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Online event: Aby Warburg und die US-Amerikanische Anthropologie

27th October 2021, 19:00 (CEST)


An online lecture (hosted by MARKK, Museum am Rothenbaum – Kulturen und Künste der Welt) by our Bilderfahrzeuge Research Associate Matthew Vollgraff as part of the events surrounding the exhibition “Aby Warburg. Bilderatlas Mnemosyne. Das Original” at Sammlung Falckenberg / Deichtorhallen Hamburg.

More information and link to Zoom on the
MARKK website.

The KHI Amerindian Lecture Series 2021

16 September – 16 December 2021


In the framework of Department Gerhard Wolf & 4A_Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics
Organized by Bilderfahrzeuge Research Associate Sanja Savkić Šebek (KHI in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut & Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) & Bat-ami Artzi (Dumbarton Oaks)

New Publication: Dürers Schuhe

A new article by Prof. Andreas Beyer.

In: Tina Asmussen, Eva Brugger, Maike Christadler, Anja Rathmann-Lutz, Anna Reimann, Carla Roth, Sarah-Maria Schober, Ina Serif (Hg.): Materialized Histories. Eine Festschrift 2.0, 10/08/2021

Fellowship award and new book announcement for Alexandra Marraccini

We are delighted to announce that our colleague Dr Alexandra Marraccini has been selected as a 2021/22 National Book Critics’ Circle Emerging Critics Fellow.

Moreover, her first book on critical writing WE THE PARASITES is to be published in the US by Sublunary Editions in Autumn 2022.

New Publication: “Art History Before English”

This book addresses a phenomenon that pervades the field of art history and indeed scholarship in general: the fact that English has become academia’s most prominent and widely adopted language. Seeking to shed light on the particular issues that English’s rise to prominence poses for art history, the essays in this volume investigate the history of the discipline itself: specifically, the extent to which the European tradition of art historical writing has always been shaped by the presence of dominant languages.

New Publication: “Burckhardt.Renaissance”

Aus Anlass von Burckhardts 200. Geburtstag haben sich im Jahr 2018 Historiker, Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaftler in Basel versammelt, um ausgehend von seinem bis heute Maßstäbe setzenden Essay »Die Cultur der Renaissance in Italien« (1860) nach der Aktualität seines Werks zu fragen. Entstanden ist ein Reader, der gleichermaßen kritisch wie würdigend zum Weiterlesen einer der wirkmächtigsten akademischen Hinterlassenschaften ermuntert.

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