ARTECHNE – Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950


Clark Conference: now live

On 8-9 April, the Clark Conference will take place, organized by Clark Museum. The conservation, preservation, and restoration of material culture has historically been closely joined to artistic practice and the study of the history of art. Over the last century, art conservation, art making, and the discipline of art history have become increasingly specialized…

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Vacancy: Professorship in Early Modern History, 1500–1800 (open rank)

A Professorship in Early Modern History, 1500–1800 is to be filled at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Basel, with the appointment scheduled to begin on February 1, 2023 or by appointment with the successful applicant. Your Position The appointee will cover all aspects of the subject in research and…

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Vacancy: Postdoctoral Researcher Art & Sustainability

The Research group Art & Sustainability is looking for a postdoctoral researcher whose research and artistic interests address existential dimensions of climate change and adaptation to its ecological, social and cultural impacts. The purpose of the postdoctoral researcher is to support and strengthen research in the area of art and sustainability, with explicit attention to…

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Blogpost: Thijs Hagendijk about the Recipes Project

Thijs Hagendijk wrote a blogpost on Hypotheses, about his new publication written together with Sven Dupré and Márcia Vilarigues. Hypotheses hosts several thousand blogs covering all areas of the humanities and social sciences. The texts are in open access. For the full blogpost, follow this link.  

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Scientiae Conference on disciplines of knowing in the early modern world

Proposals are invited for the ninth Scientiae Conference on disciplines of knowing in the early modern world, which will take place online, 9-12 June 2021. Keynote speakers will be Florike Egmond (University of Leiden) and Sven Dupré (University of Amsterdam / Utrecht University). The Programme Committee welcomes panel-proposals from any disciplinary perspective, yet we would…

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