The Warburg Institute runs an active programme of lectures. All of which are free and open to everyone (unless otherwise stated).


Cosimo I de’Medici and Granducal Florence Lectures

The major new lecture series at the Warburg Institute, Cosimo I De’Medici and Granducal Florence, celebrates the 500th anniversary of Cosimo I de’ Medici’s birth by bringing together scholars from across the humanities to discuss Cosimo’s achievements in art, architecture, statecraft, scholarship and culture.

12 June 2019 - November 2019

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Gombrich Lectures | Provenance and possession: Global acquisitions from the Portuguese trading empire in Renaissance Italy

A series of lectures presented by Professor Kate Lowe, Professor of Renaissance History and Culture, and Co-director of the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies (CREMS).

Free and open to all. 

18 - 20 June 2019, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

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The Total Archive: Data, Subjectivity, Universality

Please join us for an evening celebrating the launch of a special issue of History of the Human Sciencesdedicated to understanding the pressing historical, political, moral and aesthetic issues presented by the totalising knowledge projects of late modernity. Contributors include Rebecca Lemov (Harvard), Daniel Wilson (Alan Turing Institue), Judith Kaplan (Penn), Whitney Laemmli (Carnegie Mellon University) and Cadence Kinsey (York/UCL).Free and open to all. 

2 July 2019, 6pm - 8pm

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