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History of Art seminars and events

Mon
31
May

York Summer Theory Institute: Postponed to Spring 2022

York Summer Theory Institute will resume in spring 2022

Fri
4
Jun

Garment Stories and Sustainability: Past, Present and Future

An interdisciplinary symposium convened by Abigail Jubb and Dr Cordula Van Wyhe, with the assistance of Emily Yates, Rosalind Seabrook and Milly Ames and supported by York Art History Collaborations.

Tue
8
Jun

Iconoclasms and 'the urgency of now'

Richard will be arguing that thinking about public sculptures as signs involved in coding spaces can help us to explore how and why such objects become contested at different times and to differing degrees.

Thu
17
Jun

Defining a transnational colonial picturesque? - Ireland, Jamaica and Saint Domingue (Haiti)

This lecture is the Annual Stephen Copley Lecture hosted by the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies.

Tue
6
Jul

Worlds of Faith: Sculpture and Faith at St Paul's Cathedral, c.1796-1916

The Pantheons project's first conference, concerned with the intersections of sculpture and world religions at the cathedral c. 1796 - 1916

Mon
26
Jul

The Matter of Silver: Substance, Surface, Shimmer, Trauma

How and why did silver, more widespread than gold, extracted by force from the Andes, marked by trauma, become par excellence marker of and substance of social, political and spiritual refinement in Europe?