“Things” Comparing Material Cultures 1500-1900

Sessions held at CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT , Room SG1 (Ground Floor), Wednesdays, 12:00 to 14:00
23rd October: Reconstructing Things: From Colourful Clothes to Paintings and Pigments Professor Ulinka Rublack, History Faculty, Cambridge and Dr Spike Bucklow, Hamilton Kerr Institute, Cambridge
6th November: Housing Things: Reconstructing the Interiors of the Soane Museum and the Watts Gallery Tim Knox, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge and Dr Nicholas Tromans, Curator of the Watts Gallery
20th November: Carved Things, Carved Identities: Early Modern Luso-African Ivories and the History of African combs Dr Sally-Ann Ashton, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge and Professor Jean Michel Massing, History of Art, Cambridge
4th December: Things Between Places: Artefacts from Oceania and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Professor Nicholas Thomas, Director and Curator of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge and Dr Anita Herle, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge

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