FACT & FICTION
MAKING ART HISTORY GLOBAL?
Friday | 1 December 2023 | 3pm UK | Online Event
Roundtable with art historians to discuss if art history can become global through transculturation, rather than economic globalisation.
SPEAKERS: Annie Coombes is Professor of Material and Visual Culture at Birkbeck University of London, and Founding Director of its Peltz Gallery; most recently, she has co-edited (with Ruth Phillips) Museum Transformations: Decolonization and Democratization (2020); Deborah Hutton is Professor of Art History at The College of New Jersey, with a specialism in South Asian art, global art history and visual culture; she is, most recently, co-author (with De-nin Lee) of The History of Asian Art -- A Global View : Prehistory to the Present (2023); Monica Juneja is Professor of Global Art History at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University, and author of Can Art History be Made Global: Meditations from the Periphery (2023) -- the book being discussed at this event; Dr Matthew Volgraff is a cultural historian of science focusing on modern central Europe, and currently NOMIS Fellow at the University of Basel; he is co-editor (with Frank Fehrenbach) of Okologien des Ausdrucks ('Ecologies of Expression', 2022).
DISCUSSANT: Parul Dave Mukherji is Professor in the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and editor, most recently, of Ebrahim Alkazi -- Directing Art: The Making of a Modern Indian Art World ( 2016).
CHAIR: Dr Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director, LSE South Asia Centre (@SAsiaLSE).
This event is part of our 'Fact & Fiction' series.
This event is online. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register free for this event; the livestream link will be sent around 10am UK time on the day of the event.
Banner image © Ariele Bonte, 'A Woman in a Book', Paris, 2018, Unsplash.