CFP: Connectivity, Transcultural Entanglements and the Power of Aesthetic Choices in Africa, Association for Art History’s Annual Conference 2021, deadline 19 October 2020

This session seeks to sound out ways of how to study connectivity, transcultural entanglements, and the role of and artistic responses to imported artefacts from 500 CE to the present-day in Africa without seeing Africans as passive beings ‘influenced’ by people and objects from afar.

CFP: Pre-Modern Women as Artists, Patrons and Collectors, Association for Art History Annual Conference (14-17 April 2021), deadline 19 October 2020

We invite proposals for papers exploring the role of women as artists, patrons and collectors in the medieval and early modern periods, broadly defined (c.400–1700).