Hunterian Insight Talks

Hunterian Insight Talks

Hunterian Insight Talk in the Art Gallery

‌‌Join us for our popular series of lunchtime talks, given by experts from The Hunterian and the University of Glasgow. These talks offer insight into The Hunterian's world class collections and current research at the University of Glasgow. 

The talks last approximately 10 minutes and take place every Tuesday at 1.00pm in various Hunterian locations. Admission is free and all are welcome!

Previous Insight Talks can be found can be found in our Insight Talk Archive.

Black History Month

The Food of Empire: A Scot’s Role in Propagating Slave Food
10 October 2017
1.00pm
Marenka Thompson-Odlom
Hunterian Museum

Black History Month

Medals of Haile Selassie's Patriots and the Liberation of Abyssinia
17 October 2017
1pm
Jesper Ericsson, Curatorial Assistant
Hunterian Museum

Black History Month

Diversity at the Northern Limit of the Roman Empire
24 October 2017
1.00pm
Dr Louisa Campbell, Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum

West meets East: Verbiest's Map of the Whole World
31 October 2017
1.00pm
Sarah Gambell, PhD student
Hunterian Museum

Baudelaire and Caricature
7 November 2017
1.00pm
Dr Greg Kerr, Lecturer in French, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Art Gallery

A Closer Look at Honoré Daumier
14 November 2017
1.00pm
Anne Dulau Beveridge, Curator, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Cartoons That Have Changed the World
21 November 2017
1.00pm
Professor Laurence Grove, Professor of French and Text/Image Studies, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Art Gallery

19th Century Comics
28 November 2017
1.00pm
Professor Laurence Grove, Professor of French and Text/Image Studies, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Art Gallery

Beauty in Hell: Culture in the Gulag
5 December 2017
1.00pm
Dr Andrea Gullotta, Lecturer in Russian Studies, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum

Rock Zebras: Spontaneous Pattern Formation in Nature
12 December 2017
1.00pm
Daniel Koehn, Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum

Our 2017 series of Hunterian Insight Talks concludes on 12 December. Talks resume on 16 January 2018.

The Five Senses
16 January 2018
1.00pm
Professor Laurence Grove, Professor of French and Text/Image Studies, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Art Gallery

The IMPASTOW Project: Mechanisms of Fatigue in Multilayer Paint Systems on Wood
6 February 2018
1.00pm
Dr Cécilia Gauvin, Technical Art History Group, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum