Death and Commemoration in the 17th & 18th Centuries

Event date: 
Monday 12 April
Death and Commemoration in the 17th & 18th Centuries

Join our conversation on the material culture of death and commemoration during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. We’ve brought together a panel of researchers from Edinburgh and Glasgow to explore subjects from Mary Queen of Scots to Robert Adam, and mediums including sculpture, relics, and portrait miniatures. Together the panel will cover a range of themes on how deceased people were remembered in the past. Hosted on Zoom, 16:30 - 18:00 GMT.

Free tickets are available here: Eventbrite

Speakers include:

Dr Sydney Ayers (IASH)

Dr Anna Groundwater (National Museums Scotland)

Dr Steven Reid (University of Glasgow)

Georgia Vullinghs (University of Edinburgh)

Dr Jolene Zigarovich (University of Northern Iowa / IASH)

Chair: Anna Myers (University of Edinburgh)

In collaboration with IASH and the Material Culture in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Research Cluster.