47 articles

ignorance is a passion-the movie

Within a short historical timeline, Copernicus throws the Earth away from the centre of the universe, Darwin writes that we are the mere product of…

March 2016

Iconea Seminar-Ignorance is a Passion

Iconea Seminar, IMR, 10 March 2016, 7-9pm, Room 261, Free Entrance!!! Bruno de Florence: Ignorance is a passion Within a short historical timeline, Copernicus throws…

music seminar
January 2016

string series

String Series was composed and realised towards the end of 2014-beginning of 2015. It consists of 9 pieces: diatonika, doxa, kaos, jouissance, kromatika, okeanos, oblika,…

January 2015

iconea 2014 conference

Arithmetical Subjectivism or Unconscious Knowledge? Sonic Systems of the Ancient Near East and beyond. Are the sources for music theory, in the Ancient Near East,…

November 2014

Iconea moves to Oxford

Irving Finkel, Bruno de Florence and Richard Dumbrill announce that the ARAM SOCIETY for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies, at the Oriental Institute of the University of Oxford,…

June 2014

music and totemism-the video

a 5 part video of my seminar on music and totemism – to see each part, place your mouse on the top left corner of…

April 2014

das opfer

Coincidence or plagiarism? You decide, you decode. I had come across this video back in May 2011 on YouTube, and had used it in one…

August 2013

Iconea Conference 2013

4, 5 and 6 December 2013 – London – UK Theme: The reliability in transmission in texts of musical theory in the Ancient World from…

iconea Conference 2013
July 2013

Iconea Seminar: The Shofar-A Freudian Lacanian Approach

Wednesday 12 June 2013 17:00 – 18:30 Room G21A Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU *Free of charge, open to the public, no advance…

May 2013

Iconea Seminar: Modality in Question

Speaker: Richard Dumbrill 27 February 2013, 17:00 – 18:30 Free of charge. Open to the public. No advance booking required. Room G21a (Ground Floor) South Block,…

cotton club
February 2013

Iconea 2012 conference

As part of the Iconea conference 2012 (22, 23 & 24 November 2012), I shall be presenting the following paper: Shofar, Totemism and Voice: a…

November 2012

on modality

an online journal had asked me for a contribution on the concept of modality. following a disagreement on editorial policy, i have decided to withdraw…

October 2012