Research Methods Seminar 3: Using a History of Ideas Approach in an Arts Context

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26 Apr 2017

3pm to 5pm

Using a History of Ideas Approach in an Arts Context

Professor Malcolm Quinn, Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon, UAL


This seminar will introduce research in the History of Ideas, an approach which emphasizes the historical context of the development of key ideas that have shaped modern thought.  Malcolm Quinn will discuss a recent publication in the journal History of European Ideas in order to elucidate the requirements and opportunities that are available for researchers working in this area, and explain the relevance of a history of ideas methodology to research in art design and communication.  


Before the session please read the following article, which can be found on the UAL access system: ‘Jeremy Bentham on Liberty of Taste’.


About the series
This year's Teaching and Learning Exchange research seminar series includes a rich mix of contributions that have been designed to explore ways of drawing from diverse disciplinary expertise in order to study aspects of pedagogic or professional practice. 

Who should attend?
The series is designed both for colleagues on the Teaching and Learning Exchange MA Academic Practice in Arts, Design and Communication, and for anyone in the wider UAL community with an interest in approaches to research relating to arts education or academic practice themes.  


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