VI International Forum for Doctoral Candidates in East European Art History (Berlin, May 3rd, 2019)

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Chair of Art History of Eastern and East Central Europe, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

Date: Berlin, May 3rd, 2019
Venue: Festsaal der Humboldt Graduate School Luisenstraße 56, 10115 Berlin


09:00-09:15 Welcome

Deirdre M. Smith (Austin): Umjetnik radi: Stilinović, Šutej, and Trbuljak on Art, Work, and Life
Vera Otdelnova (Moscow): Moscow Union of Artists. Art and Politics in the Soviet Union in the 1960s and 1970s

10:15-10:30 Break

Tomáš Korbel (Prague): Changes in the Social Status of Architects and Builders in the Czech Lands in the Second Half of the 19th Century
Sanja Sekelj (Zagreb): Digital Art History and Artists’ Networks in Croatia of the 1990s and 2000s

11:30-12:00 Coffee Break

12:00-13:30 Short Presentations

13:30-15:00 Lunch Break

Marius Daraškevičius (Vilnius): Decently Dining. Modernizing Dining Rooms and Related Spaces in Lithuanian Manor Houses in the 19th Century
Ani Kodzhabasheva (New York): Living in the „Shatterzone of Empires“: Architecture in Sofia after the Last Russo-Ottoman War, ca. 1878-1900

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

Antony Kalashnikov (Oxford): Historicism and “Immortalization” in Stalinist Monumentalism
Eleanor Rees (London): The Kino-khudozhnik and the Material Environment in Early Russian and Soviet Fiction Cinema, ca. 1907-1930
Simona Bérešová (Berlin): Fotografie an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Bratislava (1928-1939)

19:00 Reception
Lindenstraße 35, 10969 Berlin

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Contact Persons:
Prof. Dr. Katja Bernhardt (
Constance Krüger M.A. (