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


ART HISTORY - Spring - 2019-20 - mediaDownload poster

Week 2 - February 4
Edwin Coomasaru (Courtauld)
Brexit and the Occult: Gendered Ghosts of Empire
(co-organised Centre for Photography and Visual Culture)

Week 4 - February 18
Michael Berkowitz (UCL)
NOTE: 5.00 pm, Arts C Lecture Theatre T C133
Improvisation and Agency: Between Art History, Photography, and Public History
(co-organised with the Centre for German-Jewish Studies)

Week 5 - February 25
Alexandra Kokoli (Middlesex)
Towards a Virtual Feminist Museum of Greenham Common

Week 7- March 10 
Alicia Foster (Independent/Pallant House)
Curating Radical Women

Week 10 - April 21 
Anjalie Dalal-Clayton (UAL)
Decolonizing British Art History 

Week 11 - Monday 27
Flora Dennis (Sussex)
NOTE: 5.00 pm, English Social Space Arts B 274.
Cooking Pots, Tableware and the Changing Sounds of Sociability in Italy, 1300-1700
(co-organised with the Centre for Early Modern and Medieval Studies)


Every session followed by reception with drinks and nibbles.


*Please note some variations of date, time and place in weeks 4 and 11