Transculturations and Transactions: from ‘curios’ to ‘specimens’, Colonialism, Empire and the role of the art market in the development of the collections of Henry S. Wellcome, 1880-1940 Applications are invited from prospective PhD candidates for a collaborative doctoral award, based in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies. This PhD studentship…
A collaborative research project looking at how the National Science and Media Museum can be locally rooted and open, engaged and collaborative has concluded with the launch of an exciting new publication.
We invite chapter proposals from artists, academics and heritage/museum practitioners that engage critically with the intersection of heritage and creative practice. Through this handbook we are seeking to provide a rich and comprehensive study of ways in which heritage and creative practice intersect, in research and in practice, in a transnational context. Routledge International Handbooks…
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has awarded £246,000 to alumna Dr Jade French to innovate new methods to support the professional development of learning disabled artists and curators.
Stuart Bowes talks about his first few months as a Postgraduate Researcher in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies.
A new online exhibition observes how government and public health bodies have reacted to vaccine resistance over time and how the language they have used to persuade the public has changed from the creation of the first vaccine in the 1790s to the present day.
Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world’s population has responded by wearing face masks in an attempt to minimise the transmission of the virus. For the vast majority of people, the mask has become a staple of their everyday life.
A new Sadler Seminar Series considers the challenges and opportunities presented by lockdown/post-lockdown for curation and exhibition of visual art, both in the UK and abroad.
Dr Helen Graham introduces the exhibitions curated by this year’s MA students as part of their Interpretations module.
Visiting Research Fellow Dr Jade French has published a monograph with Arc Humanities Press.