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Piotr Juszkiewicz

Art historian and a Professor at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, where he lectures at the Institute of Art History. His interests include 20th century art history, contemporary art and art criticism in the 18th-20th centuries. He has received grants and fellowships from Cambridge University, The Getty Grant Program, Rochester University, and Edinburgh University. In 2008 he was teaching as a visiting Professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and in 2012 at the Academy of Arts in Tallinn. Between 2012 and 2015 Juszkiewicz was a leader of a research project on Polish documentaries on art 1945-1989. He is the editor of publications including Melancholia Jacka Malczewskiego [The Melancholy of Jacek Malczewski] (Wydawnictwo Poznańskiego Towarzystwa Przyjaciół Nauk, 2002) and Perspektywy współczesnej historii sztuki [Perspectives on Contemporary Art History] (Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, 2009), as well as the author of several books: Wolność i metafizyka. O tradycji artystycznej twórczości Marcela Duchampa [Freedom and Metaphysics. On Artistic Tradition of Marcel Duchamp’s Art] (Wydawnictwo Poznańskiego Towarzystwa Przyjaciół Nauk, 1995); Od rozkoszy historiozofii do „gry w nic”. Polska krytyka artystyczna czasu odwilży [From the Bliss of Historiosophy to the ‘Game of Nothing’. Polish Art Criticism of the Post-Stalinist ‘Thaw’] (Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, 2005); Cień modernizmu [The Shadow of Modernism] (Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, 2013) and numerous texts in: Artium Quaestiones, Centropa, Rocznik Historii Sztuki, and the Journal of Victorian Culture.

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  • European Network Remembrance and Solidarity (ENRS);
  • Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Republic of Poland;
  • Department of Art and Visual History, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; 
  • Institute of Arts History, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań; 
  • History Department, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań;
  • Social Memory Laboratory, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw;
  • Department of Visual Culture, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw;
  • The Committee on Art Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Academic Council:

  • Prof. Wojciech Bałus (Polish Academy of Sciences);
  • Prof. Kazimierz Ilski (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań);
  • Prof. Csaba György Kiss (ENRS Academic Council);
  • Prof. Michaela Marek (Humboldt University of Berlin);
  • Dr Joanna Wawrzyniak (University of Warsaw)

Conference Convener:

  • Prof. Piotr Juszkiewicz (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)

Organising Committee:

  • Prof. Mariusz Bryl,
  • Prof. Stanisław Czekalski,
  • Dr Jakub Dąbrowski,
  • Dr hab. Michał Haake,
  • Dr hab. Łukasz Kiepuszewski,
  • Dr hab. Dorota Malczewska-Pawelec,
  • Dr Małgorzata Pakier (ENRS),
  • Prof. Piotr Witek,
  • Prof. Tadeusz Żuchowski
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