Jiyi Ryu

Graduate teaching assistant

Jiyi has completed a PhD in History of Art at the University of York. The thesis, entitled “Visualising and Experiencing the British Imperial World: The British Empire Exhibition atWembley (1924/25)” was supervised by Professor Jason Edwards, and focused on the British Empire Exhibition, the first example of intra empire exhibitions during the interwar period; apreviously ignored, but highly important exhibition in the fields of British art history,imperial history and interdisciplinary international exhibition studies. Her doctoral projectwas funded by the University of York, the Korean Government and the Kim Hee-Kyung Foundation for European Humanities. Her wider research interests include Empire Marketing Board posters (1926-33), Liberty’s London shop, great exhibitions, and the historiography of postcolonial art history as well as British art and empire studies. She has a BA and an MA in History of Art from Seoul National University and an MA in Material & Visual Culture from University College London.

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Jiyi Ryu
Graduate teaching assistant
History of Art department