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Call for Papers: ‘The Art of the Lost: Destruction, Reconstruction and Change’, Canterbury Cathedral

Fig. 1. Thomas Johnson’s ‘Choir of Canterbury Cathedral’, dated 1657, showing iconoclasts attacking the stained glass windows.
Fig. 1. Thomas Johnson’s ‘Choir of Canterbury Cathedral’, dated 1657, showing iconoclasts attacking the stained glass windows.

Fig. 1. Thomas Johnson’s ‘Choir of Canterbury Cathedral’, dated 1657, showing iconoclasts attacking the stained glass windows.

Throughout 2019, Canterbury Cathedral will celebrate the role and significance of art, in all its diversity, within the cathedral space, culminating in a two-day international conference on 27-29 November.

The aim of the conference is to offer a vibrant and challenging perspective on the field, to review ongoing projects and scholarly activity, as well as to engage with the public.  Original proposals for papers are welcome from professionals, established and rising academic scholars, and graduate students, on topics ranging from (but not limited to) stained glass, wall art, textiles, music, architecture, sculpture and the moving image.

For full details of the conference and how to submit a proposal, please see the cathedral’s website. Please note, the deadline for proposals of Friday, 25th January, as listed on the website, has now been extended to Friday, 22nd February, 2019.