UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage


ISH announces guest lecture series programme for 2020/21

29 September 2020

UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage is pleased to announce the programme for our upcoming virtual guest lecture series.

Photo shows the columns and pediment of an ancient classical temple ruin against a blue sky.

Each year we invite speakers from across the heritage sector and beyond to speak on a range of topics covering all aspects of heritage science, cultural heritage policy and practice.

This year our guest lectures will take place on the last Thursday of the month and we are pleased to be hosting talks on a variety of topics including

Each lecture is free and open to all, and this year will be taking place via Zoom.

We particularly encourage our staff, students, alumni, external partners and friends of the Institute, as well as colleagues from across BSEER, The Bartlett faculty and UCL, to join us online for a series of promising talks.

Full details of speakers and topics will be released throughout the year.

ISH Guest Lecture Series 2020 / 2021

Thursday 29 October 2020

Crests and Troughs: Structural assessment of Victorian lighthouses
Dina D'Ayala, Professor of Structural Engineering at UCL CEGE
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Thursday 26 November 2020

Energy efficiency at the Wallace Collection: Preserving collections for future generations
Jurgen Huber, Senior Furniture Conservator at The Wallace Collection
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Thursday 17 December 2020

E. Keats Webb, Imaging Scientist at Museum Conservation Institute at Smithsonian Institution

Thursday 28 January 2021

Ben Campkin, Professor of History and Theory of Architecture and Urbanism at The Bartlett & UCL Urban Laboratory                

Thursday 25 March 2021

Uta Pottgiesser, Chair of Heritage & Technology at TU Delft 

Thursday 29 April 2021

Lucie Green, Professor of Physics at UCL Department of Space & Climate Physics