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Event: Decoding the domestic interior in British portraits

Decoding the domestic interior in British portraits, seminar, 28 June 2017 There are still places available for the Decoding the domestic interior in British portraits, seminar. This seminar for scholars and museum professionals seeks to explore some key themes around the nature … Continue reading

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Event: ‘Studies of Home’ seminar

The next seminar in the Institute of Historical Research seminar series ‘Studies of Home’ convened by the Centre for Studies of Home will be held on Wednesday 1st March at 5.30pm in the North American History Room on the 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House, London. It will be given by Kathy … Continue reading

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Event: Centre for Studies of Home: Postgraduate Study Day 2016

Tuesday 8th November 2016 The Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road, London E2 8EA The Centre for Studies of Home’s annual postgraduate study day aims to bring together postgraduates providing them with an opportunity to share current research ideas through a series of … Continue reading

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Event: ‘Invisible Hands’? Domestic workers from the seventeenth century to the present day

‘Invisible Hands’? Domestic workers from the seventeenth century to the present day One-day conference at the Geffrye Museum of the Home  Thursday 21 July 2016   The home has always been a place of domestic work, both paid and unpaid. But … Continue reading

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Event: Furniture Moves Memory

Furniture Moves Memory: The Journeys of Anna Freud’s Alpine Furniture  Wednesday 29 June at 7pm, at the Freud Museum London Memories of Anna Freud are explored through her legacy at 20 Maresfield Gardens, now the Freud Museum London. Birgit Johler, … Continue reading

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Event: CHRISTMAS PAST — 400 Years of Seasonal Traditions in English Homes

 Tuesday 24 November 2015 – Sunday 3 January 2016 Free entry Each year, the Geffrye Museum’s period living rooms are transformed with authentic festive decorations, lighting, music and greenery, to illustrate how Christmas has been celebrated over the past 400 … Continue reading

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Events: Institute of Historical Research seminar series on ‘Studies of Home’

Seminar Series at the Institute of Historical Research Institute of Historical Research seminar series on ‘Studies of Home’: monthly seminars on Wednesdays at 5.30. See http://www.history.ac.uk/events/seminars/327 and the programme below for further details. Latest podcasts of the IHR seminar series … Continue reading

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