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Research news, November-December 2016

Tuesday 07 February 2017

Dr Natalie Adamson will give an invited presentation entitled ‘”Le voisinage le plus difficile à supporter”: Soulages et Hartung, c.1948' at the conference Hans Hartung et l'abstraction, Centre allemand d'histoire de l’art, Paris, January 12-13, 2017.

Her book Painting, Politics and the Struggle for the École de Paris, 1944-1964(Ashgate 2009) has been re-issued in paperback by Routledge.

On November 30, Dr Luke Gartlan delivered an invited talk about his recent book A Career of Japan at the Österreichische Kulturvereinigung in Vienna. Some photographs and a short report in German about the talk are available at

Dr Lenia Kouneni has been invited to give a paper entitled ‘From Antiquity to Byzantium to Late Medieval Italy: Hercules at the façade of San Marco’ at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek studies, University of Birmingham on the 19th January 2017.

Dr Stephanie O'Rourke published an essay titled ‘Beholder, Beheaded: Theatrics of the Guillotine and the Spectacle of Rupture’, in Visual Culture of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars (Routledge, 2016).

Dr Sam Rose's article ‘The Significance of Form’ was published in Nonsite.

On 20th November he delivered a paper on ‘Manet's Indeterminacy’, at the conference 'Past Time: Art, Anachronism, Anachronisticism', held at the University of York.

In November, Dr Kathryn Rudy (Kate) gave a talk at the University of Aberdeen titled ‘The Dirt and the Book: How Signs of Wear Reveal Handling of Prayer Books in the Middle Ages’.

She has been invited to Tel Aviv University to lecture about her new research on signs of wear in medieval manuscripts and the rituals they reveal. She has also been invited to a residency at the Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit in Krems (Austria), where she will spend the month of January 2017. During her residency, she will give a public talk in Vienna.

She has been elected to the AHRC’s Peer Review College (PRC), for an appointment that will run from 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2020.


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