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Speaker: Joris van Gastel

Research Seminars Series "Methodology and Ideology: Critical Perspectives on the Historical Paradigms of Art History"

2. Research Seminar: Southern Discomfort - Art and Abjection at the Birth of a Discipline
In light of shifting theoretical paradigms in art history, reflecting on methods and their cultural frameworks is crucial and urgent. Contemporary efforts to evolve beyond the power relations of center and periphery and to redefine the relations between ideas, things, people, spaces and temporalities are fostered by current societal and political changes. From this arises the demand for an awareness of the intellectual genealogies and ideological implications of art historical methods. [more]
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