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Annual Lecture

The Leonardo da Vinci Society Annual Lecture is delivered each year by a distinguished scholar of history of art and/or science.  Information about recent lectures is provided on this page.

Following a hiatus during the Covid 19 pandemic, annual lectures have resu
med. Information about upcoming lectures may be found on our events page.


2024: Martin Clayton

'Describe the jaw of a crocodile': Leonardo's Animal Anatomies

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2010: Martin Kemp and Paul Cotte
2009: Philip Steadman
2006: Francis Wells

The Mathematical Heart: Why we should take Leonardo da Vinci Seriously in the 21st Century

2005: Claire Farago

Leonardo's Trattato della Pittura in its Cultural Context

2004: Marina Wallace and Cecilia Frosinini

The Universal Leonardo Project

2003: Antonio Criminisi

Bringing Pictorial Space to Life: Computer Techniques for the Analysis of Paintings

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