Lecture Series: The Murray Seminars on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Birkbeck, Summer Term 2015

The Department of History of Art at Birkbeck presents a series of seminars on medieval and renaissance art, supported by the Bequest established in memory of Professor Peter Murray, the Department’s founder.

All seminars are held at 6pm at Birkbeck’s School of Arts (43, Gordon Sq., London, WC1H OPD), and are followed by a reception.

Monday 11th May 2015, Room 112 Dr. Zoe Opacic (Birkbeck), ‘A sinner in the City: the later medieval cult of Mary Magdalene in Central Europe’

Wednesday 27th May 2015, Room 112  Dr Ioanna Christoforaki (Academy of Athens (Centre for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art)), ‘Cherchez les Franciscains: Friars, Icons and Devotion on Venetian Crete’

Monday 8th June 2015, Room 112 Dr. Peter Draper, ‘Conception and the communication of the design of medieval buildings. What might be learnt from rock-cut buildings?’

Tuesday 16th June, Room 114 Dr Michael Douglas Scott (Birkbeck), ‘The Censorship of Images in Sixteenth-Century Venice’


Published by James Alexander Cameron

I am an art historian working primarily on medieval parish church architecture. I completed my doctorate on sedilia in medieval England in 2015 at The Courtauld Institute of Art.

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