Research Seminars Spring/Summer 2009

Unless otherwise notified all seminars will take place on Mondays, 4.10-6.00 in Lecture Theatre 1, 43 Woodland Road, Bristol. All welcome.

19 January:

Louise Hughes (University of Bristol),  The Frame Within: Chaim Soutine's Extended Canvases

26 January:

Elisa Sai (University of Bristol), Deconstruction and Perpetuation of the Futurist Dimension in the Work of Luca Buvoli

Emma Cowan (University of Bristol), Tyntesfield: What's the point of another heritage experience?

2 February:     **SPECIAL EVENT**

The Faculty of Arts is pleased to host this lecture as one of a series of ten organised by the Society for Renaissance Studies UK and Ireland (

Professor Andrew Pettegree (University of St Andrews), Renaissance Encounters: The Invention of Printing and the Crisis of the Renaissance

Please note: This event will be held in Arts Faculty, Lecture Room 3,17 Woodland Road, University of Bristol at 5.15 pm

9 February: 

Ed Lilley (University of Bristol), Postcards from Everywhere

16 February:

Dr Dot Rowe (University of Bristol), Weimar Women: Photography and Modernity

23 February:

Dr Mike O’Mahony (University of Bristol),  Screening of Sokurov’s `Russian Ark`, with introduction and discussion

2 March:

Reading Week (no seminar)

9 March:

Charlotte De Mille (Courtauld Institute of Art), Evolution of Creation: ‘Rhythm’ and Henri Bergson

16 March:

Dr Richard Clay (University of Birmingham), Matthew Boulton and the art of making money

20 April:

Dr Tania String (University of Bristol), Myth and Memory in Representations of Henry VIII, 1509-2009

27 April:

Dr Paul Davies (University of Reading), Bramante’s S. Maria presso San Satiro and the uses of perspective in framing the miraculous

4 May:

Bank Holiday (no seminar)


Dr Jill Burke (University of Edinburgh), Inventing the Nude: Idealisation, Nakedness and Body Image in Renaissance Italy.

18 May:

Dr Beth Williamson (University of Bristol), Art and Music in the English Medieval Church

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