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DateLecture
05 December 2017Gods and Gardens; The wall paintings of Ancient Rome.
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Gods and Gardens; The wall paintings of Ancient Rome. Angela Smith Tuesday 05 December 2017

Dr Angela Smith studied History of Art at Leicester University and was awarded her doctorate at the Warburg Institute, London. She has taught mature students for the Leicester University Life Long Learning project, as well as leading field trips and lecturing undergraduates. Additional work for Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln addressed the architecture and culture of the English Country House and the art and architecture of the English Church. Dr Smith  has published numerous articles for learned journals and is also co-founder of a publishing house.