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March Study day on the Fortunes of the Market in the Age of the Grand Tour, MA in Art Business, Sotheby’s Institute, London


November:  Counter-Reformation Art, Heythrop College, University of London

July: Art Liturgy and Diplomacy at the Council of Florence, Sacra Liturgia International Conference Imperial College London

July: Comité Scientifique member for conference Servandoni et son temps: Architecture, peinture, spectaclesParis, INHA

June: Art as Text at the Benedictus Forum on Liberal Arts Education, Blackfriars Oxford

February: The Architecture of the Sacred Space; in the series ‘The Architecture of the Mass’ series sponsored by Benedictus Liberal Arts London.

February and March: Art, Culture, Faith: against a “heresy of formlessness”  lecture at the Universities of St Andrews, Oxford and KCL


June: ‘Paintings of astronomy in early 18th century Bologna’ at the Benedictus Research Forum Continuity, Challenge or Change? Linnean Society London

May: ‘Scavi e Ricerca a Sud di Roma: gli Inglesi scoprono le ricchezze della Via Appia nel XVIII sec.’ Seminario Internationale Antica Bovillae, University of Dallas Rome

Series on Art and Music at the London Oratory: lecture presentations with live musical performances. January - The Council of Trent May - The Council of Florence October - Rome at the time of St Philip Neri


December:  Counter-Reformation Art Heythrop College, University of London

September:  ‘Rome... to say the Truth, seems to be in a most Tottering state’: the contrasting fortunes of British artist-dealers 1797-1805:conference The art market and cultural activities in Rome (1770-1840). Protagonists and places German Historical Institute of Rome

May:  Contributor to Radio 3 Early Music show on Rameau and Voyez


October:  Ellis Cornelia Knight as artist writer and traveller in late eighteenth century Italy British Institute in Florence

June:  ‘Culture and the Western Canon: The arts in the thought of Catholic Europe’ Art and Philosophy, U.S. Society of Aristotelian and Thomistic Studies Thomas Aquinas College, California

April:  ‘Ellis Cornelia Knight as artist writer and traveller in late eighteenth century Italy’ British women travellers in the 18th century, conference Musée Gadagne, Lyon

March: Culture and the Western Canon: The arts in the thought of Catholic Europe Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore  Milan and Brescia.


August: Culture and the Western Canon: The arts in the thought of Catholic Europe CEPHAS inaugural conference, Stone, Derbyshire

July: Enjoying the Souvenirs of Travel: Art and Antiquities at Home, Ashmolean Museum Oxford and Holburne Museum Bath


June ‘On the theoretical writings of Alexander Cozens and Francesco Geminiani’ RMA Music and Landscape Seminar, Birkbeck College London

March: ‘The collections of Charles Townley’ Catholic Families in Britain: Patronage and Collecting, Victoria and Albert Museum London


November: ‘Success stories? excavation enterprise in the Rome of the Grand Tour’  Zentren und Konjunkturen der Spoliierung, Humboldt University Berlin


autumn/winter: Handel and Servandoni: Art and Music in the Royal Fireworks of 1749 Royal Academy of Music and Cambridge University


May:  ‘Silence and Sound in 18th century art’ Arcadia seminar in music iconography Royal Academy of Music

March:  ‘Hamilton and Jenkins’ Getty Villa symposium A Taste for the Antique in Early Modern Europe, Los Angeles

March:  ‘Francesco Barazzi and Pompeo Batoni’ Intorno a Batoni conference, Rome


October: Thomas Jenkins for History of Collecting seminar at Wallace Collection, London

September: Thomas Jenkins as connoisseur for Studies in Art, London

May:  ‘Francesco Barazzi and Pompeo Batoni’  at the Batoni conference, Paul Mellon Centre London

April: Digging and Dealing in 18th century Rome at the British School at Rome


‘Gavin Hamilton as archaeologist’  BSR Roma Britannica conference


‘Boguet sketchbook research’ at the Académie de France à Rome seminar Les Arts à Rome en 1780, and at the Biblioteca Hertziana Rome


‘Labruzzi and Colt Hoare’ Viewing Antiquity, Getty Research Centre Los Angeles, 2000
‘The aquatints of Carlo Labruzzi,’ British School at Rome


PhD work in progress reports Art and architecture of Giovanni Servandoni at the University of Bristol; University of Oxford; Institute of Historical Research, University of London; University of East Anglia, Norwich