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‘Researching Scotland’s textile heritage through material culture evidence’

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Lecture given by Dr Anita Quye, Senior Lecturer, Conservation Science, History of Art, University of Glasgow. Many perspectives on the often colourful world of historical textiles are gained through scientific and historical research of material culture evidence in heritage collections. The particularly rich legacies of Scotland’s textile-producing past in museums and archives have led the University of Glasgow to investigate the significance and preservation needs of this fascinating material culture. Presented in this talk are research projects for Turkey red…

‘Researching Scotland’s textile heritage through material culture evidence’

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please note change of date from that advertised in printed Programme, now Wednesday 21st February 2018 (Venue: Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow) Lecture given by Dr Anita Quye, Senior Lecturer, Conservation Science, History of Art, University of Glasgow. Many perspectives on the often colourful world of historical textiles are gained through scientific and historical research of material culture evidence in heritage collections. The particularly rich legacies of Scotland’s textile-producing past in museums and archives have led the…

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‘Recent work on the sunken Bronze Age town of Pavlopetri, Greece’

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Lecture given by Dr Jon Henderson, Associate Professor, Department of Archaeology, University of Nottingham. Joint lecture with the Prehistoric Society Pavlopetri, off the coast of Laconia, Greece, is the oldest submerged town in the world with remains dating from at least 3,500 BC through to the end of the Mycenaean period c.1,100 BC. Recent underwater research has traced structures over 8 hectares of seabed consisting of intact domestic buildings, larger public constructions, courtyards, streets, graves and rock-cut tombs. As the…

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‘The Scottish identity – as illustrated through recent discoveries in Scottish silver’

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Lecture given by Colin T Fraser FSA Scot, R. L. Christie Works of Art. Since the seminal exhibition ‘Silver; Made in Scotland’ held by the National Museum of Scotland in 2008 there has been a greater appreciation and understanding of the Scottish Goldsmiths craft. Since this time many new discoveries have been made and new light has been shed on previously well-known pieces. This talk aims to illustrate and discuss these new finds while placing them in a context of…

‘The Scottish identity – as illustrated through recent discoveries in Scottish silver’

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

(Venue: Regent Building Lecture Theatre, Aberdeen) Lecture given by Colin T Fraser FSA Scot, R. L. Christie Works of Art.

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