Tag: Conference

Call for Session Proposals | SAH 2019 Annual International Conference

Deadline: January 16, 2018, at 5 pm CST Conference Chair: Victoria Young, University of St. Thomas Local Co-Chairs: Dietrich Neumann, Brown University, and Itohan Osayimwese, Brown University The Society of Architectural Historians will offer a total of 36 paper sessions at its 2019 Annual International Conference in Providence, Rhode Island. The Society invites its members, including graduate students and independent scholars, representatives of SAH chapters and partner organizations, to chair a session at the conference. As SAH membership is required to chair or present research at the annual conference, non-members who wish to chair a session will be required to join SAH next August 2018 when conference registration opens for Session Chairs and Speakers. Since the principal purpose of the SAH annual conference is to inform attendees of the general state of research in architectural history and related disciplines, session…

Conference | Women in the Creative Arts | Australian National University

Research Conference 10-12 August 2017 School of Music, The Australian National University, Canberra Supported by Gender Institute, The Australian National University; College of Arts & Social Sciences, The Australian National University; Australia Council for the Arts The School of Music at The Australian National University is delighted to host this innovative research conference on the creative work of women. This event provides an opportunity for research professionals to gather, present their methodologies, discuss the unique issues surrounding the creative arena, and propose strategies to enhance and enrich their working lives as strong members of an international cultural and artistic voice. The gathering will feature a rich exchange of research ideas, including round-table discussions and panels that develop and enhance practices for women in the creative fields. This event is supported by the College of Arts and Social Sciences, and the…

Conference | Enchanted isles, fatal shores: Living Versailles | NGA March 2017

Friday 17 – Saturday 18 March 2017 | National Gallery of Australia, Canberra On the occasion of the Versailles: Treasures from the Palace exhibition at the NGA, which brings major works of art from the Palace of Versailles to Canberra, this conference showcases the latest ideas about the lives of past people and objects, as well as the living culture of Versailles today. See the website for full details and to register: http://nga.gov.au/symposia/versailles/ Staged in Canberra, which like Versailles is a planned capital city, centre of government and culture, this is a unique opportunity to explore the enduring influence and resonance of Versailles, its desires and self-perceptions of modernity, from film to fashion to architecture. Gathering a generation of scholars whose work is shifting our perceptions of the art, culture and life of ancien-régime Versailles and its reception, this is…

CFP | Conference – Enchanted Isles, Fatal Shores: Living Versailles

Friday 17 – Saturday 18 March 2017 On the occasion of the Versailles: Treasures from the Palace exhibition at the NGA, which brings major works of art from the Palace of Versailles to Canberra, this conference showcases the latest ideas about the lives of past people and objects, as well as the living culture of Versailles today. Staged in Canberra, which like Versailles is a planned capital city, centre of government and culture, this is a unique opportunity to explore the enduring influence and resonance of Versailles, its desires and self-perceptions of modernity, from film to fashion to architecture. Gathering a generation of scholars whose work is shifting our perceptions of the art, culture and life of ancien-régime Versailles and its reception, this is the occasion for fresh and challenging research, and new perspectives on canon-defining works. 1664 is formative in the…

Registration Open: Conference | Human Kind: Transforming Identity in British and Australian Portraits 1700-1914 | Melbourne September 8-11 2016

Joseph Wright of Derby Self-portrait 1765-68 Oil on canvas National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Gift of Alina Cade in memory of her husband Joseph Wright Cade, 2009

Registration is now open for Human Kind: Transforming Identity in British and Australian Portraits 1700-1914, presented by the University of Melbourne and the National Gallery of Victoria. This international conference will run from September 8 to 11 and will focus on British and Australian portraits between 1700 and 1914. 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. The keynote speakers are: David Solkin, Courtauld Institute of Art, London | Martin Myrone, Tate Britain, London | Kate Retford, Birkbeck, University of London | David Hansen, Australian National University, Canberra | Anna Gray, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. See the website for full abstracts for the keynote lectures. The full…

Conference | Moving Image Cultures in Asian Art | ANU

Dates: Friday, August 26, 2016 – 18:00 –Sunday, August 28, 2016 – 17:00 Venue: Sir Roland Wilson Building (#120), ANU Presented by the Australian Consortium on Asian Art, this conference addresses historical and contemporary manifestations of spatio-temporality in Asian art. It results from an understanding of sustained trajectories of spatio-temporal practices in various art traditions in the Asian region. In addition to the relatively recent international visibility of ‘new media’ art, there are pronounced instances of time and space being addressed together in various art traditions in across the Asian region, ranging from the murals of Ajanta and Dun Huang (Mogao) to contemporary video installations. The conference accommodates a broad interpretation of the theme, thinking about ‘moving image cultures’ as ways of comprehending and representing time in space. We are interested in understanding the moving image in Asian art as…

Conference | Human Kind: Transforming Identity in British and Australian Portraits 1700-1914 | Melbourne September 8-11 2016

Joseph Wright of Derby Self-portrait 1765-68 Oil on canvas National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Gift of Alina Cade in memory of her husband Joseph Wright Cade, 2009

The University of Melbourne and National Gallery of Victoria present Human Kind: Transforming Identity in British and Australian Portraits 1700-1914 . This international conference will run from September 8-11, 2016 and focus on British and Australian portraits between 1700 and 1914. 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. The conference will focus on British or Australian portraits both as separate fields and as overlapping or comparative studies. The portraits under discussion derive from a rich variety of international collections, with a particular focus on the portraits of the National Gallery of Victoria. The conference aims to be both informed and provocative and…

Conference | The Forever Now – Collections in the 21st Century | Museum of Contemporary Art

How has increased focus upon and work with collections led developments in contemporary curatorial methodology and practice? How are collections of contemporary art being developed in the present? How does the development of collections impact upon the work and careers of artists? Earlybird Registration includes 12 months MCA membership –  closes 7th August 2016. This conference is presented as part of the opening celebrations of the MCA’s newly transformed collection galleries, first launched in an expanded form in 2012. Bringing together artists, curators, academics and commentators from Australia and abroad, The Forever Now will examine how contemporary art collections shape our pasts and anticipate our futures. Collections traditionally constitute the basis of the museum. However, the period in which collections of contemporary art have been built is also when art museums have given increasing emphasis to constantly changing programs: to…

Conference | Society of Architectural Historians 70th Annual International Conference | Glasgow 2017

Society of Architectural Historians 70th Annual International Conference June 7-11, 2017 | Glasgow, Scotland, UK www.sah.org/2017  The Society of Architectural Historians will host its 70th Annual International Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, from June 7–11, 2017. Meeting in Glasgow reflects the increasingly international scope of the Society and its conference, and we expect SAH members from all over the world to join us in Scotland’s largest city, world renowned for its outstanding architectural heritage. This is the first time that SAH has met outside North America since 1973, when it planned a joint meeting in Cambridge with the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain. Architectural historians, art historians, architects, museum professionals and preservationists from around the world will convene to present new research on the history of the built environment. The Glasgow conference will include 37 paper sessions, an introductory address,…

Call for Papers and Activities | iDARE – Creative Arts Research and the Ethics of Innovation

iDARE – Call for Papers Creative Arts Research and the Ethics of Innovation Conference Date: 27th – 28th September, 2016 Venue: VCA and MCM Southbank campus, 234 St Kilda Road, SOUTHBANK We invite you to submit a proposal for iDARE—Innovation in Design and Art Research Ethics—a conference that asks you to tackle the burning “ethical” issues for contemporary artists, designers and performers working in the academy and beyond. The conference aims to generate robust discussion around the relationship between ethics and creative practice research. It will showcase and test innovative pedagogical approaches to ethics education and training in the area of PhDs in creative practice in a quest to foster the development of ethically informed research cultures in the creative and performing arts and design. This conference is part of an OLT Funded Project, Developing new approaches to ethics and research integrity…

Conference |Society of Architectural Historians 2016 Annual International Conference | Pasadena April 2016

www.sah.org/2016 The SAH 2016 Annual International Conference will take place in Pasadena/Los Angeles, April 6-10, with the theme New Local/Global Infrastructures. The conference will engage participants from around the world with the rich, evolving legacy of the region’s built environment. With the scheduled completion of the Metro Expo Light-Rail Line west to Santa Monica in early 2016, Pasadena will be connected to downtown LA and the rest of Los Angeles County. This infrastructure, building on historic right-of-ways, will provide new ways to see the broad range of the region’s architecture and urbanism. The conference will include 42 sessions on built environment topics from antiquity to the critical present, roundtables, tours of the region’s architecture and landscapes, and more. UCLA professor Eric Avila, specialist in racial identity, urban space, and cultural representation, will give the introductory address, and UCLA professor Dana…

Conference | ST Gill and the colonial world conference | State Library of Victoria

In this free conference, curators and art historians discuss the art, life and times of the nineteenth-century Australian artist ST Gill, whose work is showcased in the Australian sketchbook: Colonial life and the art of ST Gill exhibition (17 July to 25 October 2015). The conference will feature papers and discussions presented by Professor Sasha Grishin, art historian and curator of Australian sketchbook; David Hansen, Associate Professor, Centre for Art History and Art Theory, Australian National University; Dr Gerard Vaughan, Director, National Gallery of Australia; Angus Trumble, Director, National Portrait Gallery; Daniel Thomas, art historian and curator; Dr Isobel Crombie, Assistant Director, National Gallery of Victoria; Alisa Bunbury, Curator, National Gallery of Victoria; Associate Professor Alison Inglis, University of Melbourne; Shane Carmody, University of Melbourne; and Professor Andrew J May, University of Melbourne. Keynote lecture | Sheila O’Connell George Cruikshank (1792-1878):…

Reminder | ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’ David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies | 10-12 December, Sydney

Online registration closes soon for the David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV. 10-12 December 2014 | The University of Sydney | Sydney, Australia The Sydney Intellectual History Network and ‘Putting Periodisation to Use’ Research Group at the University of Sydney invite you to the Fifteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar (DNS), with the theme ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’. Inaugurated and supported by the National Library of Australia, the DNS conference is the leading forum for eighteenth-century studies in Australasia. It brings together scholars from across the region and internationally who work on the long eighteenth century in a range of disciplines, including history, literature, art and architectural history, philosophy, the history of science, musicology, anthropology, archaeology and studies of material culture. Keynote speakers Full details of each keynote here – individual registration for each keynote is available. John Dixon Hunt…

Conference | Re-structure 2014

Budget cuts proposed by the Abbott government have instigated a proliferation of restructures across the public sector. These restructures will have far reaching impacts on culture and education. The Centre for Creative Arts at La Trobe University is organising a conference to discuss the current re-structuring in the arts, culture, creative sector in Australia. This conference looks at the current state of the arts, and considers alternative modes of culture and knowledge production within times of shrinking public expenditures. Featuring participants from performance, fashion, creative arts, gaming, media and community intervention, the event explores both broader sustainable strategies as well as “clever partial solutions” to cultural and knowledge production in a post-public sector environment. In seeking alternatives, the Re-structure 2014 looks to the proliferation of smaller scale community economies worldwide, in both on and offline environments, and to the modes of cultural production and knowledge exchange with other…

Registrations now open for AAANZ 2014 ‘GEOCritical’ (Launceston, December 2014)

Registrations for the 2014 AAANZ conference GEOcritical, being held in Launceston, Tasmania 5-7 December with an optional day in Hobart 8 December, are now open! Registration covers the full program, including all keynote lectures, lunches, entry to all evening events and the occasional bar token as well. Registrants should read the Hobart Optional Day document before finalising their plans. To register with TryBooking follow this link: http://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=96970Early bird registration closes on 7 November 2014, so make sure to finalise your plans soon. Bookings for the postgrad masterclasses are still open – details here. A full program is available here (word doc). Keynote Speakers Jeff Malpas, Distinguished Professor, University of TasmaniaMarian Pastor Roces, Curator and Critic, PhilippinesAmanda Ravetz, Anthropologist and Artist, Manchester School of Art, UKThe conference is hosted by the Tasmanian College of the Arts (TCotA) and the School of Architecture and Design (University of Tasmania) and the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston. The program…