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Talks and Lectures

 

2022


"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 businesses

owners 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.