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CfP: Members J. Chin Davidson & N. Foster chair panel ” Re-Staging Exhibitions: Past, Present, Future?” at CAA Los Angeles, Feb. 2018, due: 14 Aug 2017

ReNetMoCoCA members Jane Chin Davidson and Nicola Foster will chair the panel “Re-Staging Exhibitions: Past, Present, Future?” at the 106th College Art Association Annual Conference taking place from 21 to 24 February 2018 in Los Angeles. Their call for submissions that recently closed (14 Aug 2017) suggests a truly transcultural framing including China-related questions: The …

ANN: International Symposium “Transnational Cities” co-hosted by Tate Research Centre & TrAIN, UAL, 29-30 Sept 2017

Given comparative research interests ReNetMoCoCA members will be delighted to hear about the up-coming international symposium “Transnational Cities” that will focus on transcultural artistic entanglements of Tokyo and London. The international symposium is co-hosted by Tate Research Centre: Asia and TrAIN Research Centre, UAL and arranged in partnership with Aoyama Gakuin University, Centre for Transnational …

ANN: “6. Forum Ostasiatische Kunstgeschichte/6th Forum East Asian Art History”, to open with 19 speakers, 16-17 June 2017, Berlin

The “6. Forum  Ostasiatische Kunstgeschichte/6th  Forum East Asian Art History” is about to start from 16 to 17 June 2017 in Berlin’s Museum für Asiatische Kunst (Museum for Asian Art), Takustr. 40 (kleiner Vortragsraum), 14195 Berlin. The annually organized, itinerant forum is dedicated to connect early career researchers situated in the German speaking regions with …

ANN: Workshop “De-essentializing Difference – Acknowledging Transculturality. Art Education…”, 9 June 2017, Kassel, Germany

Two members of ReNetMoCoCA recently announced the workshop “De‐Essentializing Difference − Acknowledging Transculturality. Art (History) Education and the Public Sphere in a Globalized World”, Friday, 9 June 2017, 2:30‐6:30 pm, KulturBahnhof Kassel, Germany. The event is organized on the occasion of documenta 14 and presents an activity of the Research Network for Transcultural Practices in …

CfP: 10th Annual Conference “Chinese Art Outside the Art Space” at Birmingham City University 12-14 Oct 2017, due: 31 March 2017

Call for Papers  CHINESE ART OUTSIDE THE ART SPACE The 10th Annual Conference, the Centre for Chinese Visual Art, Birmingham City University  Thursday and Friday, 12-13 October 2017 School of Art, Birmingham City University Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BX, England Initiated in 2007, the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) at Birmingham City University aims …

ANN: Bo Zheng opens digital archive of Chinese socially engaged art

Network member Bo Zheng (Hong Kong) has just launched the Digital archive of Chinese socially engaged art. Zheng decided to initiate this archive in 2014 because he realized that many important socially engaged artworks are not properly documented, making it difficult to teach them. Over the past three years, supported by three grants, he and …

ANN: Bo Zheng launches free MOOC on Socially Engaged Art in China

ReNet MoCoCA is delighted to announce that our distinguished network member Bo ZHENG (Hong Kong) has just launched the MOOC “Discovering Socially Engaged Art in Contemporary China”. This 6-week free online course serves as an introduction to Chinese socially engaged art. Togehter with some colleagues and students Bo Zheng produced it over the past eight …

ANN: N. Foster and J. Chin Davidson participate in AAH-Panel (6-8 April 2017 at Loughborough, UK)

ReNet MoCoCA is delighted to announce the participation of two of its members at the Annual Conference of the Association of Art Historians (AAH) taking place from 6-8 April 2017 at Loughborough, UK. Nicola Foster (The Free University, London) and Jane Chin Davidson (California State University, San Bernardino) present recent research in the panel “Art …

ANN: The proceedings of ReNet MoCoCA’s kick-off conference are published – JCCA’s double issue on “Chineseness”

ReNet MoCoCa is pleased to announce the first edited publication by a range of distinguished members: The selected and enriched proceedings of ReNet MoCoCa’s kick-off symposium have been published! Co-edited by Franziska Koch and Rui Oliveira Lopes as guest-editors of the Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (principal editor: Paul Gladston) the proceedings constitute its volume …

Awards: Network member Jiang Jiehong received the Leverhulme Award to realize the international network “Everyday Legend”

ReNetMoCoCa members congratulate Jiang Jiehong (Director of Center of Chinese Visual Arts, Birmingham University) who has received the Leverhulme Award to fund the international network project Everyday Legend  (Oct 2016- Oct 2018). Background Everyday Legend is a major, international research project which aims to better understand the decline in traditional Chinese arts and culture amid the …