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Fitzwilliam Museum talks & lectures

Gendering Decryption - Decrypting Gender

UserAnnie Burman, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 29 November 2017, 13:15-14:00

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Degas’s Drinker: Marcellin Desboutin and the portrait print after photography

UserAmy Marquis, Research Assistant, Department of Paintings, Drawings and Prints, Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 22 November 2017, 13:15-14:00

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Currencies of Conflict: siege and emergency money from antiquity to Second World War

UserRichard Kelleher, Assistant Keeper of Coins (Medieval and Modern), Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 15 November 2017, 13:15-14:00

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Cobbling things together: new insights into Degas’s working methods

UserJane Munro, Keeper of Paintings Drawings and Prints; Jo Dillon, Conservator of Objects, Applied Arts; Jane Ison, Senior Technician, and Richard Carpenter, Technician, Paintings Drawings and Prints.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 13:15-14:00

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Reading Between the Lines: the worlds of linear B

UserProfessor John Bennet, a contributor to the Codebreakers exhibition catalogue.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 13:15-14:00

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Curators’ introduction to Codebreakers and Groundbreakers

UserDr Anastasia Christofilopoulou (Fitzwilliam Museum), Dr Yannis Galanakis (Faculty of Classics) & Dr James Grime (Mathematician and Public Speaker).

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 25 October 2017, 13:15-14:00

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Truth and artists’ intention

UserDr Spike Bucklow, Senior Research Scientist, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockFriday 20 October 2017, 13:15-14:00

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Degas's sculptures: how truthful are they to his artistic intentions?

UserDr Victoria Avery, Keeper of Applied Arts, Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 18 October 2017, 13:15-14:00

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The Making of Sense: creating ground-breaking public art commissions

UserVong Phaophanit and Claire Oboussier creators of In Other Words.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 27 September 2017, 13:15-14:00

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Seeing samplers as stitched documents

UserCarol Humphrey, Honorary Keeper of Textiles, Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 20 September 2017, 13:15-14:00

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“This Noble Repository”: a Fitzwilliam Museum for its third century?

UserTim Knox, Fitzwilliam Museum Director and Marlay Curator.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 06 September 2017, 13:15-14:00

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Henry Moore’s Hill Arches

UserDr Victoria Avery, Keeper of Applied Arts.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 09 December 2015, 13:15-14:00

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Ronald Searle, Cambridge, and caricature

UserProfessor Martin Salisbury, Director, Cambridge School of Art, Jane Munro (Keeper) and Elenor Ling (Research Assistant) Paintings Drawings and Prints.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 13:15-14:00

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Constellations: Rene Magritte and astronomy

UserDr Patricia Allmer, Chancellor's Fellow, Edinburgh College of Art.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 13:15-14:00

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The literariness of caricature

UserDr David Francis Taylor, Associate Professor, Dept. of English & Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 13:15-14:00

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1945: Paying for WWII

UserDr Adrian Popescu, Keeper of Coins and Medals.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 13:15-14:00

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Hercules and the aesthetics of exhaustion

UserDr Nigel Spivey, Senior Lecturer in Classics.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 13:15-14:00

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Hercules: The thinking person’s superhero

UserDr Emma Stafford, Senior Lecturer in Classics, Leeds University.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 13:15-14:00

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Power and resistance in sculpture in the aftermath of WWI

UserDr Nina Lübbren, Art Historian; Principal Lecturer in Film Studies, Deputy Head of Department of English and Media, Anglia Ruskin University.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockSaturday 24 October 2015, 13:15-14:00

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Colour and power

UserSpike Bucklow, Research Associate, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 21 October 2015, 13:15-14:00

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Manet: Sex and/or beer

UserPaul Joannides, Emeritus Professor of Art History, University of Cambridge.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 07 October 2015, 13:15-14:00

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An introduction to the Kettle’s Yard display Beauty and Balance

UserDr Jennifer Powell, Senior Curator, Kettle’s Yard.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 30 September 2015, 13:15-14:00

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La Grande Guerre: A WWI Centenary exhibition of French prints

UserElenor Ling, Exhibition Curator and Researcher (Paintings, Drawings and Prints), The Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 06 August 2014, 13:15-14:00

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Recreating ancient everyday life within the Museum

UserDr Anastasia Christophilopoulou, Outreach Officer Greece and Rome, The Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 23 July 2014, 13:15-14:00

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Fish and flowers: Roman mosaic glass plaques

UserDr Lucilla Burn, Keeper of Antiquities, The Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 09 July 2014, 13:15-14:00

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Making sense of the Whipple Museum’s Muggletonian astronomical prints

UserDr Joshua Nall, Assistant Curator, Whipple Museum of the History of Science.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 18 June 2014, 13:15-14:00

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The age of the collector: History of the Woodwardian and Sedgwick Museums

UserKen McNamara, Director of the Sedgwick (and Woodwardian) Museums.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 11 June 2014, 13:15-14:00

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Hidden music: The mystery of early Chinese bronze vessels with bells

UserKirie Stromberg, MPhil student, Cambridge University.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 13:15-14:00

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The night of longing: Love and the sex trade in Japanese prints

UserCraig Hartley, Senior Assistant Keeper, Paintings, Drawings and Prints.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 18 December 2013, 13:15-14:00

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On white: Porcelain stories from the Fitzwilliam

UserVictoria Avery, Keeper of Applied Arts.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 11 December 2013, 13:15-14:00

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University Challenge : Conservators versus Collections

UserRichard Farleigh, Newton Paper Conservator, Paintings, Drawings and Prints..

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 04 December 2013, 13:15-14:00

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A call to arms: Redisplaying the Armoury

UserVictoria Avery, Keeper of Applied Arts.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 13:15-14:00

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Looking at Japanese erotica

UserDr. Ellis Tinios, Honorary Lecturer in History, University of Leeds.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 13:15-14:00

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Models of collaboration: Artistic interventions in a fifteenth-century Book of Hours

UserDr Deirdre Jackson, Research Associate, Manuscripts and Printed Books.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 13:15-14:00

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Healthy, humours and paintings

UserSpike Bucklow, Research Scientist, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 15:00-15:45

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Healthy, humours and paintings

UserSpike Bucklow, Research Scientist, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 13:15-14:00

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The use of wigs and extensions in Afro hairdressing

UserJune Forbes, Freelance Hairdresser and Afro Hair Consultant..

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockSaturday 12 October 2013, 14:00-16:00

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Picturing Prometheus

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 09 October 2013, 13:15-14:00

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Ancient tears and laughter: Some visual clues

UserDr Nigel Spivey, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge..

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 02 October 2013, 13:15-14:00

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An introduction to the Fitzwilliam Museum’s sampler collection

UserCarol Humphreys, Honorary Keeper, Applied Arts.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 11 September 2013, 13:15-14:00

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The puzzle of Byzantine ceramic plates

FREE but space limited. Admission by token, available from 12.45 on day of talk.

UserProfessor Robin Cormack, University of Cambridge.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 18 July 2012, 13:15-14:00

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Scrutinising sgraffito: conservation of Medieval Cypriot glazed bowls

FREE but space limited. Admission by token, available from 12.45 on day of talk.

UserPenny Bendall, Independent Ceramics Conservator; Alexandra Zappa, Department of Antiquities (Conservation), Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 04 July 2012, 13:15-14:00

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Rituals and recipes: food, religion and politics in ancient China

FREE but space limited. Admission by token, available from 12.45 on day of talk.

UserProfessor Roel Sterckx, Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History, Science and Civilisation, University of Cambridge.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 27 June 2012, 13:15-14:00

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Monsieur Desprez’s monster

FREE but space limited. Admission by token, available from 12.45 on day of talk.

UserElenor Ling, Research Assistant for Paintings, Drawings & Prints, Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 20 June 2012, 13:15-14:00

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Reversing the slump: reshaping a rare Egyptian mummy case

FREE but space limited. Admission by token, available from 12.45 on day of talk.

UserSophie Rowe, Department of Antiquities (Conservation), Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 13 June 2012, 13:15-14:00

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Gateways to paradise: twin towers in early Chinese art

FREE but space limited. Admission by token, available from 12.45 on day of talk.

UserDr Li-kuei Chien, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 06 June 2012, 13:15-14:00

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Chinese mirrors (50 BCE) and their symbolism

FREE but space limited. Admission by token, available from 12.45 on day of talk.

UserDr Michael Loewe, University of Cambridge.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 30 May 2012, 13:15-14:00

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Secrets of the scarab beetle

FREE but space limited. Admission by token, available from 12.45 on day of talk.

UserDr Sally-Ann Ashton, Senior Assistant Keeper of Antiquities, Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 23 May 2012, 13:15-14:00

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The King of Nanyue and the barbarians

FREE but space limited. Admission by token, available from 12.45 on day of talk.

UserDr Lukas Nickel, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 09 May 2012, 13:15-14:00

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People and Pots: Use and Collection of Islamic Ceramics

UserRebecca Bridgman, Applied Arts Department.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 28 March 2012, 13:15-14:00

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A Roman ‘Swiss Army Knife’

UserLucilla Burn, Keeper of Antiquities.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 22 February 2012, 13:15-14:00

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Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination

UserDr Kathleen Doyle, Curator of Illuminated Manuscripts, The British Library.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 13:15-14:00

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Projects in manuscript conservation

UserKristine Rose, Conservator of Manuscripts and Printed Books.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 08 February 2012, 13:15-14:00

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Three New Acquisitions on Religious Themes

UserDavid Scrase, Keeper of Paintings, Drawings & Prints.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 13:15-14:00

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“Whims and drolleries”: Silver in the 17th-century

UserDr Kirstin Kennedy, Victoria & Albert Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 13:15-14:00

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French Impressions: The re-display of the 19th-century collections

UserJane Munro, Department of Paintings, Drawings and Prints.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 30 November 2011, 13:15-14:00

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The Ripley Scroll unrolled: Alchemy and art in Renaissance Europe

UserDr Jennifer Rampling, History & Philosophy of Science Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 23 November 2011, 13:15-14:00

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The rediscovery of Vermeer and the reception of genre painting

UserDr Meredith Hale, History of Art Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 13:15-14:00

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Imperial portraits of Yuan Emperors

UserProfessor Shang Gang, Tsinghua University, Beijing.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockThursday 17 November 2011, 13:15-14:00

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Indiana Jones in bloomers: The remarkable story of Agnes Smith Lewis, bible hunter and benefactor

UserProfessor Janet Soskice, Fellow of Jesus College and Professor of Philosophical Theology.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 16 November 2011, 13:15-14:00

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The art and craft of ivory carving in Baroque Europe

UserDr Marjorie Trusted FSA, Victoria & Albert Museum.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockThursday 10 November 2011, 13:15-14:00

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Turkish Delights: Exploring the Ottoman Ceramic Collection

UserDr Rebecca Bridgman, Applied Arts Department.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 09 November 2011, 13:15-14:00

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Artist’s Pigments: All there in black and white

UserDr Spike Bucklow, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 26 October 2011, 13:15-14:00

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Looking is Thinking: The visual analysis of paintings

UserDr Nina Lübbren, Anglia Ruskin University.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockSaturday 22 October 2011, 13:15-14:00

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African headrests, hair combs and hair

UserDr Sally-Ann Ashton, Antiquities Department.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 19 October 2011, 13:15-14:00

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Telling Secrets: Vermeer’s Women and their world

UserDr Marjorie E. Wieseman, The National Gallery.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockFriday 14 October 2011, 13:15-14:00

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