‘Procession, Siege and Flying Heads: The Image of the First Crusade’ – a seminar by Simon Parsons (Royal Holloway). Followed by informal drinks and questions.
Professor Roger Matthews and Professor Wendy Matthews Forming part of the Being Human Festival, this richly-illustrated lecture delivered by Roger and Wendy Matthews will present the latest discoveries from their ongoing excavations at the World Heritage Tentative List site of Bestansur, dating to the Neolithic site of Sheikh-e Abad, 10,000-7,500 BC. Bestansur and Sheikh-e Abad […]
‘Poverty heresies in southern France, c.1000-c.1250 CE’ – a seminar by Claire Taylor (Nottingham). Followed by informal drinks and questions.
The Russian Revolution transformed the face of an empire, established the world's first socialist state, and profoundly affected the course of world history for the rest of the twentieth century. A hundred years on, the master historian Professor Stephen Smith reflects on the tumultuous events of 1917 and our attempts to understand this epochal moment […]
Dr Teresa Murjas from the University of Reading will introduce audiences to her project ‘War Child’. This inspiring project examined the creation of the Evacuee Archive at the Museum of English Rural Life as a means of reflecting on wider experiences of children ‘on the move’. Teresa will show films from the project and answer […]
‘A Model of Engagement Between Artwork and Architecture- The Use of Transitional Space in Suzanne Lacy’s Between The Door And The Street (2013)’ – a seminar by Donna Yamani (Reading)
Digital Epitaphs A workshop at the University of Reading Friday 18th May, 11am-12.30pm Edith Morley 175 ‘To afford a subject for heroic poems is the privilege of very few, but every man may expect to be recorded in an epitaph’ -- Samuel Johnson, ‘An Essay on Epitaphs’ (1740) Confirmed participants: Professor Harold Mytum (Archaeology, University of Liverpool) Dr […]
(Post)Colonial images: An Intermedial Approach Sponsored by the AHRC-FAPESP funded IntermIdia Project and CFAC, the Centre for Film Aesthetics and Cultures, University of Reading 21st June 2018 Keynote speech by Vicente Sánchez-Biosca (University of Valencia), and a stellar line-up of speakers and artists Screening of The Song of Ossobó (Silas Tiny, 2017) Organised by Maria […]