University of Oxford Slade Lectures

These lectures will take place throughout January, February and March on Wednesdays at 5pm, in the Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG

16 January The Making of an Image Problem
23 January Mimesis and Magic: The Lives of Images Revisited
30 January Regulating the Gaze in the Medieval Mosque
06 February Economies of Imaging: Bowls, Baths and Bazaars
13 February Grammars of Defacement: Censure and Redemption
20 February Figuring for Piety: Strategies of Negotiation (Followed by a drinks reception)
27 February Statue Histories: Iconoclasm as Anti-Colonialism
06 March Beyond Enlightenment? Towards a Conclusion (Followed by questions and a discussion)

Lectures are open to students and members of the public wishing to attend.