Conference | Secrets of the Bedroom and Boudoir

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on July 18, 2021

From Haughton International:

Secrets of the Bedroom and the Boudoir
Haughton International Seminar
The British Academy, Carlton House Terrace, London, 14–15 October 2021

Perfume burner and egg steamer, Sèvres soft-paste porcelain, 1759 (London: The Wallace Collection).

The 2021 Haughton International Seminar provides an international tour of royal bedrooms and boudoirs over the centuries. Amongst the many and varied topics to be discussed will include intimate dining, activities, design, textiles, paintings, lighting, and items used for the toilette, hygiene, and health. They were more than bedrooms; they were the heart of the kingdom.

Cost of the two day seminar: £110 (inc VAT). Cost of the two day seminar including champagne reception and dinner at The Athenaeum (Thursday, 14th October): £190 (inc VAT). Student tickets for two-day seminar (on production of ID): £60 (inc VAT). Booking in advance through the website is essential due to limited numbers. Below is a preliminary programme (subject to change).

T H U R S D A Y ,  1 4  O C T O B E R  2 0 2 1

8.45  Registration

9.15  Morning Session
• Annabel Westman
• Timothy Schroder
• Rosalind Savill
• Lisa White

12.40  Lunch Break

2.00  Afternoon Session
• Meredith Chilton
• Simon Thurley

4.30  Q&A Session

6.30  Drinks Reception (for dinner guests only) at The Athenaeum Club, 107 Pall Mall

7.15  Dinner (club dress code: smart, with ties for gentlemen, no denim and no training shoes)

F R I D A Y ,  1 5  O C T O B E R  2 0 2 1

9.00  Arrival

9.30  Morning Session
• Bertrand Rondot
• Katharina Hantschmann
• Christiane Ernek-van der Goes
• Rose Kerr

12.55  Lunch Break

2.10  Afternoon Session
• Ivan Day
• Robin Emmerson
• Joanna Marschner

4.30  Q&A Session


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