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)

CFP: The 1873 Vienna World’s Fair (Vienna, 12-11 November 2021)

CFP: The 1873 Vienna World's Fair (Vienna, 12-11 Nov 21) University of Vienna, Nov 12–13, 2021 Deadline: Apr 18, 2021 Call for Papers for the Conference: Expanding Islamic Art Historiography: The 1873 Vienna World’s Fair While research on Islamic art became a scholarly field in the twentieth century, it built on studies and perspectives of … Continue reading CFP: The 1873 Vienna World’s Fair (Vienna, 12-11 November 2021)

CONF: The [After]Lives of Objects (online, 18-19 March 2021)

CONF: The [After]Lives of Objects (online, 18-19 Mar 21) University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA The [After]Lives of Objects: Transposition in the Material World The University of Virginia’s graduate symposium, The [After]Lives of Objects: Transposition in the Material World is a couple weeks away! The papers presented at the symposium explore how transposition has materialized throughout … Continue reading CONF: The [After]Lives of Objects (online, 18-19 March 2021)

CONF: Emotional Objects (online, 22-23 Apr 21)

Emotional Objects – Northern Renaissance Afterlives in Object, Image and Word, 1890s-1920s 'Emotional Objects' brings together leading international scholars and curators, the conference to explore the emotional resonances and meanings of Northern Renaissance art, monuments, images and texts for contemporary culture at a time of social turbulence and heady artistic innovation. Via emotional viewing, object … Continue reading CONF: Emotional Objects (online, 22-23 Apr 21)