Research Seminar Series - autumn 2017  

Thurs, 5 Oct 2017: Dr Susan Galavan, University of Leuven
Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901

Tues, 24 Oct 2017: Assoc. Professor Christine Casey, Trinity College Dublin
Materials and Craftsmanship in Architectural Production

Tues, 14 Nov 2017: Assoc. Professor Lynda Mulvin, University College Dublin
Unpublished Drawings by James Cavanah Murphy (1760-1814) at the Gennadius Library, Athens

Tues, 21 Nov 2017: David Teevan, PhD Candidate University College Dublin
Encounter, Collaboration and Negotiation: An Interrogation of Co-creation in Contemporary Irish Collaborative Art Practices 


Time: 5:30pm
Venue: Theatre R, Newman Building, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4.
All Welcome.

 Past lectures

  • Apr 27, 2017, The Poetry of Vision: The Rosc Art Exhibitions 1967-1988, Dr Peter Shortt
  • Apr 6, 2017, A Body is a Body: The Embodied Politics of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Contemporary Irish Art, Dr Kate Antosik-Parsons
  • Mar 9, 2017, IMMA Collection: Freud Project The National Collection Reflects, Christina Kennedy, Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • Feb 23, 2017, The Story of the Art and Design Division of the National Museum of Ireland through its Collections of Decorative Arts, Design and History, Dr Audrey Whitty, National Museum of Ireland
  • Nov 10, 2016, Silver in Georgian Dublin: making, selling, consuming, Dr Alison FitzGerald, NUI Maynooth
  • Oct 20, 2016, The person behind the picture: the Dublin Civic Portrait Collection, Dr Mary Clark, Dublin City Archivist & curator of the Dublin Civic Portrait Collection
  • Sept 29, 2016, Not another book on the Country House!, Dr Patricia McCarthy
  • Apr 20, 2016, ‘The Taking of Christ’ - Advanced research into Caravaggio’s Technique, Simone Mancini, Head of Conservation, National Gallery of Ireland
  • Apr 14, 2016, Art History in India and Its Discontents in Global Times, Professor Parul Dave-Mukherji, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Feb 25, 2016, Modern Revival of Ancient Heritage: Ireland and China, Professor Chen Li, Beijing Foreign Studies University
  • Feb 18, 2016, Globalism Before Europe? Arabia and India in the Churches of Medieval Ethiopia, Professor Finbarr Barry Flood, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities, NYU
  • Feb 10, 2016, The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. New approaches of re-reading the medieval pilgrimage church at Finis Terrae, Prof. Dr. Bernd Nicolai, Universität Bern
  • Nov 19, 2015 - Beyond Ulysses: searching for the city in Irish art history, Dr Kathryn Milligan
  • Oct 15, 2015 - “The excellent painter...” Research into the life and paintings of the Baroque artist, John Michael Wright (1617-1694), Eivlin Roden
  • Sep 24, 2015 - “An ornament to the city” Holy Trinity Church and the Capuchin Order, Patricia Curtin-Kelly
  • Apr 14, 2015 - The Greatest Show on Earth: George Scharf & the Art Treasures Exhibition, 1857, Dr Philip Cottrell, UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy
  • Mar 3, 2015 - Emily Carr - Conflicting Perspectives, Charles Hill, former curator of Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada
  • Feb 10, 2015 - Mendelsohn and Libeskind: a Hidden History. Jewish Identity, the Void, Architectural Metaphors and Traces through 20th-century Berlin, Professor Bernd Nicolai, University of Bern
  • Feb 3, 2015 - And Then There Were None: Waterwheel Mills and Nostalgia in the Art of Canadian Painter Homer Watson (1855-1936), Professor Brian Foss, UCD Craig Dobbin Chair of Canadian Studies
  • Nov 11, 2014 - Blazing Saddles: Aelbert Cuyp and the Equestrian Portrait, Dr John Loughman, UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy
  • Oct 28, 2014 - Encounters with Socrates: Conversational Settings in the ancient Athenian Agora, Dr Samantha Martin-McAuliffe?, UCD School of Architecture
  • Oct 21, 2014 - Reversing the Route: Counter-Revolutionary Tours and Landscapes of post-1798 Ireland, Dr Finola O’Kane?, UCD School of Architecture
  • Oct 14, 2014 - A is for Amulet: an A to Z through the Chester Beatty Collections, Fionnuala Croke?, Director, Chester Beatty Library
  • May 27, 2014 - Sacred and profane in Titian's late mythologies, Dr Tom Nichols, University of Glasgow
  • Apr 22, 2014 - Architecture since 1400: Writing a Survey, Professor Kathleen James-Chakraborty, UCD
  • Apr 8, 2014 - COMMEMORATING THE FAMINE: memory & the monument, Dr Emily Mark-FitzGerald, UCD
  • Feb 11, 2014 - Mies van der Rohe's Concert Hall: "...radical and conservative at once", Jan Frohburg, SAUL School of Architecture University of Limerick
  • Nov 12, 2013 - Eileen Gray: the Elusive Irish designer and architect, Jennifer Goff, National Museum of Ireland
  • Nov 5, 2013 - Painting and Sculpture for Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dr Nicola Figgis & Dr Paula Murphy, University College Dublin
  • Oct 9, 2013 - Lord Charlemont’s Landscape: alternative views to Classical Marino - Dr. Ruth Musielak
  • Apr 9, 2013 - The ceroplastic oeuvres of Daniel Neuberger the Younger and Anna Felicitas Neuberger - Maeve McGrath, University of Regensburg
  • Nov 27, 2012 - Death of the Artist: Researching Artists' Monuments & Memorials in Baroque Rome - Corinna Ricasoli, IRCHSS postgraduate scholar
  • Oct 11, 2012 - Vermeer and Music: Love and Leisure in the Dutch Golden Age - Dr. Betsy Wieseman, Curator of Dutch Paintings, National Gallery, London
  • Mar 29, 2012 - Outside the Canon of High Renaissance Art: Masterpieces by Leone and Pompeo Leoni in Spain - Dr Rosemaire Mulcahy, Adjunct Professor at UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy
  • Feb 16, 2012 - Susanna and the Elders: Images of Venice - Dr Audrey Nicholls.
  • Oct 27, 2011 - Quantity over Quality: Decorative plasterwork as a commercial enterprise in Georgian Britain & Ireland - Dr Conor Lucey, National University of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow in History (2010/11)