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Interview about Milada Marešová with Marta Filipová

CRAACE research fellow Marta Filipová has been interviewed about the painter Milada Marešová (1901–1987) on the Czech national radio channel ČRo Dvojka. You can listen to the radio programme here.

The radio series Osudové ženy introduces remarkable women of Czech history to wider audiences, and has featured not only the life and work of female politicians, writers, sportswomen, and actresses, but also the artists Mary Duras (1884–1982) and Vlasta Vostřebalová-Fischerová (1898–1963). Each programme combines period recordings, dramatizations by actors, and studio discussions with specialists.

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Nóra Veszprémi joins College Art Association committee

CRAACE Research Fellow Nóra Veszprémi has been appointed as a member of the International Committee of the College Art Association.

As the preeminent international leadership organization in the visual arts, CAA promotes these arts and their understanding through advocacy, intellectual engagement, and a commitment to the diversity of practices and practitioners. Its International Committee seeks to foster an international community of artists, designers, scholars, and critics within CAA and to provide forums in which to exchange ideas and make connections. It aims to develop relationships between CAA and organizations with comparable goals and activities outside the United States, and it assists the CAA Board of Directors by identifying and recommending advocacy issues that cross national borders. The Committee organises a session at the CAA Annual Conference each year. Furthermore, it solicits articles on international news for publication in CAA News, and it also runs the CAA-Getty International Program, which brings between 15 and 20 international scholars each year to the CAA Annual Conference.

As an alumna of the CAA-Getty International Program, Nóra Veszprémi is looking forward to helping organise its future events, as well as to contributing to the Committee’s other activities.

Marta Filipová appointed Trustee of the Design History Society

CRAACE Research Fellow Marta Filipová has been appointed as Conference Liaison Trustee of the Design History Society.

The Design History Society promotes the study of design histories worldwide and has members from a range of disciplines. It hosts a number of networking, research and teaching events, awards prizes and grants, and publishes the Journal of Design History. It also holds an annual conference hosted by different institutions around the world on a particular theme, aimed at emerging and established scholars, museum professionals and design practitioners.

Marta Filipová’s role as a Trustee of the Society and Conference Liaison Officer will be to facilitate organisation of these prestigious events and oversee their transition to a hybrid conference format in the future. It promises to be a challenging and exciting experience.

We Are Awarding PhD Studentships

The CRAACE (Continuity/Rupture: Art and Architecture in Central Europe 1918-1939) team is inviting applications from those interested in undertaking PhD research at the Department of Art History, Masaryk University, Brno.

Proposals are particularly encouraged from students with an interest in modernism from the first half of the 20th century, focusing on central and east-central Europe. This may be about topics in the history of art, design and architecture, art criticism and theory, as well as the historiography of art. Students will be able to write their research dissertation in English or Czech.

Successful candidates will receive a studentship of CZK 24,000 per month. They will also be eligible for additional support in meeting research costs.

The submission period for applications is: 1 August – 30 November 2020, for enrolment in Spring 2021.

Applicants will need to apply to Masaryk University through the usual application procedure, including a formal research proposal. The details can be  found here: https://www.phil.muni.cz/en/studies/doctoral-degree-study-programme/how-to-apply

Successful applicants will be expected to register for the programme by 1 March 2021. Funding will be available until the end of 2023.

For an initial informal discussion, please contact: Prof. Matthew Rampley, rampley@muni.cz.

More information on the CRAACE project can be found here: https://craace.com

For more information on the Department of Art History see here: https://arthistory.phil.muni.cz/

Work with us! We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University announces an open competition for the position

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job description:

  • The Department of Art History invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate to work with the research project Continuity and Rupture in the Art and Architecture of Central Europe, 1918-1939, funded by the European Research Council.
  • Based at Masaryk University, Brno, the research associate position is a full-time appointment, initially for 3 years but renewable up to December 2023. The successful applicant will take up the position in June 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • The project consists of a comparative analysis of the art and architecture of interwar Austria, Czechoslovakia and Hungary. The project team is looking in particular for a researcher with a specialism in Gender and Sexuality in order to develop this as an additional project theme
  • For an informal discussion about the position and the project, including the specific theme, applicants are invited to contact the project leader, Matthew Rampley. Email: rampley@phil.muni.cz.

Deadline: 7 May 2019

To learn more about the job and find out how to apply CLICK HERE.