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The Body Politics of Mary Magdalen

The Warburg Institute is holding a two-day conference on Mary Magdalen, with speakers focusing on the representation of her body and its discourses in the arts across time and space. This free event is organised by Joanne Anderson and supported by the Coffin Trust, School of Advanced Study.

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Opening Doors | Moving Ideas

Join us for an Open Day at the Warburg Institute. Find out about our courses and funding opportunities, listen to talks about our research and teaching, tour the famous library, photographic collection and archive, have lunch with us and see Judith Wechsler’s film on Aby Warburg.

To book a place visit: http://bit.ly/warbopen3 

Singular Acts - The Role of the Individual in the Transformation of Collective Culture

The Warburg Institute will host its second Postgraduate Symposium on 16 November 2017. This year’s Symposium focuses on particular personalities who acted for or against historical and cultural change.  The Early Modern period saw seismic shifts across all aspects of society, ranging from technological developments to new artistic techniques; to innovations in philosophical thought and religious doctrine and scientific discoveries; to social and political movements. This interdisciplinary conference will appraise the extent to which such transformations were triggered or repressed by the acts of individuals such as innovators, pioneers, reformers and censors. More ...