ONLINE CONFERENCE: Polyphonic Communities: Ways of Belonging in the Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World – A Two-Day Interdisciplinary Conference for Graduates and Early Career Scholars

Pre-registration is required to attend. Please click the following link to register: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pduyrpzIqGdcEVqy5n9pFiNuLR1NW50lR. After registering you will receive a confirmation email with the details of the Zoom meetings. Please click here for more information

Upcoming Exhibition – Mariana Castillo Deball: Between making and knowing something at Modern Art Oxford (2 October 2020 – 3 January 2021)

Through a collage-like installation featuring pottery, photography and textiles, Mexican-born artist Mariana Castillo Deball works to uncover stories and individuals often hidden in traditional museum displays. For more information and to book a free ticket, please click here. Text and image from Modern Art Oxford

ARTES event: Picturing a New World – Cortés – Moctezuma, 1519–2019: A Special Study Afternoon and Conversation

A guest post by Anna Espinola Lynn and Clare Hills-Nova On 23 October, 2019, ARTES, together with the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, hosted a transdisciplinary session at the University’s Weston Library, focusing on Mesoamerican manuscripts. The event was designed to mark the 500th anniversary of the historic meeting between the Spanish explorer Hernán CortésContinue reading “ARTES event: Picturing a New World – Cortés – Moctezuma, 1519–2019: A Special Study Afternoon and Conversation”

Save the Date: Oxford Sorolla Symposium, 1 July 2019

A symposium to accompany the National Gallery’s major exhibition “Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light” (18 March–7th July 2019) will take place on at the Lecture Theatre, Weston Library, on 1 July 2019. The programme will include guest speakers such as Gabriele Finaldi, Director of the National Gallery, Richard Ormond, former Deputy Director of the NationalContinue reading “Save the Date: Oxford Sorolla Symposium, 1 July 2019”

Funding: I.M. Pei Graduate Scholarship in Islamic Art and Architecture (Oxford)

The Khalili Research Centre (University of Oxford) is offering a fully-funded graduate scholarship from the beginning of the academic year 2019–2020 for a student undertaking either doctoral research or a combined four-year programme consisting of a Master’s course proceeding to a D.Phil. The Scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit and potential. TheContinue reading “Funding: I.M. Pei Graduate Scholarship in Islamic Art and Architecture (Oxford)”

ARTES AGM and Prize-Giving Ceremony Report, Oxford, 14 June 2018

On 14 June 2018 ARTES held its AGM and prize-giving ceremony in Oxford. It was a day packed with special visits to rarely-seen collections of Spanish art in the city. The day started at Campion Hall, a Jesuit private hall which hosts a fascinating private collection of religious art from Europe, Latin America, and from ChristianContinue reading “ARTES AGM and Prize-Giving Ceremony Report, Oxford, 14 June 2018”

Lecture: Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz, The Impossible Reflection: A New Approach to African Themes in Wifredo Lam’s Art (Cuba, 1902-1982), Oxford, 8 February 2018

Thursday 08 February 2018, 5 pm, University of Oxford, Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz (B.A the University of Havana, Ph.D. Yale University, 2004), is an Art Historian with expertise in African and Caribbean artistic, visual and religious practices, whose work challenges traditional disciplinary boundaries and examines the varied understandings ofContinue reading “Lecture: Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz, The Impossible Reflection: A New Approach to African Themes in Wifredo Lam’s Art (Cuba, 1902-1982), Oxford, 8 February 2018”

Light and Lighting in al-­Andalus. Tom Nickson at the Khalili Research Centre, Oxford

THE ARCHAEOLOGY AND MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC WEST RESEARCH SEMINAR Dr Tom Nickson (London, Courtauld Institute) ‘Light and Lighting in al-­Andalus’ Tuesday, 16 May 2017 2 PM Khalili Research Centre, University of Oxford 3 St John Street, Oxford, OX1 2LG Lecture Room 3 Audience: Members of the University only Booking not required

Portuguese Women Artists (Oxford)

Identities in Transit : Portuguese Women Artists since 1950 Wadham College & Taylor Institution LIbrary, Oxford Workshop: Wadham College, 16-18 March, 2017 (NB: This is an invitation-only event) Exhibition: Taylor Institution Library, 10-24 March 2017 Focusing on the transnational in the life and works of Paula Rego, Ana Hatherly, Lourdes Castro, Maria Velho da CostaContinue reading “Portuguese Women Artists (Oxford)”