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Colloquium: The Past on Display


Mill Lane Lecture Room 1,
8 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX

  • 10.00-10.30 Registration, Coffee
  • 10.30-10.40 Introduction and welcome
    Timothy Potts, Director, Fitzwilliam Museum

Session 1: What are we trying to do?

  • 10.40-11.10 Presenting the past: theories of display
    Kate Cooper (Antiquities, Fitzwilliam)
  • 11.10-12.10 Panel discussion:
    Carrie Vout (Classics, Cambridge)- CHAIR
    Tim Schadla-Hall (Public Archaeology, UCL)
    Liz Pye (Conservation, UCL)
    Peta Motture (Department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics, Glass, V & A)
    Christina Rozeik (Conservation, Fitzwilliam)
    Clio Karageorghis (Design and Interpretation, Louvre)

Fitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room, 12.15-14.15

This time will also be an opportunity to look around the Fitzwilliam's Greece and Rome Gallery

Session 2: From theory to practice: what have we done?

Mill Lane Lecture Room 1,

  • 14.30-15.10 Ancient worlds, modern spaces
    Rick Mather (Rick Mather Architects)and Lucilla Burn (Antiquities, Fitzwilliam)
  • 15.10-16.10 Panel discussion:
    Robin Osborne (Classics, Cambridge)- CHAIR
    Michael Bywater (Writer and broadcaster)
    Julie Dawson (Conservation, Fitzwilliam)
    Ian Jenkins (Greek and Roman Department, The British Museum)
  • 16.10-16.40 Tea

Severis Lecture, 2011

Mill Lane Lecture Room 1, 16.50-17.50

The New Acropolis Museum: Project and Realization

Professor Dimitrios Pandermalis, Director, New Acropolis Museum, Athens

Evening reception

Fitzwilliam Museum, Courtyard Entrance, 18.00-19.15
There is an additional charge to attend the evening reception

Rates and Registration

The registration price includes buffet lunch, refreshments and the Severis Lecture

  • Registration: £25/ Students £15

Optional extra

  • Evening Reception at the Fitzwilliam Museum (drinks and canapes): £15/ No charge for Cambridge Alumni already registered for the Alumni Weekend

To register by post or by telephone (by cheque or credit card) contact Mrs Anna Lloyd Griffiths: 01223 764362/765073,

To register and pay online (major credit cards accepted) click here

You may register on the day (10-10.30am only), but please pay by cash or cheque only. Credit cards cannot be accepted.

The day colloquium and evening reception are both ticketless events, but the Severis lecture will require a ticket sent by post or e-mail.