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1 Slade Lecture Series: Hunting in the Borderlands: Translations Material Histories of Medieval Iberia, held on Wednesday 2 June 2021, part of the Slade Professor of Fine Art, Annual Lecture Series, 2021. Jerrilynn Dodds 14 Jun 2021
2 Slade Lecture Series: The Virgin as Colonial Agent Material Histories of Medieval Iberia, held on Wednesday 26 May 2021, part of the Slade Professor of Fine Art, Annual Lecture Series, 2021. Jerrilynn Dodds 14 Jun 2021
3 Slade Lecture Series: Mudejar and Romanesque. Romanesque and Islam Material Histories of Medieval Iberia, held on Wednesday 19 May 2021, part of the Slade Professor of Fine Art, Annual Lecture Series, 2021. Jerrilynn Dodds 14 Jun 2021
4 Slade Lecture Series: Babylon in Flames Material Histories of Medieval Iberia, held on Wednesday 12 May. Part of the Slade Professor of Fine Art, Annual Lecture Series, 2021. Jerrilynn Dodds 14 Jun 2021
5 Slade Lecture Series: The Great Mosque of Cordoba as Center and Periphery Material Histories of Medieval Iberia, held on Wednesday 5 May 2021. Part of the Slade Professor of Fine Art, Annual Lecture Series, 2021. Jerrilynn Dodds 14 Jun 2021
6 Slade Lecture Series: An Agonistic History of Art Material Histories of Medieval Iberia, held on Wednesday 28 April 2021. Jerrilynn Dodds 14 Jun 2021
7 Animal Eyes on the Planet (3/3): The Aesthetics of an Intangible World In this third and last podcast Berlin and the Oxford creative collaboration on Climate Crisis Thinking we work with the Japan’s indigenous Ainu culture and history to explore how artists can respond to intangible aspects of the world and express them. Amanda Power, Nina Fischer, Hana Yoo, Eiko Soga 12 Apr 2021
8 Animal Eyes on the Planet (2/3): The Felt Knowledge of a More-Than-Human-World In this second podcast from the Berlin and the Oxford creative collaboration on Climate Crisis Thinking we acquaint ourselves with the Japan’s indigenous Ainu culture and history. Amanda Power, Nina Fischer, Eiko Soga, Lisa Maria Steppacher 18 Mar 2021
9 The Terra Lectures in American Art: Part 1: Performing Innocence: Belated Professor Emily C. Burns, Terra Foundation Visiting Professor in American Art, gives the first in the series of The Terra Lectures in American Art: Performing Innocence: US Artists in Paris, 1865-1914. Emily C. Burns, Peter Gibian 18 Mar 2021
10 The Terra Lectures in American Art: Part 3; Performing Innocence: Primitive / Incipient Professor Emily C. Burns, Terra Foundation Visiting Professor in American Art, gives the third in the series of The Terra Lectures in American Art: Performing Innocence: US Artists in Paris, 1865-1914. Emily C. Burns, James Smalls 15 Mar 2021
11 The Terra Lectures in American Art: Part 2 Performing Innocence: Puritan Professor c, Terra Foundation Visiting Professor in American Art, gives the second lecture in the The Terra Lectures in American Art: Performing Innocence: US Artists in Paris, 1865-1914 series. Emily C. Burns, Wanda M. Corn 15 Mar 2021
12 The Terra Lectures in American Art: Part 4; Performing Innocence: Baby Nation Professor Emily C. Burns, Terra Foundation Visiting Professor in American Art, gives the fourth in the series of The Terra Lectures in American Art: Performing Innocence: US Artists in Paris, 1865-1914. Emily C. Burns, Alastair Wright 15 Mar 2021
13 Transitional Justice Through the Lens of Art This talk was given as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. This panel discussion explores the role of art in transitional justice and the depiction of transitional justice through art. Leslie Thomas, Bernadette Vivuya, Nadia Siddiqui 18 Feb 2021
14 The Justice of Visual Art - Creative State-Building in Times of Transition This talk was given as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Art is a radical form of political participation in times of transition. Eliza Garnsey 18 Feb 2021
15 Silences Silences explores what we mean by silence and what silence means to us. Interweaving silences, sounds and voices, it reveals the rich pleasures and mysteries of experiences without noises or words. Kate McLoughlin, Ariane Jeßulat, Sylee Gore, Thorsten Weigelt 11 Feb 2021
16 To Heal and to Create: Healing Violent Conflict and re-creating Peace with Equity, Inclusion and Art Breakout session on ‘Grassroots Peacebuilding – and linking it to national and international levels’, second talk: Dr Rama Mani, Centre for International Studies, Oxford University. Rama Mani 18 Jan 2021
17 An van Camp in conversation with Stanley Ulijaszek at the Young Rembrandt exhibition As part of the St Cross College Shorts podcast series, Fellow and Ashmolean Museum Curator An van Camp discusses the Young Rembrandt exhibition with Stanley Ulijaszek, in October 2020. An Van Camp, Stanley Ulijaszek 16 Dec 2020
18 Anna Atkins: Botanical Illustration and Photographic Innovation This event is supported by TORCH as part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones of the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Geoffrey Batchen, Lena Fritsch 20 Nov 2020
19 The Terra Lectures in American Art Part 1: Regarding the Portrait: The Primers Professor Amy M. Mooney, Terra Foundation Visiting Professor in American Art Hosted by TORCH. Moderator; Alastair Wright: Alastair Wright is Head of the History of Art Department and Tutorial Fellow in Art History at St John’s College, Oxford. Amy M. Mooney 16 Oct 2020
20 The Terra Lectures in American Art Part 2: Regarding the Portrait: The Photographers Professor Amy M. Mooney, Terra Foundation Visiting Professor in American Art. Hosted by TORCH. Moderator: Professor Deborah Willis, Department of Photography and Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Amy M. Mooney 16 Oct 2020
21 The Terra Lectures in American Art Part 4: Regarding the Portrait: The Pragmatists Professor Amy M. Mooney, Terra Foundation Visiting Professor in American Art Hosted by TORCH. Amy M. Mooney 16 Oct 2020
22 Episode 5 – Babylon: Natural Theology versus Scientific Naturalism When Museum opened in 1860, a new secular approach to science was on the rise. In the final episode of Temple of Science we see how ‘natural theology’ responded to the challenges of Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution and natural selection. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
23 Episode 4 – Chambers of the Ministering Priests: Building Scientific Disciplines The Museum was founded on the principle that art should be used to teach science and to inspire generations of scientists. In episode 4 of Temple of Science we see how this was put into practice in some of the building’s less familiar spaces. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
24 Episode 3 – The Sanctuary of the Temple of Science: The Central Court The central court of the Museum was described by one founder as ‘the sanctuary of the Temple of Science’. In this episode we see how every detail of this unique space was carefully planned and crafted to form a comprehensive model of natural science. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
25 Episode 2 – 'God’s Own Museum': The Façade In episode 2 of Temple of Science, we take a closer look at the decoration on the outside of the Museum building, which captures the vitality of nature, presented in Victorian Oxford as the study of God’s creation. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
26 Pieces of Gold: Piecing together a mutilated Timurid masterpiece Shiva Mihan, Harvard Art Museums and Bahari Visiting Fellow at the Bodleian Libraries, gives a talk on her work in Persian arts. Shiva Mihan 24 Apr 2020
27 Conference Programme Conference Programme for the conference. Conference Programme 17 Jan 2020
28 Art History and Museum as Medium Cai Guo-Qiang, Artist, gives the eighth and final presentation in the symposium. Cai Guo-Qiang 13 Jan 2020
29 In the Volcano: Cai Guo-Qiang and Pompeii Jerome Neutres, Independent Curator, gives the seventh talk in the symposium. Jerome Neutres 13 Jan 2020
30 Cai Guo-Qiang: In Search of El Greco Saul Nelson, Ruskin School of Art, DPhil Candidate, gives the sixth presentation in the symposium. Saul Nelson 13 Jan 2020
31 Yi 羿 - Myth: Shooting the Suns Paul Bevan, Ashmolean Museum, Christensen Fellow in Chinese Painting, gives the sixth presentation in the symposium. Paul Bevan 13 Jan 2020
32 Two Gunpowder Drawings and Cai Guo-Qiang in Japan Lena Fritsch, Ashmolean Museum, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, gives the fourth presentation in the symposium. Lena Fritsch 13 Jan 2020
33 Cai Guo-Qiang and the Depths of Spectacle David Taylor, University of Oxford, Associate Professor of English, gives the third presentation in the symposium. David Taylor 13 Jan 2020
34 Context and Influence in Cai Guo-Qiang's Work David Eliott, Redtory Museum of Contemporary Art, Guangzhou, Vice Director and Senior Curator, gives the second talk for the symposium. David Eliott 13 Jan 2020
35 Welcome and Introduction Shelagh Vainker, Curator of Chinese Art and Exhibition Curator, gives the first talk in the symposium. Shelagh Vainker 13 Jan 2020
36 Discovering the identity of plants in art We are surrounded by artistic images of plants. These may be symbolic, decorative or functional. They tell us about the plants important in peoples' lives. Stephen Harris 17 Dec 2019
37 The Elders know Nothing: the Inversion of Tradition in the New Mining Context Ramon Sarró and Marina P. Temudo deliver paper at 'Cultural Production in Africa's Extractive Communities' workshop. Ramon Sarró, Marina P. Temudo 14 Dec 2019
38 Creative Commons Youth, insecurity and intimacy in the popular arts of the Niger Delta David Pratten delivers paper at 'Cultural Production in Africa's Extractive Communities' workshop. David Pratten 14 Dec 2019
39 Creative Commons Artistic Movements: Music, Popular Painting and Cultural Exchanges on the central African Copperbelt Enid Guene delivers paper at 'Cultural Production in Africa's Extractive Communities' workshop. Enid Guene 14 Dec 2019
40 Mobutist Modernism: Art Education, State Sponsorship and the Visual Arts in Zaire Sarah Van Beurden delivers paper at 'Cultural Production in Africa's Extractive Communities' workshop. Sarah Van Beurden 14 Dec 2019
41 Storming Utopia This event is an Oxford Public Engagement with Research and part of a Knowledge Exchange project. Organised by Professor Wes Williams (Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages) and Richard Scholar (Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages). Wes Williams, Richard Scholar, Amantha Edmead, Erin Maglaque 14 Aug 2019
42 Creative Commons Leonardo's thoughts on mechanics and useful inventions 6,000 surviving notes and drawings reveal Leonardo da Vinci’s way of thinking. This talk focuses on Leonardo’s second book, On Mechanics, and explores how he later applied mechanical laws to studies for 'useful inventions'. Matthew Landrus 12 Jun 2019
43 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2019 - A Contest of Images: American Art as Culture War (4) The Stones of Civil War Dr John Blakinger speaks about iconoclasm in American history and the vandalism of Confederate monuments. John Blakinger 05 Jun 2019
44 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2019 - A Contest of Images: American Art as Culture War (3) Dismantling the Gallows Dr John Blakinger discusses 'Scaffold', Sam Durant's contentious sculpture. John Blakinger 05 Jun 2019
45 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2019 - A Contest of Images: American Art as Culture War (2) The Body of Emmett Till Dr John Blakinger speaks about the controversy surrounding Dana Shutz's painting of the body of Emmett Till exhibited at the 2017 Whitney Biennnial. John Blakinger 05 Jun 2019
46 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2019 - A Contest of Images: American Art as Culture War (1) Warhol in Safariland Dr John Blakinger talks about demonstrations against the Whitney Museum of American Art related to its connections with the tear gas manufacturer Safariland. John Blakinger 05 Jun 2019
47 Episode 3: applications of digital visualising technologies This podcast focuses on two examples of citizen participation, and interaction with, urban technologies. Jennifer Gabrys, Adam Michael Packer, susa Pop 29 May 2019
48 People's Landscapes: Creative Landscapes A roundtable discussion exploring the ways in which writers, artists and musicians have both responded to and created conceptions of 'place' throughout history. Thursday 16th May 2019. Alice Purkiss, Helen Antrobus, Grace Davies, Kate Stoddart 16 May 2019
49 Creative Commons Unmasking Africana in British Art ASC seminar by Kimathi Donkor Kimathi Donkor 05 Mar 2019
50 Research Seminar: Aesop, Velazquez and War This lecture was delivered at the University of Oxford History of Art Department’s Research Seminar series by T.J Clark Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley. T.J Clark 30 Oct 2018
51 Designing English Book Art Competition Professor Daniel Wakelin discusses some of the inspired entries they received from contemporary book artists in response to the Designing English Exhibition Daniel Wakelin 18 Oct 2018
52 Medicine and Art Professor David Cranston takes us on a little trip through art and medicine using illustrations of works that portray the changing role of medicine in society. David Cranston 28 Aug 2018
53 Creative Commons Partha Mitter in conversation with Mallica Kumbera Landrus Partha Mitter and Mallica Kumbera Landrus speak at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Partha Mitter, Mallica Kumbera Landrus 10 Jul 2018
54 Creative Commons Artifact and Memory Sudarshan Shetty and Vyjayanthi Rao speak at the Art of Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Sudarshan Shetty, Vyjayanthi Rao 10 Jul 2018
55 Creative Commons Saleem Arif Quadri in conversation with Sarah Wilson Saleem Arif Quadri and Sarah Wilson speak at the Art of Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Saleem Arif Quadri, Sarah Wilson 10 Jul 2018
56 Creative Commons Amar Kanwar in conversation with Rattanamol Johal Amar Kanwar and Rattanamol Johal speak at theArt of Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Amar Kanwar, Rattanamol Johal 10 Jul 2018
57 Creative Commons Shahzia Sikander in conversation with Faisal Devji Shahzia Sikander and Faisal Devji speak at the Art of Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Shahzia Sikander, Faisal Devji 10 Jul 2018
58 Creative Commons Subodh Gupta, Steel and the Subject of India Shruti Kapila speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Shruti Kapila 10 Jul 2018
59 Creative Commons “Dressed to Impress”: Indian art in the western gaze Sona Datta speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Sona Datta 10 Jul 2018
60 Creative Commons Shahid Sajjad, Zainul Abedin and a Turn to Nature in Pakistan 1965-71 Mariah Lookman speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Mariah Lookman 10 Jul 2018
61 Creative Commons An Indian Darkness: Notes on a Diffident Modernity Srirupa Roy speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Srirupa Roy 10 Jul 2018
62 Creative Commons Art of Independence, Day 2: Introductory comments Abhay Sardesai's introductory remarks at the second day of the Artof Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Abhay Sardesai 10 Jul 2018
63 Creative Commons Art of Independence, Day 2:Welcome by Director of the Courtauld Institute Deborah Swallow opens the second day of the Art of Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Deborah Swallow 10 Jul 2018
64 Creative Commons The Dasturzada Dr Jal Pavry Memorial Lecture: Event and Code: The Future of the Image, and of Nations Chris Pinney gives the Dasturzada Dr Jal Pavry Memorial Lecture at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Chris Pinney 10 Jul 2018
65 Creative Commons Mother Dearest: The Body of the Indian Nation Zehra Jumabhoy speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Zehra Jumabhoy 10 Jul 2018
66 Creative Commons Gandhian Modernism? Nandalal Bose and the painting of politics Gautham Shiralagi speaks at the Art of IndependenceConference on 12 October 2018. Gautham Shiralagi 10 Jul 2018
67 Creative Commons Bapu’s Miracle, the Quaid’s Boon and a Freedom to Remake Salma Siddique speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Salma Siddique 10 Jul 2018
68 Creative Commons Mother India: Nargis and female stardom from 1947 to 1957 Rachel Dwyer speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Rachel Dwyer 10 Jul 2018
69 Creative Commons Who Counts and How? Independence and the Aesthetics of Caste Kajri Jain speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Kajri Jain 10 Jul 2018
70 Creative Commons On Lines of Control Hammad Nasar speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Hammad Nasar 10 Jul 2018
71 Creative Commons Partition/Independence? Working with Contested South Asian Political Histories in Manchester's Museums and Galleries Nick Merriman speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Nick Merriman 10 Jul 2018
72 Creative Commons Amritsar’s Partition Museum Meghnad Desai speaks at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Meghnad Desai 10 Jul 2018
73 Creative Commons Art of Independence, Day 1: Introduction to the day and the theme of Conference Faisal Devji's introductory remarks at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Faisal Devji 10 Jul 2018
74 Creative Commons Art of Independence, Day 1: Welcome by Director of the Ashmolean Museum Alexander Sturgis opens the Art ofIndependence Conference on 12 October 2018. Alexander Sturgis 10 Jul 2018
75 Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2018: The Body of a Nation: (4) The great disappearing George Washington: history and the head of state in contemporary American art Professor Miguel de Baca gives his final Terra Foundation Lecture in American Art on Gilbert Stuart’s unfinished painting of George Washington. Miguel De Baca 28 Jun 2018
76 Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2018: The Body of a Nation: (3) Modernism disfigured: cult and illicit ritual in New Mexico in the works of Georgia O’Keeffe and Martha Graham Professor Miguel de Baca gives his third Terra Foundation Lecture in American Art on the works of Georgia O’Keeffe and Martha Graham. Miguel De Baca 28 Jun 2018
77 Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2018: The Body of a Nation: (2) Skin and absence: the radical ceramics and poetry of the enslaved Dave the Potter Professor Miguel de Baca gives his second Terra Foundation Lecture in American Art on the work of Dave the Potter. Miguel De Baca 28 Jun 2018
78 Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2018: The Body of a Nation: (1) Suicide in white and black: Thomas Cole’s Destruction and the American empire Professor Miguel de Baca gives his first Terra Foundation Lecture in American Art on two depictions of suicide. Miguel De Baca 28 Jun 2018
79 Art and Emergency Book at Lunchtime, Art and Emergency Emilia Terracciano, Partha Mitter, Lion König, Naiza Khan 22 May 2018
80 Slade Lectures 2018 (7): Barocci: The Madonna del Popolo Professor David Ekserdjian gives his seventh Slade Lecture on Barocci’s drawings for the Madonna del Popolo. David Ekserdjian 09 May 2018
81 Slade Lectures 2018 (5): Parmigianino: The Madonna of the Long Neck Professor David Ekserdjian gives his fifth Slade Lecture on Parmigianino’s drawings for the Madonna of the Long Neck. David Ekserdjian 09 May 2018
82 Slade Lectures 2018 (4): Correggio: The Dome of Parma Cathedral art, drawing, painting, visual arts, italy David Ekserdjian 09 May 2018
83 Slade Lectures 2018 (3): Raphael: The Stanza della Segnatura Professor David Ekserdjian gives his third Slade Lecture on Raphael’s drawings for the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican Palace. David Ekserdjian 09 May 2018
84 Slade Lectures 2018 (2): Michelangelo: The Sistine Chapel Ceiling Professor David Ekserdjian gives his second Slade Lecture on Michelangelo’s drawings for the Sistine Chapel Ceiling. David Ekserdjian 09 May 2018
85 Slade Lectures 2018 (1): Drawing in Italy before 1500 Professor David Ekserdjian gives his first Slade Lecture on Drawing in Italy before 1500. David Ekserdjian 09 May 2018
86 Charles Gurrey speaks to Niall Munro Sculptor and carver Charles Gurrey talks to Niall Munro about the importance of context, text and material in his design of commemorative sculptures. Charles Gurrey, Niall Munro 24 Apr 2018
87 The promise of the (foreign) image: post-post-internet art from the Philippines (and other notes from the field) An Anthropology Departmental Seminar delivered by Rafael Schacter (University College London) on 1 December 2017 Rafael Schacter 27 Mar 2018
88 Imagining the Divine: Art and the Rise of World Religions Mary Beard and Neil MacGregor in conversation undefined 24 Jan 2018
89 'Art and Attunement', by Professor Rita Felski, University of Virginia and Southern Denmark In this talk Rita Felski reported at new research on how we engage with works of art across a broad range (including cat videos) and considered the puzzling question of why we are drawn by some pieces of music, art and literature, and not by others. Rita Felski 19 Dec 2017
90 Printing a Line at the Bodleian Weston Library Printing Press This one-off print comprised text and drawing by artist and writer Tamarin Norwood, concluding her year-long residency at Spike Island Bristol, Tamarin Norwood 13 Dec 2017
91 Core Course: Architects or Artisans? The Builders of the Medieval Cathedrals This lecture forms part of series entitled Introduction to the History of Art, a core course taught to the first year undergraduate History of Art students. Gervase Rosser 07 Dec 2017
92 Imagining the Divine: Art and the Rise of World Religions Book at Lunchtime held on 8th November 2017. Gervase Rosser, Georgi Parpulov, Stefanie Lenk, Kate Cooper 27 Nov 2017
93 Creative Commons The Materiality of the Divine: Aniconism, Iconoclasm, Iconography Professor Salvatore Settis, an archaeologist and art historian, presents a special lecture on the The Materiality of the Divine. Salvatore Settis 23 Nov 2017
94 The Artist and the Stone: Ethnography of an Artistic Process This Anthropology Departmental Seminar was given by Roger Sansi-Roca (Goldsmiths, University of London) on 18 November 2016. Roger Sansi-Roca 31 Jul 2017
95 Images and Influence: The Fetus in Art Professor Carol Sanger, Hon. Fellow, Mansfield College, gives a talk for the Mansfield college lecture series. Carol Sanger 14 Jul 2017
96 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2017: Picturing a Nation: (4) Frozen in History: The Arrival of the Kennedys at Love Field Professor David Lubin gives his final Terra Lecture in American Art on the Kennedys. David M. Lubin 28 Jun 2017
97 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2017: Picturing a Nation: (3) The Ashcan Goes to War: George Bellows, Belligerence, and the Rape of Belgium Professor David Lubin gives his third Terra Lecture in American Art on painter George Bellows. David M. Lubin 28 Jun 2017
98 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2017: Picturing a Nation: (2) Buried Treasure: America’s Great Book Illustrator Howard Pyle and the Silver Screen Professor David Lubin gives his second Terra Lecture in American Art on Howard Pyle’s illustrations of Robin Hood and pirates and their representation in movies. David M. Lubin 28 Jun 2017
99 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2017: Picturing a Nation: (1) Riding into History, Marching into Oblivion: The Civil War, Racial Justice, and the Shaw Memorial Professor David Lubin gives his first Terra Lecture in American Art on the Shaw Memorial in Boston. David M. Lubin 28 Jun 2017
100 Positioning Gandharan Buddhas in Chronology: Significant Coordinates and Anomalies Problems of Chronology in Gandharan Art (Session 5, 24th March 2017) with Juhyung Rhi. Juhyung Rhi 05 Jun 2017