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Department of History of Art


West Lodge Music Room (Stair E) at Downing College Fridays at 12:00 pm (In person and online) Register to view on zoom:

Lent Term 2023:

27 JAN ‘Building materials, procedures, and regulations c. AD 500: A view from the Tetrapylon Street at Aphrodisias (Turkey)’ Dr Ine Jacobs, University of Oxford

3 FEB ‘'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

10 FEB ‘Edwardian Baroque Classicism and the Idea of Empire’ Prof Alex Bremner, Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

17 FEB ‘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 24 FEB ‘Bathing in prints: Charles Cameron's Ancient Thermae series and antiquarianism as commodity, c. 1770’ Aleksander Musial, CSCA Visiting Scholar

3 MAR ‘From ScroopeTerrace to Stone Triglyphs’ Ross Sharpe, YiangouArchitects

10 MAR ‘Modelling the Metropolis: The Architectural Model in Victorian London’ Dr Matthew Wells, University of Manchester 17 MAR ‘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