Opportunities Category: Conference & Presentation Calls

After Post-Photography 6 Conference – Call for Papers

Photography‘s future perfect

From the beginnings, photography changed the relation of humans to time. In its pictures, the present was translated into a future past. On closer looks however, and with some attention to the practices photography is part of, it turns out that the connections between photography and time are more complex than the common Read More

Call for papers: 3rd Animal Gaze Symposium

Shrinking horizons, slim pickings, poverty of scope. What new politics of nature are needed here for animals? What representations and spatial practices are required to redress the balance of our shared environments? What is a more animal-centric world like?

The third Animal Gaze symposium will bring together practitioners and academics to consider human/animal interactions and spatial Read More


Call for Papers


You are invited to submit your abstract to the 3rd  International Conference on The Future of Women 2020,  which is scheduled to be held from 13th  – 14th February 2020 in Bangalore, India.

Equal Rights and Equal Opportunities for Women

The theme for the Future of Women 2020 is ” The Next Generation of Women: Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities, and Equal Read More

Call for Participation: The Legacy of Simone de Beauvoir and Post/Feminist Condition in the 21st century

2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of the Second Sex written by a famous French philosopher, writer, and feminist thinker Simone de Beauvoir. For many women, the book had been a genuine revelation, halfway between an overwhelming awareness of the global condition of women and the need for emancipation that this text-manifesto contains Read More

Photographies Conference: Photography in Asia

Photographies Journal are seeking proposals that explore the practices, theories and conditions of photography in and from ‘Asia’, considered as a heterogeneous geography and cultural formation. The conference aims to shed light on specific new issues relating to new technologies, cultural concerns and critical frameworks relating to photography and photography education in these regions. They Read More

Photographies: Call for papers

Singapore Conference
16 -17 January (Thursday & Friday) 2020


Editorial Information

David Bate- University of Westminster, UK
Liz Wells-Plymouth University, UK

Photographies is excited to announce its second conference hosted in Singapore in January 2020. The two-day international event will bring together scholars, photographers, artists and critics to consider the rapid growth of photography in Asia and its impact in a Read More


The two-day conference will consist of a series of panels that discuss the experience of the workshop but also analyze, from a theoretical perspective, how ways of seeing, representing and reshaping “the real” are conceived by different researchers. This conference will be open to the wider public and it will count with the keynote speech Read More

Indigenous situated knowledges are increasingly being recognized as an urgent voice in global debates on natural resources, sustainability, heritage, governance, representation, and social justice. Given the current world situation, in which migration, poverty, discrimination and other social forces are compounded by natural disasters and anthropogenic climate change—dismantling any humanist ideals of peace and prosperity—, indigenous Read More

Faire œuvre. Making a body of work. Training and professionalisation of female artists in the 19th and 20th centuries

This symposium is part of a wider collaboration based on the female artists from the collections of the Public Establishment of the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée de l’Orangerie, the Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre Pompidou and the association AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions. It will conclude the exhibition of Berthe Read More

Absences and Silences Summer Symposium

Artists and researchers are invited from all fields to take part in this artistic research circle, a migratory non-hierarchical group of international participants. Participants from all geographical, artistic, cultural and academic contexts and backgrounds, both outside and within universities and other institutions are welcome.

The circle is developed within the framework of Nordic Summer University, which Read More

Arles Curators’ Meeting

For the first time, the Rencontres d’Arles and the French Ministry of Culture are launching a professional matinée open to all curators.

The curators’ meeting is intended for institutions and curators wishing to present a new exhibition project involving the image and/or photography to a professional public. The event aims to encourage the production or coproduction Read More

CALL FOR PAPERS: SUMMER SYMPOSIUM 2019 | Photography and Printed Matter

SUMMER SYMPOSIUM 2019 | Photography and Printed Matter
20th Anniversary
University of St Andrews
3 – 4 June 2019


Keynote Speakers:

Dr Patrizia di Bello, Senior Lecturer, History and Theory of Photography | Co-Director, History and Theory of Photography Research Centre, Birkbeck, University of London| Editor-in-Chief, History of Photography

Dr Dana MacFarlane, Honorary Fellow, School of Art History, Edinburgh College Read More

Spatial Mutuality – Artists and Migration, Materials and Community Change

Migration, the flows of materials, and gentrification are pressing areas of interest to artists and filmmakers working with participatory practices in a globalised, neoliberal context. Common to these practices is a concern with spatiality, acknowledged as a key register of politics and social inequality. This one-day symposium aims to bring practitioners together to open a Read More

Conference at Tate Modern in UK, 2019: CALL FOR PAPERS

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Tate Modern, London, UK

30 November – 1 December 2019

Join this conference to discuss how framing of photographic practice can be reimagined

Following two inspiring international conferences about the role of Women Photographers, held at Tate Modern in April 2015 and National Gallery of Art in Lithuania in 2017, Read More

Photo Ireland Festival 2019: Call for Proposals

PhotoIreland Foundation invites individuals and organisations to come forward with proposals for the PhotoIreland Festival 2019.

The year 2019 will see the 10th edition of the PhotoIreland Festival bringing to Dublin an ambitious programme running from May to July. May will see the opening of the main exhibitions, while June will be dedicated to an extended Read More

Call for Proposals: ‘A Women’s Work’

Proposals by artists and curators based in Europe are invited for projects which address the core themes of A Woman’s Work, a 24 month collaborative programme in which cultural partners in the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Ireland, France and Finland will work together in pursuit of the following objectives: to enable artists and cultural professionals from across Europe Read More

Open Call: CONFERENCE: Women in Focus: Documentary and Citizenship

CONFERENCE: Women in Focus: Documentary and Citizenship
Call for Papers

In terms of citizenship and documentary, we are seeking twenty-minute papers that address some of the contexts of women as producers or subjects in photography. These might include conflict, technology, post-truth, political violence, and the blurring of boundaries between virtual and real modes of documentary.

Please send proposals Read More

Photobook Conference: Call For Papers

The British, American and French Photobook:
Commitment, Memory, Materiality and the Art Market (1900-2019)

A conference to be held at the Maison Française, Oxford
Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 March 2019

The Maison Française conference committee invites proposals on the social history of the British, American or French photobook from 1900 to the present. Papers will address: commitment or Read More

Call for papers: Women, Work and Commerce in the Creative Industries, Britain 1750-1950

This symposium adds to the growing body of feminist scholarship that is deconstructing the male-dominated history of commercial and industrial artistic production. The programme will bring together current interdisciplinary perspectives on women’s experiences of work and the gendered dynamics of commerce in the creative industries in Britain between 1750 and 1950.

We invite critical and creative Read More

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Catalyst

Catalyst and the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) invite contributions from scholars, artists, activists, and community members for a special issue which will feature cross-disciplinary dialogue on chemical exposure and gender.

This publication is an outgrowth of CSW’s larger Chemical Entanglements research initiative. In the context of increased reports of environmental illnesses like Read More

Call for Provocations: Writing  P h o t o g r a p h s

Tate Modern, 13 October 2018, 11.00am-5.00pm

We are inviting experimental presentations, which consider how photography is expanded, altered and dissected through the use of text, voice and language in exhibition practices today. 

This event will bring together artists, writers, curators and researchers, to present and discuss photography as an interdisciplinary space. Building on London College Read More

Perspectives on the Gender of Photography, Panel AHA (Chicago, 3-6 Jan 19)

Perspectives on the Gender of Photography, Panel AHA (Chicago, 3-6 Jan 19)

American Historical Association (AHA), Chicago, IL, 03. – 06.01.2019
Deadline: Feb 5, 2018

Before and Behind the Lens: Global Perspectives on the Gender of Photography

Recent scholarship has uncovered new histories of women’s participation in professional photography beginning circa 1840. While such work has increasingly added women’s Read More

Conference ICPT 2018 Call

5th International Conference of Photography & Theory (ICPT2018) 


November 22-24, 2018

Nicosia, Cyprus

International Association of Photography & Theory (IAPT)


Keynote Speakers:

Akram Zaatari. Filmmaker, photographer, archival artist, curator and co-founder of the Arab Image Foundation.

Dr. Anthony Downey. Professor of Visual Culture in the Middle East and North Read More

Call for papers for the conference: ‘Celebrating Female Agency in the Arts’

Call for papers for the conference: ‘Celebrating Female Agency in the Arts’,

Christie’s Education, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, June 26-27, 2018

Transnational belonging and subjectivity-in-process: contemporary women artists’ encounters with space ‘You grant me space, you grant me my space. But in so doing you have always already taken me away from my expanding space.’ Luce Irigaray, Read More

Conference call: After Post-Photography 4 – Modes of Production

St. Petersburg, European University in St. Petersburg, Russia

Maria Gourieva, Olga Davydova, Natalia Mazur, Daria Panaiotti, Friedrich Tietjen

16.05.2018 – 18.05.2018



That photographic media, in one way or the other, record, depict and represent truth, realities and the past, is a staple. In theory this relation has been called into question, in particular with the Read More

Conference call: PRACTICES, CIRCULATION AND LEGACIES: photographic histories in Central and Eastern Europe



8-10 May 2018

Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana (Ljubljana), Slovenia, in association with Liber pro Arte (Warsaw), Humboldt University (Berlin), Institute of Art History, The Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague), Institute of Art, Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw) and Photographic History Research Centre, De Montfort University (Leicester).

Keynote speakers: TBC

Deadline for paper proposals: 31 December 2017

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Calling for abstracts to Helsinki Photomedia 2018

Helsinki Photomedia 2018

Reconsidering the “Post-truth Condition”:
Epistemologies of the photographic image

March 26, 2018 – March 28, 2018

The fourth international photography research conference.

We welcome submissions from all areas of photography research. Helsinki Photomedia 2018 offers various platforms, where artistic, philosophical, social, cultural, economical and technological approaches meet. Conference language is English.

Deadline for 500 word Read More

Call for papers. Reconsidering the “Post-truth Condition”: Epistemologies of the photographic image

Call for Papers

Helsinki Photomedia 2018

March 26 -28, 2018

Aalto University, Helsinki

Deadline for 500 word abstracts: October 31, 2017

Theme: Reconsidering the “Post-truth Condition”: Epistemologies of the photographic image.

Contemporary photography takes place in a world where the relation between facts and values is a social and political issue which has repercussions in art and education as well. The Read More



Symposium: Drama Department, Queen Mary University, London (Thursday 19 October, 2017)

Live Art Event: Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, London (Saturday 21 October 2017)

CUNTemporary is now accepting proposals for a new episode of ‘Deep Trash’, the unique multi-disciplinary exhibition and performance club night in London.

Calling for performances, videos and artworks to be shown on Read More

Call for papers: I International Seminar Histories of Photography Women photographers / Women photographed: photography and gender in Latin America

Sao Paulo, Museum of Contemporary Art, August 30 – September 1, 2017



I International Seminar Histories of Photography

Women photographers / Women photographed: photography and gender in Latin America

The Seminar’s goal is to establish an interdisciplinary dialogue among researches from different countries, sharing case studies Read More

Helsinki Photomedia 2018: Call for Papers

March 26 -28, 2018

Aalto University, Helsinki

Deadline for 500 word abstracts: October 31, 2017

Theme: Reconsidering the “Post-truth Condition”: Epistemologies of the photographic image.

Contemporary photography takes place in a world where the relation between facts and values is a social and political issue which has repercussions in art and education as well. The public discussions on information Read More

Call for Emerging Art Professionals / Scholarship. Hong Kong.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Para Site’s 2017 Workshops for Emerging Art Professionals / Scholarships

Workshop Dates: October 14 – 21, 2017

Para Site is pleased to announce the 2017 Workshops for Emerging Curators, alongside Para Site’s annual International Conference, which will take place from October 14 – 21.

In its third succeeding edition, we will work Read More

Call for papers for the international conference BEYOND THE DOCUMENTARY

Call for presentations in the discursive program of the 9th edition of Organ Vida Festival

We wish to consider the concept of the New Citizen as the thematic framework of the 9th Organ Vida not only through photography, but also discursively, by introducing for the first time an integrated discursive program entitled “Beyond Read More

3rd World Conference on Women’s Studies 2017

Hosting Partner:
Bridgewater State University, USA.Academic Partners:
Rikkyo University, Japan.
Nepal Center for Contemporary Research.
Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies – University of Karachi, Pakistan.
International Center for Research on women.

WCWS 2017 cordially invite reaserchers to take part in the 03rd World Conference on Women’s StudiesWCWS 2017, dedicated to the theme Building Resilience: Dialogue, Collaboration and Partnerships across Our Differences,will deliberate on related Read More

NIDA ART COLONY: Call for Residency and Symposium

The residency programme at Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts (NAC) is open for emerging and experienced artists, designers, architects, curators and researchers. NAC is the biggest art, residency and education venue in the Baltic region that provides the opportunity to live and work in theCuronian Spit National Park. Since 2011, when the Read More

Call for applications 2017–18 and Agents in the Anthropocene Symposium

Symposium: January 27–28, 2017
Application deadlines: March 1 and May 15

Piet Zwart Institute
Master Education in Arts
P.O. Box 1272
3000 BG Rotterdam
The Netherlands



Symposium Agents in the Anthropocene 
The Master of Education in Arts warmly welcomes you to the symposium Agents in the Anthropocene: Trans/disciplinary Practices in Art and Design Education Today, which takes place at Read More

Conference Call “After Post-Photography”, St. Petersburg Russia

After Post Photography — 3

With the third edition of After Post-Photography we will continue to explore how photographic images and realities – whatever they may be – are interconnected. We share the post-photographic critique that these connections are by no means stable as concepts such as indexicality suggest. Yet in particular the practices of using Read More

Research workshop call: New Territories

New Territories: Landscape Representation in Contemporary Photographic Practices

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, June 16 – 18, 2017

International Workshop

16, 17 and 18 June 2017, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

This three-day international workshop provides an opportunity for an in-depth examination of contemporary developments in the genre of landscape and its photographic representation, and the ways in which Read More

After Post-Photography 3

With the third edition of After Post-Photography we will continue to explore how photographic images and realities – whatever they may be – are interconnected. We share the post-photographic critique that these connections are by no means stable as concepts such as indexicality suggest. Yet in particular the practices of using and perceiving photographic images Read More

Applications open for Tate Intensive 2017

Tate invites applications for the next edition of Tate Intensive, held in the new Switch House at Tate Modern, July 9 through 14, 2017.

Brought together in a spirit of exchange and collaboration, Tate Intensive participants will be asked to make specific contributions to discussions during the week, drawing on their own experience and Read More

‘photography + (con) text’ : Call for Papers

Photography in Academic Research

‘photography + (con) text’ was set up with the aim of promoting the collaboration and exchange between social researchers and practitioners who use photography in their research and practice.

This conference, hosted by the Institute, in collaboration with the Royal Anthropological Institute and Birkbeck, Department of Politics, Read More

Redeye Opportunity

After a few editions on the road, Redeye is very pleased to bring Hothouse back to Manchester this June. Hothouse will take place on Saturday 18th June at thestudio in HIVE Manchester. This day of new photography is a showcase of creative talent and a hive of photographic activity and information.

What is Hothouse?

Hothouse is an event with Read More