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Inaugural Lecture

Inaugural lecture prof.dr. Janneke Wesseling

Monday 19 September 2016
Academy Building
Rapenburg 73
2311 GJ Leiden

As of 1 February 2016, Janneke Wesseling has been appointed Professor at Leiden University’s Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA), Faculty of Humanities, where she holds the chair in Practice and Theory of Research in the Visual Arts.

Her Inaugural Lecture is titled Of Sponge, Stone, and the Intertwinement with the Here and Now. A Methodology of Artistic Research, and will take place on 19 September 2016 at the Large Auditorium of the Academy Building.

Janneke Wesseling is director of PhDArts, as well as professor of Art and Research at the University of the Arts The Hague. Wesseling obtained the doctoral degree at Leiden University with a dissertation on contemporary art and reception aesthetics, De Volmaakte Beschouwer (The Perfect Spectator).

The Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA) is a collaboration between Leiden University and the University of the Arts The Hague. This partnership has created the possibility for visual artists, designers and musicians to obtain the doctoral degree at Leiden University, through the PhDArts (visual art and design) and docARTES (music) doctoral programmes. 

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