Calls for Papers

Calls for Papers for conference, symposia and publications. Includes both Australian and International events and publications. We welcome submissions in this category, but they must be art or art history related. See ‘Contact Us’ for details on how to submit a CFP.

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 5th February 2016

Jobs Australia Curator of European and North American Art, Art Gallery of South Australia – deadline 26th February 2016 Senior Curator, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art – deadline 29th February 2016 Artists Educator, ACCA Melbourne – deadline 14th February 2016 Gordon Darling Graduate Intern, National Gallery of Australia – deadline 18th February 2016 Curator, International Prints, Drawings and Illustrated Books,  National Gallery of Australia – deadline 7th February 2016 Manager, Rare Books and Special Collections, University of Sydney – deadline 28th February 2016 Associate Professor – Teaching and Research, Curtin University – deadline 12th February 2016 International Deputy Head – School of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art – deadline 13th March 2016 Stipendiary Junior Research Fellow in Islamic Art…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | Friday 28th January 2016

Jobs Postdoctoral Opportunities in the Humanities 2016-19, University of Oxford – deadline 15th February 2016 Terra Foundation for American Art Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship, Berlin (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2018) – deadline February 29, 2016 Lecturer in Art History at the National University of Singapore – no deadline specified, search will continue until position is filled Lecturer in the History of Early Modern Art or Architecture, University College London – deadline 22nd February 2016 Lecturer in the History of Art and Material Studies, University College London – deadline 22nd February 2016 Assistant Professor – Visual Studies, University of Toronto – deadline 16th March (open until filled) Funding Newton International Fellowships Scheme – deadline 9th March 2016 Calls for Papers Paragons and Paper Bags.…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 22nd January 2016

Jobs Australia Curatorial Assistant, The University of Queensland Art Museum- deadline 28th January 2016 Assistant Curator, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (Powerhouse) (three positions) – deadline 14th February 2016 Senior Curator – National Wool Museum, Geelong – deadline 29th January 2016 International Associate Professor / Assistant Professor – Art History and Theory, Hong Kong Baptist University – deadline 27th February 2016 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art History, University of East Anglia – deadline 17th February 2016 Curator of Drawings, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London – deadline 12th February 2016 Professor and Head of Department for Art and Communication, University of Huddersfield – deadline 8th February 2016 Art Historian, Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance or Baroque periods, with additional specialization in Museum…

Call for Papers | Victorian Margins (Ballarat, July 2016)

Victorian Margins | AVSA 2016 Ballarat 7-9 July 2016 Call for Paper deadline 3rd February 2015 In 2016, AVSA will join the Australasian Historical Association conference in Ballarat from 5-8 July, with a stream of AVSA papers and Keynote scheduled on 7-8 July, and a program of local sight seeing on Saturday 9th July. The conference will be held in Ballarat’s historical precinct. Delegates may wish to allow time to explore local sites such as the Ballarat Mechanics’ Institute’s extensive library of 19th-century books, periodicals and newspapers. AVSA’s Keynote Speaker will be Professor Joseph Bristow (UCLA), on “Homosexual Blackmail in the 1890s,” drawing on research for his new study of Oscar Wilde’s two criminal trials. Papers (20 minutes) or panel…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | January 15th 2016

Jobs and Long Term Fellowships Funded PhD to examine the changing nature of the designed public space in Melbourne from 1850, Melbourne School of Design (University of Melbourne and Museum of Victoria) – deadline 22nd February 2016 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern and Contemporary Art History and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Virtual Culture, Phillips Collection and the University of Maryland – deadline 15th February 2016 Lecturer in Visual Arts, University of the West Indies – Faculty of Humanities and Education, Department of Creative & Festival Arts – deadline 23rd January 2016 Associate Professorship in Fine Art, in association with a Tutorship and Official Fellowship at Brasenose College, University of Oxford – Ruskin School of Art – deadline 12th February 2016 Senior Research Fellow (Games…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 18th December 2015

The last jobs, funding and calls for papers round-up for 2015! There will be a few weeks break from posting these round-ups until mid-January but follow on Facebook or Twitter to stay up-to-date with any opportunities I spot over the Christmas break. Jobs Australia and New Zealand Lecturer – Art History & Theory, National Art School, Sydney – deadline 15th January 2016 Assistant Registrar (touring projects), ACMI, Melbourne – deadline 31st January 2016 Deputy Director, Gertrude Contemporary – deadline 5th January 2016 Senior Curator, Gertrude Contemporary – deadline 5th January 2016 Collections Coordinator, Deakin University Archives – deadline 3rd January 2016 Senior Lecturer, Massey University – School of Art, College of Creative Arts – deadline 17th January 2016 Manager, Museum…

Call for Papers | Conference: ‘Human Kind: Transforming Identity in British and Australian Portraits, 1700-1914’

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Inspired by the outstanding collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, this interdisciplinary conference will be the largest gathering of international and Australian scholars to focus on portraits. It will provide a unique opportunity to explore both British and Australian portraits through a dynamic interchange between academics and curators. September 8-11 2016, University of Melbourne and National Gallery of Victoria Call for papers Papers are invited that focus on British or Australian portraits between 1700 and 1914, which can be interpreted as separate fields or as overlapping or comparative studies. The portraits may be in any public or private collection worldwide, but in particular in the National Gallery of Victoria. They may be in any medium, including painting, print, drawing,…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 11th December 2015

Jobs Australia Curatorial Assistant, National Art School Gallery, Sydney – 15th January 2016 International Chair in Art History, University of Birmingham – deadline 22nd January 2016 Lecturer in Recent and Contemporary Art, University of York – deadline 24th January 2016 Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professor in the History and Theory of Architecture, Birkbeck College, University of London – deadline 31st January 2016 Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professor in the History and Theory of Photography/Digital Culture Birkbeck College, University of London – deadline 31st January 2016 Lloyd-Dan David Research Fellowship at the Needham Research Institute and Darwin College Cambridge (Comparative Study of any aspect of Science and Civilization in the Ancient World) – deadline 31st January 2016 Reader/Professor in Fine Art (Programme Leader for Research), Goldsmiths – deadline…

Call for Papers | Forging Faith(s) in Global Borderlands

The 5th Biennial Borderlands International Graduate Student Conference | Forging Faith(s) in Global Borderlands March 11-13, 2016 The Borderlands Research Focus Group at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites graduate scholars from all disciplines to submit abstracts for papers addressing the theme of Forging Faith(s) in Global Borderlands. Borderlands are spaces where people of different ethnicities, cultures, religions, political systems, or linguistic traditions come into contact, often without any one authority exercising complete control. We also acknowledge that borderlands needn’t necessarily be physical spaces but can be conceptual or metaphorical areas of contestation, thus allowing a diversity of approaches. The 2016 Borderlands International Graduate Student Conference seeks papers that address the ways that borderlands encounters have stimulated the creation,…

Call for Papers | Ilm: Science, Religion and Art in Islam

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International Conference, July 21-23rd 2016, University of Adelaide, Australia The ‘Ilm conference will bring together a broad group of scholars, artists, designers, curators, practitioners, and higher degree researchers across the fields of Islamic intellectual history, history and theory of Islamic art and architecture, history of Islamic science, and Islamic studies to address key issues of concern and to highlight points of intersection between science, religion, and the arts?It invites reflections and discussion on the idea of ‘ilm in pre-, early-, and post-modern Isalmic cultures, and how ‘ilm is engaged with and experienced by Muslim communities today. What are the practices, territories, and histories of ilm? How does ‘ilm continue to shape Islam’s [ast, present, and future within the Muslims’ lands…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | December 4th 2015

Jobs Senior Curator (emphasis in Design and Architecture curation), Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences – deadline 15th December 2015 Curator International Prints, Drawings & Illustrated Books, The National Gallery of Australia – deadline 7th February 2015 Assistant Professor in Cultural History and Digital Humanities (1,0 FTE), Utrecht University – deadline 14th January 2015 Professorship in Contemporary Art History and Art Theory, Freie Universität Berlin – deadline 4th January 2016 Funding Fellowships and Awards at the British School at Rome – deadline 14th January 2016 Calls for Papers Now or (n)ever. Rethinking Time: Topics, Theories, and Methods in Art History, 4th Study Day of the Rome Art History Network (RAHN) – deadline 7th January 2015 Against the Medici: Art and Dissent in Renaissance Italy…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | November 27th 2015

Jobs Grimwade Collection Curator, The Ian Potter Museum of Art – deadline 13th December 2015 Curator, Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum – deadline 4th December 2015 International Associate Lecturer Illustration and Animation, Ruskin University – deadline 29th November Postdoctoral Fellowships at Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), Nanyang Technological University – deadline 15th January 2015 Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Associate Director for Collections, Research & Education – deadline 17th February 2016 Andrew W. Mellon “Cultures of Conservation” Fellowship, Bard Graduate Center – deadline 15th December 2015 Postdoctoral fellowships, Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices, Berlin (October 1, 2016 – July 31, 2017) – deadline 15th January 2016 Funding and Prizes Curatorial Fellowship at the Kunsthalle (18 months) – deadline 21st December…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | November 20th 2015

Jobs Associate Lecturer in Byzantine Studies, Macquarie University – deadline 13th December 2015 Curator of Australian Art, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory – deadline 30th November 2015   Assistant Director, Corporate Services, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory – deadline 30th November 2015 Assistant Director, Content and Innovation, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory – deadline 30th November 2015 Postdoctoral Research Associate (Fixed Term), Pacific Presences: Oceanic Art and European Museums, University of Cambridge – deadline 11th December 2015 Fellowship, Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices, Berlin – deadline January 15, 2016 Funding Siganto Foundation Artists’ Books Fellowships, State Library Queensland – deadline 24th November 2015 Bodleian Visiting Fellowships 2016-17 – deadline 14th December…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | November 13th 2015

Jobs Senior Curator – Art, Australian War Memorial – deadline 1st December 2015 Senior Curator / Curator of Art, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart – deadline 27th November 2015 Senior Curator/Manager, Gold Museum – deadline 2nd December 2015 Education and Public Programs Officer, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery and Pinnacles Gallery; Gallery Services, Townsville City Council – deadline 23rd November 2015 Funding and Prizes Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize – deadline 29th February 2016 Anne L. Poulet Curatorial Fellowship 2016–18, The Frick Collection – deadline 18th January 2016 Awards from the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich – deadline 5th March 2016 Fellowships in History and Theory of Architecture, Institute gta, Zurich (2 postdocs, 1 senior fellowship) – deadline 15th February 2016 The…

Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | Art History and Curatorship | 6th November 2015

Jobs Lecturer, Museum Anthropology, Australian National University – deadline 15th November 2015 Curatorial Assistant: Indigenous Visual Arts Residency, Shepparton Art Museum – no deadline specified Associate Director (Berndt Museum), University of Western Australia – deadline 22nd November 2015 Curator, Hurstville City Council Museum and Gallery – deadline 15th November 2015 Senior Conservator (Textiles), Queensland Museum – deadline 18th November 2015 Cultural Engagement Manager, National Trust of Australia Head Office (Vic) – deadline 5th December 2015 International Director, Sir John Soane Museum, London – deadline 18th November 2015 Assistant Professor of Art History, Medieval Art, 400-1400, Barnard College, Columbia University – deadline 15th December until position filled Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, South African Art and Visual Culture, University of Johannesburg, NRF Research Chair…