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TALKS AND LECTURES

Invited Lectures

 

10/2023                

“Humour and violence – diffusion and radicalization. Ethnic and national representations in the caricatures and cartoons of interwar Central Europe”, MA course (Ethnicity), Department of Anthropology, Masaryk University, Brno

 

04/2023        

 “Visual Anthropology“, BA/MA open course (guest lecture), Faculty of Social Science and Department of Anthropolgy, Masaryk University, Brno

 

01/2023        

 "Zwischen Bauhaus und Partei: Friedl Dicker und die politische Collage um 1930", Wien Museum MUSA, Vienna

 

11/2022           

“Anthropology of Ethnicity“, BA open course (guest lecture), Department of Anthropology, Masaryk University, Brno

 

10/2022         

 "When modernism went rural: Photography beyond the metropolis in interwar central Europe“, Office for Photography, Zagreb [online]

 

04/2021          

"Social realisms, new aesthetics: engaged photography in interwar Central Europe", “What are our genealogies? Engaged figuration in pre-war Central Europe" Conference, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, [online]

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03/2021          

"Adolf Loos, celebrity: the popular reception of Adolf Loos in interwar Austria and Czechoslovakia", Adolf Loos - In Search of Space for Modern Life Conference, Czech Centre New York, [online]

12/2018           

“Irena Blühová’s 'A School for Becoming Human': Social(ist) Commitment and Modernist Photography between the Bauhaus and interwar Czechoslovakia”, Invited Lecture, University of Leicester, UK. 

2024

“Socially Engaged Avantgardes: Women’s Networks of Modernist Photography in Central Europe 1918–1948“, CROSSING BORDERS: Central European Women in the Arts, Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) Vienna, 25–26 January 2024

2023

“‘On Second Thought‘: Emery Kelen’s histories of political caricature“, Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), online, 19–20 November 2023

 

“Changing Spaces: Gender and Display in Interwar East-Central Europe”, Displaying Design: History, Criticism and Curatorial Discourses, Design History Society Annual Conference 2023, Escola Superior de Artes e Design, Matosinhos, on 7–9 September 2023

„Painting 'Indians': Hans Larwin's Genre Paintings and the 'Other' in Interwar Austrian Visual Culture", Habsburg Encounters with Native America, University of Innsbruck, 22-23 June 2023.

„Lisl Weil: Drawing up a New Life“, Creativity from Vienna to the World, online Symposium, 23 March 2023, https://youtu.be/AYD-NldZNiY .

“Composing the folk: Dance photography and the “staged” in interwar homeland photography“, 111st College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference, New York, 15-18 February.

“Composing the folk: Dance photography and the “staged” in interwar homeland photography“, 111st College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference, New York, 15-18 February.

2022

"Photographing precarity: Social photography exhibitions in 1930s Central Europe", Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), Chicago, 10-13 November 2022

 

"When modernism went rural“, Office for Photography, Zagreb (invited lecture, online), 19 October 2022, https://www.facebook.com/events/874592383916740/?ref=newsfeed

"Transient Worlds: Jewish Stagecraft and the Rural Exotic in Interwar Vienna", DHS Annual Conference, September 8-10 2022 Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey (online), https://www.designhistorysociety.org/conferences/view/design-and-transcience

"Revisiting the Slovak avant-garde: Accents of diversity in rural modernism", EAM08 – Globalising the Avant-Garde, Lisbon, 1-3 September 2022, https://eam2022lisbon.sci-meet.net

"Creating Kitzbühel. Alfons Walde, Ski Tourism and the (Re)making of Austrian Identity", Erinnerungsorte im Skisport, Schwabenakademie Irsee, 8-10 May 2022. 

"Blindspots of Austrian art history: Revisiting 1945 as 'point zero'", Annual Meeting of the Austrian Studies Association, New Orleans, 12-15 April 2022. 

"The Female Factor: Representing Austrian Identity at the 1925 Exposition des arts industriels et décoratifs", 

Exhibitions, New Nations and the Human Factor, 1873–1939 (CRAACE Conference), Institut national d’histoire de l’art, Paris, 4–5 April 2022. Find the recording here

"Rural Exotic: Imagining Roma Women in Interwar Central Europe", 110th College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference, 17-19 February [online].

2021

"Uncovering diversity: visual representations of Czechoslovakia’s multi-ethnic heritage", Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), 1-3 December 2021 [online]​

 

"Small-scale diplomacy? The Hagenbund and Mánes Artist Associations as infrastructures of central European exchange", Conference of the Czech Association of Art Historians, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, 23-24 September 2021​

 

"Rebelling Craftwork. Women designers as craft businessesowners in early twentieth-century Central Europe", Annual Conference of the Design History Society, 2-4 September 2021 [online]​

 

"Regionalism, nationalism, state representation: homeland photography in interwar central Europe", Art and the State in Modern Central Europe, University of Zagreb, 30 June – 3 July 2021​

 

"Advertising and Consumption in East-Central Europe, 1919-1939: East-Central European Heimatphotographie revisited", Popular Culture Association Annual Conference, 2-5 June 2021 [online]​

 

"Beyond the Cosmopolis. Modernism and Belonging in Central European interwar Art", Research Workshop, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, 28 April 2021​

 

"Social realisms, new aesthetics: engaged photography in interwar Central Europe", “What are our genealogies? Engaged figuration in pre-war Central Europe" Conference, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, 15 April 2021 [online]​

 

"Rural realism: social documentary photography against nationalism in interwar central Europe", Decentering Realisms, 1750–Now, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 12-13 March 2021 [online]​

 

"Adolf Loos, celebrity: the popular reception of Adolf Loos in interwar Austria and Czechoslovakia", Adolf Loos - In Search of Space for Modern Life Conference, Czech Centre New York, 4 March 2021 [online]

2020

“Rebelling craftwork. Women designers and craft businesses in early twentieth-century Central Europe”, Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), 5-8 and 14-15 November 2020 [online]

2019

“'The Birth of Painting from the Spirit of the Gingerbread': Folk Art and Regionalism in the Reception of Anna Lesznai’s Work in Interwar Vienna”, Multiplying Modernity Workshop (CRAACE), East Slovak Gallery, Košice, 6-7 December 2019.   

 

“Reactionary Idyll? Central European Homeland-Photography in a Transnational Context”, Annual Convention of the ASEEES, San Francisco, 23-26 November 2019.


“Košice Modernism Reframed”, First Seminar, Periodization in the History of Art, New Europe College (NEC) – Institute for Advanced Study, supported by the Getty Foundation’s Connecting Art Histories initiative. Bucharest, 7 May 2019. ​

 

“Tyrolean Modernism”, Lecture at the Department of Architecture, University of Austin at Texas, 4 April 2019.

2018

“Irena Blühová’s 'A School for Becoming Human': Social(ist) Commitment and Modernist Photography between the Bauhaus and interwar Czechoslovakia”, Invited Lecture, University of Leicester, 5 December 2018. 

 

​“Modernist photographs, communist action: Irena Blühová, the Bauhaus legacy and the AIZ”, Retracing gender: Women in Central and Eastern European Avant-Garde, Polish Cultural Institute, Warsaw, 18-20 January 2018.

2017

“Radical Pop Culture? Trn and the young Czechoslovak Left of the 1920s”, College Art Association Conference, New York, 15-18 February 2017.

2016

“Viragoes and Feeble Men? Gender stereotypes and the nation in the Austrian satirical press, 1920-1925”, Annual Convention of the ASEEES, Washington D.C., 17-20 November 2016.

2015

“Feeble Austrians, modern Czechs? Notions of “the self” and “the other” in Austrian and Czech satirical magazines, 1918-1925”, CHASE Encounters Conference, The Open University, Milton Keynes, 20 November 2015. ​

 

“Frontiers of Identity: Austrian and Czechoslovak Caricature between Tradition and Modernity 1918/1919”, International Forum for Doctoral Candidates in East European Art History, Humboldt University, Berlin, 30 April 2015.

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