CONFERENCE: It's a Riot! Spaces and Images of Protest, from the Renaissance to the Modern Day. London, 9 Oct – 4 Dec 2017.

CONFERENCE: It’s a Riot! Spaces and Images of Protest, from the Renaissance to the Modern Day. London, 9 Oct – 4 Dec 2017.

London, The Courtauld Institute of Art.

Dr Guido Rebecchini (The Courtauld Institute of Art) and Prof. Filippo De Vivo (Birkbeck, University of London) invite you to the Frank Davis Memorial lectures.
9 October 2017: Professor Peter Burke (University of Cambridge), ‘Protest on the Piazza: Early Modern Revolts and a Few Later Ones’
6 November 2017: Professor Samuel Cohn (University of Glasgow), ‘City walls, piazze, hoods, flags, and bells: The Topography of Late Medieval Protest’
13 November 2017: Professor Maartje van Gelder (University of Amsterdam), ‘From Graffiti to Riots: Contested Space in the Renaissance City’
27 November 2017: Professor Ilaria Favretto (Kingston University), ‘Protest in Movement: Marching in the Modern City’
4 December 2017: Professor Eric de Chassey (INHA, Paris), title tbc (‘The Punk Revolution’)
More information available here.

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