THE WARBURG INSTITUTE is concerned mainly with cultural history, art history and history of ideas, especially in the Renaissance. It aims to promote and conduct research on the interaction of cultures, using verbal and visual materials. It specializes in the influence of ancient Mediterranean traditions on European culture from the Middle Ages to the modern period. Read more...


This Week at the Warburg Institute

Monday 25 May 14:15 - 15:30, Arabic Philosophy Charles Burnett Reading class [Droz Library]

Tuesday 26 May 16:15 – 17:15, Latin Paleography Charles Burnett Reading class [Droz Library]

Wednesday 27 May 14:15 - 15:15, The Influence of Aquinas' "De unitate intellectus" on Jewish Philosophers in Italy during the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Miki Engel (Warburg)
16:30 - 17:30, Danger and Disenchantment: Neue Sachlichkeit and Images of Crime, Frederic Schwartz (UCL)

Thursday 28 May 17:00 - 18:30, Putting Tibet on the Map: A 19th Century Cartographic Depiction by a Local Artist, Diana Lange (Leipzig)

Friday 29 May 10:00 - 18:00, Studying God's Languages - scholars of Hebrew and Arabic in Early Modern Europe, Saverio Campanini (Paris), Theo Dunkelgün (Cambridge), Alastair Hamilton (Warburg), Avi Lifschitz (London), Jan Loop (Kent), Simon Mills (London), Bernd Roling (Berlin), Arnoud Vrolijk (Leiden) and Joanna Weinberg (Oxford)
13:00 - 14:15, Esoteric Traditions and Occult Thought Reading Group – Charles Burnett and Liana Saif , Reading class [Classroom 1]