Pitt Rivers Museum Lunchtime Seminar Series

Fridays, 1pm-2.15pm

Hilary Term 2013

NB All seminars are ‘brown bag’  – so feel free to bring your lunch!


Friday 18 January (Week 1)

Christian Thompson (Ruskin School of Drawing) and Chris Morton (Pitt Rivers Museum)

We Bury Our Own (conversation)


Friday 25 January (Week 2)

Beverly Lemire (University of Alberta and Visiting Fellow, All Soul’s College)

Men of the World”: English Mariners, Fashion & Material Culture in an Era of Global Trade, c. 1600-1800


Friday 1 February (Week 3)

Pierre Lemonnier (Université d’Aix-Marseille)

The transformations of ‘technologie culturelle’ in the last 40 years


Friday 8 Feburary (Week 4)

David Gaimster (Director, Hunterian Museum)

Object and Image: conflict and correspondence in transdisciplinary museum research


Friday 15 February (Week 5)

Mike Pitts (Editor, British Archaeology)

Imagining the Museum of Britain: How Victorians discovered the past and then tried to save it


Friday 22 February (Week 6)

Andy Jones (University of Southampton)

Artists’ Materials: the materials of late Neolithic art


Friday 1 March (Week 7)

John Schofield (University or York)

In Berlin: Heritage, Memory and the “Easyjet” Set


Friday 8 March (Week 8)

David Griffiths (Department of Continuing Education, University of Oxford)

The East Oxford Archaeology and History Project