Art History and Visual Cultures

The History of Art has a story


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    We aim to organise seminars, conferences and public engagement events, in collaboration often with other areas of the university...
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    ...with partners in the new CHASE consortium, and with external organisations such as galleries and museums.
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    We will also seek to attract funding for research projects; and to make use of the Studio 3 gallery as a vehicle for developing new thinking.

Art History and Visual Cultures

This new Research Centre promotes and co-ordinates research amongst the growing community of staff and PG students active at Kent in the field of Art History. 



ARC and CFMR Research Seminar: 'The problematic relationship with perpetrators in contemporary documentaries' (26/6/18)

The Aesthetics Research Centre and the Centre for Film and Media Research invite you to a research seminar with our Visiting Research Fellow Dr Fernando Canet, Associate Professor in Film Studies at the Fine Arts College, Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain). All are welcome. ‘The problematic relationship with perpetrators in contemporary documentaries’ Tuesday 26th June ...

20 June 2018

Drama academic wins 2018 TaPRA Early Career Research Prize

Dr Margherita Laera, Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre, has been awarded the TaPRA Early Career Research in Theatre/Performance Prize 2018 for her work on 'Translation, Adaptation, Otherness: "Foreignization" in Theatre Practice'. The judges commented that the project ‘represents an important – and deeply timely – investigation of how theatre in translation can be used to address contemporary tensions between varyin...

19 June 2018

Student Success at Employability Points Rewards Evening 2018

Three School of Arts students received awards at The Employability Points Rewards Evening, held on Tuesday 5 June 2018 at the Royal Dockyard Church at the University of Kent's Medway campus. A huge congratulations to: Jose Miguel Santos (BA Drama and English and American Literature), winner of the award for the Highest Scoring Student on the Canterbury Campus. Aleksandar Angelov (BA Drama), winner of the award for High...

8 June 2018

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