Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (64)

Prof. Robert G. Bednarik
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1. International Federation of Rock Art Organisations (IFRAO), Caulfield South, VIC 3162, Australia
2. International Centre of Rock Art Dating (ICRAD), Hebei Normal University, Shijiazhuang 050024, China
Interests: Pleistocene archaeology; epistemology; rock art; prehistoric art; cave art; dating methodology; archaeometry; Pleistocene seafaring; human evolution
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Prof. Dr. Manuel Castiñeiras
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Department of Art and Musicology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: visual arts from antiquity to c. 1500; medieval artist; Byzantine art; Romanesque art; artistic transfer and mobility; patronage; pilgrimage; Mediterranean studies
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Dr. Bradley J. Cavallo
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Independent Scholar, Indianapolis, IN 46290, USA
Interests: global early modern artistic culture; Renaissance portraiture; stone and metal supported paintings; materiality studies; trans-Mediterranean aesthetic interchanges between Italians, North Africa, the Levant, and the Ottomans; the survival of pre-Colonial visual idioms in 16th–18th century New Spain
Dr. Francesca Franco
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College of Humanities, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QH, UK
Interests: art & technology; media art histories; computer art; computer art pioneers; computational art; interactive art; generative art; algorithmic art; curatorial practice; digital art documentation; Venice Biennale and biennials
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Dr. Ilya Fridman
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Department of Design, Monash University, Caulfield East, VIC 3145, Australia
Interests: industrial design; participatory design; product service systems; digital fabrication; design thinking; design education
Dr. Maia Wellington Gahtan
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Office of Global Education, Kent State University, 50129 Florence, Italy
Interests: classical tradition; Renaissance studies; iconography; history of collecting; museums; early modern intellectual and cultural history; art theory and criticism
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Hentschel
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Institute of Theater Pedagogy, Berlin University of the Arts, 10719 Berlin, Germany
Interests: theatre as a subject in school; aesthetic education; contemporary theatre in education; performative education; art and praxeology; artistic research
Dr. Manuel Hernández-Pérez
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School of Arts, Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education, University of Hull, Hull HU6 7RX, UK
Interests: media and psychology; narrative theory; transmedia; cross-cultural readings; narrative video games
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Prof. Dr. Ysanne Holt
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Department of Arts, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
Interests: contemporary visual arts in Britain; cultural landscapes and environments; Northern visual cultures, Islands and Border regions
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Dr. Ivana Medić
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Institute of Musicology, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 11000 Beograd, Serbia
Interests: Balkan music; popular music; Russian/Soviet music since 1950; Serbian music since 1950
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Prof. Dr. Jennifer Milam
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Enlightenment, Romanticism, and Contemporary Culture Research Unit, Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Interests: 18th-century art; Rococo painting; garden history; Enlightenment culture; intellectual history
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Prof. Dr. Nori Morita
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School of International Liberal Studies, Graduate School of International Culture and Communication, Waseda University, Tokyo 169-8050, Japan
Interests: theory and analysis of film realism; neorealismo and post-neorealimo; studies of Japanese auteurs
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Dr. Lisa Munson
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Department of Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
Interests: qualitative research methods; comparative and international education; sociology; hip-hop culture; social justice and urban education; intersectionality and social inequality; graffiti, street art, writing, and ephemerality; musicology
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Dr. Marion Mäder
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Institute of Musicology, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: Jewish music; music in Israel; Chinese music; music of national minorities in People's Republic of China and in the Republic of China; gender-specific music education; ethnographic film; anthropology of media; cultural identity; ethnic popular music
Prof. Dr. Julianne H. Newton
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School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
Interests: visual ethics; visual journalism; identity; media ecology; ethics; ethnographic practice
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Dr. Andrew Pepper
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School of Art and Design, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham NG1 4FQ, UK
Interests: the position of holography within contemporary visual culture; historical perspectives within holography; spatial drawing and mark-making; projected light, installation and time-based media; the peripheral view; the unsupported mark; luminous indicators; ephemeral documents; 3-D imaging; constructed worlds and research informed teaching
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Dr. Lucia C. Pérez-Moreno
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School of Engineering and Architecture, Zaragoza University, 50018 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: historiography of modern architecture; Spanish late-modern and postmodern architecture; feminist practices in architecture; gender studies in architecture; architecture journals and magazines
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Dr. Jenny E. Robb
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Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: cartoons; comic art; graphic novels
Dr. George Rodosthenous
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School of Performance and Cultural Industries, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: directing; theatre as voyeurism; the body in performance; contemporary approaches to Greek tragedy; devised pieces with live musical soundscape(s) as interdisciplinary process: the interfaces between music, movement and text; defining improvisational techniques and compositional practices for performance; musicals of the 21st century; contemporary British drama since the 1990s
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Prof. Dr. Ilia Rodov
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Department of Jewish Art, Bar Ilan University, Ramat-Gan 5290002, Israel
Interests: synagogue art and architecture; Jewish visual culture; folk art; phenomenology of plastic arts
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