New Perspectives on Italian and Australian Art History

Image courtesy of Fairfax Media, Wayne Taylor, March 2008

New Perspectives on Italian and Australian Art History: A symposium in honour of Professor Jaynie Anderson

The theme of this symposium - Italian and Australian art history - addresses the broad areas of research undertaken by Professor Jaynie Anderson at The University of Melbourne, while she filled the distinguished roles of third Herald Professor of Art History and foundation Director of the Australian Institute of Art History. The program of speakers is made up of Professor Anderson’s academic and museum colleagues as well as former and current students.

The Keynote Address is being presented by Dr Gerard Vaughan, Director of the National Gallery of Australia and a former Professorial Fellow at the Australian Institute of Art History. More information on the keynote is available on the Changing the National Gallery of Australia web page.

Program includes:

  • Hilary C Jankelson, PhD Candidate, Art History Program, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Antonio Gonz├ílez Zarandona, Postdoctoral Associate Research Fellow, Alfred Deakin Research Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University
  • Dr Benjamin Thomas, Rusden Curator, Cultural Collections, Trinity College, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Diana Hiller, independent art historian, Melbourne
  • Dr Anna Drummond, independent art historian, Melbourne
  • Carl Villis, Conservator of European paintings before 1800, National Gallery of Victoria
  • Marco Quabba, PhD Candidate, Art History Program, The University of Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Luke Morgan, Art History & Theory, Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture, Monash University
  • Callum Reid, PhD Candidate, Art History Program, The University of Melbourne

This Symposium has been organised by the Australian Institute of Art History and the School of Culture and Communication in the Faculty of Arts.

Download the full program.