Authenticities: Shakespeare’s Globe, Anatomical Drawings and Bach

10 October 2018, 15:00 - 16:30

Seminar Room, SG2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road

The Authenticity Debate: Perspectives from Shakespeare’s Globe, Re-enacting/Re-creating the Early Modern Human Body, and Western Classical Music.

Dr Penelope Woods (Lecturer in Drama, QMUL)
‘Shakespeare’s Globe Audiences: Old and New’, in The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare, Bruce R. Smith and Katherine Rowe (eds) CUP 2016; researcher, Globe-to-Globe worldwide tour of Hamlet.

Dr Dániel Margócsy  (HPS, Cambridge)
University Lecturer in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine before 1800, Cambridge. Co-author of The Fabrica of Andreas Vesalius, Brill, 2018; Commercial Visions: Science, Trade, and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age, 2014; 'Certain Fakes and Uncertain Facts…’ in  Marco Beretta and Maria Conforti, Fakes!? Hoaxes, Counterfeits and Deception in Early Modern Science, 2014, 190–225).

With demonstrations by violinist Rachel Stroud (Council of the Academy of Ancient Music, Stradivarius Trust, co-founder, Rites Ensemble, Cambridge)

What is authenticity? Is it a practice, or a thing - or both? Who wants to claim it, when, and why?


Part of ‘Beyond Originals and Copies’, a series of discussions co-curated by Clare Foster and Margherita Laera. 
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Open to all. No registration required
Part of 'Re-' Interdisciplinary Network series

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