Tuesday, 25 May 2010

SAALG Summer Conference, Oxford

Our 83rd conference will be held on Friday, 2nd July 2010, at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AR.


10.45 - 11.00
Arrival and meet in Seminar Room (our meeting room for the day)
(Refreshments will be available in the adjoining Common Room)

11.00 - 11.30
Welcome talk by Dr Hassan Abedin (Development Officer, OXCIS)

11.30 – 12.00
Professions and processions in 19th century south India: a ‘Company’ album in SOAS Library by Dr Crispin Branfoot (SOAS)

12.00 – 12.45
Pleasures of Leisure? Painting with colour and light in British India by Dr Renate Dohmen (University of Louisiana)

12.45 - 14.00
Brief business meeting followed by lunch and networking
(Lunch will be served in the adjoining Common Room)

14.00 - 14.10
Walk to Ashmolean Museum in Beaumont Street. Enter Museum and assemble in the exhibition gallery: Royal Elephants from Mughal India.

14.15 - 15.30
Gallery talk by Dr Andrew Topsfield (Keeper, Eastern Art, The Ashmolean) and tour of adjoining new Eastern Art Paintings Study Room

15.30 - 16.00
Return to OXCIS and enjoy refreshments in the Common Room

16.00 - 16.45
Charles Bell’s collection of ‘curios’: an archive of the Anglo-Tibetan encounter, 1900-1935 by Emma Martin (Head of Ethnology & Curator of Asia Collections, National Museums, Liverpool)

If you would like to attend, please contact Jan Usher, Secretary, j.usher@nls.uk

See you there!

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