Job title: Teaching Fellow in History of Art

Tel: +44 (0)131 651 5450

Email: Harry.Weeks@ed.ac.uk

Harry Weeks is a Teaching Fellow in History of Art. He was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh (2015-16), and was awarded a PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2014. His thesis, entitled ‘“A Unique Epochal Knot”: Negotiations of Community in Contemporary Art’, examined how art practices since 1989 have contributed to a rethinking of the concept of community.

Harry guest-co-edited a thematic selection of papers on the subject of 'Mediating Collaboration' in the Spring 2016 issue of Tate Papers. He is working towards a book based on his doctoral thesis, tentatively titled ‘Community and Art after Community Art’. He is co-convener of the KEYWORDS series of public events on art and language. 

 

Teaching

  • Sexuality, Space and Cinema - MA (Hons)
  • The Creative City in Theory and Practice - MSc
  • Work Placement - MA (Hons) (Course Organiser)

Office hours:

Thursdays 11am - 1pm

Room O.48, John Higgitt Gallery

Hunter Building, ECA

Contemporary art; socially engaged practice; art and urban regeneration; art's autonomy; the institutional politics of art; cultural policy