Fostering interdisciplinary discussion on approaches to material and visual culture.

Most seminars take place in Evolution House, Room 5.21, 5pm - 7pm

2019-20

Semester 1

18 Sep 2019 | Archives and Material Culture Valentina Flex, ‘Material Culture and Records of the Holocaust: Reading the Scrolls of Auschwitz’; Sonja Dobroski, ‘The Mark of Freedom: The Plains Feathered Headdress & United States Fraternal Orders’ | Evolution House, Room 5.21 | 5pm - 7pm | View event >

2 Oct 2019 | Object Biographies Clare Tonks, ‘Napoleon’s Waterloo Carriage: Conquering the Emperor’; Sarah Harper, ‘Material and Visual Culture of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) during the Cold War in Scotland’ | Evolution House, Room 5.21 | 5pm - 7pm | View event >

16 Oct 2019 | Colour and Materiality Joyce Dixon, ‘Colour, word, thing: representing natural colour 1760–1820’; Jillian Luke, ‘Adam and Eve printed, painted, poeticised’ | Evolution House, Room 5.21 | 5pm - 7pm | View event >

30 Oct 2019 | Books and Materiality Valentina Flex, ‘Material Culture and Records of the Holocaust: Reading the Scrolls of Auschwitz’; Sonja Dobroski, ‘The Mark of Freedom: The Plains Feathered Headdress & United States Fraternal Orders’ | Evolution House, Room 5.21 | 5pm - 7pm | View event >

13 Nov 2019 | Politics and Material and Visual Culture Dexter Govan, ‘Orange aesthetics: material and visual culture in Belfast Orangeism during the third Home Rule crisis, 1910-1914’; Carlo Scapecchi, ‘Tapestries as status-markers in Early Modern Europe and Renaissance Italy’ | Location to be confirmed | 5pm - 7pm | View event >

27 Nov 2019 | Textiles and Fashion Cacsi Ritchie, ‘Fashioning Prince Rogers Nelson, 1980-1984: A study of Trench Coat’; Dr Alison Mayne, ‘A Very Scottish Stash’ | Evolution House, Room 5.21 | 5pm - 7pm | View event >

11 Dec 2019 | The Body Dr Freya Gowrley, ’Visual and Material Cultures of the Fat Body in Britain & its Empire, 1750-1830’; Dr Camilla Mørk Røstvik, ‘Do Not Flush Feminine Products!’ The Environmental History, Biohazards and Norms Contained in the UK Sanitary Bin Industry since 1960’ | Evolution House, Room 5.21 | 5pm - 7pm | View event >