Workshop: Theories of the Image

theories of the image

A one-day workshop on theories of the image to mark the launch of the Oxford Institute of Visual Research (IVR) and the 2013 Leverhulme Visiting Professorship, awarded to Professor Lambert Wiesing (University of Jena).

The workshop is open to all, but participants are asked to register in advance by contacting Dobrochna Futro ( Lunch will be provided.


10.00 Welcome and tea/coffee

10.30 Hanneke Grootenboer (Oxford): ‘Painting as Denkbild: On the Embodiment of Thought’

11.15 Jason Gaiger (Oxford): ‘The Cognitive Value of Images’

12.00 – Bence Nanay (Cambridge/ Antwerp): ‘The History of Vision’

13.00-14.00 – Lunch (provided)

14.00 Lambert Wiesing (Jena): ‘Image Theory: a Report from the Field’ followed by a Round Table Discussion with Karen Lang (Warwick), Jaś Elsner (Oxford) and the other participants.

15.30 finis

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Contact name: Dobrochna Futro

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