Iconology Old and New: Transregional Conference on the Move, Croatia and Hungary 2013

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Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Monday, May 27, 2013 - 1:00pm
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Monday, May 27, 2013 - 1:00pm to Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 1:00pm

The Center for Iconographic Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Rijeka
The Department of History of Central European University, Budapest
The Cultural Iconology and Semiography Research Group, University of Szeged



Transregional Conference on the Move
Croatia and Hungary, 2013

This May CEU will be part of a complex conference series which has grown out from two longstanding initiatives: European Icononolgy East & West (being organized 5-yearly in Szeged since 1993) and ICON (a yearly symposium organized by the University of Rijeka since 2007). This year's "Transregional Iconology on the Move" will consist of three colloquia with internationally renowned keynote speakers:

Part One: May 23-24 (Thursday-Friday) – University of RIJEKA
Seventh International Conference of Iconographic Studies - Iconology at the Crossroads

Invited keynote speakers: Xavier Barral i Altet (Venice), Hans Belting (Karlsruhe),  Ann Michel Holly (Williamstown USA), Colum Hourihane (Princeton), Bianca Kühnel (Jerusalem), Alexei Lidow (Moscow)

Part Two: May 27-29 (Monday-Wednesday) - CEU, BUDAPEST
Current Theoretical Interfaces: Iconicity, Semiotics, Historicity

Invited keynote speakers: János kelemen (Budapest), Massimo Leone (Torino), WJT Mitchell (Chicago), Jolán Orbán (Pécs / Budapest)

Part Three: May 29-31 (Wednesday evening-Friday) - University of SZEGED
European Iconology East & West 5: Cultural Imageries of Body and Soul – Intermedial
Representations of the Corporeal, the Psychic and the Spiritual

Invited keynote speakers: Barbara Baert (Leuven), Ivan Gerat (Bratislava), Marina Warner (Essex), Rowland Wymer (Cambridge)

In Budapest Professor WJT Mitchell will give a special graduate lecture for CEU students and faculty, however all interested guests are also welcome to that, too. The Budapest and Szeged events will be completed by a concert of Janice Misurell-Mitchell, an internationally acclaimed composer, flutist and performer.

For detailed program see CEU's "Events Calendar" or the conference website: