Haughton International Seminar

“Great Collectors: Taste, Passion & Patronage”

Wednesday, 26th June & Thursday, 27th June 2019

At The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH


  • Professor Dame Rosalind Savill DBE, FBA, FSA

  • The Lord Rothschild O.M.

  • Ian Wardropper, Director and CEO of The Frick Collection

  • Lydia Liackhova Senior Research Curator in the Department of Western European Decorative Art at the State Hermitage Museum

  • Dr. Katharina Hantschmann, Senior Curator, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich

  • Professor Timothy Wilson, Honorary Curator, Department of Western Art, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

  • Ruth Sonja Simonis, Research Associate, Porzellansammlung, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

  • Sebastian Kuhn, Department Director, Bonhams European Ceramics

  • Thomas Michie, Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

  • Sally Kevill-Davies, MA, independent researcher, author and lecturer

  • Timothy Schroder, curator, lecturer and writer

  • Rose Kerr, Honorary Associate of the Needham Research Institute in Cambridge

  • Caroline de Guitaut, Senior Curator of Decorative Art at Royal Collection Trust

  • Dr Xavier Bray, Director of the Wallace Collection

  • Paul Crane, Ceramic Historian & Author