Word and image: the Early Modern world by UCL Sound published on 2011/10/06 12:52:58 +0000 Incorporating Albrecht Dürer's striking woodblock prints and Elizabethan maps of London and the world, this exhibition offers insight into the ways in which ideas, languages, cultures and power were exchanged in the Early Modern period (1450-1800). In this podcast Professor Helen Hackett (UCL English) and Dr Alexander Samson (UCL Spanish and Latin American Studies) discuss the new exhibition they have helped curate in the UCL Art Museum, Word and image: Early modern treasures from the UCL Collections. The exhibition provides a rare opportunity to see items from the UCL Art Collections and UCL Library Special Collections. UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at www.ucl.ac.uk.