School of History & Heritage Symposium and Exhibition

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A free, open to the public, exhibition will be taking place in the Gallery space of the University’s Art, Architecture & Design Building from the 21 September to 2 October.

The exhibition in Project Space Plus includes 17th-century books about China from the Wren Library, Lincoln Cathedral, and chinoiserie chairs, lamps, a leather screen, and samples of chinoiserie wallpaper from the Queen Mother’s State Apartment at Kensington Palace.  The exhibit also features artefacts of the tea trade, as well as 20th-century replicas of the famous Chinese terracotta soldiers.

A free academic symposium, booking required, will take place in the historic Lincoln Cathedral, within the Wren Library on 24 September.

Symposium Speakers include:

Members of Crick Smith University of Lincoln, Maker Lab & Lincoln Technology Hub: Soldiering On:  The Crick-Smith Conservation Effort

Dr Yupin Chung, University of Glasgow:  ThE TrAnquility of Mind

Professor Marcos Martinón-Torres, UCL:  The making of the Terracotta Army: technological knowledge and organisation

Dr Will Poole, New College, Oxford: 17th-century British sinology

Dr Anna Marie Roos, University of Lincoln: Diego de Pantoja and 17th-century conceptions of lunar voyages

Professor Paul Stephenson, University of Lincoln, will introduce the proceedings.

Symposium booking: jknight@lincoln.ac.uk
Symposium details:  http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/campuslife/whatson/eventsconferences/history-heritage-symposium-and-exhibition-2015.html

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