Forgery, Imitation, Replication

This CEMS Global Conversation on the theme of early modern 'Forgery, Imitation, and Replication' will take place on 2 May 2023. 2-5.30pm in the Mure Room, Merton College.


It will feature talks by JP Park and Leah Clark (titles below) as well as a discussion to be led by Colin Burrow, Simon Park, and Nandini Das. Please do bring along your own examples of early modern replication, imitation or forgery to add to this discussion! 


JP Park, 'Art Historical Fiction or Art History? Zhang Taijie, Baohuilu, and the Literary Making of the Past in Early Modern China'.





Leah Clark, 'From Replication to Material Mimesis: Plaquettes, Paintings and Porcelain in Early Italian Collections'.




Please feel free to circulate the attached poster with colleagues and students who might be interested.