Thursday, 17 May 2018
97th SAALG Conference, the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Friday 6th July 2018
The 2018 South Asia Archive and Library Group conference, will take place at the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, on Friday 6th July, from 1pm to 7pm.
The Queen’s Gallery upcoming summer exhibitions both relate to South Asia (Splendours of the subcontinent: four centuries of South Asian paintings and manuscripts and Splendours of the subcontinent: a prince's tour of India, 1875-6) and we are very pleased to be able to hold our conference at the gallery to coincide with them. Naturally, there will be a chance to see the exhibitions and the talks will all focus on South Asian material in the Royal Collection.
The detailed programme is as follows:
13.00-14.00 Arrival and lunch
14.00-14.45 Emily Hannam (Royal Collection)
The South Asian collections of the Royal Library, Windsor Castle
14.45-15.30 Rachael Smith (Royal Collection)
Conserving South Asian art on paper at the Royal Collection
15.50-16.30 Saqib Baburi (British Library)
Distant friends: correspondence of the Nawabs of Arcot with George III
16.30-17.15 Kajal Meghani (Royal Collection)
Revisiting the 1875-76 royal tour of India
17.15-18.00 SAALG business meeting or visit to the exhibition Splendours of the subcontinent: a prince’s tour of India, 1875-76
18.00-19.00 Private view of the exhibition Splendours of the subcontinent: four centuries of South Asian paintings and manuscripts
The conference fee, due on the day, will be £25.
Please confirm your attendance by emailing Emma Mathieson (emma.mathieson AT bodleian.ox.ac.uk). Please advise us of any dietary requirements in your message.
The closing date for booking will be Thursday 14th June.
Unfortunately, any cancellations after that date will incur a catering charge, for which we will have to invoice you.
We look forward to seeing many of you in July!