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The Society for the History of Collecting welcomes you to join in the discussion on the following topics:

Prized Possessions: Dutch Paintings from the National Trust Houses

The Paston Treasure Exhibition: The Word in a Microcosm

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Upcoming Conferences

China: A History in Objects’ presented by Jessica Harrison-Hall (15 July 2020, 1.30pm) (click here for more details)

2 Sessions at EAUH 2020 (Antwerp, 2-5 September 2020) (click here for more details)

Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 56, 2021 (15 September 2020) (click here for more details)

Angelica Kauffman Study Day (London, 16 September 20) (click here for more details)

Antiquities, the Art Market and Collecting (London, 17-18 September 2020) (click here for more details)

Rediscovering our Sculpture (Leeds, 18-19 September 20) (click here for more details)

Patrons, Intermediaries and Venetian Artists (Ljubljana, 24-26 Sep 20) (click here for more details)

Die Museen und der franzoesische Kunstmarkt (Berlin, 8-9 October 20) (click here for more details)

Within and without the manuscript (Lausanne, 22-23 October 20) (click here for more details)

Beyond Borders – The key for art market power (2-3 November 2020, Lisbon, Portugal) (click here for more details)

Provenienzforschung: eine Wissenschaftspraxis (Zurich, 4-5 November 2020) (click here for more details)

Shaping Museum Futures (Valletta, 4-6 November 20) (click here for more details)

La visibilite des collections privees (Montpellier, 20 November 20) (click here for more details)

Revivals in the Decorative Arts (Lisbon, 14-16 Oct 20) (click here for more details)

Questions of Expertise in Culture, Art and Design (Yekaterinburg, 20-22 October 2020) (click here for more details)

Sessions at SECAC 2020 (Richmond, 21-24 Oct 20) (click here for more details)

Women and the Art and Science of Collecting: Eighteenth-Century Collecting Beyond Europe (31 October 2020) (click here for more details)

CFP: Patterns of Patronage in Qing Beijing: A New Map (Seattle, 25-28 Mar 21) (click here for more details)

5 Sessions at AAH 2020 (Birmingham, 14-16 Apr 21) (click here for more details)

The Influence of the Vienna School of Art History II (Prague, 15-16 April 21) (click here for more details)


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