We use cookies to help give you the best experience on our website. By continuing without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to this. Please read ourprivacy policy

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

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