History seminars at the IHR
Collecting & Display
Convenors: Dr Andrea Galdy, Susan Bracken, Adriana Turpin
Venue: Room SH246, 2nd floor, South block, Senate House unless otherwise stated
Time: Monday, 6.00pm
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Collecting Islamic art in early modern Italy
Federica Gigante (Warburg Institute and SOAS)
This seminar is geared towards providing an overview of the mechanisms of importing and collecting Islamic artefacts in Italy in the early modern period. It will focus in particular on the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and will touch on both private and courtly collections in order to analyse the motives for and interest in collecting Islamic artefacts across a wide spectrum of society.
Collecting British art in Italy in the 19th century (tbc)
Marie Cambefort (Royal Holloway)
Marie Cambefort, PhD Candidate, Royal Holloway College University of London and tutor, MA in the History and Business of Art and Collecting, IESA