Job title: Teaching Fellow, Contemporary Visual Cultures

Role: Work Placement Co-ordinator; The Global Contemporary Research Group Co-convener

Tel: +44 (0)131 651 5799

Email: Harry.Weeks@ed.ac.uk

Office address: The Fire Station, Room 1.014

Contact time: Tuesday, 12pm - 2pm

Research outputs: Dr Harry Weeks on Edinburgh Research Explorer

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.

  • The City as a Work of Art - 3rd year undergraduate
  • Sexuality, Space and the Cinema - 4th year undergraduate
  • The Aesthetics and Politics of Contemporary Art - 4th year undergraduate
  • History of Art Work Placement - Undergraduate
  • The Creative City in Theory and Practice - Postgraduate

Research interests include: community; socially engaged art practice; the autonomy of art; art and the city.