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Department of History of Art


The MaCA Seminar meets every other week during full term at 5pm, hosting a range of speakers including scholars, artists and curators. For the academic year 2020/21 meetings will take place remotely. Please book to attend each session via our website. 


Easter Term 2021:


Monday 3 May 2021
Politics of Modern Middle Eastern Art
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi (Boston College/SciencesPo, Paris)
Sponsored by GHI


Monday 31 May 2021
‘April is the cruellest month’
Michael Rakovitz (Northwestern University)


Monday 7 June 2021
Empire Timber - Materiality and Coloniality in Interwar Design Culture
Dr Neal Shasore (University of Oxford)


Convenors of the Cambridge Modern and Contemporary Art Seminar Series 2020/21 are Dr Amy Tobin ( and Dr Mary-Ann Middelkoop (