Awards and achievements from our brilliant team of staff, students and alumni in the History of Art department.
Congratulations to our 2023 undergraduate and postgraduate prize winners!
The department congratulates all our fantastic students for their hard work in the 22/23 academic year with special mention to our prize winners.
UCL History of Art celebrates four Leverhulme Fellowship successes
Congratulations to Kimberly Schreiber, Moran Sheleg, Marta Zboralska and Chloë Julius who have been accepted onto the prestigious fellowship scheme for early career researchers.
Dr Jess Bailey wins a Student Choice Award!
We are thrilled to announce that Dr Jess Bailey has received a Student Choice Award for Excellent Personal Tutoring.
Dr Stephanie Schwartz awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship
Stephanie Schwartz has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship to complete ‘The Native and the National: Fascism and Film in the Era of the Deal’, a study of the work of the anti-fascist collective Frontier Films.
Dr Aparna Kumar Awarded 2023 Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowship
Kumar has been recognised as one of ten outstanding early-career art historians from around the world whose innovative scholarship stands to make substantial and original contributions to the understanding of art and its history. The fellowship includes a $60,000 stipend and an additional $5,000 for travel and research.
UCL History of Art alumni named on Forbes 30 Under 30
Congratulations to our two UCL History of Art alumni entrepreneurs, Sneha Shah, founder of Curaty, and Roisin Tapponi, founder of Shasha Movies, for being recognised as 2023 Forbes 30 Under 30s.
Dr Gabriella Nugent, who completed her PhD in 2020, awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship
Congratulations to UCL History of Art Alumna Gabriella Nugent, who has been awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at the University of East Anglia for her project "Making and Unmaking: Contemporary African Artists and the Medium of Sculpture".
HoA Alumnus Levi Prombaum awarded 2021 Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art
Huge congratulations to Levi Prombaum, who was awarded his PhD from UCL History of Art in 2019, and has just been awarded a 2021 Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art.
Dr Jacopo Gnisci awarded AHRC-DFG grant for new research project
Congratulations to Dr Jacopo Gnisci who has been awarded an AHRC-DFG grant of roughly €700,000 for the project 'Demarginalizing medieval Africa: Images, texts, and identity in early Solomonic Ethiopia (1270-1527)'
Former UCL HoA Erasmus student Karolina Wilczyńska wins prestigious Fulbright Fellowship
Wilczyńska's Fulbright grant focuses on Mierle Laderman Ukeles’s activity which is considered in terms of the broadly understood relation between art, neoliberalism and the choreography of bodies. Karolina is interested in the co-dependency and interactions between the urban space of New York City and citizens and workers choreography of everyday as well as a concept of waste and garbage in capitalism and the artist’s rethinking of the very idea of a maintenance that links everything together.