Due to the ongoing social distancing requirements associated with the Covid-19 pandemic and following advice from the University of London most Warburg Institute events will remain online for the time being.

Reading Groups

The Warburg Institute hosts a number of reading groups and research seminars catering to a diverse range of interests and subject specialities. These groups are typically open to students, research fellows and interested scholars, and will take place online in 2021-2022 until further notice.

We currently run the following reading groups:

Advanced Latin Palaeography Reading Group

Arabic Philosophy

Aristotle Reading Group

Bilderfahrzeuge Reading Group

Occult Sciences and Esoteric Traditions​


Research Seminars

We currently run the following research seminars:

Book and Print Initiative Seminars (for the School of Advanced Study)

History of Libraries (with Institute of English Studies, Institute of Historical Research, Queen Mary, and Lambeth Palace Library)

Impious Itineraries: routes between the British Isles and the Iberian Peninsula

Reading and Observing the Lunar Mansions 

Neoplatonic Studies Seminar

Work in Progress Series