Workshop Working Through Colonial Photography, January 31 – February 1, 2018, organized by Hannah Baader (Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin/KHI Florenz, Max-Planck-Institute), Eva Ehninger (Humboldt University, Berlin), and Pathmini Ukwattage (Basel University)

The Research Program Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices

The program closed the collection of applications for up to ten postdoctoral fellowships for the academic year 2018/2019 on January 15 with 200 applications received. Shortlisted candidates will be notified in February.

Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices and its partner program Connecting Art Histories in the Museum (CAHIM), organized by the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence

Symposium on The Global Power of Private Museums: Arts and Publics – States and Markets with Julia Voss (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg), Axel Haubrok (Haubrok Foundation), Hannah Baader (KHI Florenz/Max Planck Institut/Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices, Berlin), Sonja Mejcher-Atassi (American University of Beirut), and Christiane Lange (Staatsgalerie Stuttgart)

Review of the symposium The Global Power of Private Museums: Arts and Publics - States and Markets on the TRAFO Blog for Transregional Research

Opening of the Transregional Academy on Latin American Art II with Hannah Baader (KHI, Florenz/Max-Planck-Institut/Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices, Berlin), Lena Bader, Thomas Kirchner (both DFK, Paris), Gabriela Siracusano, and Diana Wechsler (both UNTREF, Buenos Aires) at UNTREF (Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero)

Photo gallery about the Transregional Academy on Latin American Art II - Mobility: Objects, Materials, Concepts, Actors

Photo gallery of the visit to Skulpturenprojekte Münster and Documenta 14 in July 2017

Report about the workshop Landscapes of the Long 18th Century: Mediating Place and Memory in South Asia and Beyond, June 21–23

Lecture by Tim Barringer: The Panorama as Global Landscape on June 21, 2017

Art Histories Excursion Hamburg's Museums, Ethnographic Collection and the Warburg Library with Jens Baumgarten (São Paulo) and Hannah Baader (Arthistories/KHI Florenz MPI) including meetings with Barbara Plankensteiner (Museum für Völkerkunde) and Sabine Schulz (Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe) on June 1, 2017

Hannah Baader and Gerhard Wolf with the Art Histories and CAHIM Fellows as well as with the program staff during the Travelling Seminar 2017 in front of the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City

Art Histories and Aesthetic Practices on the TRAFO Blog for Transregional Research

News on our Fellows and Alumni

Beginning in September 2018, Art Histories Fellow 2016/17 Lesley Nicole Braun will be Assistant Professor at University of Basel's Institute of Social Anthropology, where she will be affiliated with the Centre for African Studies.

Art Histories Fellow 2013/14 Haytham Bahoora has accepted a position as Assistant Professor at the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations and the Centre for Comparative Literature of the University of Toronto.

In October 2017, Art Histories Fellow 2016/17 Peter H. Christensen published his monograph Germany and the Ottoman Railways: Art, Empire, and Infrastructure with Yale University Press, supported by a SAH/Mellon Author Award of the Society of Architectural Historians.

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