History seminars at the IHR

Early Modern Material Cultures

Convenors: Marta Ajmar (V&A/RCA), Sandra Cavallo (Royal Holloway), Christine Guth (V&A/RCA), Angela McShane (V&A/RCA), Filipo de Vivo (Birkbeck) 

Venue: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL unless otherwise stated

Time: Wednesday 5.00 pm at the V&A, 5.15 at the IHR

This annual summer series brings together scholars from a range of disciplines and approaches whose research that engages directly with material culture. Seminars alternate between presentations at the V&A and the IHR. Scholars and research students that would like to present in this series should contact one of the convenors above.

This year the series has been put together by the current Renaissance and Early Modern V&A/RCA History of Design MA students. They have asked each speaker to consider a single object in the light of their research interests.

Access to Seminar Rooms A and B is via the entrance to the Research Department. To get there, go the top of the staircase decorated with ceramic tiles that leads from the Asian Sculpture Galleries (Rooms 17-20)/Main Restaurant on the ground floor, up past the Silver Gallery (Room 70a).  From there the way to the seminar rooms will be signposted.  Please allow at least five minutes to get to the seminar room from the Museum entrances. Alternatively enquire at the Cromwell Road entrance main desk.

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
Programme to be announced.