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Jul 8

Workshop: Dwelling on the everyday: Architecture, Ghosts, Ellipses

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 13:30 to 17:30, Friday, July 29, 2022 - 13:30 to 17:30

Online

The two international interdisciplinary workshops that examine dwellings and the ways in which the past resonates in and through them.

Jul 29

Workshop: Dwelling on the everyday: Architecture, Ghosts, Ellipses

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 13:30 to 17:30, Friday, July 29, 2022 - 13:30 to 17:30

Online

The two international interdisciplinary workshops that examine dwellings and the ways in which the past resonates in and through them.


Previous Events

‘Art and Climate Change’ at the Glasgow Science Festival

11th June 2022 to 12th June 2022

Find out what happens when two OU art historians join forces with an environmental filmmaker to tell a new kind of history of climate change. 

Art in Theory: the West in the World - Book Launch

13th May 2022

We invite you to celebrate with us the publication of the fourth and final volume of the renowned series of Art in Theory anthologies.

Arts-based Methodologies for Global Challenges Workshop

11th March 2022

This workshop invites contributions around new teaching and research methodologies which can aid expressive and reflective engagement with contemporary global challenges exacerbated by the climate crisis. CFP is open.

Enchanted Trees: A Colloquium with Dr Adam Stout

10th December 2021

Dr Adam Stout will talk about his latest book, Glastonbury Holy Thorn: Story of a Legend (2020), and engage in an interdisciplinary dialogue on ‘Enchanted Trees’ with Dr Jessica Hughes, Dr Marion Bowman, Dr Robert J. Wallis and Dr Maria Nita at The Open University.

Ritualised Departures: Is a Departure an Arrival somewhere else?

28th July 2021

Dr Maria Nita, alongside Dr Elaine Kasket and artist Yara El-Sherbini (Arrivals + Departures will talk about the growing use of social media platforms as memorial sites, with bereaved family and friends using the internet as a platform for grief and communication with the deceased.

Live Panel Session at IF: MK International Festival - Encountering Urban Wildlife

26th July 2021

This live virtual panel reflects on our relationships with wildlife in cities in response to Marco Barotti’s Woodpeckers that are installed in public spaces around Milton Keynes during the IF Festival 2021. The panel opens up conversation between environmentally engaged academics, educators, activists, birders, and the public.

Spaces and Places Conference 2020: Courtly Encounters

23rd March 2020 to 24th March 2020

In 2020, The Open University’s interdisciplinary Spaces and Places conference will address the theme of ‘Courtly Encounters’ by exploring instances of cultural exchange that shaped the day-to-day and extraordinary experiences of court life. CFP is open.

Teaching Global Art History: Challenges and Debates

15th October 2019

The Open University will be hosting an afternoon event in London for teachers and museum educators on the challenges and opportunities of teaching Art History from a global perspective.

The National Gallery lunchtime talk - A Muse (Calliope?)

31st October 2018

Join Art History Academic Leah Clark at one of The National Gallery's lunchtime talks to uncover the mysteries of Cosimo Tura's painting.

Art History Academic Leah Clark's Book Launch

25th October 2018

Art History Academic Leah Clark's book Collecting Art in the Italian Renaissance Court: Objects and Exchanges is now published in the UK, with the North American publication soon to follow. You’re invited to her book launch. Please register by 15 October 2018.

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