The following dates are for general planning purposes. Specific dates are posted each year on the website and sent to members via e-mail.


Proposals due for HGSCEA’s Sponsored Session at the CAA Conference the following year (in advance of the April deadline for session topic submissions at CAA)

CAA Conference

HGSCEA annual business meeting

Dinner reception for members


Applications due for Travel Stipends for HGSCEA members presenting work at the upcoming CAA Conference


Applications due for the Emerging Scholars Essay Prize

Winners contacted in January and announced at the HGSCEA Dinner Reception at CAA

HGSCEA membership payment due for the following year

about HGSCEA

Historians of German, Scandinavian and Central European Art, or HGSCEA, is an affiliated society of the College Art Association. It was founded in 1997 to foster study of visual and material culture of Central Europe and enhance communication and cooperation among scholars working on the art and architecture of the region. The society publishes regular updates of member news and activities, events and news items of interest to HGSCEA members on this website. HGSCEA also sponsors a session at the annual CAA conference, as well as organizes and supports scholarly endeavors and events focused on Central European topics. The society’s members include American and European scholars (affiliated and independent) and graduate students.

current board



travel stipend

Current HGSCEA members presenting a paper on any panel at CAA who are either graduate students or have received their PhD within the last five years are also eligible to apply for a Travel Stipend up to $500 for domestic travel, and up to $800 for international travel.

Due November 15 (For 2024 deadline extended to December 15).


The service AHICE was created to provide easier access to information about events in the domain of art history in four Central European countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. The areas covered include exhibitions, conferences and publications. AHICE publishes a monthly e-mail newsletter and operates a website at:


Art Margins is an e-journal dedicated to contemporary visual culture, including contemporary art, of Central and Eastern Europe. It covers all media, including architecture,new media, and film.


The German Studies Association is the national and international association of scholars in all fields of German Studies. Its interests span the period from early times to the present Federal Republic of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.


The Virtueller Katalog Kunstgeschichte (Virtual Catalogue for Art History,VKK) is a European specialized meta catalogue based on the KVK technolgy.]The VKK gives now access to more than 4,1 million bibliographical records. It is also accessible through

Austrian Studies Association (Formerly: Modern Austrian Literature and Culture Association) is an affiliated society of the MLA. ASA/MALCA publishes the print journal Journal of Austrian Studies .



arthistoricum (,

The Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellungen online (Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte):
Staatliche Museen preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin:

The combined online public access catalog of the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte/Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence/Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte in Paris/Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome:

The Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte in Paris:
The Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich (