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Study Days and Symposia Archive

Study Day at the Geffrye Museum

The Geffrye organises study days and symposia to complement our programme of special exhibitions. A selection of past events are shown here; wherever possible abstracts for the day will also be made available. 
For additional information contact the Communications Department: info@geffrye-museum.org.uk

ECO HOMES DEBATE

  • Thursday 12 November 2009, 7.00 - 9.00pm


A debate to complement the Geffrye Museum’s Eco Home exhibition.

Speakers: Sean Allam, Oliver Heath, David Kenington, Tom Savigar, Russell Smith. Chaired by Alex Goddard, Co-Curator, Geffrye Museum.


Press Release - Eco Homes Debate


HIGH-RISE LIVING STUDY DAY


Photograph from Ethelburga Tower: at home in a high-rise by Mark Cowper

  • Saturday 20 June 2009, 10.00am - 4.15pm


Study day inspired by the special exhibition, Ethelburga Tower: at home in a high-rise - photographs by Mark Cowper. Run in Partnership with the 20th Century Society.

Speakers:
Professor Stefan Muthesius, Dr Alan Powers, Mark Cowper, Catherine Croft, Scott Cahill and Stuart Tappin.

Press Release - High-Rise Living Study Day


CHOOSING THE CHINTZ STUDY DAY

  • Saturday 7 February 2009, 10.00am - 4.30pm


A day of lectures and case studies, centred around the special exhibition, Choosing the Chintz: Men, women and furnishing the home from 1850 to the present.

Speakers:
Dr Deborah Cohen, Dr Jane Hamlett, Dr Quintin Colville, Reena Suleman and Lesley Hoskins.

Press Release - Choosing the Chintz Study Day

Choosing the Chintz biographies


AT HOME SYMPOSIUM


A hall in 1630 photographed by Chris Ridley 

  • Friday 9 and Saturday 10 May 2008, 10.15am - 4.30pm


A two-day seminar on 17th and 18th century urban middle-class homes, illuminating new research into histories of the home.

Speakers: Dr Adam Bowett, Philippa Glanville, Patrick Baty, Eleanor John, David Dewing and Christine Lalumia.

Press Release - At Home Symposium


HOME AND GARDEN PART 4 STUDY DAY

  • Saturday 19 January 2008, 10.00am - 4.30pm


A day of lectures and case studies, based around themes from the Geffrye's major Home and Garden exhibition.

Speakers: Julian Bell, Tim Hyman, Charlotte Gere, Dr Judith Batalion and Christine Lalumia.

Press Release - Home and Garden Part 4 Study Day


HOME AND GARDEN PART 3 STUDY DAY

  • Saturday 16 June 2007, 10.00am - 4.30pm


A day of lectures and case studies, based around themes from the Geffrye's major Home and Garden exhibition. 

Speakers: Carol Siegel, Michael Ann Mullen, Joanna Dunham, Dr Judith Batalion, Charlotte Gere and Christine Lalumia.

Press Release - Home and Garden Part 3 Study Day


WEST INDIAN FRONT ROOM SYMPOSIUM


Installation from the West Indian Front Room - photograph John A Neligan

  • Saturday 4 February 2006, 10.00am - 4.30pm


A study day in which themes and particular works in the Geffrye Museum’s special exhibition, The West Indian Front Room, will be explored in depth.

Speakers: Michael McMillan, Mike Phillips, Dr Danny Miller, Carol Tulloch, Joel Karamath and Christine Lalumia.

Press Release - West Indian Front Room Symposium


THE ENGLISH REGIONAL CHAIR STUDY DAY (in conjunction with the Regional Furniture Society)

  • Saturday 9 April 2005, 10.00am - 4.00pm


A day of lectures and case studies, based around the Geffrye's special exhibition, The English Regional Chair.

Speakers: Dr Bernard Cotton, John Boram, Dr Adam Bowett and David Dewing.

Press Release - The English Regional Chair Study Day


HOME AND GARDEN PART 2 STUDY DAY


A game of cards, 1887-1891 by Nancy A Sabine Pasley

  • Saturday 24 April 2004, 10.00am - 4.15pm


A day of lectures and case studies, based around themes from the Geffrye's major Home and Garden exhibition. 

Speakers: Christopher Wood, Charlotte Gere, Robin Gibson, Dr Pamela Gerrish Nunn, David Dewing and Christine Lalumia.

Press Release - Home and Garden Part 2 Study Day


HOME AND GARDEN PART 1 STUDY DAY

  • Saturday 15 November 2003, 10.00am - 4.00pm


A day of lectures and case studies, based around themes from the Geffrye's major Home and Garden exhibition. 

Speakers: Dr Vicky Whitfield, Lars Tharp, Dr Phillada Ballard, Stephen Astley, Charlotte Gere, Eleanor John, David Dewing and Christine Lalumia.

Press Release - Home and Garden Part 1 Study Day


LONDON FURNITURE 1660 - 1714 STUDY DAY

  • Saturday 16 February 2002, 10.00am - 4.45pm


A day of lectures and case studies, based around themes from the Geffrye's exhibition, After the Fire: London Furniture 1666 - 1714.

Speakers: Hazel Forsyth, Dr Adam Bowett, Dr Tessa Murdoch, Margaret Ballardie and David Dewing.

Press Release - London Furniture 1660 - 1714 Study Day