An “Ancient Argonaut” in the Service of the Empire: the Research Expeditions of Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov

Anna Adashinskaya An acclaimed art historian, professor, museum curator, tireless traveler and reluctant spy: these were the social roles played by the pioneer of the iconographic method in Russia, Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov. Every time he needed to finance a costly expedition to distant Byzantine monuments, he faced a dilemma: to spy or not to spy? Before … Continue reading An “Ancient Argonaut” in the Service of the Empire: the Research Expeditions of Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov

Photo gallery: Questions of Periodisation in the Art Historiographies of Central and Eastern Europe

Our conference, Questions of Periodisation in the Art Historiographies of Central and Eastern Europe, which took place at New Europe College, Bucharest, on 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2019, was reported on by Julia Secklehner in Journal of Art Historiography: https://arthistoriography.wordpress.com/2020/03/12/julia-secklehner-on-questions-of-periodisation-in-the-art-historiographies-of-central-and-eastern-europe/

CALL FOR PAPERS

New Europe College – Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest is pleased to announce an upcoming two-day conference from 30 November – 1 December 2019 on questions of periodisation in the art historiographies of Central and Eastern Europe.