The Institute for Art History / Center for Art Market Studies at Technical University Berlin, together with the CNRS and LabexTransfer Paris, have announced their international symposium: All the Beauty of the World: The Western Market for non-European Artefacts (18th-20th century) Berlin, Germany 13.10. – 15.10.2016 Deadline for submissions: 15 February 2016Continue Reading

4S Conference 2015 – Denver, Colorado (USA), 11-14 November 2015 Call for Papers for Open Panel From one thing to another: Technologies of representation in design and making Panel Chairs: Arlene Oak, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta ( Claire Nicholas, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta (  Continue Reading

Carleton University’s Interface Conference: Materiality and Movement, 1-3 May 2015 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Harvard University Made objects, unlike bodies that disintegrate – are trans-temporal. They are mobile and are continually moving across time and space, carrying within them stories and meanings that they have accumulated as aContinue Reading

Ethnographic Apps/ Apps as Ethnography: Exploring Possibilities for a Locative, Multimedia and Collaborative Future. A Panel Proposal for the American Anthropological Association (AAA) Meetings, November 2015 Panel Organizers: Sam Collins (Towson) and Matthew Durington (Towson) We find it curious that anthropologists have paid relatively little attention to apps.  Yes, thereContinue Reading

Abstracts due 7 January 2015 for the interdisciplinary conference, Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800 to be held 9-11 July 2015 at the University of Cambridge. Across faiths and regions and throughout the world, the home was a centre for devotion in the early modern period. Holy books, prayer mats, candlesticks,Continue Reading

29-30 November 2013 Venue: Sackler Centre for arts education, Victoria and Albert Museum, London Keynote Speakers include: Professor Griselda Pollock, University of Leeds The Subversive Stitch Revisited: The Politics of Cloth will explore the legacy of Rozsika Parker’s groundbreaking book, The Subversive Stitch: embroidery and the making of the feminineContinue Reading