Insight Talk Archive

Insight Talk Archive

Our Insight Talk Archive for this year can be found below. Talks prior to this can be found here: 201620152014201320122011.

Our current programme of Insight Talks can be found here.

2017

2017

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

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

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

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

Black History Month

Medals of Haile Selassie's Patriots and the Liberation of Abyssinia
17 October 2017
1.00pm
Jesper Ericsson, Curatorial Assistant
Hunterian Museum

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

Old College Students and the Caribbean 1700 – 1838
3 October 2017
1.00pm
Stephen Mullen
Hunterian Museum

A Prehistoric Shrimp Cocktail
26 September 2017
1.00pm
Dr Neil Clark, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

The Tale of a Tablet: From the Roman Wall to The Hunterian Museum
19 September 2017
1.00pm
Dr Louisa Campbell, Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum

Culture in the Gulag: A Student’s Experience of a Virtual Exhibition
12 September 2017
1.00pm
Alice Keen, Museum Studies MSc student
Hunterian Museum

The Hunterian’s New Scottish Gold
5 September 2017
1.00pm
Dr John Faithfull, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

Newly Arrived at The Hunterian: The Oldest Rock on Earth?
29 August 2017
1.00pm
Dr John Faithfull, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

No. 2 Clyde: How Lord Kelvin Measured the Tides
22 August 2017
1.00pm
Thomas Sefton, Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholar
Hunterian Museum

The Nativity of the Virgin by Scarsellino
15 August 2017
1.00pm
Dr Elisabetta Toreno, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Art Gallery

The Truest Mirror of Life: 19th Century French Caricatures
8 August 2017
1.00pm
Anne Dulau Beveridge, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Inspired by Mayans to Investigate Bone Formation
1 August 2017
1.00pm
Professor Maggie Cusack, University of Stirling
Hunterian Museum

Gavin Hamilton and Mary Queen of Scots
25 July 2017
1.00pm
Anne Dulau Beveridge, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Drones, Phones and Electric Cars: The Geology of Lithium
18 July 2017
1.00pm
Dr John Faithfull, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

A Monumental Still Life Painting by Frans Snyders, c.1620
11 July 2017
1.00pm
Peter Black, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Cash Crisis: The Failure of the City of Glasgow
4 July 2017
1.00pm
Lorna MacKenzie, Hunterian placement student
Hunterian Museum

The Hunterian's new early Hogarth painting
27 June 2017
1.00pm
Peter Black, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Far East Prisoners of War: The Story of Two Glasgow Graduates
20 June 2017
1.00pm
Jesper Ericsson, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

The Beauty of the Wild: Charles Stuart’s Waterfall
13 June 2017
1.00pm
Anne Dulau Beveridge, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Britain’s Efforts and Ideals in the Great War
6 June 2017
1.00pm
Stacey Clapperton, Hunterian Associate
Hunterian Museum

The Not So Distant Distance Slabs: Uses of Digital Media in Museums
30 May 2017
1.00pm
Deborah Mayers, Student of Ancient Cultures (MLitt)
Hunterian Museum

The Application of Fossils to Study Climate Change: A Focus on Micro and Chemical Fossils
23 May 2017
1.00pm
Charlotte Slaymark and Mike Zwick
Hunterian Museum

Mapping Glasgow's Health in the 19th Century
16 May 2017
1.00pm
Elizabeth Wignall-Fleming, Hunterian Associate
Hunterian Museum (Science Showcase space) 

Brachiopods - 550 Million Years of Recording Environment 
9 May 2017
1.00pm
Professor Maggie Cusack, Dean of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling
Hunterian Museum

Please note, the previously advertised talk for 9 May 'The Beauty of the Wild: Charles Stuart’s Waterfall' will take place at a later date.

The Silver Coinage of Mary Queen of Scots
2 May 2017
1.00pm
Elyse Sulkey, Student of Museum Studies (MSc)
Hunterian Museum

Pearls of Wisdom - Connections Between Shell and Bone
25 April 2017
1.00pm
Rachel Duckhouse, Artist in Residence
Hunterian Museum

The Illustrator, the Entomologists and the Beetles
18 April 2017
1.00pm
Jeanne Robinson
Hunterian Museum

Scotland’s Own Coinage: The Lord Stewartby Collection
11 April 2017
1.00pm
Jesper Ericsson
Hunterian Museum

Chickenless Heads: An Introduction to Genetics
4 April 2017
1.00pm
Maggie Reilly
Hunterian Museum

Johannes Leeman’s Still Life with Hunting Equipment
28 March 2017
1.00pm
Peter Black
Hunterian Art Gallery

A Box with the Prize of Horus: Shep-en-Hor's Coffin.
21 March 2017
1.00pm
Dr Carlos Gracia Zamacona
Hunterian Museum

Turner and his landscape series, Liber Studiorum
14 March 2017
1.00pm
Natasha Muirhead, Museum Assistant
Hunterian Art Gallery

Hunter’s Tercentenary
7 March 2017 
1.00pm
Lola Sanchez-Jauregui, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

The Genesis of Alexander Mann's Hop Pickers 1883
28 February 2017
1.00pm
Anne Dulau, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Installing the West in the East: Verbiest's Kunyu Quantu
21 February 2017
1.00pm
Sarah Gambell, MUSE
Hunterian Museum

Cleland's Collection in Context
14 February 2017
1.00pm
Ianto Jocks, Hunterian Associate
Hunterian Museum

In a change to the previously advertised talk, this week's talk is now:

Turner's Rhine Journey
7 February 2017
1.00pm
Peter Black, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Pox and Prejudice? Syphilis and the Emotions
31 January 2017
1.00pm
Mona O’Brien, Hunterian Associate
Hunterian Museum

Researching your military ancestors - how can museums help?
Date: 24 January 2017
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Jesper Ericsson, The Hunterian
Location: Hunterian Museum

The Barkcloth Project
Date: 17 January 2017
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Margaret Smith, University of Glasgow 
Location: Hunterian Museum

Insight Talk Double Bill

Tuesday 10 January 2017
1.00pm and 1.20pm
Hunterian Museum
Admission free

Anthrax in the real world
Date: 10 January 2017
Time: 1.00pm
Speaker: Dr Taya Forde, Marie Curie Fellow, Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Location: Hunterian Museum (Science Showcase space)

One Hundred Years to the Day: Rescue from Antarctica
Date: 10 January 2017
Time: 1.20pm
Speaker: Jesper Ericsson, The Hunterian
Location: Hunterian Museum (Entrance Gallery)