Appel à sessions : 5e congrès suisse d’histoire de l’art (Zurich, 22-24 juin 2021)

5th Swiss Congress for Art History (Zurich, 22-24 Jun 21)
Call for sessions
Deadline: Feb 26, 2021

The 5th Swiss Congress for Art History will be hosted by the University of Zurich from 22 to 24 June 2022.

Organised jointly by the Swiss Association of Art Historians (VKKS) and the Institute of Art History at the University of Zurich, the Congress welcomes art historians and researchers of art from all fields and institutions. You are invited to submit a proposed theme (1 page, maximum of 2000 characters) for a session that you would like to organise and lead. The deadline for session proposals is 26 February 2021.

The final choice of session themes will be made by a scientific advisory board consisting of members of the VKKS and the Institute of Art History, as well as representatives from museums and research institutions of the city of Zurich and the heritage conservation departments of cantons Valais and Zug.

The choice of sessions will be made by the beginning of April 2021. Successful applicants will be requested to communicate their choice of speakers to the conference organisers by 18 June 2021. The public announcement of the Call for Papers for the individual sessions will be arranged by the VKKS office. Each session should include no fewer than three and no more than five papers. We are particularly interested in supporting junior researchers.

Please submit your theme proposal (max. 2000 characters) along with a short CV (both as PDFs) by 26 February 2021, via e-mail to

Conference languages are German, English, French, and Italian. The VKKS will contribute to accommodation costs. All session leaders and speakers will be exempt from the registration fee.

Directors: David Ganz (KHIST UZH), Bettina Gockel (KHIST UZH), Carola Jäggi (KHIST UZH), Marianne Burki (VKKS)
Advisory Board: Annette Bhagwati (Museum Rietberg), Elke Bippus (ZHdK), Marianne Burki (VKKS), Roger Fayet (SIK-ISEA), Sandra Gianfreda (Kunsthaus Zürich), David Ganz (KHIST UZH), Bettina Gockel (KHIST UZH), Carola Jäggi (KHIST UZH), Bärbel Küster (KHIST UZH), Maria Portmann (Kantonale Denkmalpflege Wallis), Saskia Roth (Kantonale Denkmalpflege Zug), Linda Schädler (Graphische Sammlung ETH), Andreas Spillmann (Schweizerisches Landesmuseum), Hans Thomsen (KHIST UZH), Philip Ursprung (ETH), Tristan Weddigen (KHIST UZH / Bibliotheca Hertziana)

Conference Organisers: Sophie Schweinfurth (KHIST UZH), Catherine Nuber (VKKS)

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