• At the Spring 2009 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Fellowships and Grants were awarded:

Senior Fellowships

Tim Ayers, to prepare his book The Medieval Stained Glass of Merton College, Oxford.

Anna Gruetzner Robins, to prepare her book The Artists of the 1890s.

Rome Fellowship

Ana María Suárez Huerta, for research in Rome for her book Travels across Europe in the 18th century: The Unique Case of Spain.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Ann-Marie Akehurst, to prepare her book Architecture and Philanthropy in Eighteenth-Century York.

Christina Bradstreet, to prepare her book Scented Visions: Picturing Perfume in Victorian Art.

Ruth Brimacombe, to prepare her article ‘A new avatar of art’: The ‘Special Artists’ of the Illustrated Press’ and her book Imperial Avatars: Art, India and the Prince of Wales in 1875-6.

Juliana Dresvina, to prepare her book The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval Europe.

Manolo Guerci, to prepare his book From early Jacobean to High Victorian: An architectural and social history of Northumberland House in the Strand, London, 1605-1874.

Emily Weeks, to prepare her book Cultures Crossed: John Frederick Lewis (1804-1876) and the Art of Orientalist Painting.

Junior Fellowships

Christina Smylitopoulos, McGill University, to conduct research in the United Kingdom for her doctoral thesis A Nabob's Progress: Graphic Satire, ‘The Grand Master’ and the source of Indian excess, 1770-1830 .

Educational Programme Grants

Museum of London: grant towards a conference, 12 and 13 November 2009: Pomp and Power – Carriages as Status Symbols.

University of Birmingham: grant towards a symposium, May 2009: Boulton and Eginton’s Mechanical Paintings (1777-1781): defining the mechanical process.

University of Birmingham: grant towards a student-led conference, 6 June 2009: Building the Future: Birmingham’s Architectural Story.

University College Dublin: grant towards a conference, 21 and 22 May 2009: The Fusion of Neoclassical Principles: scholars, architects, builders and designers in the neoclassical period.

Victorian Society: grant towards a symposium, 14 November 2009: Ecclesiology and Empire: Victorian Church Design Outside the British Isles 1830-1910.

Research Support Grants

Jessica Berenbeim, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Art and History in the Sherborne Missal: Legal Consciousness and Monastic Culture in England, c.1400’.

Stephen Bottomore, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘The Art of Painting Films’.

Renate Dohmen, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Painting with Colour and Light: The Art of the Amateur Artist in British India’.

Jennifer Ferng, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Rococo interior designs of John Vardy and use of colour and applications of materials such as stone in the architecture of William Butterfield’.

Michael Gaudio, for research in the United Kingdom on “Prosper Thou Our Handyworks”: Prints and Protestant Devotion at Little Gidding, 1625-1642’.

Catherine Jolivette, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Art and the Atom: British Art in the Nuclear Age’.

Dipti Khera, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Urban Imaginings Between Empires: Picturing British India’s ‘Land of Princes’’.

Jason LaFountain, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘The Puritan Art World’.

David Mackie, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Complete Catalogue of Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823)’.

Jeffrey Miller, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘The Building Program of Walter de Gray: Architectural Production and Reform in the Archdiocese of York’.

Anne-Françoise Morel, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘The Construction of Meaning in 17th and 18th Century Church Architecture in England: A Study of Church Consecrations’.

David Raizman, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Presentation Furniture in England, 1851-1889’.

Chitra Ramalingam, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Henry Fox Talbot and the art of fixing transience’.

Romita Ray, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Under the Banyan Tree: Relocating the Picturesque in British India, 1700-1947’.

Sarah Thomas, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Visual Encounters in the New World: Race and slavery through British eyes, 1800-1850’.

Maria Toscano, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘John Strange and John Hawkins Italian Correspondences’.