Art History and Visual Cultures

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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. 



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Aesthetics journal to be edited within Art History

Dr Eleen M. Deprez, who has recently completed her PhD in History and Philosophy of Art (HPA) at Kent, and Claire Anscomb, who is conducting her PhD in HPA, have both been made editors of the journal Debates in Aesthetics (formerly the Postgraduate Journal in Aesthetics). Debates in Aesthetics is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal for articles, interviews and book reviews. Published by the British Society of Aesthetics, the journal's principal aim is ...

12 December 2018

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Paul Allain features in podcast about Jerzy Grotowski

Paul Allain, Professor of Theatre and Performance in the School of Arts and Dean of the Graduate School, has featured in the podcast Search: Stories from the Eastern West from the website. is produced by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, a national cultural institution promoting Poland and Polish culture worldwide. Jerzy Grotowski (1933-1999) was a Polish theatre director who developed a form of intensive training for actors to master the ...

11 December 2018

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Podcast explores Peter Grahame's diary, 1986

Dr Oliver Double, Reader in Drama within the School of Arts and Head of the Performance and Theatre Research Cluster, has just released the latest episode of the podcast series ‘A History of Comedy in Several Objects’. In the podcast series, Olly examines objects from Kent’s British Stand-Up Comedy Archive alongside Project Archivist Elspeth Millar. In the latest instalment, the item from the archive is 'Peter Grahame’s Diary&apo...

10 December 2018

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