Art History (MA)
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Prof.dr. R.J. Baarsen
Reinier Baarsen is Professor by special appointment of History of the Decorative Arts at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society. He is interested in French and Dutch decorative arts of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, with a particular emphasis on furniture and the meaning of style, the moral and spiritual messages conveyed by form and decoration. View his full profile here.
Dr. M.E. Berger
Martin Berger is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Archaeology and a member of the interdisciplinary research group Museums, Collections, and Society. His research interests include (etnographic) museums and collections histories, indigenous forms of representation, and the impact of globalization on indigenous cultures. He has explored these interests with specific attention to Mesoamerica and Surinam. View his full profile here.
Prof.dr. S.P.M. Bussels
Stijn Bussels is head of the Department of Art History and Professor Art history, especially before 1800 at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society. His fields of interest includes early modern art and architectural history, early modern theatre history and agency and performativity. View his full profile here.
Dr. E. den Hartog
Elizabeth den Hartog is a University Lecturer at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society. Her research focuses on the relation between sculpture and architecture in the Middle Ages. Secondly, she studies the castles and country estates in the Netherlands, placing them in a world-wide context. View her full profile here.
S. Noach MA
Stéphanie Noach is a lecturer at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society. Her fields of interest includes Darkness, Contemporary art, Latin America and Blackness. View her full profile here.