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Getting Leeds to question itself

How do you interview a city? Leeds alumni Janna Graham and Susan Kelly want to interview the city of Leeds, in a unique project, part of a congress organised by the centre for cultural analysis, theory and history (CentreCATH) from July 10-12.

Vera Frenkel's Body Missing

  • Vera Frenkel's Body Missing at the Freud Museum, London, March 19th to April 27th, 2003
  • STRUCTURES OF MEMORY/STRUCTURES OF INFORMATION: From Theft to Virtuality: Considerations of the Meaning of Absence.
    A conference on the themes of this work organized by AHRB CentreCATH, University of Leeds, at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, March 21 & 22, 2003

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Leverhulme visiting Professorship for Vera Frenkel

Professor Griselda Pollock, Director of the AHRB Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History announces the award of a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship that will bring the internationally renowned multi-media artist VERA FRENKEL to Britain for three visits over eighteen months.

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13 November 2002 - 31 January 2003 - Making Sense of the City

To photograph and film artists in their studios, their homes and at the installation and opening of their exhibitions provided Dorothy Beskind with the means by which to make sense of the production of art within the cultural space in which it took place. The University Gallery Leeds presents an exhibition of the images of those encounters that includes such artists as Louise Bourgeois, Eva Hesse, Robert Smithson and Andy Warhol.

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12- 15 November 2002 Encountering Eva Hesse

The AHRB Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History at the University of Leeds, one of the vanguard of newly founded research centres financed by the Arts and Humanities Research Board, announces its first major collaboration with the Tate Modern, London.

A two venue international conference will take place 13 November (Leeds) 14-15 th November (London) in conjunction with the major retrospective exhibition of the work of the American artist Eva Hesse who died in 1970 aged only 34.

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14 May 2001 - First UK Appearance for Philosopher Judith Butler

The distinguished American political philosopher, Professor Judith Butler will be making her first ever public appearance in Britain, at the official launch of a new £500,000 centre for cultural analysis at the University of Leeds. The ceremony on Monday 14 May to launch the AHRB Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History (CentreCATH) will be attended by the Vice-Chancellor of the University, with Professor Butler, of the University of California, Berkeley, as the guest speaker.

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9 March 2001 - Places to remember

An evocative and moving exhibition will open at the University art gallery on March 13, featuring the work of internationally renowned artist Lily Markiewicz.

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16 July 2000 - Leeds wins funds for culture centre

A group of scholars at the University of Leeds has been awarded £500,000 over five years to create a centre to foster interdisciplinary research across fine art, art history, cultural studies, Jewish studies, feminist studies, and architecture and material culture, under a new £8 million scheme to support research in the arts and humanities.

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University of Leeds School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies Arts and Humanities Research Council