Our Summer 2023 Events Programme is Now Live

  • 14 April 2023

All Research Seminars will be in person at the Paul Mellon Centre and online. Recordings of seminars will be published on our YouTube channel later in the year. Research Lunches will be in person only and will not be recorded.

Research Lunches, 1pm–2pm

5 May 2023
Manufacturing Pictures: Photographic Experimentation at the End of the Eighteenth Century with Fionn Montell-Boyd from University of Oxford

19 May 2023
A Glaswegian in Troy: William Simpson’s Vision of Western Anatolia with Alex Solovyev from University of Oxford

2 June 2023
Revisiting Rasheed Araeen’s Structures: 8bS at Manufactured Art, 1970 with Kylie Gilchrist from University of Manchester

16 June 2023
Framing a Slide Registry: the Origins of the Women Artist’s Slide Library with Lily Evans-Hill from Courtauld Institute of Art

30 June 2023
The Mermaids and Sirens of Edward Burne-Jones with Cecilia Neil-Smith from University of Exeter

Architecture Summer Series 2023, 5pm–7pm

17 May 2023
History Designing Architecture: Performance and Architecture in Africa & its Diaspora with Adedoyin Teriba and Rixt Woudstra

24 May 2023
Thermal Governance: Air-conditioning Complexes and Climate Modulation in Urban Asia with Jiat-Hwee Chang and Kim Förster

31 May 2023
Landscapes of Waste: Towards an Urban History of Coal Spoil in Modern Britain with Moa Carlsson and Otto Saumarez Smith

7 June 2023 (Venue TBC)
The Architecture of Disability with David Gissen and Jos Boys

14 June 2023
The Small Spaces of Empire with Swati Chattopadhyay and Tania Sengupta