Past Events

Spring 2013: Research Seminars


  • 9 January to 6 March 2013
  • 5:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Public Study Room, Paul Mellon Centre

9th January

Mark Hallett (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)

‘Point Counter Point: Sir Joshua Reynolds, Female Portraiture and the Great Room at Somerset House’

23rd January

Christine Stevenson (Courtauld Institute of Art)

‘Architectural Husbandry: ‘Rough Materialls’ and Tough Clients in Eighteenth-Century Britain’

6th February

Caroline Arscott (Courtauld Institute of Art)

‘Colour as Lure and as Provocation: William Morris’s tapestry, The Woodpecker’

20th February

Michael Hatt (University of Warwick)

‘Edward Carpenter and the Domestic Interior’

6th March

Paul Binski (University of Cambridge)

‘The Heroic Age of Gothic and the Metaphors of Modernism’

In order to help us plan for these events, it is essential to check availability and let us know which individual research seminars and research lunches you would like to attend, by emailing the Centre’s Events Co-ordinator, Ella Fleming, on [email protected], at least two days in advance.