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16 upcoming talks and 199 talks in the archive.

Art speak

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockTuesday 17 September 2019, 13:15-13:45

City of beasts: The forgotten sights, sounds and smells of Georgian London

UserThomas Almeroth-Williams, author of City of Beasts: How Animals Shaped Georgian London..

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 18 September 2019, 13:15-14:00

Giovanni Belzoni and the allure of Egypt

UserJane Munro (Keeper of Paintings, Drawing & Prints), Helen Strudwick (Associate Curator - Egyptian Antiquities), Briony Llewellyn, (independent Art Historian specialising in British artists’ depictions of the Near and Middle East).

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 25 September 2019, 13:15-14:00

Caring for ancient Egyptian coffins in Cairo (Part 2): The ‘Pop-Up’ museum outreach project

UserHelen Strudwick (Associate Curator) & Dr Melanie Pitkin (Research Associate, Egyptian Antiquities).

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 02 October 2019, 13:15-14:00

Art speak

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2019, 13:15-13:45

From the exotic to the everyday: Changing attitudes to the pineapple

UserDr Melissa Calaresu and Dr Emma Spary (Faculty of History) and Dr Kasia Boddy (Faculty of English).

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2019, 13:15-14:00

The life and work of Emmanuel Cooper

UserDavid Horbury, Author.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2019, 13:15-14:00

Sex and death: Looking at Titian’s Tarquin and Lucretia in the age of #MeToo

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 13:15-14:00

Modes of listening: How what we see greatly impacts what we hear

UserDr Mine Dogantan-Dack, Faculty of Music.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 13:15-14:00

Art speak

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2019, 13:15-13:45

Picturing what cannot be seen: Visualising sound within 19th-century acoustics

UserDr David Trippett, Faculty of Music.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2019, 13:15-14:00

Curators’ introduction to Feast & Fast

UserDr Victoria Avery and Dr Melissa Calaresu, Exhibition Curators.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2019, 13:15-14:00

Good enough to eat? Preparing ceramic fake food for the Feast & Fast exhibition

UserTim Matthews, Applied Arts Technician.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2019, 13:15-14:00

The fragrance of lotus: Archaeology and sensorial experimentation in Afghanistan caves 1960s – 1980s

UserProfessor Vimalin Rujivacharakul (Department of Art History, University of Delaware, Newark, USA).

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 11 December 2019, 13:15-14:00

Art speak

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockTuesday 17 December 2019, 13:15-13:45

The food of Christmas past

UserIvan Day, Feast & Fast Food Historian.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum.

ClockWednesday 18 December 2019, 13:15-14:00

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