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17th Century Dutch Painting Reconstruction

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History of Art postgraduate taught student Riley Cruttenden from our Technical Art History programme tells us about the reconstruction of a 17th Century Dutch painting. MLitt students in Technical Art History created reconstructions of 17th century Dutch canvas stretching and painting preparation processes. Technical Art History makes use of primary sources, scientific analysis, and technical reconstructions to… Continue reading

Remembering Dada in Glasgow

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On the 3rd November 2016, a group of academics and postgraduate students marked the centenary of Dada at the “Dada 1916-2016: A Century of Revolt” symposium at the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow. Organised and presented by Dr. Debbie Lewer, Dr. Dominic Paterson and Professor David Hopkins of the University of Glasgow History of… Continue reading

Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference

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From 18 to 20 July 2016, the University of Glasgow played host to the Society for Renaissance Studies 7th Biennial Conference. The event gathered speakers and participants from a breadth of locations including the United Kingdom, the United States, Poland, Greece, Ireland, Australia and many more. Such diverse representation truly mirrored not only the volume… Continue reading

A Workshop on Exploring Socially Engaged Arts Practice with Catrin Evans

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Sitting on the floor of the theatre space, before the five hour session begins in earnest, I have only a vague grasp on what a socially engaged arts practice is (less still about how to explore one). Catrin Evans, artistic director of A Moment’s Peace, subsequently guides this exploration generously; with lots of space for… Continue reading

Dublin Study Trip // April 2015 // MLitt: Art: Politics: Transgression: 20th Century Avant-Gardes

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Between the 20th and 23rd of April 2015 the MLitt Art History: Art, Politics, Transgression group visited Dublin on a study trip in conjunction with the National College of Art and Design Dublin for the symposium Art/History/Politics: Contemporary Artists in Conversation. The event was organised to bring together University of Glasgow History of Art students… Continue reading

‘Only Human?’ A festival of the public humanities hosted by the School of Culture and Creative Arts //14-16 November 2014

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We’re only human… or are we? What can frogs, rivers and egg collecting tell us about ourselves? These were among the questions explored through a series of events which took place in the SCCA as part of the Only Human? Festival. This was the College of Arts’ contribution to the UK’s first national festival of the humanities.… Continue reading

Hunterian Associates Open Evening // 5 November 2014

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The Hunterian Associates Program presents a unique opportunity for postgraduate students to engage in object-based research and develop skills in public speaking and engagement. As Hunterian Associates, postgraduate researchers are offered access to the objects in the Hunterian Collection. Their research is presented to the wider public in a variety of ways, including gallery talks… Continue reading