Conference: Local/Global Dynamics in Feminism and Contemporary Art

Venue: Middlesex University, Grove Building, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Middlesex University, London, NW4 4BT, UK.
Date: Monday 3 July 2017, 11-6pm.
This event is open to artists, academics and curators interested in feminism and contemporary art.

Katy Deepwell (founder and editor of n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal and Professor of Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism, Middlesex University)
Giulia Lamoni Read More

Conference ‘photographies’ at University of Westminster

photographies journal was first published in 2007 to initiate theoretical and critical discussion of photography in local and global contexts.
To celebrate our 10th anniversary, photographies journal is holding a two-day conference. Bringing together a range of international speakers, it promises to be a defining event, engaging and interrogating the contemporary condition and currency of the Read More

Collecting Art by Women / The Whitechapel Gallery

 
This day-long event offers a platform to consider the position of women in the art world and address questions of inclusion and diversity, especially in relation to museum collections.
Speakers include Iwona Blazwick (Director Whitechapel Gallery), Susan Fisher Sterling (Director National Museum for Women in the Arts), Ann Gallagher (Director of Collections, Tate), and collectors Valeria Napoleone and Floriane de Saint Pierre.
Organised in Read More

THE LURE OF THE ARCHIVE

The Moon and a Smile
Greta Alfaro, Anna Fox, Astrid Kruse Jensen, Neeta Madahar & Melanie Rose, Sharon Morris, Sophy Rickett, Helen Sear, Patricia Ziad
4 March – 23 April 2017
The Moon and a Smile responds to a period in the 1840s and 1850s, when Swansea was at the centre of early experiments in photography worldwide. In Read More

Feminist Emergency – International Conference / Birbeck

Starts 22 June 2017 – 18:00
Finishes 24 June 2017 – 20:00
Birkbeck, University of London
Feminist Emergency
Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in collaboration Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS), the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image and the British Comparative Literature Association.
This major international feminist Conference emerges out of a shared sense that feminism Read More

THE LURE OF THE ARCHIVE and A MOON AND A SMILE

The Lure of the Archive
 
Falmouth University Photography Symposium
At the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea
4 March, 2017
10am – 5pm
 
 
To coincide with the launch of the exhibition The Moon and a Smile – eight new artist commissions responding to the photographs of the Dillwyn Llewelyn family in mid 19th century Swansea – Falmouth University hosts a Read More

National Photography Symposium 2016

The National Photography Symposium is the UK’s leading gathering place for ideas and discussion around photography. Now in its seventh edition, NPS 2016 explores two main themes: new online photographic communities that are revolutionising learning and showing of work; and the challenges of making – and forgetting – visual history in an age when everything is Read More

The Aspect of Woman (Ljubljana, 26-27 May 2016)

>³One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman,² and there were those,
>who became a woman long before the famous quote of Simone de Beauvoir
>was said out loud in 1949 and who left their footprint, seen or hidden,
>praised or still unrecognized. Last couple of decades have seen a
>radical transformation in the ways of recreation, assimilation,
>dispersion Read More

Gendering Museum Histories (Oxford, 7-8 Sept 16)

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, September 7 – 08, 2016
Museums and Galleries History Group Biennial Conference
Gendering Museum Histories
This conference addresses the relationship between museums, galleries
and gender during the last 400 years. Museums can be understood as
buildings, institutions, collections, displays, interpretations and
groups of people; each of these aspects has both reflected and shaped
ideas about gender and its construction Read More

Archives Matter: Queer, Feminist and Decolonial Encounters Conference

Archives Matter: Queer, Feminist and Decolonial Encounters
This conference will take place on the 3rd of June 2016 at Goldsmiths, University of London and is hosted by the Centre for Feminist Research.
Archives matter. Archives are bound up with the question of whose history is worth preserving. Scholars in postcolonial and decolonial studies have broadened our understanding Read More

Conference: Women and The Canon

University of Oxford is pleased to announce a two-day conference on ‘Women and the Canon’ to be held at Christ Church (University of Oxford) on 22-23 January 2016.
“This conference seeks to problematize received notions of canonicity, and therefore of artistic and intellectual authority, by approaching them through their relationship to gender. The Oxford English Dictionary defines Read More

Fast Forward: Women in Photography Conference

Hannah Starkey, Untitled - May 1997

This two-day conference explores the complex and dynamic evolution of the history of women in photography, from early commercial practices, to the impact of World War II on women and their work, to reframing the role of the archive.
Considering both national and international discussions about women in the history of photography, this event presents some Read More