Wednesday, 22 May 2013

SAALG 89th Conference - South Asian Arts and Crafts - Norwich - Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July

SAALG is very pleased to announce that its next conference will take place in Norwich on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and the SADACC Trust.

Image copyright of SCVA University of East Anglia

The conference will explore South Asian arts and crafts and will include talks on: 

  • Early British Observations: The Madras and Environs Album 1804-1808’  by Diana Grattan (Collection Curator, The SADACC Trust)  
  • Indian anthropology and it’s archive’ by Dr Dan Rycroft  (Lecturer in the Arts and Cultures of Asia at the School of World Art Studies, UEA)
  • 'Networked Artist-led Initiatives in South Asia' by Emily Crane (PhD Candidate, Sainsbury Institute for Art, University of East Anglia).  

There will also be presentations by Taylor and Francis of their new ‘South Asia Archive’ and Adam Matthew Digital of the digital archive of 'Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980'

Following our day programme at SCVA we will move to the SADACC Trust for an introduction to its work and collections and a drinks reception.

Image copyright of SADACC Trust
Our Friday programme will conclude with a conference dinner at
the Loch Fyne restaurant in Norwich. On the morning of Saturday 6th there will be a guided tour of the SCVA galleries.

To attend our Friday programme the fee is £20.00 payable on the day (including lunch and refreshments, but excluding the conference dinner) and to attend the Saturday programme it is an additional £10.00. We encourage you to bring guests, family or friends to our conference dinner and Saturday tour, please just let us know when you book.

We are very grateful to Adam Matthew Digital for sponsoring our Drinks reception and Taylor and Francis for a donation to help SAALG with running costs for the conference.

For a full programme (including further details about accommodation options and conference dinner) or to make your booking please get in touch with Helen Porter by Friday 28th June.

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