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Meet the team

Meet the team
Description
Meet the team behind the successful Art History research blog, The Golovine.
Date:
14/02/2014

The Vienna School of Art History: Empire and the Politics of Scholarship, 1847-1918

The Vienna School of Art History: Empire and the Politics of Scholarship, 1847-1918
Description
Matthew Rampley has recently published his book with Penn State University Press.
Date:
05/02/2014

Museums and the Construction of Identities

Museums and the Construction of Identities
Description
Matthew Rampley will be giving the annual Busch-Reisinger Museum lecture at the University of Harvard on 26 February.
Date:
05/02/2014

Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner

Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner
Description
Dr James Hamilton has curated a new exhibition at the Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate.
Date:
29/01/2014

Speed workshop: round 2

Speed workshop: round 2
Description
First year student Callum Davidson gives his impressions on the second History of Art speed workshop at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.
Date:
16/01/2014

Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Description
410 PhD studentships available for a 9 January 2014 deadline.
Date:
17/12/2013

Speed workshop

Speed workshop
Description
The Barber Association and the Department of Art History, Film and Visual Studies have organised a speed workshop, inviting people to spend 10 minutes with five different works in the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.
Date:
12/12/2013

Undergraduate students interviews David Hemsoll about his new book

Undergraduate students interviews David Hemsoll about his new book
Description
Emily Martin and Callum Davidson have chatted to David Hemsoll about his new book: 'The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo, Renaissance and Later Architecture and Ornament'.
Date:
03/12/2013

Art History careers afternoon

Art History careers afternoon
Description
Current History of Art student, Holly Wain, tells us a bit about what she learned.
Date:
28/11/2013

Boccace et la France

Boccace et la France
Description
Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange is giving a paper at the conference 'Boccace et la France', 24-26 October in Paris.
Date:
07/11/2013
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Posted 06 July 2016

Suggested reading for new undergraduates

These books offer introductions to periods and concepts in the History of Art. They also offer introductions to theories about art and its history and introductions to key art-historical methodologies. We hope you find them interesting and helpful.

Posted 10 June 2016

World-class gallery for History of Art students

The Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies provides a prestigious learning environment in the Barber Institute of Fine Arts to ensure a first-rate student experience.

Posted 16 March 2016

Terra Summer Residency Fellowship

Sara Tarter, Doctoral Researcher in History of Art, has been award a fellowship that will take her to Giverny, France from 6 June to 5 August.

Posted 11 March 2016

Hear from our alumni

We interviewed History of Art alumni during a career event. They talk about their time at Birmingham and their career since leaving university.

Posted 28 January 2016

Call for papers

The medium and the message: re-evaluating form and meaning in European architecture c. 1400-1950, a two-day conference at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.

Posted 29 June 2015

History of Art at Birmingham

Dr Francesca Berry delivered the overview of history of art at the 2015 undergraduate open day.