History of Art


Research Seminar 2018-19

2019 Spring Term

Thursday 10 JanuaryMarina Rovelli (UCL HoA)Displaying the treasure at the Sforza court (upgrade seminar)
Thursday 17 JanuaryGillian Perry (Professor Emerita, Open University)Floating (and Disappearing) Islands in Contemporary Art
Thursday 24 JanuaryInigo Thomas (independent writer)Who was Tomàs Harris?
Thursday 7 FebruaryTim Ingold (Professor Emeritus, University of Aberdeen)In the Gathering Shadows of Material Things
Thursday 28 FebruaryMarsha Meskimmon (Loughborough University)Post-Truth, Compelling Fiction: On Transnational Feminist Politics, Knowledge Claims and Contemporary Art
Thursday 7 MarchTania Sheikhan (UCL HoA)Legitimacy and Political Appeasement: The Revolutionary Fashions of Marie Antoinette, 1789-1793 (upgrade seminar)
Thursday 14 MarchBen Campkin (The Bartlett)Centre in pieces: the London Lesbian and Gay Centre, 1983-1992

2018 Autumn Term

Thursday 4 OctoberT'ai Smith
University of British Columbia

Fashion in the Age of Graphic Exchangeability

Thursday 1 NovemberMarta Ajmar (V&A Research Institute)Material Mimesis and Artisanal Knowledge in Renaissance Italy
Thursday 29 NovemberStephanie O'Rourke (University of St Andrews)

Staring Into the Abyss of Time

Thursday 6 DecemberFrancesco Ventrella (University of Sussex)Morelli's Magdalen and the Sexual Politics of Reading