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Art and Ideas on the Move, 1400-1600 | The Annual Renaissance Postgraduate Symposium

Call for papers - Applicants are invited to investigate the theme of artistic, visual and cultural mobility in the period 1400 to 1600 in the ‘European’ context.

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The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize

The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize seeks to discover talented young writers on contemporary art, with the winner receiving £1,000 and the opportunity to publish a review of a contemporary art exhibition in The Burlington Magazine.

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‘Risk Anything!’: Modernist Women between Centre and Periphery

Call for papers - A symposium presented by the Australasian Modernist Studies Network, Friday 6 April 2018, University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia.

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Painting Conference | “Wet Paint: interactions between water and paintings” | Edinburgh 2018

Call for papers - This one-day conference will look at the ways in which water and paintings can interact, and their implications for the conservator. The Institute of Conservation (Icon) welcome papers that address new research or report case studies of treatments.

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British Art and the Global

Call for papers - This conference, sponsored by the Center for British Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, will explore how art history today can shed light on the history of Britain’s interaction with other countries and cultures. 

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Stedelijk Studies | Lose Yourself! On Labyrinthine Exhibitions as Curatorial Model

For this themed issue of Stedelijk Studies, the editors have invited several authors, who spoke at the conference, to submit a written contribution. The issue has room for 4 additional essays. The editors particularly look forward to receiving abstracts on the topic of the labyrinthine model from a global perspective.

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Daguerreian Society 2017-2018 Call for Papers | $2000 in Awards for Writers

The Daguerreian Society invites authors to submit original papers that address and advance the understanding and appreciation of 19th century photography. Possible topics include the art, history, social impact, and practice of the daguerreotype and other photographic processes of this period.

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Worlding Art History: Negotiating the Global and the Local

Call for papers - Worlding Art History: Negotiating the Global and the Local, The Courtauld Institute of Art’s Modern and Contemporary Postgraduate Colloquium.

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Pictures of War: The Still Image in Conflict since 1945

Call for papers - Pictures of War: The Still Image in Conflict since 1945 Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University. Submission deadline: January 12, 2018

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Material Practices of Visual History

Call for papers - Material Practices of Visual History Conference, submission deadline: 5 January 2018

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Association for Art History Dissertation Prize 2017

Dissertation Prize for undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations in art history or visual culture.

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British Library Doctoral Open Days 2017/18

The British Library is  running a series of Open Days for Doctoral Students, taking place in December 2017 as well as January and February 2018.

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Message from our CEO as he bids farewell to the Association for Art History

It is with sadness that I let you know that I am leaving the Association for Art History. I do so in the knowledge that the organisation is in a strong position to champion art history, and to bring us all together to share knowledge, inspire views and advance research. I am leaving at the […]

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IMAGOPAPAE international conference | Museum of Boverie and University of Liège

Call for papers - This multidisciplinary conference will be dedicated to the figure of the Pope, analyzed between past and present, and will be held in Liège, at “La Boverie” Museum, from the 20th to 22nd of June 2018.

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Practices, Circulation and Legacies: Photographic Histories and Central and Eastern Europe

Call for Papers for an international conference aiming to develop and promote interdisciplinary studies about photography and its histories in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Bad Reception: Negative Reactions to Italian Renaissance Art | International workshop

Call for papers - Advanced students currently enrolled in a Doctoral program are invited to submit a paper to be presented at "Bad Reception: Negative Reactions to Italian Renaissance Art" This international workshop will be held 15-16 November 2018 at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence

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Henry Moore Foundation Insight Days | Funding

Free event for arts sector professionals, giving insights into Henry Moore Grants, Henry Moore Collections and the range of opportunities at our Hertfordshire and Leeds venues.

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In Pursuit of Luxury Conference 2018

Call for Papers - This year's In Pursuit of Luxury conference revolves around luxury, sustainability and waste

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Opportunity for funding | Henry Moore Foundation Grants

Funding available for exhibitions, commissions, public collections, fellowships and research that expands the appreciation of sculpture across historical, modern and/or contemporary registers.

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TRACES Journal | Year 2

Call for Papers - TRACES invites scholars, researchers, artists, educators, to submit critical reflections on the theme of “Europe, Heritages in/from the margins”

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