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Upcoming webinar series with MRT lecturers

last updated on 04/10/21



Five great medieval buildings in context – five online talks by John McNeill

2 December 2021–13 January 2022

New subscribers have until 10th March 2022 to watch all episodes.

1. Cappella Palatina, Palermo (2nd December 2021)

2. Bourges Cathedral (9th December 2021)

3. Beauchamp Chapel, Warwick (16th December 2021)

4. Tomar del Cristo (6th January 2022)

5. Ely Cathedral (13th January 2022)

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Unsparing gazes: visions of America from colonial times to the present – four online talks by Mary Lynn Riley

4–25 November 2021

New subscribers have until 20th January 2022 to watch all episodes.

1. Becoming American: two revolutionary regards (4th November 2021)

2. After the Civil War: suspended between past and future (11th November 2021)

3. The Great Depression: Regionalism and urban disillusion (18th November 2021)

4. An Afro-American story: revealing the invisible (25th November 2021)

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Operas and Places – five online talks by Simon Rees

5 October–2 November 2021

New subscribers have until 28th December to watch all episodes.

1. Carmen in Seville (5th October)

2. Tosca in Rome (12th October)

3. Madama Butterfly in Nagasaki (19th October)

4. Die Meistersinger in Nuremburg (26th October)

5. La Bohème in Paris (2nd November)

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Japan: Art & Society – a five-part multi-speaker webinar series

16 September–14 October 2021

New subscribers have until 9th December to watch all episodes.

1. Phoenix Hall and images of Paradise in Medieval Japan by Meri Arichi (16th September)

2. The Gardens of Kyoto and the Imperial Court by Yoko Kawaguchi (23rd September)

3. Envisioning Modernity: prints of the Meiji Period by Monika Hinkel (30th September)

4. Japan and West: architectural interchange in the 20th Century by Neil Jackson (7th October)

5. Pre-recorded. Art in Japan Today by Timon Screech (14th October)

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The Raj Revisited: Perceptions and Perspectives – five online talks by Raaja Bhasin

31 August–28 September 2021

New subscribers have until 23rd November to watch all episodes.

1. The Raj – from Trade to Empire (31st August)

2. Pride, Prejudice and Frivolity – social life during the Raj (7th September)

3. Capitals of the Plains: Kolkata (Calcutta) and New Delhi (14th September)

4. India – Freedom, Partition and Modernity (21st September)

5. Shimla (Simla) – 'Summer Capital' and the Grandest Outpost of Empire (28th September)

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The National Gallery, steel engraving c. 1840.

Building London – three online talks by Martin Randall

5 July–6 September 2021

New subscribers have until 1st November to watch all episodes.

1. The Red Revolution: how Victorian London changed colour (5th July)

2. Building the National Gallery: constraints, complaints and consolations (2nd August)

3. Terraces, Squares & Fake Palaces: London’s contribution to urban design (6th September)

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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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