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Call for papers

We often hold conferences on a wide range of sculpture topics at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire, or with external partner venues.

Whenever we hold an open call for papers for a conference or event, the details can be found below. For more information please contact Kirstie Gregory, our Research Coordinator, or see our events section for all of our currently planned conferences and talks.

New Sculptors, Old Masters: The Victorian Renaissance of Italian Sculpture

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, United Kingdom
Friday 8 March 2019

We invite proposals for twenty-minute papers exploring how nineteenth-century sculptors and critics directly encountered Italian Renaissance sculpture, in its broadest sense, through public and private collecting in Britain as well as travel on the Continent.

Deadline to apply: 30 November 2018.

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New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, United Kingdom
Friday 16 March - Saturday 17 March, 2018

This two-day conference seeks to assess and critique the state of the field on medieval sculpture and to investigate new directions, approaches and technologies for research.

Deadline to apply: 30 September 2017

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