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Kate Cowcher contributes to 'Soviet supersystems and American frontiers: African art histories amidst the Cold War' for The Art Bulletin

This article examines the development of histories of African art through the Cold War, exploring the parallel, divergent approaches and methodologies pursued by scholars in the USSR and the US.

20 August 2019

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Join us Wednesday 18th September for our first autumn talk in the Art History Lecture Series: "Crying Laocoon"

Genevieve Warwick (University of Edinburgh, History of Art) will give a talk entitled “Crying Laocoon” at 4.15pm, School V.

17 September 2019

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Scottish Funding Council providing full tuition for 7 students on a part-time MLitt Museum and Gallery Studies

The School of Art History has seven scholarships for full tuition available for students applying for the part time MLitt Museum and Gallery Studies course

7 August 2019

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Stephanie O'Rourke publishes ‘Histories of the Self: Anne-Louis Girodet and the Trioson Portrait Series’

Dr Stephanie O’Rourke published an article on the relationship between history, selfhood, and serial portraiture in late eighteenth-century France in the journal Eighteenth-Century Studies.

4 March 2019

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Professor Kathryn Rudy named Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Professor Kathryn Rudy has been named Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

11 January 2019

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Dr José Ramón Marcaida coauthors 'Logodaedalus: Word Histories of Ingenuity in Early Modern Europe'

Jose Ramón Marcaida is co-author of the book Logodaedalus: Word Histories of Ingenuity in Early Modern Europe (University of Pittsburgh Press), which was published in January 2019.

7 January 2019