‘The long history of the return and restitution of the Benin royal treasures to Nigeria’ (2 Feb, 2022)

The Society for the History of Collecting invites you to its Online Lecture Organised by the French Chapter ‘The long history of the return and restitution of the Benin royal treasures to Nigeria’ Felicity Bodenstein, Sorbonne Université, Paris 2 February 2022, 7.30pm (CET), 6.30pm (GMT) This talk considers the long history of requests for return, … Continue reading ‘The long history of the return and restitution of the Benin royal treasures to Nigeria’ (2 Feb, 2022)

CFP: Things on the Move – Materiality of Objects in Global and Imperial Trajectories, 1700-1900 (8-10 September 2022)

An International Conference organized by the German Historical Institute London in Collaboration with the Prize Papers Project The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries were defined by increased globalization, the growth of empires outside Europe, the emergence of global markets, and the establishment of colonial rule in many parts of the world. As recent scholarship has shown, an amplified movement … Continue reading CFP: Things on the Move – Materiality of Objects in Global and Imperial Trajectories, 1700-1900 (8-10 September 2022)

ECR & PhD Workshop: ‘New Perspectives on Hans Sloane’ Part 2 (27 Jan, 2022)

The Society for the History of Collecting Invites you to its Online Lecture ‘New Perspectives on Hans Sloane’ (Part Two) ECR & PhD Workshop Thursday 27th January, 2022 6.30pm (GMT) This two-part workshop provides a platform for new research across the collections of Hans Sloane (1660–1753). Sloane – a physician, naturalist and president of both … Continue reading ECR & PhD Workshop: ‘New Perspectives on Hans Sloane’ Part 2 (27 Jan, 2022)

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Visual Technologies in Contemporary Practices

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Visual Technologies in Contemporary Practices Deadline: Mar 1, 2022 We invite proposals for a collection of essays on the ways in which contemporary art and heritage practices have been engaging with forms of nineteenth-century immersive spectacle. The parallels between the technological transformation of our own time and the experiments of the early nineteenth … Continue reading CFP: Nineteenth-Century Visual Technologies in Contemporary Practices

Call for Papers: Close Encounters – Cross-Cultural Exchange between the Low Countries and Britain 1500-1800 (The Hague, 22 September 2022)

Call for Papers: Close Encounters – Cross-Cultural Exchange between the Low Countries and Britain 1500-1800 (The Hague, 22 September 2022) On 22 September 2022, a symposium at the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History will mark the launch of the heavily annotated and illustrated digital English language version of Horst Gerson’s chapter on ‘England’ … Continue reading Call for Papers: Close Encounters – Cross-Cultural Exchange between the Low Countries and Britain 1500-1800 (The Hague, 22 September 2022)