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, in room 108 of the Arts A building on Sussex campus (BN1 9SH).

All are welcome


Tuesday 10 April
James Baker (Sussex)
Stains, Odour, Discomfort, and Pain: Occupational Stress and the Making of the Printed Image in the Long Eighteenth Century.

Tuesday 17 April
Anna McSweeney (Sussex)
Object Biographies:The Story of the Palace Ceiling from Islamic Spain to Berlin.
Co-organised with the Middle East and North African Centre at Sussex

Tuesday 24 April 
Alexandra Loske (Royal Pavilion and Mueseums)
Colour and Cruelty: Honoring artist and colour theorist Carry van Biema.
Co-organised with the Centre for Life History and Life Writing


Each seminar will be followed by a small reception.

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