Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Pitt Rivers Museum Lunchtime Seminars, Hilary Term 2013

Image: Energy Matter. Christian Thompson. Shown at the We Bury Our Own show at the Pitt Rivers Museum, discussed in a conversation with the artist by Chris Morton in Week 1.
I am convening the Hilary Term 2013 lunchtime seminar series at the Pitt Rivers Museum. The schedule is below. The seminars run on Fridays, 1pm-2.15pm, and are held in the Lecture Room of the Pitt Rivers Museum. For further details, email me: dan.hicks@prm.ox.ac.uk 

Pitt Rivers Museum: Lunchtime Seminar Series Hilary Term 2013
Fridays, 1pm-2.15
Pitt Rivers Museum Lecture Room 

Friday 18 January (Week 1)
Christian Thompson (Ruskin School of Drawing) and Chris Morton (Pitt Rivers Museum)
We Bury Our Own (conversation)

Friday 25 January (Week 2)
Beverly Lemire (University of Alberta and Visiting Fellow, All Soul’s College)
"Men of the World": English Mariners, Fashion & Material Culture in an Era of Global Trade, c. 1600-1800

Friday 1 February (Week 3)
Pierre Lemonnier (Universit√© d'Aix-Marseille)
The transformations of 'technologie culturelle' in the last 40 years

Friday 8 Feburary (Week 4)
Object and Image: conflict and correspondence in transdisciplinary museum research

Friday 15 February (Week 5)
Imagining the Museum of Britain: How Victorians discovered the past and then tried to save it

Friday 22 February (Week 6)
Andy Jones (University of Southampton)
Artists’ Materials: late Neolithic art and the question of agency

Friday 1 March (Week 7)
John Schofield (University or York)
In Berlin: Heritage, Memory and the "Easyjet" Set

Friday 8 March (Week 8)
David Griffiths (Department of Continuing Education, University of Oxford)

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