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.