Past Events

Spring 2014: Research Seminars


  • 15 January to 12 March 2014
  • 5:45 – 7:45 pm
  • Public Study Room, Paul Mellon Centre

Wednesday 15th January

Christine Riding (National Maritime Museum, Greenwich)

Turner and the Sea

Wednesday 29th January

Rosemary Hill (All Souls College, Oxford)

Anglo-Norman Attitudes: Cross-Channel Antiquarianism 1789-1850

Wednesday 12th February

Tanya Harrod (Independent Scholar)

Modern Pots, Colonialism and the Politics of Craft: the Conflicted Life of Michael Cardew

Wednesday 26th February

One Object, Three Voices, The Cenotaph
Roger Bowdler (English Heritage)
David Odgers (Odgers Conservations Consultants)
Gavin Stamp (Independent Scholar)

Wednesday 12th March

John Brewer (California Institute of Technology)

Depicting Vesuvius: Painting, Panorama and Performance, 1760-1830

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‚Äôs Events Co-ordinator, Ella Fleming, on [email protected], at least two days in advance.