Environmental Challenges: An Interdisciplinary Webinar Series

Thinking about studying Art History, Philosophy or want to learn more about our collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to studying these subjects at postgraduate level?

This taster course also provides a CPD training opportunity for those working in the education sector who are interested in learning about the current important topics we teach at Essex.

This postgraduate webinar series showcases one of our greatest strengths: our interdisciplinarity. We have designed the talks to spark the interest of any intellectually curious students considering a Masters in:

  • Art History
  • Curating
  • Philosophy
  • Heritage and Museum Studies
  • Environment, Society and Culture

Join us for a free online course that comprises daily sessions, specifically designed to introduce you to some of the most dynamic and cutting-edge topics. Whether you are interested in Art History, Philosophy or Interdisciplinary Study, this is an amazing opportunity to learn from our staff.

Each session will be 1 hour and will be delivered by our expert academics, giving you the chance to meet the tutors, ask questions and discover what studying a Masters in our School of Art History and Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies Centre is really like.

You can pick and choose which sessions to attend and you will be eligible to receive a certificate of attendance if you attend four or more sessions.

Climate Emergencies and the Ethics of Adaptation with Dr Ellisif Wasmuth
Monday 28 June: 12pm – 1pm (BST)

On the edge: The Heritage of Time and Space in the Aftermath of Natural Catastrophes with Dr Paola Di Giuseppantonio Di Franco
Tuesday 29 June: 10am - 11am (BST)

Finding Common Ground: How Artists in Latin America Confront Environmental Crisis with Dr Lisa Blackmore
Wednesday 30 June: 4pm – 5pm (BST)

Hostile Architecture and Cruel Designs: How Art and Design are Used to Control Public Space with Dr Gavin Grindon
Thursday 1 July: 12pm - 1pm (BST)

UK Climate Change Policies 2000-2021: Challenges and Contradictions with Dr Jane Hindley
Friday 2 July: 3pm – 4pm (BST)

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