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Early Career Development Conference

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A conference for emerging scholars to present on a variety of topics connected to the history of furniture and historical interiors.

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FURNITURE HISTORY SOCIETY

EARLY CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN

Friday, 22 November 2019 10am-5pm

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 University) The 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

Tickets are priced at £22, including tea and coffee (£5.50 for student concessions).

The FHS Research Seminar is generously supported by the Oliver Ford Trust and the Wallace Collection

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