Humanitas Visiting Professorships in Contemporary Art

For five years, the Ruskin School of Art co-organised an annual series of Visiting Professorships in Contemporary Art via the Humanitas Programme.
Maya Lin portrait photo black & white
Maya Lin

Created by Lord Weidenfeld, the Humanitas Programme is managed and funded by the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust with the support of a series of generous benefactors and administered by TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities.

The Visiting Professors are appointed for a given academic year and deliver a series of lectures and masterclasses and contribute to a cross-disciplinary symposium.

The Visiting Professors in Contemporary Art included:

2015: Maya Lin

2014   Vik Muniz 

2013 : William Kentridge

2012 : Shirin Neshat

2011 : Thomas Struth