The International PhD Workshop “The Ways of Archiving. Practices, Conditions and Discourses around the Study of Arts and Culture” will take place in Madrid (12-13 September) and Grenoble (15 – 16 September). The Workshop seeks to offer a critical and transversal approach to intrinsic and current issues related to the archival device and its associated practices.
Cartographic Narratives: Trajectories of Cultural Agents and Artifacts in the Atlantic Space
The doctoral seminar “Cartographic Narratives: Trajectories of Cultural Agents and Artifacts in the Atlantic Space” (Université Grenoble Alpes, 8 July 2022) seeks to discuss the contributions that the geospatial approach brings to the history of art. Based on current research and the work with MoDe(s) Database, we will reflect on how to interrogate and analyze the points of contact, transaction or disjunction of the (spatial) history of art.
Against the Canon: Artistic and Historical Narratives on the Two Sides of the Iron Curtain (1960-1990)
The seminar “Against the Canon: Artistic and Historical Narratives on the Two Sides of the Iron Curtain (1960-1990)” (9 July) aims to recover the notion of “canon” as a rationality or way of thinking. This seminar will present projects that revisit experiences rooted on both sides of the Iron Curtain, rehearsing other ways of thinking contemporaneity – its discourses, its practices, its relations, its institutions – but also the experience of working with the MoDe(s) project database, a tool for the exploration of these historiographical alternatives.
From Geopolitics to Geoaesthetics. The Challenges of the Spatial Turn, or Debates for a Transnational Art History
The objective of this workshop is to examine and compare the methodological and theoretical approaches that propose to think space and place through the lens of art history and aesthetics. And those, which propose to think art history and aesthetics through the lens of space and place.
Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War
This international symposium aims to open up an innovative field of research on transnational solidarity movements crisscrossing cultural history and visual culture. This approach seeks to explore the role of visual culture as a transnational vehicle for collective dissent and consciousness, and its agency in shaping social movements through international networks of resistance. We propose … Continue reading Transnational solidarity and visual culture: resistance and revolutionary memories from WWII to the Cold War
Questioning the great divide(s) during the Cold War: a tool box for a transnational history of art
Taking place in Barcelona on March 6th and 7th, this workshop proposes to share and discuss methodological and theoretical resources related to the study of cultural and intellectual practices carried out during the Cold War. It is conceived as a join working session including presentations, discussions and shared readings.
Expanded histories: Ways of narrating in the cultural Cold War
This doctoral seminal proposes to reflect on the practices of narration developped through the arts during the Cold War period (1947-1991) or in relation to it. On Wednesday April 19th at the Facultad de Geografía e Historia de la Universitat de Barcelona.
Predoctoral seminar Cold Atlantic, 8-9 September 2016
Check the full programme of the Cold Atlantic predoctoral seminar, next September in Barcelona! Two promising days of lectures, visits and discussions between PhD students and international experts…
Diverging Gazes: Art, Politics, Coloniality and their Transnational Networks
Assuming a plural conception of modernity and seeking to decentralize the Paris-New York axis, this research seminar presents a multifocal analysis of art in the transatlantic axis during the Cold War, through a keynote speech and the presentation of three doctoral projects.