Portraiture and Suffering – Ludmilla Jordanova (‘About Face’ Public Lecture, Durham, 30 May 2012)

Durham University Institute of Advanced Study and the Centre for Medical Humanities present an event in association with the About Face exhibition held as part of The Recovery of Beauty:

Ludmilla Jordanova

Portraiture and Suffering

Wednesday May 30th, 2012, 7.30pm
to be followed by wine and light refreshments

Durham Light Infantry Museum, Aykley Heads Durham DH1 5TU.

Ludmilla Jordanova is Professor of Modern History at King’s College, London, and is a research professor in its Centre for Humanities and Health. She has held posts at the universities of Oxford, Essex, York, East Anglia and Cambridge. She is the author of many books on the history and historiography of science, thinking, gender and art. Her book, Defining Features: Scientific and Medical Portraits 1660-2000 (2000), reflects the diversity of her scholarship and makes her an ideal speaker to accompany our exhibition. In addition to her scholarly work she was a Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery from 2001-2009 and was appointed Trustee of the National Museum of Science and Industry in 2011.

Free entry. All wellcome.

 

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