CALL FOR PAPERS
SEMINARS ON ART HISTORY
- The fragile pedestal-
3-4 June, 2011
Deadline: 1st of March, 2011
The call for paper is directed at European students and young researchers of contemporary art up to and not over age 35. The organizers will select 8 participants who will be invited to the seminar in Trieste (Italy).
The seminar: The purpose of the seminar is to offer European students and young researchers of contemporary art the opportunity to share their research work with a group of young scholars of different provenance and to verify work methods, with the supervision of an international team of professors.
Participation is free of charge and the expenses for travel and lodging in Trieste will be covered by the organizing committee.
Theme of the seminar: Forms of public art from World War 2 to our time: historical evolutions in monumental art; social implications, identity expectations and communicative functions in the production of site-specific art; new models of commissioned art with collective involvement.
How to participate:
The applicants are invited to send a paper from 5 to 8 pages long in English on a contemporary art topic pertaining the theme of the seminar, an introductory bibliography and an abstract of 500 words by 01/03/2011.
The text should be sent in attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a curriculum vitae et studiorum. The subject of the message should be “history of art seminars: application”.
In the text of the message the candidate has to provide: first name, last name, date and place of birth, citizenship, address of residency, e-mail address and telephone number.
Marquard Smith (University of Westminster, London, England).
Edith András (Research Institute for Art History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary).
Piotr Piotrowski (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland).
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