Archive for December, 2011

Merry Christmas

December 24, 2011
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Merry Christmas To all our regular visitors and subscribers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. MAN will be having a short break over Christmas, but will be back in the New Year. Our subscriber base has grown considerably over the past year – we now have 500 email subscribers (you can...
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Opinion: On Facadism

December 24, 2011
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Lonsdale House in 2010 before demolition

Opinion – David R. Marshall On Facadism The Myer’s Lonsdale Street Store is now a vast open building site, with the Lonsdale Street and Little Bourke Street facades propped up with a scaffolding of huge steel girders that occupy half of each street. Conspicuously absent is the façade of Lonsdale House, an Art Deco...
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Call for Papers: Ways of Seeing – John Berger

December 19, 2011
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Call for Papers Ways of Seeing John Berger 6-8 September 2012, London The Centre for Life-Writing Research and the Department of English & Drama at the British Library are presenting a conference in 2012 to mark the 40th Anniversary of two of John Berger’s major works: the novel G, winner of the Booker and James Tait Black...
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Conference – Dispersed Identities: Sexuality, Surrealism and the Global Avant-Gardes

December 19, 2011
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Dispersed Identities: Sexuality, Surrealism and the Global Avant-Gardes February 3-4, 2012, The University of Melbourne The Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacies, The School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne, and the Australian Institute of Art History present Dispersed Identities: Sexuality, Surrealism and the Global Avant-Gardes is a conference...
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Funding: Research Fellowships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Cambridge, UK

December 14, 2011
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Research Fellowships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Girton College, Cambridge Applications are invited for a Research Fellowship, to be held in Architecture, Art History, Education, Human Geography, Law, Music, Philosophy (inc. Philosophy of Science), Politics, Psychology, Sociology or Theology for the academic year 2012/13 and tenable for three years. The Fellowship is open to graduates of any...
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Funding: Visiting Fellows at Australian National University 2013

December 13, 2011
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Applications for Visiting Fellows 2013 at Australian National University – Research School of Humanities and the Arts ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences Humanities Research Centre The Humanities Research Centre is an international centre for excellence in the Humanities and a catalyst for innovative Humanities scholarship and research within the Australian National University. The...
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Call for Papers: Virtual Palaces Part II. Lost Palaces and their Afterlife. Virtual Reconstruction between Science and Media

December 13, 2011
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Call for Papers Virtual Palaces Part II. Lost Palaces and their Afterlife. Virtual Reconstruction between Science and Media 13–15 April 2012, Munich, Germany About Palatium This workshop is part of the ESF Research Networking Programme PALATIUM: Court Residences as Places of Exchange in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe (1400–1700). The PALATIUM programme aims at creating a common forum...
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Public Lecture by Lyndal Roper and Symposium: Emotions and Historical Change in Pre-Modern Europe

December 12, 2011
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Luther and the Emotional Dynamics of the Reformation A public lecture by Professor Lyndal Roper, University of Oxford The Reformation was a theological and intellectual movement, but it was also profoundly emotional. Luther’s unbearable fear and despair as a monk was what impelled him to understand God’s justice differently. Anger was central to Luther’s...
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JOB: Lecturer in Art History – University of Manchester, UK

December 6, 2011
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Lecturer in Art History – University of Manchester, UK The University of Manchester, UK, are seeking to appoint a specialist in European or non-European art in the period from 1700 to the present. Art History and Visual Studies (AHVS) at Manchester maintains close ties with the Whitworth Art Gallery, which this appointment is expected...
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JOB: Pilkington Chair in History of Art – University of Manchester, UK

December 6, 2011
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Pilkington Chair in History of Art – University of Manchester, UK The University of Manchester are looking to appoint a leading art historian to this prestigious Chair. A beacon for History of Art at Manchester for nearly fifty years, in the recent past the Pilkington Chair has been held by distinguished art historians at...
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