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Call for Papers | Understanding British Portraits 2014 Seminar

Posted in Calls for Papers by Editor on April 18, 2014

From the Understanding British Portraits website:

Understanding British Portraits Annual Seminar 2014
National Portrait Gallery, London, 26 November 2014

Proposals due by 13 June 2014

Mrs Henchman by Daniel Gardner (?1750-1805), drawing and watercolour © Bristol Musuem & Art Gallery

Mrs Henchman by Daniel Gardner (?1750-1805), drawing and watercolour © Bristol Musuem & Art Gallery

The ‘Understanding British Portraits’ Annual Seminar aims to highlight current scholarly research, museum-based learning programmes, conservation discoveries and curatorial practice relating to British portraits of all media and time periods. This year’s Annual Seminar will be held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, on Wednesday 26 November.

We invite proposals for 20/25 minute-papers from professionals who would like to share case studies and ideas which relate to the aims of the seminar as given above. Please send an outline of approximately 200 words, along with a brief biographical note, to mail@britishportraits.org.uk before Friday 13 June. Those who have submitted papers for consideration in the past are very welcome to do so again this year.

Understanding British Portraits is an active network with free membership for professionals working with British portraits including curators, museum learning professionals, researchers, academics and conservators. They aim to enhance the knowledge and understanding of portraits in all
media in British collections, for the benefit of future research,
exhibitions, interpretation, display and learning programmes.

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