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Warburg Institute Events: October 2019

Lectures and Talks

Curatorial Conversations:
Dr Catherine Flood (V&A)


The curator of Food: Bigger than the Plate joins us to discuss the challenges faced and lessons learned in putting together a major international exhibition

Thursday 3 October 2019 | 5.30pm | Warburg Lecture Room

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Freud, Leonardo and the Anatomy of the Mind

Daniel Orrells: 'Freud, Leonardo and the Enlightenment of Sexuality'; John Onians: 'Mona Lisa’s Secret, and the Search for the Mind: from Freud’s Couch to the fMRI Scan'

Supported by the Italian Cultural Institute in London, the Warburg Institute, and the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory at the Institute of Modern Languages Research.

Sunday 6 Oct 2019 | 5:30pm | Freud Museum, London. Tickets: £20 - £25

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Maps and Society

Dr James A. Welu (Director Emeritus, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA): ‘Vermeer’s “mania for maps”' 

Thursday 17 October 2019 | 5.00pm | Warburg Lecture Room

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Director's Series: Academic Refugees in the 1930s - in and Around the Warburg Circle

Professor Elizabeth Sears (University of Michigan) examining the help from organizations and indivisuals offered to the Warburg's founders and other refugees from 1930s Europe

Tuesday 22 October 2019 | 5.30pm | Warburg Lecture Room 

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Cosimo I de’ Medici and Granducal Florence

Henk van Veen (Groningen): 'The messy reality of Cosimo I's commissioning of art: Baccio Bandinelli and the Neptune Fountain in Piazza della Signoria, Florence' & Guido Rebecchini (Courtauld): 'Heritage, Identity, and Conflict. The 'Material Memory' of the Medici Family in Early Modern Europe'

Wednesday 30 October 2019 | 5.30pm | Warburg Lecture Room

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Seminars and Readings Groups

Seminar on Freedom and Free Will (for postgraduates)

A seminar devoted to the notion of freedom and free will, as argued through four key texts from the medieval to the early modern period.

Occasional Tuesdays  | 4.00-5.00pm

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Bilderfahrzeuge Reading Group

Studying texts and authors that have expanded the field of art history and visual studies over the last 20 years.

Ocasional Tuesdays | 5.30-7.00pm | Warburg Lecture Room

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Neoplatonic Studies Seminar

Readings on the theme of providence from Plato, Seneca, Plotinus, Porphyry and Proclus.

Thursdays | 5.30-7.30pm | Warburg Classroom 1

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Reading Groups beginning in October 2019: Arabic Philosophy (Mondays 5.00-6.00pm); Classical Greek (Thursdays 12.00-1.30pm); Latin Palaeography (Thursdays 4.30-5.30pm); Occult Sciences and Esoteric Traditions (Fridays 1.30-2.15pm).
 

Short Course

Beginners Classical Greek

Gaining an essential set of linguistic navigational tools, which can serve as a springboard for further study of both language and literature.

Mondays | 6.30-8.00pm


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