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Seminars: History and Theory of Photography Research Centre, London

London's History and Theory of Photography Research Centre, at Birkbeck has a series of free seminars open to the public, taking place at 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD. In addition there are a number of Master’s Bursaries and Studentships open to applicants on its MA History of Art with Photography, and funding for Postgraduate M.Phil/PhD research in Photography (historical and/or practice-based).

Tuesday 10 March, 6-8:00

Keynes Library (room 114)


Carol Jacobi (Tate Britain) and Hope Kingsley (Wilson Centre for Photography)

Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860

Carol Jacobi and Hope Kingsley will be talking about the aesthetics and reception of salted paper prints in the nineteenth-century, and the experience of curating an exhibition of these rare early photographs in the twenty-first.


Tuesday 24 March, 6-7:30

Keynes Library (room114)


Michael Berkowitz (Professor of Modern Jewish History, UCL)

Not Harry Gresham:  Why Helmut Gernsheim's Jewishness matters



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