CFP: Regaining a Paradise Lost: The role of the arts (31 August 2019)

Subject: CFP: Regaining a Paradise Lost: The role of the arts Deadline: Aug 31, 2019 <https://www.mdinabiennale.com/> APS Mdina Biennale 2020 Regaining a Paradise Lost: The role of the arts The third edition of the APS Mdina Cathedral Contemporary Art Biennale will deal with the relationship between spirituality and the environment, focusing on the links with … Continue reading CFP: Regaining a Paradise Lost: The role of the arts (31 August 2019)

Society Event Report: Visit to Masterpiece, London, July 2019

From our forthcoming newsletter: As in previous years, the Society was enormously privileged to be offered a special visit to Masterpiece with an indepth discussion with Corrie Jackson, Senior Curator of the Royal Bank of Canada’s art collection. As Corrie explained, the bank decided to establish a collection of contemporary Canadian art and they now … Continue reading Society Event Report: Visit to Masterpiece, London, July 2019

CONF: DHS Annual Conference 2019 (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 5-7 September 2019)

CONF: DHS Annual Conference 2019 (5-7 September 2019), Northumbria University at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Dr Elizabeth Kramer, Academic Convener Dr Janine Barker, Academic Co-Convener   This year’s theme ‘The Cost of Design’ explores the complexities of the historic and contemporary relationship between design and economy. Both ‘cost’ and ‘economy’ are to be considered beyond the financial. Cost … Continue reading CONF: DHS Annual Conference 2019 (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 5-7 September 2019)

CFP: Session at AAH (Newcastle, 1-3 Apr 20)

CFP: Session at AAH (Newcastle, 1-3 Apr 20) Title: FROM KEEPER TO MAKER: BRITISH CURATORIAL PRACTICES   Session Convenors: Laia Anguix (Northumbria University) Elisabetta Fabrizi (Newcastle University) Massimiliano Papini (Northumbria University) Scholarly research is giving growing importance to curatorial practices. Publications such as the Museum History Journal (8:1, 2015) have discussed how, since the mid-to-late … Continue reading CFP: Session at AAH (Newcastle, 1-3 Apr 20)

CONF: Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives (14 November 2019)

Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives Starts: 14 November 2019 at 09:45 Ends: 15 November 2019 at 17.00 Location: The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG Overview This workshop concerning the afterlives, use and reconstruction of early modern collections is designed to benefit scholars interested in digital humanities. Two specimens of the … Continue reading CONF: Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives (14 November 2019)