Tuesday, 29 June 2010

This Friday's Conference

Do hope as many of you as possible will join our SAALG summer conference at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies this Friday, 2nd July.  We have an exciting programme of lectures and visits on the theme of Arts and Crafts.  Speakers include Dr Hassan Abedin, Dr Crispin Branfoot, Dr Renate Dohmen, Emma Martin and Dr Andrew Topsfield, who will be giving a gallery talk and tour of Indian collections in the recently refurbished Ashmolean. For the full programme, please refer to Jan Usher's post of 25th May.
If you haven't yet replied, but wish to attend, please email me a.s.a.p. The cost is £20, including lunch.

Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Indian botanical art in Edinburgh

55 botanical drawings made for the forest conservator Hugh Cleghorn are being exhibited for the first time at Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. The exhibition is part of a series of drawings made by Indian artists for Scottish East India Company surgeons.
It runs until the 4th July; admission is free.

(photo credit: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh website)

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Coriander and saris - India Week at Clare Hall, Cambridge, 3-11 June 2010

Clare Hall, Cambridge is hosting a week of Indian cultural activities, including lectures, exhibitions, poetry, plays, dance and music...see India Week at Clare Hall, Cambridge for the full programme.