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News from the Department of History of Art

Call for Papers: Monuments in Conversation Westminster Abbey in the 18th Century

Posted on Tuesday 27 February 2024

We are pleased to announce that "Monuments in Conversation: Westminster Abbey in the Eighteenth Century" will be the first event held in the newly renovated conference facilities at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. 

Book prize for Prof Kate Giles

Posted on Wednesday 17 January 2024

We are delighted to share that Prof Kate Giles has been awarded a Historians of British Art Book Prize!

Islamic Art Exhibition Now Open

Posted on Wednesday 20 December 2023

An exhibition of Islamic art spanning one thousand years is now on display at the University’s Borthwick Centre for Archives in the University's library.

New book edited by Helen Hills

Posted on Tuesday 19 December 2023

Helen Hills', Professor Emerita, has just published Silver : Transformational Matter, with the British Academy and Oxford University Press.

Launch of New Journal of Islamic Art

Posted on Tuesday 12 December 2023

We are delighted to invite submissions to our new Journal of Islamic Art and Architecture!

History of Art Graduate Teaching Assistant Recruitment

Posted on Thursday 30 November 2023

The History of Art Department are recruiting for Graduate Teaching Assistants for the 2024/5 academic year.

Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities 2024/25

Posted on Monday 13 November 2023

With generous funding from the Wolfson Foundation, the Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships fund doctoral research in three areas: History, Literature and Languages.

2024 WRoCAH AHRC Open Competition Studentships

Posted on Monday 13 November 2023

The WRoCAH competition for PhD studentships starting in October 2024 is now open!

History of Art's Marcus Milwright and co-editor Evanthia Baboula win book award

Posted on Thursday 26 October 2023

History of Art's Marcus Milwright and co-editor Evanthia Baboula's book Made for the Eye of One Who Sees, Canadian Contributions to the Study of Islamic Art and Archaeology has been awarded the Inaugural University Art Association of Canada (UAAC-AAUC) book award for best edited collection.

Pamela Enyonu’s @syokereart residence for the @artrightstruth project came to an end this week!

Posted on Thursday 26 October 2023

We enjoyed having her around and were impressed by the range of works she produced during her stay: some of them were participatory, and others used a material close to her heart, paper (including paper towels and napkins from our Campus Kitchen Services and local pubs!).

Call for Papers: Production, Transmission & Interpretation

Posted on Wednesday 18 October 2023

An interdisciplinary conference on Islamic Art, Architecture, History and Archaeology on 14th and 15th March, 2024

Busan Biennale 2024 announces co-artistic directors

Posted on Monday 16 October 2023

Congratulations go to Philippe Pirotte and Vera Mey from the History of Art department, as they have been selected as co-artistic directors of Busan Biennale 2024.

First artist in residence for Art Rights Truth research project

Posted on Monday 16 October 2023

The History of Art Department is delighted to welcome Ugandan artist Pamela Enyonu as the current artist-in-residence for the Art Rights Truth Project, on which our colleague Dr. Ana Bilbao is co-investigator.

History of art at York ranks 6th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024

Posted on Tuesday 19 September 2023

The Department of History of Art has placed 6th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 for the subject of history of art, architecture and design. The ranking recognises the quality of our courses, and the experiences and opportunities we provide to our students.

History of Art at York ranks 10th in Guardian University Guide 2024

Posted on Thursday 14 September 2023

The Department of History of Art has placed 10th in the Guardian University Guide 2024 for the subject of History of Art. The ranking recognises the quality of our courses, and the experiences and opportunities they provide to our students.

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