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Upcoming online talks with MRT speakers

last updated on 09/02/24

 

 

 


Venice & the Birth of the Modern World: visual culture in the era of print – five online talks by Dr Michael Douglas-Scott

13 June–11 July 2024


Subscribers have until 5th September 2024 to watch all episodes.

1. The ‘Myth’ of Venice (13th June 2024)

2. The Invention of Arcadia (20th November 2024)

3. Text and Image in the Venetian Printed Book (27th June 2024)

4. Painters, the Poligrafi and Publishing (4th July 2024)

5. Artistic Licence versus Authority in the Autumn of the Renaissance (11th July 2024)

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Crafting the Nation: national styles in art and architecture c.1900 – five online talks by Dr Shona Kallestrup

14 May–11 June 2024


Subscribers have until 6th August 2024 to watch all episodes.

1.Norway (May 14th 2024)

2. Finland (May 21st 2024)

3. Hungary (May 28th 2024)

4. Polish Galicia (June 4th 2024)

5. Romania (11th June 2024)

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Churchill and the Boffins: Science and Scientists at War – five online talks by Taylor Downing

11 April–9 May 2024


Subscribers have until 4th July 2024 to watch all episodes.

1. Scientists at War (11th April 2024)

2. Churchill’s Finest Hour (18th April 2024)

3. Radar (25th April 2024)

4. Spies in the Sky - Science and Aerial Photography (2nd May 2024)

5. D-Day Deceptions (9th May 2024)

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Five pictures: when art meets science – five online talks by Patricia Fara

9 April–7 May 2024


Subscribers have until 2nd July 2024 to watch all episodes.

1. Robert Hooke, A Flea, 1665 (in Micrographia) (9th April 2024)

2. William Hogarth, The Indian Emperor, or the Conquest of Mexico, 1732 (16th April 2024)

3. Joseph Wright of Derby, Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, 1768 (23rd April 2024)

4. Jacques Louis David, M & Mme Lavoisier, 1788 (30th April 2024)

5. J.M.W. Turner, Rain, Steam and Speed, 1844 (7th May 2024)

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Operas and Places – five online talks by Simon Rees

5 March–2 April 2024


Subscribers have until 28th May 2024 to watch all episodes.

1. Der Rosenkavalier in Vienna (5th March 2024)

2. Turandot in Beijing (12th March 2024)

3. The Makropoulos Case in Prague (19th March 2024)

4. Simon Boccanegra in Genoa (26th March 2024)

5. Roméo et Juliette in Verona (2nd April 2024)

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Rethinking the History of Architecture in Britain, 1530-1830 – six online talks by Steven Brindle

29 February–4 April 2024


Subscribers have until 30th May 2024 to watch all episodes.

1. When is a Building Finished? Lessons from Late-Medieval Architectural Culture (29th February 2024)

2. The Impact of the Renaissance c. 1500-1660 (7th March 2024)

3. Craftsmen and the Building Revolution of the 17th century (14th March 2024)

4. Architects and Craftsmen: Classicism and the Reign of Taste, 1660-1760 (21st March 2024)

5. Roads, Landscapes and Buildings: how the Georgians reshaped their world (28th March 2024)

6. A Whole New World c. 1760-1830 (4th April 2024)

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The Ancient Near East in 50 Objects – four online talks by Professor Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones

1–22 February 2024


Subscribers have until 18th April 2024 to watch all episodes.

1. Beginnings (1st February 2024)

2. Bronze Age Society (8th February 2024)

3. The Age of Empires (15th February 2024)

4. High Empire (22nd February 2024)

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Ruling Medieval England: From the Anglo-Saxons to Edward I – four online talks by Marc Morris

30 January–20 February 2024


Subscribers have until 16th April 2024 to watch all episodes.

1. The Anglo-Saxons (30th January 2024)

2. The Norman Conquest (6th February 2024)

3. King John (13th February 2024)

4. Edward I (20th February 2024)

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‘Britain’s all-pleasing Orpheus’: the life and music of Henry Purcell – four online talks by Richard Wigmore

4–25 January 2024


Subscribers have until 21st March 2024 to watch all episodes.

1. A teenaged prodigy (4th January 2024)

2. Composer for court and chapel (11th January 2024)

3. Riding the political maelstrom (18th January 2024)

4. The theatre composer (25th January 2024)

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The Normans in Europe: Architecture from Durham to Jerusalem – six online talks by John McNeill

5 December 2023–23 January 2024


Subscribers have until 19th March 2024 to watch all episodes.

1. The Normans (5th December 2023)

2. Castles (12th December 2023)

3. Jumièges (19th December 2023)

4. Durham Cathedral (9th January 2024)

5. San Nicola at Bari (16th January 2024)

6. Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem (23rd January 2024)

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Showcasing Martin Randall Festivals in 2024

This episode has now taken place. To watch it in full, click here.

It is less than two weeks until we launch our fourth and final Martin Randall Festival planned for 2024, Opera in Sicily (18–24 October), and to mark this occasion we are hosting an exclusive free webinar episode on 16th November 2023.

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Frequently asked questions

What methods of payment do you accept?

An electronic invoice will be sent to your e-mail address 1–3 working days after you have completed our registration form. Payment can be made online using AMEX, Apple Pay, Google Pay, MasterCard or Visa.

How do I purchase the webinar series as a gift?

Please contact us specifying how many subscriptions you would like and who they are for (we require their full name and e-mail address). We will invoice you directly, and after we have received your payment we will release the webinar joining instructions to your friend(s) or family member(s).

Can I purchase a single episode?

No, unfortunately not. The series must be purchased in full.

How do I join the webinar?

An e-mail confirmation will be sent to you after you have paid for your subscription, which includes your unique link for joining the webinar. Reminder e-mails will be sent to you one day and one hour before each event. We recommend that you download the Zoom software in advance of the first webinar.

Can I watch the live broadcast(s) on more than one device?

Only one device can be connected to the live broadcast(s) at any one time. If you wish to purchase a second subscription, please contact us.

What happens if I am unable to attend the live broadcast(s)? 

A recording will be uploaded to a dedicated webpage approximately two hours after the live broadcast. For copyright reasons, these recordings cannot be made available indefinitely; access is granted for eight weeks after the final live broadcast of the series.


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