WINTERTHUR AWARDS KATHERINE C. GRIER PRIZE TO DR. JOANNA COHEN
The H-Net Network on Material Culture and Vernacular Landscapes and Artifact Preservation will promote and support the study of objects, buildings, sites, structures, landscapes and other material cultural productions as part of the visual record of life.
We are currently seeking reviewers for a large backlog of books on material culture! Please consider becoming a reviewer for H-Material Culture by visiting this page and filling out the form to be included in our reviewer database.
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Call for Reviewers for Museum Exhibitions
The British Foundation for the Study of Arabia (BFSA) grants are intended to support research in any academic area covered by the BFSA’s aims, which are to promote research relating to the Arabian Peninsula, in particular, its archaeology, art, culture, epigraphy, ethnography, geography, geology, history, languages, literature and natural history. Grants may be used to fund fieldwork, library or laboratory-based research or research support.
*Applications are due by March 1, 2016*
The (After) Lives of Things: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Material Culture, a session at the upcoming Association of Art Historians annual conference, April 7-9, 2016.
The International Society for Landscapes, Place, & Material Culture (ISLPMC--formerly Pioneer America Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts and Landscapes) is proud to issue a call for nominations for the 2016 Fred Kniffen Book Award, and the 2016 Allen Noble Book Award.
Photographic reproductions of works of art and other research objects have long been considered neutral documents capable of supporting the research methodologies of art history and related disciplines. The introduction of digital imaging saw the adoption of the same model, in that digital copies were presumed closer to the originals.
Occasional Objects series
The scrolling images to left are from H-Material-Culture's "Occasional Objects" series--a periodic informal examination of objects sent in by our subscribers. View the full collection, read the essays, and add your contribution here in Occasional Objects.