Ludmilla Jordanova at the Science Museum


Ludmilla Jordanova became Emeritus Professor of History and Visual Culture at Durham University on 1st November 2019.  She joined Durham in 2013, and between 2015 and 2019 she was Director of the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture


Until July 2021 she is a Trustee of the Science Museum Group; she also chairs the Locomotion Advisory Board. 

Ludmilla is a Trustee of Mahogany Opera Group.


She is a member of the Advisory Board for the About Face research project at the University of York.


Writing Visual Histories, a book she has co-edited with Florence Grant, will be published by Bloomsbury later this year.


The third edition of History in Practice came out in August 2019 and is also published by Bloomsbury.


More information will be added to this website over the summer of 2020.


Her current interests include: portraiture since 1600; the ethical dimensions of historical practice; visual, material and sonic culture, and especially their roles in public life; galleries and museums; the capacity of classical music broadly defined to change lives; interdisciplinarity.



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