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Who’s Afraid of the Graven Images? A Whistle-Stop Tour of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture Nick Baker Thursday 23 January 2020

Nick Baker was until 2017 the Archivist of Princethorpe College, Rugby.  A former librarian of Eton College and Hereford Cathedral, he completed his doctoral thesis at the University of York which examined the four evangelists in early Insular art (c.600–c.800AD). He has contributed to a number of publications including Making Histories: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Insular Art, York 2011, The Art, Literature and Material Culture of the Medieval World: Transition, Transformation and Taxonomy, and the Journal of the Midlands Catholic Society (2015).  A recent study on the depictions of the evangelists in the eighth-century Codex Amiatinus is currently in press. He is now training for ordained ministry in the Church of England, and hopes to be ordained in 2020.  He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Member of the Association for Heritage Interpretation.