington (1917-2011).

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Conference - Graphic Satire and the UK in the long Nineteenth Century

Posted 19 June 2017 in External News and Events

A one-day symposium on 5 September at the University of Nottingham. Symposium seeks to interrogate the nature of the United Kingdom’s status as a global power in the long nineteenth century (c.1780-1920) by considering the varied ways in which it was viewed, and represented, in graphic satire during this period.

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Call for papers - Painted on the wall: the wall as a visual panel in the Middle Ages

Posted 19 June 2017 in External News and Events

The 11th Complutese Congress on Medieval Art (Madrid, Spain) will consider the visual function of medieval painted walls, taking into account that they were the 'mass media' of their time. The following topics will be discussed: iconography, techniques, forms and expressive resources, socio-cultural context, preservation, and museum exhibition system.

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University of Sussex hosts a edition of BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking marking the 150th anniversary of ‘Culture and Anarchy’

Posted 12 June 2017 in External News and Events

On the 22nd of June 2017, the University of Sussex is hosting a special edition of the BBC Radio 3 programme Free Thinking, which will mark the 150th anniversary of Matthew Arnold's Culture and Anarchy with a panel discussion in front of a live audience.

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Conference for 6th form students - Career Open Day: What’s it like to work in a museum?

Posted 12 June 2017 in External News and Events

Come and meet museum professionals, including the Director of the Wallace Collection, at this Key Stage 5 open day for any student interested in a career in museums. They will find out about varied aspects of and qualifications required for working in museums. There will be workshops about curating, education, conservation, fundraising, promotion and security.

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Two Workshops and a Symposium - Mapping in Arts and Humanities Research

Posted 8 June 2017 in External News and Events

In June 2017, King’s College London and University College London will co-host two workshops and a symposium to experiment with and reflect on maps and mapping in arts and humanities research - their increasing prominence in theory and practice, their value and usefulness, and the challenging and complex issues they raise.

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Conference - 14th Annual Conference of the International Medieval Society – Paris

Posted 8 June 2017 in External News and Events

Registration for the 14th Annual Conference of the International Medieval Society – Paris, this year on the theme of Evil/Le Mal, is now open. The online registration form can be found at http://eepurl.com/cPe6y1 (English version) or http://eepurl.comcPf2pj (French version).

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History of Art Symposium: 'Rethinking Regionalism: the Midwest in American Art History

Posted 7 June 2017 in External News and Events

This one-day symposium, taking place at the University of Nottingham on the 9th June, brings together key scholars and curators to consider the role that the American Midwest has played in narratives of American art history, as a place, a space, and an idea.

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Call for papers - “Num rous Uses, Motions, Charms, and Arts”. Fans as Images, Accessories, and Instruments of Gesture in the 17th and 18th Centuries

Posted 6 June 2017 in External News and Events

This interdisciplinary conference discusses the cultural role of fans in art, fashion, and material culture in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Taking the visual and material diversity of fans as a point of departure, it aims at gaining new insights into the various interrelations between fans, paintings, and printed artworks.

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Event - Book launch: Mona Lisa - The People and the Painting

Posted 26 May 2017 in External News and Events

Book launch event for a new book by Professor Martin Kemp and Giuseppe Pallanti, hosted by Oxford University Press in association with Blackwell’s Oxford.

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