Department of Art History

Work in Progress seminars

The weekly research seminars provide an opportunity for staff and students studying Art History at all levels to come together and listen to current research by leading scholars from the UK and abroad.

ou can attend our Art History Work in Progress Seminars, which are held weekly during term time, normally on Tuesdays at 4pm, in room 108 of the Arts A building on Sussex campus (BN1 9SH).

All are welcome


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Week 2
October 8 
The Seminars Brainstorm Party (Slide Library, A183)

Week 4
October 22
Nicola Stylianou (Sussex)
Making African Connections: Angolan artefacts in the Powell Cotton Museum
(co-organised with the Sussex Africa Centre)

Week 5
October 29
Ryann Donnelly (independent scholar)
Reveries and Formations: Queer and Feminist Strategies in Popular Audiovisual Practices Since 1985

Week 7
November 12
Sam Allen; Janie Dallender; Matt Jones; Anna Tuggey 
PhD roundtable

Week 8
November 19
Zeina El Maasri (University of Brighton)
Cosmopolitan Radicalism: The Visual Politics of Beirut’s Global Sixties
(co-organised with the Middle East and North Africa Centre)

Week 10
December 3
Flora Dennis (Sussex)
Cooking Pots, Tableware and the Changing Sounds of Sociability in Italy, 1300-1700
(co-organised with the Centre for Early Modern and Medieval Studies)

Each seminar will be followed by a small reception.


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