10 Oct 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm 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. http://www.sed.qmul.ac.uk/staff/woodspenelope.html

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). https://www.people.hps.cam.ac.uk/index/teaching-officers/margocsy

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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