The Camera and the Critic: Photography, Antiquity, and 19th-century Scholarship

3 June 2013, 10:00 - 10 June 2013, 18:30

Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road

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Speakers

  • Theodor Dunkelgrün (Cambridge)
  • David Gange (Birmingham)
  • Stefanie Klamm (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin)
  • Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge)
  • Michael Reeve (Cambridge)

​This event is supported by funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ ERC grant agreement no 295463.

3 June 2013

10.00

Coffee and registration

10.15

Introduction

Theodor Dunkelgrün (Cambridge)

10.30

The Technopolitics of Antiquity: Egyptologists, Cameras & Egyptians, 1839-1914

David Gange (Birmingham)

Response: Simon Goldhill (Cambridge)

11.30

Break

11.45

Photography and the Plurality of Media at Late Nineteenth-Century (German) Excavations

Stefanie Klamm (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin)

Response: Chitra Ramalingam (Cambridge)

12.45

Lunch

14.00

Facsimilies and biblical scholarship, c. 1600-c. 1900

Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge)

Response: Janet Soskice (Cambridge)

15.00

Tea

15.15

A Photographic Negative

Michael Reeve (Cambridge)

Response: Michael Ledger-Lomas

16.15

General discussion

17.00

Drinks reception