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Durham University

Centre for Visual Arts and Culture

Centre for Visual Arts and Culture

The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at Durham University promotes interdisciplinary research on visual culture, which is defined in a generous manner and encompasses work on the arts and humanities, social sciences, medicine and the natural sciences. It fosters collaborations both within the University and with other institutions, including museums and galleries and cinemas.

Durham Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships: Interdisciplinary Training Programme in Visual Culture
Durham Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships: Interdisciplinary Training Programme in Visual Culture
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During the course of this film, the Director of the Programme, Professor Ludmilla Jordanova explains the various components of the programme, with current PhD students commenting on the values of each of the distinct parts of the course and the training that this programme offers. This programme provides collaborative, interdisciplinary training in Visual Culture.

Our Forthcoming Events

Call for Papers: Summer School Visual Intersections 5

6th July 2020, 09:00 to 8th July 2020, 17:00, Grey College, Durham

The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture and Durham University Leverhulme Doctoral Training Programme in Visual Culture would like to inivte scholars and early career researchers to submit their papers for Visual Intersection 5 which will be held on 6-8 July 2020. The fifth in a series of summer schools brings scholars together to explore the interdisciplinary nature of visual culture and exchange current ideas and approaches in the field. We welcome both scholarly and creative submissions from researchers working in a wide range of disciplines, including art, history, anthropology, philosophy, archaeology, computer science, natural and social sciences, among others.

For further details, click here

Application process

The closing date for proposals is 13 December 2019. Please submit:

  • an abstract of no more than 250 words, including 5 keywords; please, specify which panel you have chosen
  • one-page CV

Submissions and queries should be directed to visualintersections@gmail.com. Only one paper proposal submission is allowed per person. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their submission via e-mail.

Contact visualintersections@gmail.com for more information about this event.