Exploring LGBTQ histories at the British Museum

National Festival
When:
February 19, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 2:45 pm
2017-02-19T10:30:00+00:00
2017-02-19T14:45:00+00:00
Where:
The British Museum
Great Russell St
London WC1B
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The British Museum
0207 323 8299
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Special event

Exploring LGBTQ histories at the British Museum

Sunday 19 February 2017, 10.30-2.45

BP Lecture Theatre

Free, just drop in

 

10.30 Introduction to the morning talks

Laura Phillips, Head of Community Partnerships

 

10.40 When two lovers meet: the 11,000-year-old sculpture from Ain Sakhri, Palestine

Jill Cook, Keeper of Britain, Europe and Prehistory

 

11.10 Radical radishes and other campaigns

Philip Attwood, Keeper of Coins and Medals

 

11.40 Muck or meaning? Scenes of a (homo)sexual nature on Greek pots

Thomas Kiely, Greece and Rome

 

12.10 Lunch (not provided)

 

13.30 Introduction to the afternoon talks

Laura Phillips, Head of Community Partnerships

 

13.40 The swashbuckling life of the Chevalier d’Eon

Sarah Vowles, Prints and Drawings

 

14.10 Desire, love, identity: exploring LGBTQ histories

Stuart Frost, Head of Interpretation, and Laura Phillips, Head of Community Partnerships

Programme may be subject to change