History of Art


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  • Tom Henry
    Professor Tom Henry
    Professor of History of Art
    Tom Henry is a specialist in Italian renaissance art, with a particular...
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  • Grant Pooke
    Dr Grant Pooke
    Senior Lecturer
    Grant Pooke has interests across contemporary art and visual arts relat...
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  • Jonathan Friday
    Dr Jonathan Friday
    Senior Lecturer
    Jonathan Friday specialises in the aesthetics of photography and the hi...
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  • Christina Lodder
    Professor Christina Lodder
    Honorary Professor
    Christina Lodder is an internationally-renowned specialist in Russian m...
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  • Martin Hammer
    Professor Martin Hammer
    Martin Hammer is a specialist in modern art, with a particular interest...
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  • Maarten Steenhagen
      Maarten Steenhagen
    Associate Lecturer
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  • Hans Maes
    Dr Hans Maes
    Senior Lecturer
    Hans Maes specialises in the philosophy of art and aesthetics including...
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  • Michael Newall
    Dr Michael Newall
    Senior Lecturer
    Michael Newall?s expertise spans art history, theory and philosophy inc...
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  • Jon Kear
    Dr Jon Kear
    Jon Kear’s research and teaching are interdisciplinary and involve...
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  • Paloma Atencia-Linares
    Dr Paloma Atencia-Linares
    Paloma Atencia-Linares specialises in aesthetics and the philosophy of ...
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The New Canterbury Sound: Jack Hues and the Quartet + The Boot Lagoon

Friday September 4th 2015, 8pm Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury Free entry Canterbury in the 1960s and 1970s was a hotbed of musical creativity. A community of musicians and bands connected to the city shared an artistic curiosity that encompassed rock, jazz, soul, poetry, folk and contemporary classical music. With a sound that mixed eccentric psychedelia with Miles Davis-style jazz-rock bands such as The ...

20 August 2015

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Register Now for New York Trip 2016

Following the huge success of previous School of Arts trips, we will once again be organising an excursion to New York in February 2016! The trip is open to all current School of Arts undergraduate and postgraduate students and is designed to provide you with an opportunity to explore the famous city and enhance your learning experience outside of lectures and seminars. For example, Drama and Film scholars will find the Bill Rose Theatre Collection in the NY...

14 August 2015

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Join us for the 50th Festival!

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September is the University of Kent’s 50th Festival, part of the 50th anniversary celebrations. The School of Arts will be hosting lots of events throughout the weekend. Why not come up to the Canterbury Campus and join us? 50th Film Festival: The Greatest Films of All Time! and the Greatest Children’s Films of All Time! Sat 5th-Sun 6th September Lupino Cinema, FREE and free popcorn FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS Facebook E...

13 August 2015

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Clearing at Kent

Clearing at Kent is now open and the School of Arts has a limited number of vacancies for good candidates on our Drama, Film and History of Art programmes.   To view the list of Clearing vacancies and submit your application, please visit the Kent Clearing site.

4 August 2015

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Save the date for the Beacon Institute Lighthouse Launch Event

The Beacon Institute, Brompton Academy and the School of Arts cordially invite you to… The Beacon Institute Lighthouse Launch Event At The Covered Courtyard, Historic Dockyard, Chatham 26 SEPTEMBER 2015 6-8pm You are warmly invited to celebrate the inaugural year of the University of Kent’s Beacon Institute: Illuminating Arts and Science.  Lighthouses are the symbol for this live interdisciplinary vent...

2 July 2015

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