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22nd Nov / 2019
Early Career Development Conference

Friday, 22 November 2019 10am - 5pm Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN

10.00-10.20   Registration and coffee

10.20-10.30   Welcome,  Adriana Turpin (Grants Committee Chairman, Furniture History Society)

First Session   Chaired by Dr Helen Jacobsen, Senior Curator, the Wallace Collection

10.30-11.05   Alexander Collins (The Wallace Collection)  Guillaume Dupre’s Image of Henri IV in French Eighteenth-Century Decorative Arts

11.05-11.40   Amy Lim (St Hilda’s College, Oxford)  Aristocratic Interiors and the Anglo-Franco-Dutch Court Style in Late Stuart England

11.40-12.15   Christina Clarke (Australian National UniversityThe Manufacturing Network of Louis XIV’s Silver Furniture

12.15-12.50   Leo Stefani (Courtauld Institute of Art)  From Craftsmen to Patrons: Transmitting Masculinity Through Furniture in Eighteenth-Century France

12.50-13.00   Discussion

13.00-2.15   Lunch (not included in ticket price)

Second Session   Chaired by Lucy Wood (Retired Senior Curator of Furniture, V&A)

14.15-14.50   Sebastiaan van Venetien (Leiden University)  Van Venedien, Patriotic Cabinetmakers in Late 18th The Hague

14.50-15.25   Courtney Leigh Harris (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)  Patrons, Period Rooms and the Museum: The French Salon at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

15.25-16.00   Petra Seitz (Royal College of Art/Victoria and Albert Museum)  Where do you cry in an open-plan office?  Changing Natures of Office Furniture Design and White-Collar Work, 1904-2019

16.00-16.20   Discussion

16.20-16.30   Concluding Remarks

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Tickets costing £20 (standard) or £5 (student) Eventbrite fees are now on sale on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/early-career-development-conference-tickets-79869613163.

For more information, please contact Jill Bace grants@furniturehistorysociety.org.

Contact events@furniturehistorysociety.org to register interest.

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