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Sir Walter Scott Medal Awarded to Kate Rudy

Sir Walter Scott Medal Awarded to Kate Rudy

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland’s National Academy, is to present Professor Kathryn Rudy with the award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to art history.

Join us on 17 February for: The challenges of cultural democracy - St Fagans National Museum of History

Join us on 17 February for: The challenges of cultural democracy - St Fagans National Museum of History

David Anderson, Director General of Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales, presents ‘The challenges of cultural democracy: St Fagans National Museum of History’.

Agnès Bos publishes 'Mobilier du Moyen Âge et de la Renaissance La Collection du musée du Louvre', December 2019

Agnès Bos publishes 'Mobilier du Moyen Âge et de la Renaissance La Collection du musée du Louvre', December 2019

Dr Agnès Bos publishes her recent book 'Mobilier du Moyen Âge et de la Renaissance La Collection du musée du Louvre'

Apply now for the R&A Ransome Scholarship 2020 Entry

Apply now for the R&A Ransome Scholarship 2020 Entry

The R&A Ransome Scholarship is available to graduate students from Canada, Mexico and the USA entering a one-year taught postgraduate course: MLitt, MRes, MSc.

Natalia Sassu Suarez Ferri publishes 'Carlos Cruz-Diez’s Physichromies: Between Centre and Periphery', Autumn 2019

Natalia Sassu Suarez Ferri publishes 'Carlos Cruz-Diez’s Physichromies: Between Centre and Periphery', Autumn 2019

This article offers a different account of the Physichromies, arguing that Cruz-Diez’s engagement with the language of European modernism remained closely connected to both Venezuelan and ‘American’ forms of identity.

Laura Moretti publishes 'Thinking 3D: Books, Images and Ideas from Leonardo to the Present', October 2019

Laura Moretti publishes 'Thinking 3D: Books, Images and Ideas from Leonardo to the Present', October 2019

This book tells the story of the development of the techniques used to communicate three-dimensional forms on the two-dimensional page and contemporary media.

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

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.

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

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.

Professor Kathryn Rudy named Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Professor Kathryn Rudy named Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

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

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

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.