26 / 02 / 2017
Alixe Bovey: The Smithfield Decretals
On Wednesday, 1 March 2017, the cycle "Medieval Conceptual Conflicts and Contrasts: Text and Image" goes on with another lecture. This time Alixe Bovey from the Courtauld Institute will present her paper with the title: "The Smithfield Decretals: The Art of Storytelling in Fourteenth- Century London". The lecture starts at 17.30. For more information see the attachment.
Attached file: Text and Image_Bovey.pdf
21 / 02 / 2017
Support of Perspective Human Resources – Postdoctoral Research at the Institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences
The Institute of Art History of the CAS invites junior researchers, PhD holders, to apply for a postdoc scholarship funded by the Czech Academy of Sciences
Applicants must have obtained a PhD degree in the past 2 years (before the beginning of the scholarship) with the exception of time spent on maternal / parental leave. All applications must be submitted until 31 March 2017 to the address: Ústav dějin umění AV ČR, v. v. i., secretary, Husova 4, 110 00 Praha 1.
For more information, please, see the file attached.
Attached file: UDU_vyzva_postdoc_cervenec_2017EN_CZ.pdf
20 / 02 / 2017
Who was the reader of the Passional of the abbess Cunigonde?
On Wednesday, 22 February 2017 our colleague Lenka Panušková will present a paper with the title “Who was the Reader of the Passional of the Abbess Cunigonde? Passion Imagery and Devotion in St George Monastery, Prague”. The lecture is the first one in the cycle "Medieval Conceptual Conflicts and Contrasts: Text and Image" and will take place at 17.30 at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. For further information and for program see the attachment.
Attached file: Text and Image poster white_small.pdf
Attached file: Text and Image_Panuskova.pdf
15 / 02 / 2017
Byzantium in Prague: 90 years of Seminarium Kondakovianum (1927-2017)
On Wednesday, 22 February 2017, the Window Gallery of IAH CAS will open a new exhibition. The opening will be held in the courtyard of IAH CAS at 5 pm. For invitation, please, see the attachment.
Attached file: CHA_Lovino.pdf
15 / 02 / 2017
De Baye Unveiled. Goths, Russia and an Unpublished Essay from the Kondakov Institute Archive
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Francesco Lovino is giving a lecture with the title "De Baye Unveiled. Goths, Russia and an Unpublished Essay from the Kondakov Institute Archive". It starts at 3.30 pm in the meeting room of IAH CAS, Husova 4. For more information, please, see the attachment.
Attached file: CHA_Lovino.pdf
06 / 02 / 2017
Group of Female Ambassadors Visits the Institute of Art History, Czech Academy of Sciences
On 18 January 2017 the Institute of Art History, Czech Academy of Sciences, had the honour to welcome to its premises a group of female ambassadors led by Her Excellency Michèle Pranchère-Tomassini, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Czech Republic, Estonia, and the Ukraine. The following female ambassadors and chargées d’affaires to the Czech Republic also took part in the visit: Ms. Albertine M. Kabambi, chargée d’affaires of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Her Excellency Ms. Ines Troha, Ambassador of Croatia, Ms. Rola Hamdan, chargée d’affaires of Lebanon, Her Excellency Ms. Souriya Otmani, Ambassador of Morocco, Her Excellency Ms. Liliana De Olarte de Torres-Muga, Ambassador of Peru, Her Excellency Ms. Manuela Franco, Ambassador of Portugal, Her Excellency Ms. Vera Mavrić, Ambassador of Serbia, Her Excellency Ms. Franki Verwey, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa, and Her Excellency Ms. Anna Viktoria Li, Ambassador of Sweden. Also invited was Prof. RNDr. Eva Zažímalová, CSc., who was elected President of the Czech Academy of Sciences for the period 2017–2021 at the Academy’s Assembly in December 2016.
During the group’s two-hour morning visit the research staff of the Institute presented to their guests some of the projects and themes of the various departments and the background resources for art-historical research: the Photo Archive and Photographic Studio, and the Department of Documentation with its collection of prints and photographs and its collection of restoration work. Our academic workplace can also take pride in the fact that among the specialists in mediaeval art who work here is PhDr. Klára Benešovská, CSc., who in 2015 was awarded the Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in recognition in particular of her many years of research relating to John of Luxembourg, King of Bohemia
03 / 02 / 2017
Orient oder Rom?
A conference "Orient oder Rom? Prehistory, History and Reception of a Historiographical Myth (1880-1930)" takes place 6th-8th February 2017 in Brno. It opens on Monday February at 20.30 in the Museum of Applied Arts with a lecture given by Robin Cormack (University of London): "St Sophia as Feuertempel: Inspiration or Madness?". Francesco Lovino from the Institute of Art History CAS is the organiser. For program see the attachment.
Attached file: Cormack_Aya Sofya.pdf
Attached file: ORIENT_ODER_ROME.pdf
Attached file: Program-Orient_Oder_Rom_2017.pdf
03 / 02 / 2017
Call for Applications - Institute of Art History, CAS
The IAH CAS invites applicants for the position of a researcher focusing on the medieval panel painting. The deadline for submission is February 24, 2017. For more information see the attachment.
Attached file: vyberko_sken_s_podpisem.pdf
31 / 01 / 2017
Not a Single Snake in Sight
The exhibition Not a Single Snake in Sight has opened in the Regional Gallery Liberec. The project is an outcome of the interdisciplinary programme Strategie AV21 and presents the works of Josef Čapek, František Hrubín, Jan Skácel, and Miloslav Kabeláč centered around the theme of the world of children. The exhibition prepared by Pavla Machalíková and Tomáš Winter will last till the end of April 2017.
09 / 01 / 2017
Dictionary of Art Historians, Critics, Theorists and Publicists in the Czech Lands (1800–2008)
The Academia Publishing House invites you to the presentation of the Dictionary of Art Historian, Critics, Theorists Publicists in the Czech Lands (1800–2008). The introductory speech will be held by Petr Wittlich and by Lubomír Slavíček, one of the authors. The presentation takes place on Wednesday 18 January 2017 at 5 pm in the "Literární kavárna Academia", Václavské náměstí 34, Prague 1.
Attached file: Slovnik historiku umeni_pozvanka.pdf
21 / 12 / 2016
Wishing you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Attached file: UDU_PF_17.jpg
24 / 11 / 2016
Josef Sudek: In the Studio
On 1 December 2016 the exhibition "Josef Sudek: In the Studio" will be open at 6 pm in the Gallery "Věda a umění" (Science and Art) run by Czech Academy of Sciences, Národní 3, Praha 1. The exhibition presents photographies by Josef Sudek which are housed in the Institute of Art History CAS.
For more information see: http://www.sudekproject.cz/en
Attached file: leaflet_web_pdf.pdf
Attached file: SUDEK_PROJ_EXHIBITION_POSTER_A1_CZ.jpg
23 / 11 / 2016
An international symposium investigating the work of Josef Sudek and the medium of photography is organised by the Institute of Art History on 1–2 December 2016.
Attached file: symposium_program.pdf
Attached file: text__konference.docx
24 / 10 / 2016
Shaping Identities / Challenging Borders. Photographic Histories in Central and Eastern Europe
Call for papers: "Shaping Identities / Challenging Borders. Photographic histories in Central and Eastern Europe". The conference will be held on 9th-10th May 2017 in Prague. Please, submit your proposal until 15th December 2016. For more details, please, see the attachment.
Attached file: CFP_shaping identities_challenging borders_final.pdf
10 / 10 / 2016
The Brepols Publishers are preparing a book with the title "From Hus to The Luther. Visual Culture in the Bohemian Reformation (1380–1620)". The book is closely connected to the research project the outcome of which was the exhibition "The Art of the Bohemian Reformation(1380–1620)", organised in 2009–2010 by the Prague Castle Administration in the cooperation with the IAH CAS. Simultaneously, a book has been published with the same title. It comprises essays dealing with the art production associated with the Protestant faith from the Hussite's period until the battle at Bílá hora, when the Catholics defeated the Protestants. The book is co-edited by Kateřina Horníčková and our colleague Michal Šroněk from the Department of Early Modern Art.
10 / 10 / 2016
Vandalism, monuments and documents during the French Revolution. The work of the abbé Germain Poirier and the Commission des monuments (1790–1794)
On Wednesday 26 October 2016 Pablo Avilés Florese (Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris) will present his paper "Vandalism, monuments and documents
during the French Revolution. The work of the abbé Germain Poirier and the Commission des monuments (1790–1794)". The lecture which is a part of the cycle Collegium historiae atrium, will start at 3.30 pm in the Institute of Art History CAS, Husova 4, room No. 117. For more details see the attachment.
Attached file: CHA_Flores.pdf
16 / 08 / 2016
Call for papers: Is There a Jewish Art?
The Institute of Art History CAS v.v.i. organises on 7 October 2016 a Czech-Israeli colloquium: "Existuje židovské umění? Is there a Jewish art? האם יש "אמנות יהודית?" Hereby we invite all those interested to send a proposal for a paper in the lenght of 20 minutes by 2 September 2016. Contact: email@example.com. For more details see the attachment.
Attached file: CFP_colloquium.pdf
14 / 07 / 2016
The Institute of Art History, Omnium, a civil society organisation and the city Horní Jiřetín in cooperation with Czech universities invite you to the international conference on the relationship of landscape and countryside in 17th and 18th centuries. The conference focuses on the various aspects how the landscape was shaped and perceived, on the art and architecture in countryside in the early modern times. At the same time an imminent threat of its devastion will be discussed. We are looking forward to see you in Horní Jiřetín on 14th and in Jezeří Chateau on 15th October 2016!
Attached file: Program_Horni_Jiretin_2016.pdf
14 / 07 / 2016
The Institute of Art History of the CAS invites junior researchers and postdocs to apply for a postdoc scholarship funded by the Czech Academy of Sciences
Attached file: výzva_mzdovápodpora_2017CZ.pdf