Category Archives: Conferences

Call for proposals: Art and Science in the Early Modern Low Countries @Rijksmuseum and Trippenhuis

‘Art and Science in the Early Modern Low Countries’  Amsterdam, 17-18 September 2015; submit proposals by 15 April 2015 CALL FOR PROPOSALS Anticipating plans for a future exhibition on Art and Science in the Early Modern Low Countries (ca 1550-1730), … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Modern Scientific Observing Depicting Disseminating @ Graz

Observing – Depicting – Disseminating
The Scientific Perspective in the Modern Period Symposium: 7-9 May 2015; Sign up by 1 February 2015 Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the interdisciplinary Centre for the History of Science at the University of Graz is organising … Continue reading

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Ad vivum? call for papers @ Courtauld

AD VIVUM? ** Friday 21 and Saturday 22 November 2014** (please note revised dates) Organised by Professor Joanna Woodall and Dr Thomas Balfe. The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN CALL FOR PAPERS The term ad … Continue reading

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Workshop at Southampton: Looking at Images 21 May & 19 June

Posted on behalf of the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton We would like to invite postgraduate and early career researchers to take part in an AHRC-funded project: Looking at Images: A Researcher’s Guide. Two workshops are scheduled for … Continue reading

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Coping with Copia in Art and Science (2015) call for papers

Coping with Copia:  Epistemological Excess in Early Modern Art and Science Call for papers for a conference in Montreal, May 14-16, 2015 Fabian Krämer (History of Science, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany)  and Itay Sapir (Art History, Université du Québec à Montréal, … Continue reading

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Early Modern Ephemerality and Durability Conference

On 24/25 May, several of our network members are speaking at the following meeting; do come along if you can! Ephemerality and Durability in early modern Visual and Material Culture at CRASSH, University of Cambridge Further details at: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/2408/programme/ 24 … Continue reading

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CfP Translation and Circulation of Knowledge

This conference would be of interest in its own right, but do note one of the highlighted topics: the practice of translating texts and images.  Conference website at: http://warburg.sas.ac.uk/events/colloquia/translation/ CfP deadline 28/02/13: Translation and the Circulation of Knowledge in Early … Continue reading

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Curiously Drawn report

– by Jill H. Casid, Professor of Visual Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, jhcasid@wisc.edu I would like to follow up my comments at the event itself to put in writing what I found most productive and provocative about the phrasing of … Continue reading

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Joshua Reynolds and the material aspects of painting

How sad it is! I shall grow old, and horrid, and dreadful.  But this picture will remain always young. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray I guess most of us attending Matthew Hunter’s talk at the Curiously Drawn conference … Continue reading

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Sketching ‘Curiously Drawn’ for BSHS Viewpoint

I had a wonderful time at the ‘Curiously Drawn’ conference at the Royal Society, which dealt with an aspect of the history of science and technology with which I’ve only engaged occasionally in the course of my own mainly socio-economic, … Continue reading

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