Graduate Research Seminars, University of Cambridge. Theme: Global Art

Graduate Research Seminars, University of Cambridge. Theme: Global Art

Graduate Research Seminars at the department of History of Art, University of Cambridge.

Theme: Global Art. Two presentations in particular will be of interest to photography scholars. 

13th October: Prof. Partha Mitter, emeritus professor, University of Sussex: ‘The Triumph of Modernism: India’s artists and the avant-garde (c.1922-1940s)’ 

20th October: Dr Julian Stallabrass, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London: ‘The Fracturing of globalisation’
The seminar will take place in Lecture Room 2

27th October: Dr Simon Baker, Tate Modern, London: ’Ruins: the ruin of ruins: photography, devastation and the aftermath of the Great War’. Respondent: Olga Smith

3rd November: Prof. Jean Michel Massing, University of Cambridge: ’From Marco Polo to Manuel I of Portugal: the image of the African coast in the early sixteenth century’

10th November: Zahia Rahmani, Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris:‘The Anthropological turn in contemporary art in the age of globalisation’

17th November: Tessa Jackson, Institute of International Visual Arts (INIVA), London: ‘Globalisation and Diversity – a Curatorial View’ 

24th November: Prof. Hans Belting, Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe:‘On Contemporaneity in the global art production’. The seminar will take place in Lecture Room 2

1st December: Dr Sarah Wilson, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London: ‘Global Conceptualism? The conceptual challenge’ 

Lectures are free and open to the public. The seminars will take place every Wednesday at 5pm at 4a Trumpington Street.  

For additional information please contact series convenor, Devika Singh on ds328@cam.ac.uk

http://www.hoart.cam.ac.uk/HistoryOfArt/NewsItem.aspx?p=24&ix=238&pid=1413&prcid=4&ppid=1413

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