Tag Archive for Conferences and Symposia

Save the Date | AAANZ 2014 Conference | December 5-8

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AAANZ Conference | 5-8 December 2014 | Tasmania The AAANZ 2014 Annual Conference will be hosted by the University of Tasmania (Tasmanian College of the Arts (TCotA, Launceston & Hobart) and the School of Architecture and Design) in partnership with the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston. The conference will focus on the intersections between architecture and art with a particular interest on how artists, architects, curators, writers and historians have and can navigate the social politics and histories of sites and landscapes. Keep an eye on AAANZ website and newsletter for more news…

Conference | Spectres of Evaluation

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The Centre for Cultural Partnerships, VCA & MCM, University of Melbourne & Footscray Community Arts Centre jointly present the conference ‘Spectres of Evaluation’, to be held on the banks of the Maribyrnong River at Footscray Community Arts Centre in Melbourne, Australia, February 6-7, 2014. About the Conference Today, the making of art is haunted by spectres of evaluation, with competing claims and judgments about the limits, uses, and value of art. This international conference examines creative and critical approaches to evaluation and value in relation to community-engaged arts practice. Taking its cue…

Conference | Baroque to Neo-Baroque: Emotion and the Seduction of the Senses

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Baroque to Neo-Baroque: Emotion and the Seduction of the Senses Both the historical baroque and the neo-baroque are increasingly serious areas of global intellectual enquiry. This conference contributes to a fuller picture of the relationship between the two phenomena and, in particular, explores the engagement of emotion in the cultural productions of the baroque and the neo-baroque. Our own interest is in applying a new methodology to the study of baroque and neo-baroque cultures, one grounded in unique sensory and spatial approaches, and themes.  The conference is being organised by Professor…

Volunteers needed for 2013 AAANZ conference

The AAANZ conference committee is calling for volunteers to help with running the 2013 AAANZ conference INTER-DISCIPLINE to be held at the VCA on December 7-9, 2013. You can see more detail about the conference here. Volunteers are a vital part of the conference and in return are offered free registration, including the keynote lectures and the conference party on Sunday 8th December. Students in the fields of Architecture, Design Art, Art History and Theory, Curatorship and/or Museum Studies are particularly encouraged to apply. Volunteering offers you an opportunity to hear about…

CFP: Between Scylla and Charybdis: European Courts and Court Residences Outside Habsburg and Valois/Bourbon Territories, 1500-1700

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Between Scylla and Charybdis: European Courts and Court Residences Outside Habsburg and Valois/Bourbon Territories, 1500-1700 Deadline:  31 October 2011 Copenhagen and Hillerød, Denmark 30 April-2 May 2012 As is well known, the rivalry between Spain‐Austria and France, or, more precisely, between the Habsburg and the Valois/Bourbon monarchies, was a factor of major importance in international court life during the 16th and 17th centuries. The age‐old quarrels between the nations involved about their seniority and precedence forced each to create distinctive characteristics, including courtly etiquette, ceremonies, and the architectural setting of court…

Symposium: Vienna 1900 – Dress rehearsal for modernity

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Symposium: Vienna 1900 – Dress rehearsal for modernity Vienna: Art & Design Speakers William M. Johnston, academic; Prof Jennifer Shaw, Pro Vice-Cancellor & Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of New England; Assoc Prof Alison Inglis, Art History, The University of Melbourne; Dr John Carmody, School of Medical Sciences, Physiology, Convenor: ‘ Medicine and Music’, University of Sydney; Dr Edwin Harari, Assoc Prof Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne; Dr Vivien Gaston, Guest Curator, NGV & Honorary Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne; Amanda Dunsmore, Curator Arts & Antiquities, NGV;…

FULL PROGRAM: David Nichol Smith Conference in Eighteenth-Century Studies, Melbourne July 4-7 2011

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David Nichol Smith Conference in Eighteenth-Century Studies Melbourne, 4-7 July 2011 The full program for the conference has now been finalised. Papers will be presented over four days from Monday 4th July to Thursday 7th July. Attendees can take out either a full four-day registration or a single day, receptions and conference dinner must be booked in addition to conference attendance. A registration form can be downloaded here David Nichol Smith conference registration 2011 (pdf). Single tickets for the keynotes held at the National Gallery of Victoria can be booked…

Conference: David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies, Melbourne July 4-8, 2011

14th Australasian David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies Melbourne 4-8 July 2011 UPDATED: Full Program now available here. Hosted by La Trobe University with international speakers from England, France, Italy, Poland, Russia, New Zealand, Turkey, and America who will present papers on a range of topics on the long Eighteenth Century. Keynote Speakers Robert Shoemaker, University of Sheffield Elena Marasinova, Moscow State University and Insitute of History, Russian Academy of Science Douglas Fordham, University of Virginia Vincent Denis, University of Paris – Sorbonne Constantine Michaelides, Washington University in St…

Call for Papers: Art Against the Wall

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Call for Papers Art Against the Wall The Courtauld Institute of Art, London Call for Papers Deadline: 15 July 2011 Conference to take place: Saturday, 19 November 2011 Art Against the Wall is the third symposium of The Courtauld’s Early Modern department. The symposium will provide an occasion for established and emerging scholars to present and discuss their research together. This one-day symposium will explore the relationship between walls and art in early modern visual culture. During the period 1550-1850 the interplay between work and wall became increasingly complex as art…

Symposium: Scoping the future of cultural enrichment through cultural materials conservation

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Symposium Scoping the future of cultural enrichment through cultural materials conservation 16th June 2011, Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, The University of Melbourne Background Understanding the conservation of material culture is framed by the values obtained from diverse and broad disciplines. Together the values identify the line of best fit to inform our understanding of a material that is uniquely constructed and aged in an array of climatic conditions. This one-day conservation symposium organised by the Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation (CCMC) includes five panels on current materials based research…

Call for Papers: Impressions of Colour: Rediscovering Colour in Early Modern Printmaking, ca 1400-1700

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Call for Papers Impressions of Colour: Rediscovering Colour in Early Modern Printmaking, ca 1400-1700 Cambridge, 8-9 December 2011 The absence of colour has been long been considered a defining characteristic of early modern printmaking. Colour printing from the hundreds of years between the invention of the printing press and 1700, when Christophe Le Blon developed the three-colour method we use today, has been thought of as rare and extraordinary. However, new research has revealed that bright inks added commercial value, didactic meaning and visual emphasis to subjects as diverse as…

Call for Papers: Renaissance Society of America 2012, Washington

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Call for Papers The Fifty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America Washington, D.C. 22-24 March 2012 The Program Committee invites submissions for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Renaissance Studies, or the era ca. 1300-1650. You need not be a member of RSA to submit a proposal, but if your paper is accepted you must become a member and register for the conference. Proposals are evaluated by the Program Committee for their scholarly contribution to an aspect of the field. Each proposed paper must include: contact information for…

Conference: Transformations in Cultural Communication, RMIT 14th – 15th April, 2011

Transformations in Cultural Communication RMIT 14th – 15th April, 2011, Melbourne The first few years of social media brought new approaches to audience engagement, emphasising knowledge sharing through open platforms. As organisations explored the potential of social media, they focused on the impact this would have on their internal practices. Today there is growing emphasis on how these seemingly democratic forms of communication can support and develop culturally diverse audiences. Transformations in Cultural Communication offers a unique opportunity to draw together leading researchers and professionals in the field of cultural communication…

Call for Papers: Sixth International Conference on the Arts in Society

Call for Papers Sixth International Conference on the Arts in Society 9-11 May 2011, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin, Germany http://www.Arts-Conference.com/ Deadline: 22 March 2011 The International Conference on the Arts in Society and the International Journal of the Arts in Society provide a scholarly platform for discussions of the arts and art practices, enabling an interdisciplinary conversation on the role of the arts in society. They are intended as a place for critical engagement, examination and experimentation of ideas that connect the arts to their contexts in…

Call for Papers: The World and World-Making in Art: Connectivities and Difference (Canberra 2011)

The World and World-Making in Art: Connectivities and Differences Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia 11-13 August 2011 Deadline: Mar 3, 2011 This international conference coincides with the Humanities Research Centre’s theme for 2011 on ‘The World and World-Making in the Humanities and the Arts’. It complements two further HRC conferences in 2011 on World Literature and World History. The conference will explore a number of key issues in art discourses today and also address a central concern of the HRC’s theme in invoking the idea of world-making beyond cultural divides and instead, speaking ‘to…