Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Sir Thomas Gresham and his Vision for Gresham College - Book Launch

Dr Valerie Shrimplin

An invitation to attend the launch of the new 2017-18 Academic Year, combined with the launch of the illustrated booklet that has been produced about Sir Thomas Gresham.

No reservations are required for this lecture. It will be run on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

Doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the lecture.

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Dr Valerie Shrimplin was awarded her PhD for her research entitled 'Sun Symbolism and Cosmology in Michelangelo’s ‘Last Judgment’'. She has subsequently produced a number of academic publications focusing on the influence of astronomy and cosmology on art and architecture, particularly of the Byzantine, medieval and Renaissance periods.

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