Academic Staff in the School of Art History and World Art Studies Academic Staff in the School of Art History and World Art Studies

Art History and World Art Studies is a member of the:

  

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Dr Jo Clarke

Dr Jo Clarke Senior Lecturer
Research Interests: Art and technology in early agricultural societies of the Near East and Cyprus; the archaeology of Western Sahara; human responses and adaptations to climate change in prehistory; Neolithic technologies, in particular ceramics and plaster.
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Dr Ferdinand de JongDr Ferdinand de Jong Senior Lecturer
Research Interests: heritage, art and postcolonial memory; masquerading, performance and intangible heritage; museums, materiality, time and temporality; art, aesthetics and performance; archive and Utopia.
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Dr Simon DellDr Simon Dell Senior Lecturer
Research Interests: Photography, with special reference to France and the United States; the relation of the visual and political in interwar Europe; art practice and new media after 1960.
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Professor Sandy HeslopProf Sandy Heslop, Professor of Visual Arts
Research Interests: art and architecture of medieval England; the role of imagination in the creation and reception of artefacts; the relationship of art and history; the impact of environment and resources on manufacture; art as information and rhetoric; architecture as image
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Professor John MackProf John Mack FBA  Professor of World Art Studies
Research Interests; African art and cultures; museums, memory, cultural heritage; art in a cross-cultural context; art and the environment
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Dr Akira MatsudaDr Akira Matsuda Lecturer in Japanese Artistic Heritage
Research Interests; the meaning, (re)presentation, use and consumption of the artistic and material past in contemporary Japanese culture; public aspects of Japanese art and archaeology; Cultural heritage and museums in East Asia.
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John MitchellProf John Mitchell Professor of the History of Art
Research Interests: The social and personal uses of art; ways of seeing in the first millennium; practice, idea and invention in the arts and architectures of Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages between the Atlantic and the Tigris.
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Dr Sarah MonksDr Sarah Monks  Lecturer in European Art History
Research Interests: British art, 1650-1850; the seascape as cultural and pictorial form in early modern Europe; the effects of global encounter on Britain's visual and material cultures; painting, the ‘work of art' and concepts of subjectivity in early modernity.
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Monica Nunez LaisecaMónica Núñez Laiseca  Curator and Tutor in Museum Studies
Research Interests: crossovers between photography and other artistic media; stillness and time; the aesthetics of globalization; curatorial practice in contemporary art; Cold War art.
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Prof David Peters Corbett Professor of Art History and American Studies
Research Interests: the history of British and American art between c.1850 and c.1950;  the relationship between the mid-nineteenth century landscape tradition and  US modernism; artistic relations between Britain and the US from Colonial Times to the Present.
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Dr Christina RiggsDr Christina Riggs, Lecturer in Art History
Research Interests: the body in ancient Egyptian art; funerary practices in Roman Egypt; museums, collecting, cultural heritage.
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Dr Dan Rycroft  
Research Interests: colonialism in South Asia; de-colonisation and postcolonialism; visual ethnography; indigenous studies; intangible heritage.
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Dr Margit ThofnerDr Margit Thofner Senior Lecturer
Research Interests: civic ritual in the Netherlands in the early modern period; the arts of the Reformation; early modern print culture.
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Prof Bronwen WilsonProf Bronwen Wilson Professor of Art History
Research Interests: art and visual culture of Renaissance Italy; early modern travel imagery and the Mediterranean; media and forms of visual imagery that blur the boundaries between categories and genres, and in which time is protracted or condensed.
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