The Centre runs a regular seminar series during the Michaelmas (October-November) and Lent (January-March) terms. Seminars take place at 12:00 pm (GMT) on Fridays at The West Lodge (in the Music Room on Staircase E) at Downing College. The West Lodge is a first-floor room without level access. It is intended that all seminars will be live-streamed on zoom to interested persons who register to view them on eventbrite.
Lent term 2023
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‘Building materials, procedures, and regulations c. AD 500. A view from the Tetrapylon Street at Aphrodisias (Turkey)’
Dr Ine Jacobs, University of Oxford
‘Galeazzo Alessi, the Sauli Family, and the church of Santa Maria Assunta in Carignano, Genoa’
Dr Rebecca Gill, Ax:son Johnson Morgan Fellow, Downing College
‘Edwardian Baroque Classicism and the Idea of Empire’
Prof Alex Bremner, Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
‘The Codex Coner (c. 1513-14) and its place in Italian sixteenth-century architecture and antiquarianism’, A conversation.
Prof Paul Davies, University of Reading
Dr David Hemsoll, University of Birmingham
‘Bathing in prints: Charles Cameron’s Ancient Thermae series and antiquarianism as commodity, c. 1770’
Aleksander Musial, CSCA Visiting Scholar
‘From Scroope Terrace to Stone Triglyphs’
Ross Sharpe, Yiangou Architects
‘Modelling the Metropolis: The Architectural Model in Victorian London’
Dr Matthew Wells, University of Manchester
‘John Talman’s collection of drawings and the central Italian foundations of a new Architecture for eighteenth-century Britain’
Prof Cinzia Sicca, University of Pisa
Prof Christine Stevenson’s seminar ‘Classicism as Jargon’ has been rescheduled for Michaelmas 2023.
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