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School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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Detail from General Election Swarm of Bees by W. D. Ewan. Wellcome Collection CCBY.

Political Economy in Action: The Government of Circulation in Eighteenth-Century Beekeeping Manual

5th March 2018, 5.30pm

The Eighteenth Century Studies Seminar welcomes speaker Dr Elisabeth Wallman (French Department, UCL).
Detail from Chilean mural uncovered in Leds University Union building_photo by Emily Marriott.

Y Habrá Trabajo Para Todos ― And there will be work for all

16th February 2018, 1.00pm6.00pm

A free symposium contextualising the restoration and interpretation of a recently uncovered Chilean Mural in Leeds University Union.
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Black Madonnas, Medieval Race and the Dangers of Modern Scholarship

14th February 2018, 2.00pm

Join us for the latest in our spring research seminar series when we welcome speaker Dr Elisa Foster, Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Henry Moore Institute.
Madiha Aijaz, from These Silences Are All the Words (2017). Courtesy the artist.

Visiting Artist’s Talk – Madiha Aijaz

12th February 2018, 1.30pm3.00pm

Madiha Aijaz lives and works in Karachi, Pakistan and works with photographs, film and fiction. Aijaz’s practice is concerned with how people experience pleasure and privacy in changing public spaces and the communities that have become peripheral to civic life but which by tenacity and chance, continue to survive.

Thinking in Dark Times: The Legacies of Zygmunt Bauman for the Arts and the Humanities

8th February 2018, 4.00pm6.00pm

Screening and discussion of a filmed lecture given by Zygmunt Bauman in 2010 for the Concentrationary Memories Project, entitled 'Why do good people do evil?'.
Wood and ivory figure group representing an anatomical demonstration by Nicholas Tulp, based on Rembrandt’s painting: The Anatomy Lesson. Science Museum London, CCBY

The Use and Misuse of Eighteenth-Century Bodies ― Postgraduate Themed Evening

5th February 2018, 5.30pm

The Eighteenth Century Studies Seminar with speakers Alessio Mattana (School of English, University of Leeds), Francis Osis (School of Humanities, University of Glasgow) and Richard Bellis (School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds)
Postgraduate open day 2 February 2018

Postgraduate Open Day 2018

2nd February 2018, 10.00am3.00pm

Discover why more than 9,000 students choose to study a postgraduate degree at the University of Leeds.
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Exploring Utopias

31st January 2018, 2.00pm3.30pm

Featuring theorists and researchers connected to the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, this seminar will explore utopias from the perspective of key debates in cultural studies, critical heritage studies and feminist theory.

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