CONF Jan 30, 2022

Scotland in Europe, Cultural Connections, 1939-Present (online, 25 Feb 22)

Online, Feb 25, 2022

Patricia Allmer and Gráinne Rice, University of Edinburgh

Scotland in Europe – Cultural Connections, 1939 to the Present

A one-day conference exploring some of the close links and relations in cultural and creative practices connecting Scotland with Europe.

Programme:

10-10.10am
Dr Gráinne Rice (National Galleries of Scotland) & Professor Patricia Allmer (University of Edinburgh)
Welcome

10.10-10.30am
Dr Patricia Allerston (Deputy Director & Chief Curator, European & Scottish Art, National Galleries of Scotland)

‘In the Travail of War Reborn’: Edinburgh as a Nexus of European Cultural Exchanges during World War II

10.30-10.50
Sarah MacDougall (Director, Ben Uri Gallery, London)
Europe in Scotland: Josef Herman, Jankel Adler and the Émigré Contribution to Scottish Visual Arts (1940–43)

10.50-11am questions/ discussion

VIRTUAL COFFEE BREAK

11.40-12pm
Dr Laura Leuzzi (DJCAD, University of Dundee)
Italo-Scottish Dialogues: Archival Journeys through the Demarco Archives

12-12.20pm
Federica Giardino (PhD Researcher, Glasgow School of Art)
The Legacy of the Water: Urban and Literary Identities of Post-Industrial Europe

12.20-12.30pm questions/ discussion

LUNCH BREAK

2-2.20pm
Judith Bell (Independent Scholar)
The Scottish Reaction to the Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition, Glasgow 1939

2.20-2.40pm
Marcus Jack (Curator and PhD Researcher, The Glasgow School of Art)
Channel Crossing: Artists’ Moving Image from Scotland and the European Network, 1986–1996

2.40-2.50pm questions/discussion

VIRTUAL COFFEE BREAK

3-3.20pm
Duncan Robertson (Artist)
Erasmus, Scholarships, Bursaries and Exchanges for Scottish Visual Artists

3.20-3.40pm
Professor Frances Fowle (Scottish National Galleries/University of Edinburgh) and Professor Richard Thomson (University of Edinburgh)
Scotland in Europe: The Leverhulme Foundation & Its International Network Scheme

3.40-4pm
Reflections and Summary Discussion

Online, via Zoom.
Free. Book your tickets here: https://scotlandineurope.eventbrite.co.uk/

Reference:
CONF: Scotland in Europe, Cultural Connections, 1939-Present (online, 25 Feb 22). In: ArtHist.net, Jan 30, 2022 (accessed May 28, 2024), <https://arthist.net/archive/35799>.

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