The Philosophy Chamber Lunchtime Talks

Published: 1 May 2018

Wednesdays 9 May - 11 July 2018

Wednesdays 9 May - 11 July 2018
Hunterian Art Gallery
Admission free

A series of free lunchtime talks inspired by our exhibition The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard's Teaching Cabinet, 1766-1820. Talks will take place every Wednesday at 1.00pm in the Hunterian Art Gallery for the duration of the exhibition. 

Wednesday 9 May 2018
Slavery: Scotland and the Caribbean
Dr Stephen Mullen, Research Associate (History), University of Glasgow

Wednesday 16 May 2018
Art and the Foulis Academy
Anne Dulau, Curator of Prints and Paintings, The Hunterian

Wednesday 23 May 2018
James Watt: Energy, Engineering and Innovation
Professor Colin McInnes, James Watt Chair, Professor of Engineering Science, University of Glasgow

Wednesday 30 May 2018
Materials Analysis of Pacific Barkcloth
Dr Margaret Smith, Research Associate - Scientific Researcher (History of Art), University of Glasgow

Wednesday 6 June 2018
'Pacific Feathers' the Feather Money of the Santa Cruz Islands
Prof. David Houston, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine

Wednesday 13 June 2018
Travel and Behaviour Genetics in the age of Exploration
Professor Kevin O´Dell, Professor of Behaviour Genetics, University of Glasgow

Wednesday 20 June 2018
Optics in 18th Century Glasgow
Dr Nicky Reeves, Curator of Scientific and Medical History Collections, The Hunterian

Wednesday 27 June 2018
Thomas Hollis Books at the Library of the University of Glasgow
Robert Maclean, Assistant Librarian, University of Glasgow

Wednesday 4 July 2018
"The Copley Gallery" John Singleton Copley and the Mezzotints
Peter Black, Curator of Prints and Paintings, The Hunterian

Wednesday 11 July 2018
The University of Glasgow in the Enlightenment
Lola Sanchez-Jauregui, Curator, The Hunterian

First published: 1 May 2018

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