#PotW: The afterlife of Cicero – 7-8 May

A conference organised by the Warburg Institute, the Institute of Classical Studies and UCL. The conference will be held at the Warburg Institute. The conference will explore the impact of Cicero’s writings and personality on intellectual and cultural history, on the visual arts, philosophy, politics, rhetoric and literature. Since so much of Cicero’s writings is extant,… Continue reading #PotW: The afterlife of Cicero – 7-8 May

#PotW – Self-portraiture in Word and Image

Organised by: James Hall (Independent Scholar) and Peter Mack (Warburg Institute) Speakers: Simon Gilson (Warwick), Andrew Hadfield (Sussex), James Hall (Independent Scholar), Paul Holberton (Paul Holberton Publishing), Helen Langdon (Independent Scholar), Jacqueline Lichtenstein (Paris-Sorbonne), Martin McLaughlin (Oxford) and Alison Wright (UCL) Programme 10.00 Registration 10.15 Welcome: Peter Mack 10.20 Simon Gilson: ‘Authorial Self-Presentation in Dante’ 11.00 James Hall: ‘The… Continue reading #PotW – Self-portraiture in Word and Image

PoTW – Location London: A Conference about Portraying the City on Screen

  The image of London on screen is as old as film itself, with the city’s landmarks becoming increasingly familiar to audiences around the world. This conference explores the use of ‘real’ streets and buildings – which continues today and includes some London University premises – as well as faked and studio-built settings. It will… Continue reading PoTW – Location London: A Conference about Portraying the City on Screen