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Cultural Center Spui25 | Keynote lectures by Prof. Dr. John Clark (emeritus University of Sydney, Australia) and Prof. Dr. Partha Mitter (emeritus University of Sussex)

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Start date 6 November 2020
End date 7 November 2020

Infrastructures of Collecting

Amsterdam, 6-7 November 2020

 

Friday, 6 November

Location: Cultural Center Spui25

Keynote lectures by Prof. Dr. John Clark (emeritus University of Sydney, Australia) and Prof. Dr. Partha Mitter (emeritus University of Sussex)

20.00 - 20.10:     Introduction by Prof. Dr. Gregor Langfeld (Open University and University of Amsterdam)

20.10 - 20.30:    Prof. Dr. Partha Mitter, Decolonising Modernism

20.30 - 20.50:    Prof. Dr. John Clark, The Asian Modern: Before and After

20.50 - 21.30:    Discussion (moderator Dr. Rachel Esner, University of Amsterdam)

Saturday, 7 November

Location: University Library (Singel 425), Vondel Room (C1.08)

09.00 - 09.15:    Opening and introductions

09.15 - 09.35:     Prof. Dr. Béatrice Joyeaux-Prunel (University of Geneva), Modern art Collections and the Making of ModernArt History. A Challenge for Transnational History

09.35 - 09.45:    Response (respondent t.b.a.)

09.45 - 10.05:    Discussion

10.05 - 10.25:     Dr. Andrea Meyer (Technical University, Berlin), Behind the Scenes at the Museum: Blind Spots in Modern Art History

10.25 - 10.35:    Response (respondent t.b.a.)

10.35 - 10.55:    Discussion          

10.55 - 11.15:    Coffee break

11.15 - 11.35:     Dr. Romuald Tchibozo (Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Benin). The Invention of African Art Exhibitions in the Former GDR: Epistemological Synthesis or Infrastructural Utopias?

11.35 - 11.45:    Response (respondent t.b.a.)

11.45 - 12.05:    Discussion

12.05 - 12.25:     Prof. Dr. Eva-Maria Troelenberg (University Utrecht), The Collection as Materialized Transnational Biography: The Case of Calouste Gulbenkian

12.25 - 12.35:    Response (respondent t.b.a.)

12.35 - 12.55:    Discussion

13.00 - 15.00:    Lunch

15.00 - 18.00:    Brainstorm publication, funding, and the next workshop in Munich

18.00:                  Dinner