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Lecture | The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge: a case study in the evolution of the art museum – Duncan Robinson

March 11, 2014
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The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge: a case study in the evolution of the art museum Dean’s Lecture | Duncan Robinson The Fitzwilliam Museum was founded in 1816 by the bequest made to the University of Cambridge by a wealthy alumnus, Richard Viscount Fitzwilliam. In this lecture, Duncan Robinson traces its development, reflected in its architecture, from...
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Call for Papers | 39th Annual Association of Art Historians Conference, Reading 2013

June 21, 2012
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39th Annual AAH Conference  University of Reading, 11 - 13 April 2013 AAH2013 will represent the interests of an expansive art-historical community by covering all branches of its discipline/s and the range of its visual cultures. Academic sessions will reflect a broad chronological range, as well as a wide geographical one. We will address topics of methodological, historiographical, and interdisciplinary interest...
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Job | Lecturer in Art History 1450 to 1800

May 22, 2012
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Lecturer in Art History 1450 to 1800 Art History and Visual Studies, University of Manchester Closing date : 20/06/2012 Reference : HUM-01188 Salary : £32,801 to £45,486 Employment type : Permanent Applications are invited for a lectureship in Art History in the period 1450 to 1800. A specialism in any area of European art,...
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Call for Papers | Seventh International Conference on the Arts in Society, Liverpool July 2012

April 16, 2012
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Seventh International Conference on the Arts in Society Deadline – 22nd May 2012 The 2012 Conference will be held at the Art and Design Academy, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK from 23-25 July 2012. Plenary speakers include: Dr Beatriz García who is Head of Research at the Institute of Cultural Capital, a collaboration between the...
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Exhibition Review | Guercino: A Passion for Drawing – The Collections of Sir Denis Mahon and the Ashmolean Museum by David Packwood

April 3, 2012
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Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino (1591 - 1666) An old bearded man, probably St Jerome, seated on the ground at the foot of a tree, turning the leaves of a large volume, c.1622 - 1624. Image via Ashmolean Museum website.

Guercino: A Passion for Drawing – The Collections of Sir Denis Mahon and the Ashmolean Museum Ashmoleon Museum, Oxford, 11th February 2012 to 15th April 2012 Reviewed by David Packwood Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, better known as Guercino (1591-1666) because of his squint, was one of the most prolific draughtsmen of the seicento. Many of his...
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Fellowship | Howard and Roberta Ahmanson Fellow in Art and Religion at the National Gallery in London

February 16, 2012
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Howard and Roberta Ahmanson Fellow in Art and Religion Closing date: 22 February 2012 The Gallery wishes to appoint the first Howard and Roberta Ahmanson Fellow in Art and Religion. This is a new role with responsibility for developing one of the National Gallery`s key research themes. You will hold a relevant doctorate or be...
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Call for Papers: Revisiting the Cloister

February 8, 2012
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Revisiting the Cloister: Monastery and Convent Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Britain London, October 6, 2012 Deadline: Feb 29, 2012 Victorian convent and monastic buildings embodied diverse theological, social, cultural and gender discourses within nineteenth-century Britain, yet these structures have received limited academic attention. On Saturday 6 October 2012 in London, The Victorian Society will host a wide-ranging symposium to explore...
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Funding: The Henry Moore Foundation Research Fellow

January 11, 2012
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The Henry Moore Foundation Research Fellow Tate Research Department, Millbank, London Salary: £27,150 – £29,500 per annum, depending on the candidate’s skills and experience Hours: Full time Contract Type: Fixed term for two years. The Research Department at Tate aims to develop the museum’s research potential, and in-depth research into the collection plays a key...
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Mellon/Newton Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at the University of Cambridge

January 9, 2012
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Mellon/Newton Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Applications are invited for two 2-year interdisciplinary Post-doctoral Research Fellowships starting in October 2012 and based at CRASSH. The programme, funded jointly by the Mellon Foundation and the Isaac Newton Trust, is aimed at researchers working in any field of the arts, social sciences or humanities. The fellowships will enable...
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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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