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The Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies was established in 1990 and it has grown steadily in staff and student numbers since then. Teaching takes place in the Barber Institute. This houses an excellent and representative collection of post-medieval European art. The Department is recognised internationally for both its high level of student satisfaction and the quality of its research output.
Posted 23 May 2019
The networking event brings together MFL teachers from local schools, ITE providers, PGDipEd students and academics to share good practice in language teaching and learning across Secondary level and Higher Education.
Posted 15 May 2019
The Global Southern Epistemologies Workshop funded by The British Academy and The Global Research Challenges Fund, held a workshop in December at English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India.
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We are proud to offer throughout the academic year a series of events and research seminars closely tied to the department academic work.
The Golovine is the official Blog for the Department and takes its name from one of the most popular artworks in the collection of The Barber Institute of Fine Arts: Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun’s c.1797 Portrait of Countess Golovine.
The official Facebook page for the Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies at the University of Birmingham.
Our Barber Institute of Fine Art offers students a first-rate learning environment