On Tuesday 10th September at 7.00 pm, Heritage Malta is hosting the lecture ‘Children on Paintings – Teaching History of Childhood’ by Dr Orsolya Endrődy – Associate Professor at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest at the national-community art museum MUŻA.
Dr Orsolya Endrődy will discuss the ways and means how pictures of children throughout history can be read as coded texts. This lecture shall also explore methods to engage young adults in museums by introducing them to works of art, making them feel comfortable and at home in a museum and exploring picture analysis methodologies. Dr Endrődy shall also explore possible perspectives in visual research methodologies.
Endrődy, Orsolya, PhD, is an Associate Professor at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary at the Department of Education/ Faculty of Primary and Pre-school Education. Her research interest is Iconography, Childhood Studies and Cross-cultural comparative analysis. Her first monography was published in 2015 by Eötvös Publishing, Conceptions of Childhood in the Renaissance – an Iconographic analysis. Her latest publication was about Images and Iconography in Cross-Cultural Context, regarding Japanese ukiyo-e prints.
The lecture is being held in collaboration with the Department of Arts, Open Communities and Adult Education and the Malta Review for Educational Research Journal.
MUŻA is located at Auberge D’Italie, Merchant Street, Valletta.