Archives for posts tagged ‘decorative arts’

Call for Papers / Journal

ARTis ON – New scientific digital journal issue 1: Decorative Arts     Deadline: Apr 30, 2015     ARTIS, Art History Institute at the University of Lisbon will publish during the present year, 2015, the No. 1 of ARTis ON, a new electronic journal devoted to the dissemination of Art History studies, Heritage Science […]

Call for Contributions / Book

Display Architecture: Department Stores and Modern Retail Deadline fon abstracts: 15 july, 2014   The opening in the mid-nineteenth century of the first “cathedrals of consumption” that were the department stores gave birth to an array of strategies meant to enhance the presentation of merchandise. From innovative use of materials (glass and iron) and new […]

Call for Papers / Conference

Home Subjects: Domestic Space and the Arts in Britain, 1753–1900 Session at CAA Annual Conference (New York, 11-14 Feb 15)   Proposals due by 15 August 2014   Home Subjects is a new research working group which aims to illuminate the domestic display of art in Britain. Our goal is to examine the home as […]

Education / V&A Museum, Royal College of Art

MA in History of Design 1400-1800 Royal College of Art, History of Design, Victoria & Albert Museum, Research, London.   For thirty years The Royal College of Art (RCA) and Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) have jointly run a highly renowned 2 yr MA programme, and 3 yr doctoral programme in History of Design and […]

Call for Papers / Edited Volume

The Modern French Interior and Mass Media Co-editors: Anca I. Lasc (Shippensburg University, USA), Georgina Downey (University of Adelaide, AUS), and Mark Taylor (The University of Newcastle, AUS)   Deadline for a 500-600 words abstract submission: November 19, 2012   We invite papers that focus on the relationship between mass media (broadly defined) and the […]


Probing the Interior 1800-2012   May 25, 2012 The Courtauld Institute of Art and King’s College – London   Download the Conference Programme   Bodily, psychic and spatial interiors can be mapped, traversed and violated in multiple ways. This one-day conference will interrogate and re-evaluate the contested terrain of the interior in its varied forms. […]

Call for Papers / Conference

Between the ‘Old’ and the ‘New’: Furnishing the Elite Interior 1740-1940 European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC)   11-14 April 2012 Glasgow, United Kingdom   Deadline February 28, 2012   This session examines European and North American market practice in order to address class difference and identification in the lust for the ‘new’ of the […]

Interiors Books

Kingston University – School of Art and Design History Book Launch and Christmas Drinks   The last six months has been an incredibly productive time for researchers in the School of Art and Design History at Kingston. We’d be delighted if you could join us at 5pm on Wednesday 14 December at Knights Park for a Christmas drink, […]


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