Glasgow Colour Studies Group


Programme 2015-16‌‌


Glasgow Colour Studies Group provides a multidisciplinary forum for people interested in any aspect of the study of colour. Membership is principally drawn from universities, colleges, museums and art galleries in the Glasgow area. Meetings with a variety of speakers and formats are held approximately four times a year, followed by socializing. Click for a short history of the Group and the PICS conferences, written by Carole Biggam.

Informal contact is maintained by an email discussion group, Its JISCmail web page is at

All meetings are held in Room 1 in the English Language building, University of Glasgow, 12 University Gardens. Members are welcome to arrive from 4.45 p.m. when refreshments are available. The meetings begin at 5.10 p.m. and usually last for about an hour.

Organising Committee

  • David Simmons (Psychology)
  • Wendy Anderson (English Language)
  • Carole Hough (English Language)
  • Rachael Hamilton (English Language)


Meeting reports 2007-2016


Progress in Colour Studies

The Glasgow Colour Studies Group organised the first three Progress in Colour Studies Conferences.


The Semantics of Colour: A Historical Approach by C.P. Biggam (Cambridge University Press, 2012).