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Read more at: The Department would like to congratulate Dr Laura Slater on being awarded a Mid-Career Fellowship at the Paul Mellon Centre for the Studies in British Art

The Department would like to congratulate Dr Laura Slater on being awarded a Mid-Career Fellowship at the Paul Mellon Centre for the Studies in British Art

18 May 2022

For more information, see: https://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/fellowships-and-grants/awarded/spring-2022/page/1


Read more at: The Department would like to congratulate Professor Alexander Marr on being awarded a Senior Fellowship at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

The Department would like to congratulate Professor Alexander Marr on being awarded a Senior Fellowship at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

16 May 2022

For more information visit: https://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/fellowships-and-grants/awarded/spring-2022/page/1


Read more at: The Department of History of Art and the Centre for Film and Screen are delighted to announce that we have recently appointed Xin Peng and Kareem Estefan as Assistant Professors with the view to expand the study of moving image

The Department of History of Art and the Centre for Film and Screen are delighted to announce that we have recently appointed Xin Peng and Kareem Estefan as Assistant Professors with the view to expand the study of moving image

4 May 2022

Kareem Estefan and Xin Peng will be joining the Centre for Film and Screen in September 2022 and will also both make History of Art their departmental home. These appointments result from and respond to the growth of postgraduate study in Film and Screen Studies at Cambridge over the past several years. Kareem’s and Xin’s...


Read more at: Professor Deborah Howard has published a new book: 'Proto-Industrial Architecture of the Veneto in the Age of Palladio'

Professor Deborah Howard has published a new book: 'Proto-Industrial Architecture of the Veneto in the Age of Palladio'

4 April 2022

The book, published in Rome by Officina Editore (for the Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura [CISA], Vicenza), 2021), was the outcome of Professor Howard's Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship (2017-19). An exhibition called Acqua, terra, fuoco, based on the research, will open at the Palladio Museum in Vicenza in...


Read more at: The Department would like to congratulate Dr Krisztina Ilko on her new role as a Junior Research Fellow at Queens’ College

The Department would like to congratulate Dr Krisztina Ilko on her new role as a Junior Research Fellow at Queens’ College

28 March 2022

Krisztina's JRF project ‘The Pawns of History: A New Approach towards the Global Middle Ages’ will use chess to find a tangible approach to the global medieval past. For more information visit: https://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/dr-krisztina-ilko


Read more at: 5 star reviews for 'Hockney's Eye' the new David Hockney exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum

5 star reviews for 'Hockney's Eye' the new David Hockney exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum

16 March 2022

★★★★★ "This exhibition leaves you in awe of Hockney" — The Guardian ★★★★ "A blooming good show" — The Telegraph ★★★★ "Art history and scientific discovery encounter one another on equal terms" — The Times One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer...


Read more at: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

2 March 2022

The Faculty of Architecture and History of Art condemns the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine, affirms democratic Ukraine's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity, and joins with the Vice Chancellor in encouraging our community to assist through donations to support Ukrainians at this time of crisis...


Read more at: The next History of Art Masterclass is on Wednesday 13 April 2022

The next History of Art Masterclass is on Wednesday 13 April 2022

22 February 2022

The next History of Art Masterclass is on Wednesday 13 April 2022, 16:15 – 18:45 (UK time). Open to both UK & International students in Year 12 (S5 for Scotland, Year 13 for NI, or equivalent, including mature students). This Masterclass will be delivered virtually by academic staff and current students from the...


Read more at: Cambridge Visual Culture Roundtable: Cambridge collections: new global perspectives

Cambridge Visual Culture Roundtable: Cambridge collections: new global perspectives

7 February 2022

Monday 21 February, 1-3pm Gallery 3, Fitzwilliam Museum The University of Cambridge houses globally significant collections of art and material culture, yet the display and research of these collections has largely taken place within Western disciplinary and institutional frameworks. As the University’s museums seek to...


Read more at: Cambridge Visual Culture: Call for Visiting Research Fellowships in Visual Culture 2022

Cambridge Visual Culture: Call for Visiting Research Fellowships in Visual Culture 2022

31 January 2022

Cambridge Visual Culture (CVC) invites applications for a new programme of residential Visiting Research Fellowships in Visual Culture at the University of Cambridge. The programme aims to renew and catalyse the study of ‘the visual’ at Cambridge by bringing fresh voices and approaches to the University, and to extend...