Entries by Victoria Olszewska

Archives, Activism and Social Media

Dr Sue Pell is speaking at the “Archives, Activism and Social Media” workshop at Cambridge University on September 21st. She has been invited to discuss her research on activist archives and gentrification. For more information and to register click here.

CV workshop for Transitions students

Managers from AdMore – Specialists in retail, hospitality, leisure and consumer recruitment – spent time last week with our first year Transitions students, providing expert help and advice for enhancing their CV’s.

Book Launch – Paul Rekret – ‘Down With Childhood’

The Research Centre for International Visual Arts and Cultures (IVAC) is delighted to announce that Dr. Paul Rekret, Associate Professor of Politics, will be launching his new book, ‘Down with Childhood: Pop Music and the Crisis of Innocence’ (Repeater Books) on Monday 2 October, 6pm, Asa Briggs Hall, Kensington Campus. All are welcome.

Dr. Robert J. Wallis to convene session at Royal Anthropological Institute ‘Art, Materiality and Representation ’Conference 2018

Dr. Robert J. Wallis’ proposal for a session at the Royal Anthropological Institute conference in 2018 has been accepted. The ‘Art, Materiality and Representation’ conference will be held 1 to 3 June 2018 at the British Museum, Clore Centre, and School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Senate House. Wallis’ session, entitled ‘Relating to Raptors: The […]

Publication & Launch of Pop Art & Design edited by Anne Massey & Alex Seago

This book offers the first in-depth analysis of the relationship between art and design, which led to the creation of ‘pop’. Challenging accepted boundaries and definitions seeking out various commonalities and points of connection between these two exciting areas. Confronting the all-pervasive `high art / low culture’ divide, Pop Art and Design brings a fresh […]

Dr. Robert J. Wallis published research in The Falconer

Dr. Robert J. Wallis, Professor of Visual Culture has been published in The Falconer journal. Wallis’ paper, entitled “‘As the Falcon Her Bells’?: Falconry and Hawking in Early Anglo-Saxon England”, examines the archaeological and art historical evidence, including finds from the iconic site of Sutton Hoo, to argue that falconry was introduced from Scandinavia to […]

Dr. Nicola Mann co-edits a new book with Charlotte Bonham-Carter

Dr. Nicola Mann has co-edited a new book with Palgrave MacMillan: “Rhetoric, Social Value and the Arts: But How Does it Work?” Dr. Mann’s co-editor is ex-Richmond Faculty member, Charlotte Bonham-Carter. Bonham-Carter is Programme Director of Culture and Enterprise at Central Saint Martins. The book reveals how the ‘social value of art’ may have one […]

Dr. Christopher Wylde publishes a new research monograph

Dr. Christopher Wylde has published a new book with Springer: “Emerging Markets and the State: Developmentalism in the 21st Century“. This book, through an analysis of case studies in Latin America and Southeast Asia, sets out to understand the form and function of contemporary states seeking to guide and cajole markets, hoping to stimulate economic […]