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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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  • Maarten Steenhagen
      Maarten Steenhagen
    Associate Lecturer
     
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  • Jon Kear
    Dr Jon Kear
    Lecturer
    Jon Kear’s research and teaching are interdisciplinary and involve...
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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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  • Ben Thomas
    Dr Ben Thomas
    Lecturer
    Ben Thomas is an art historian who has developed approaches that put ac...
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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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  • Paloma Atencia-Linares
    Dr Paloma Atencia-Linares
    Lecturer
    Paloma Atencia-Linares specialises in aesthetics and the philosophy of ...
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  • Christina Lodder
    Professor Christina Lodder
    Lecturer
    Christina Lodder is an internationally-renowned specialist in Russian m...
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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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Senior Lecturer Success for the School of Arts

Congratulations to Dr Helen Brooks (Drama), Dr Cecilia Sayad (Film), Dr Ben Thomas (History of Art) and Jayne Thompson (Drama) who have been promoted to Senior Lecturer in the School of Arts. Every year the University recognises the success of individual members of staff and this year was no exception with over 50 academic staff celebrating promotions. Marion Fanthorpe, Interim HR Director said: 'We have continued to have high numbers of applications fo...

13th November 2014

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Art Matters // Symposium on Art and Politics

15TH NOVEMBER 2014 | TURNER CONTEMPORARY, MARGATE - FOYLE ROOM Philosophers of art and art historians will debate how we might understand the relationship between art and politics. Is all art political? Is there a difference between political art and propaganda? Can art make a real political impact, or does it just preach to the converted? What are the most useful theoretical models for thinking about the political dimension of art? Such broad issues are com...

23rd October 2014

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CHASE AHRC Studentship Competition 2015

The University of Kent is proud to be part of the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) which was awarded a £17million Doctoral Training Partnership by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in October 2013. Our partners include The Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths, the Open University, and the Universities of East Anglia, Essex, and Sussex. CHASE is one of only 11 UK AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partners...

22nd October 2014

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Rose Hilton: Giving Life to Painting

Rose Hilton: Giving Life to Painting Studio 3 Gallery Sept 29 – Dec 19 Q&A with the artist, Nov 26th, 17:30 PM, Studio 3 Gallery Studio 3 Gallery is delighted to announce a major exhibition of paintings by Rose Hilton this Autumn. Titled ‘Giving Life to Painting’ – a phrase taken from Post-Impressionist Pierre ...

9th October 2014

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Internships: One-Day Seminar in partnership with the Association of Art Historians

Internships undertaken in museums and galleries can be a great way for students or those entering the profession to gain career-enhancing experience, to network and make connections, and to develop their skills. On the other hand, they can also feel exploitative for those making unpaid, yet significant, contributions to the running of an organisation. Such desi...

9th October 2014

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