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2020 seminars and events

Previous events

The Medium and Genre of the Codex of Georgios Klontzas

Wednesday 25 November 2020

Part of the History of Art research seminar series, in collaboration with the Centre for Medieval Literature

Portable Portraits: An Online Workshop

Wednesday 11 November 2020

Portable Portraits aims to explore the moveability and transference of portrait images, whether through quotation of previous works in new creations or the physical creation of objects as designed to be portable.

Reading the Passions

Wednesday 4 November 2020

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Composite Formations: Sigmund Freud’s Picture of Rome

Wednesday 21 October 2020

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar Series

Music and the Arts of Industry in Victorian Britain

Wednesday 7 October 2020

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar Series

Rethinking Nineteenth-Century Mosaics

Thursday 16 July 2020

A series of short papers on European mosaic production in the long nineteenth century.

Pantheons: Sculpture and Faith at St Paul's Cathedral, c.1795-1914

Tuesday 14 July 2020

Pantheons is a major three-year project, exploring the sculpture at St Paul's across the long nineteenth century.

The Patrons of the Percy Psalter-Hours

Tuesday 9 June 2020

The Centre for Medieval Studies and the History of Art Department’s Medieval Art and Medievalisms Research School are holding this online summer research seminar about a manuscript which was recently acquired by the British Library and has a York connection.

Psychoanalysis and Art History: CANCELLED

Monday 1 June 2020

York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Important New Acquisition by York Art Gallery Revealed: POSTPONED

Wednesday 20 May 2020

Robert Upstone, formerly Senior Curator at Tate Britain, and external advisor to the project, will give a lecture to mark the occasion of the unveiling of this new acquisition of a work by a major 20th-century British artist.

A Commemoration of Sharon Cather - CANCELLED

Thursday 16 April 2020

Conference hosted by the History of Art department

Art + Anthropocene: Culture, Climate and Our Changing Planet: POSTPONED

Thursday 26 March 2020

Art and Environment interdisciplinary conference at the University of York

Reflecting/Reflected Modernity: POSTPONED

Friday 20 March 2020

This conference is gratefully mentored by Prof. Michael White, the head of the Department of History of Art, and generously funded by the Humanities Research Centre (HRC) in the University of York.

PhD Conference 2020: (De)Constructing Embodiments

Friday 13 March 2020

This conference will explore the implications of embodiment to the discipline of Art History..

Threshold, Boundary, and Crossover in Fantasy

Thursday 12 March 2020

Organised by the University of York Fantasy Discussion Group

Wren, beauty, and Trinity College Library

Monday 9 March 2020

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar series

Stained Glass Conservation in Context: The Bigger Picture

Saturday 29 February 2020

A day of talks bringing together experts and researchers.

Censorship, Social Control, and the Nude in 19th century Britain vs. the United States

Thursday 27 February 2020

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar series

Institute of Art and Law Study Forum

Saturday 22 February 2020

An opportunity to hear about some of the fascinating issues and recent developments in the art and cultural heritage law field.

From the looms of Yazd and Isfahan: Persian carpets and textiles in Portugal

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Hosted by the Islamic Art Circle

The Shanghai Dandy

Monday 10 February 2020

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar Series.

The Legacy of al-Andalus: Craftsmanship and architectural fragments from Islamic Spain

Thursday 30 January 2020

Hosted by the Islamic Art Circle and the History of Art department.

Research at Tate Modern

Monday 27 January 2020

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar series. Hosted in collaboration with the HRC.

'Queen of the Needle': Miss Linwood and her Embroidered Pictures

Tuesday 21 January 2020

CECS Postgraduate Forum

Riley in Cairo: British art and Egypt in the 1980s

Monday 13 January 2020

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar series