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Cambridge Art History Research Seminars Michaelmas Term 2017

A collaboration between the Department of History of Art, Fitzwilliam Museum and Kettle's Yard

Every Wednesday at 5:00pm

Lecture Room 2, Department of History of Art

Convener: Professor Caroline van Eck

Sponsored by the University of Cambridge, Department of History of Art

This year's research seminar will look at the position art history in Cambridge occupies within the entire field of disciplines that study images and artefacts. It will introduce the work of Junior Research Fellows and other colleagues who have recently joined the Department, but also presents the work of persons outside Cambridge, and in adjacent fields where new perspectives are developed on key issues in art history.

18 October

Dr Nicky Kozicharow (Early Career Research Fellow, Trinity Hall), Visual Culture and the Construction of Russian Émigré Identity.


25 October

Dr Aline Guillermet (Junior Research Fellow, King's College), The Place of Painting in French Computer Art.


8 November

Dr Elsje van Kessel (St Andrew's), Eating with Paintings in Titian's Venice - And Why it



15 November           

Dr Claudia Tobin (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Dept of English, Cambridge), What can six apples not be?’: Cézanne, Still Life, and Modern Writers.


22 November           

Dr Amy Tobin (Dept of Art History, Cambridge), Candace Hill, In and Out of Harlem 1978–1981.


29 November      

Prof. Suzanne Kuechler (Dept of Anthropology, UCL), Relational Immanence and Claude Levi-Strauss's Canonical Formula: Its Methodological Challenge and Theoretical Implication for the Study of Style.


6 December             

Dr Johannes von Müller (Warburg Institute), Theory without Words. Images Conceptualising Politics, and Dr Philipp Ekardt (Warburg Institute), Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Formalist; and the Poses of Lady Hamilton.



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