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Conference 20 - 22 May 2015
This conference explores the role of the museum in relation to human engagements with the sea and major water courses such as lakes, lagoons and large river systems.
Exhibiting Concepts Experiencing Meanings
15-17 May 2014
An international symposium to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Sainsbury Research Unit for the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas.
The Future of South Asian Collections Conference: UK and South Asia perspectives
30 April to 2 May 2014
This conference aims to promote collaboration and exchanges between professionals working with collections of South Asian arts and crafts, nationally and internationally. By sharing knowledge and experiences, it is envisaged that the conference will build and strengthen networks, and foster new partnerships.
Study Day - Questioning the Masterpiece
Friday 21 February
On the occasion of the major exhibition, Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia, held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the University of East Anglia, this study day will interrogate notions of artistic value by focussing on the very concept of the ‘masterpiece' and interrogating it from different perspectives.
At Work in the Archive
A Call for Papers for a conference to be held on 8-9 May, 2014 in the School of Art History and World Art Studies, Sainsbury Institute for Art, University of East Anglia, Norwich
From Floor to Ceiling
Half day, Friday, 25 and full day Saturday, 26 October 2013
South Asian Arts Group (SAAG) and the Centre for Research and Education in Art & Media (CREAM), University of Westminster are delighted to be joining forces to run this one and a half day symposium in Autumn 2013. The purpose of this event is to spark debate and encourage collaboration and exchange on the vast but, thus far, under-researched area of South Asian floor-drawing and mural traditions and their contemporary manifestations.
African Archaeology Research Day 2013
Friday 1st November and Saturday 2nd November, 2013
We are delighted to announce that the 10th African Archaeology Research Day (AARD) is being hosted by SIfA at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.
Study Day - The Ruins of the Future: Artists' Moving Image and Architecture
Saturday 20 October
This special study day brings together leading artists Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone, Redmond Entwistle and others to consider how artists' moving image responds to and interrogates architectural space.
SAAG Inaugural Meeting
13th November 2012
The South Asian Arts Group (SAAG) is an informal network of academics, curators, artists and arts professionals, who share an interest in the arts and visual/material cultures of South Asia and the diaspora. SAAG provides a space for interaction, conversation and exchange for people interested in South Asian arts in the UK.
Ruins of the Future
Saturday 14 July 11am - 4pm
Study day organised to look at some of the ways in which artists have used film and video to respond to and iterrogate architectural space.
British Art as International Art, 1851 to 1960 Postgraduate Symposium
20 Apr 2012 – 21 Apr 2012
Keynote speakers will be Michael Hatt of The University of Warwick and Emma Chambers of Tate Britain.
Symposium Too Kawaii The Power of the Super Cute
Friday 9th March 2012, 11am - 4.30pm
Join leading experts from Japan and the UK to explore the global phenomena of kawaii or 'cute' at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.