Insight Talk Archive

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2019

Chew on This – Animal Dentition!
15 January 2019
1.00pm
Maggie Reilly, The Hunterian
Collections Showcase, Kelvin Hall

The Writing on the Wall: Mackintosh's poster for The Scottish Musical Review
22 January 2019
1.00pm
Joseph Sharples, The Hunterian
Mackintosh House

Please note that for security purposes we do not allow bags of any kind into the Mackintosh House - bags can be stored in the lockers provided on the basement level.  

 

Why penguins are cool
29 January 2019
1.00pm
Dr Dominic McCafferty, Lecturer
Hunterian Museum

Byzantium: A Golden Era of Coinage
5 February 2019
1.00pm
Jesper Ericsson, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

How old is the Earth? Lord Kelvin's battle with the geologists
12 February 2019
1.00pm
Dr John Faithfull, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

 

 

In between the living and the dead: The works of Berlinde De Bruyckere through the lens of medieval art
19 February 2019
1.00pm
Lisi Linster, The University of Glasgow
Anatomy Museum, Thomson Building (staff available to meet at Hunterian Museum reception desk at 12.45pm to lead visitors)

Mysterious miniature mud homes and their makers
26 February 2019
1.00pm
Jeanne Robinson, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

Why is stress cool? Insights from captive and wild birds
5 March 2019
1.00pm
Dr Dominic McCafferty, The University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum

Anatomical Drawing
12 March 2019
1.00pm
Frances Osis, The University of Glasgow
Anatomy Museum 

*This Insight Talk will run longer than usual and will act as introduction to our anatomical drawing event. Booking is required for the drawing event but the talk is drop-in as usual. Further details can be found at the following link: https://event.bookitbee.com/21373/anatomy-drawing-at-the-hunterian

1204: The Fall of Constantinople and the Making of Modern Europe
19 March 2019
1.00pm
Andrew Roach, The University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum 

Fraülein Engelhardt by Marie-Louise von Motesiczky
26 March 2019
1.00pm
Peter Black, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Alberto Burri, Ciclo II
2 April 2019
1.00pm
Peter Black, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery 

After the Apocalypse: Drawing Humanity and Its End(s) 
9 April 2019
1.00pm
Lauren Cross, The University of Glasgow
Hunterian Art Gallery

Tyrannosaurs came from Scotland
16 April 2019
1.00pm
Neil Clark, The Hunterian 
Hunterian Museum 

The Magic of the Flute: A brief history of the instrument through the ages 
23 April 2019
1.00pm
Roslyn Potter, MuSE guide
Hunterian Museum

Middle Aged Love: William Kentridge’s Intimate Portraits
30 April 2019
1.00pm
Dominic Paterson, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Hand Drawn Action Packed and the World of Comics
7 May 2019
1.00pm
Laurence Grove, The University of Glasgow
Hunterian Art Gallery 

Out in the Field: Adventures in Archaeology with Veronica Seton-Williams
4 June 2019
1.00pm
Eleanor Capaldi, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum 

Byzantine Beards
14 May 2019
1.00pm
Jesper Ericsson, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

The Persistence of Nature: Prints by Jessie M. King and Christine Borland
21 May 2019
1.00pm
Hayley Harlow (Hunterian Affiliate)
Hunterian Art Gallery 

Tails From The Past: Using Museum Hair Samples To Measure Physiology In Historical Animals
28 May 2019
1.00pm
Callum Buchanan, PhD Researcher, University of Glasgow
Zoology Museum

Out in the Field: Adventures in Archaeology with Veronica Seton-Williams
4 June 2019
1.00pm
Eleanor CapaldiThe Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

Explorers: A Taste of Adventure and Discovery!
11 June 2019
1.00pm
James Thompson, Education Assistant, The Hunterian 
Hunterian Museum 

Roman distance slabs: Orientation within Socio-Political Landscapes
18 June 2019
1.00pm
Antonios Chaliakopoulos, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum 

SAS Padre: An Alternative D-Day Story
25 June 2019
1.00pm
Jesper Ericsson, Curator of Numismatics, The Hunterian 
Hunterian Museum 

A Beautiful Green Substance: The Chemistry and Geology of Malachite
2 July 2019
1.00pm
Dr. John Faithfull, Curator of Mineralogy and Petrology, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

Human Remains on Display - Navigating 21st Century Sensitivities
9 July 2019
1.00pm
Steph Scholten, Director of The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

Reflections around the Conservation Treatment of a Mackintosh Stencilled Panel
16 July 2019
1.00pm
Chuance Chen, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Art Gallery

Anne of Austria
23 July 2019
1.00pm
Dr. Lola Sanchez-Jauregui, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery

Byzantine Gold and British Frontiers: The Reach of Byzantine Trade
30 July 2019
1.00pm
Emmet Milne, Glasgow Life
Hunterian Museum 

Why paintings crack 
6 August 2019
1.00pm
Dr. Cecilia Gauvin, The Hunterian 
Hunterian Museum

Human Origins - Lucy's story 
13 August 2019
1.00pm
Sarah Gambell, Information Studies, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum 

Take an Object
20 August 2019
1.00pm 
Dr. Lola Sanchez-Jauregui, The Hunterian 
Hunterian Art Gallery 

A Mineral (Auto)biography? Ilana Halperin's excavations of New York
27 August 2019
1.00pm
Dr. Dominic Paterson, Curator of Contemporary Art, The Hunterian
Hunterian Art Gallery 

An Overview of the Structure of the Human Skeleton
3 September 2019
1.00pm
Professor Fabio Quondamatteo, Anatomy, University of Glasgow
Anatomy Museum 

Meet our new Curator of Archaeology 
10 September 2019
1.00pm
Dr. Andrew Mills, Curator of Archaeology and World Cultures, The Hunterian
Hunterian Museum

Reunited after 150 years: The Story of Two Stones
17 September 2019
1.00pm
Dr. John Faithfull, Curator of Geology, Mineralogy and Petrology, The Hunterian 
Hunterian Art Gallery

Henry Smeathman’s Insects – 18th century Natural History collecting and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
24 September 2019
1.10pm
Jeanne Robinson, Curator of Entomology, The Hunterian
University Chapel 

What’s Left Out: Re-thinking the Abolition of Slavery
1 October 2019
1.10pm
Dr. Christine Whyte, Lecturer in Global History, University of Glasgow
University Chapel

Hunterian Art Collection
8 October 2019
1.00pm
Anne Dulau, Curator of Art, The Hunterian 
Hunterian Art Gallery

Empress and Queen: Gender Representations and the Coins of the Anarchy of Stephen's Reign
15 October 2019
1.00pm
Callum Jamieson, History, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum 

Perfume and Light: Ancient Lamps and Jugs from Cyprus
22 October 2019
1.00pm
Dr. Michael Given, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum 

Visual Representations of Monsters in Early Modern Prints
29 October 2019
1.00pm
Adam Flynn, History of Art, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum

Barkcloth: Revealing Pacific Craft
5 November 2019
1.00pm
Dr. Andy Mills, Curator of Archaeology and World Cultures, The Hunterian 
Hunterian Museum