Exploring LGBTQ Histories at the British Museum

February 19, 2017


Part of OUTing the Past: The National Festival of LGBT History

Special event

Exploring LGBTQ histories at the British Museum

Sunday 19 February 2017, 10.30-2.45

BP Lecture Theatre

Free, just drop in

10.30 Introduction to the morning talks
Laura Phillips, Head of Community Partnerships

10.40 When two lovers meet: the 11,000-year-old sculpture from Ain Sakhri, Palestine
Jill Cook, Keeper of Britain, Europe and Prehistory

11.10 Radical radishes and other campaigns
Philip Attwood, Keeper of Coins and Medals

11.40 Muck or meaning? Scenes of a (homo)sexual nature on Greek pots
Thomas Kiely, Greece and Rome

12.10 Lunch (not provided)

13.30 Introduction to the afternoon talks
Laura Phillips, Head of Community Partnerships

13.40 The swashbuckling life of the Chevalier d’Eon
Sarah Vowles, Prints and Drawings

14.10 Desire, love, identity: exploring LGBTQ histories
Stuart Frost, Head of Interpretation, and Laura Phillips, Head of Community Partnerships

Programme may be subject to change

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