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Department of the History of Art and Archaeology

Africa and the Americas Art Research Seminar

Thursdays, 5-7 pm, Room B102, Brunei Gallery, SOAS

Previous Events in this series

British and Polish history of discoveries in the Cathedral of Faras (Pachoras) in Sudan

Waldermar Deluga (Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Warsaw)

1 May 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 445, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cattle, Cereals and Goats: the Process of Neolithisation in Egypt and Nubia

Dr Geoffrey Tassie (Leiden University)

5 December 2013, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wearing Art: a Hitherto Unknown Fifteenth-Century Portable Icon from Ethiopia

Jacopo Gnisci

This event has been postponed due to speaker illness.

31 October 2013, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Deir al-Surian, crossroads of Coptic and Syriac culture

Dr Karel Innemee (University of Amsterdam)

24 October 2013, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

By Land and by Sea: Ceramic interaction and expression at the port of Suakin

Dr Jacke Phillips (SOAS) and Dr Laurence Smith (McDonald Institute, Cambridge)

17 October 2013, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

From Hermitage to Papal Residence: The archaeology of early monasticism in Sketis (Wadi Natrun, Egypt)

Dr Karel Innemee, (University of Amsterdam)

10 October 2013, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Archaeology, Identity and Development: A 'War of Visions' in northern Sudan

Rebecca Bradshaw

Archaeology, Identity and Development: A 'War of Visions' in northern Sudan

16 May 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Archaeology of Medieval Ethiopia: rock-hewn churches, trade routes, and the site at Bilbala Tcherkos

Jack Hiscock

The Archaeology of Medieval Ethiopia: rock-hewn churches, trade routes, and the site at Bilbala Tcherkos

2 May 2013, Brunei Gallery, B320, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Histories of landscape representation in South African photography

Malcolm Corrigal

Histories of landscape representation in South African photography

2 May 2013, Brunei Gallery, B320, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Escaping the Na(rra)tive: The Contribution of Asian Artists to Performance art in Britain 1960-90

Eva Bentcheva
Escaping the Na(rra)tive: The Contribution of Asian Artists to Performance art in Britain 1960-90

25 April 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Materializing Cosmopolitanism: Creativity and Islam in a Senegalese Cityscape

Hudita Nura Mustafa (McMillan-Stewart fellow at Harvard University)

10 March 2009, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Contemporary Art Scene in Ethiopia

Leah Niederstadt (Department of Art and Art History Wheaton College)

27 January 2009, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Medieval Syrian Orthodox Art and its Egyptian Contacts

Dr Mat Immerzeel (University of Leiden)

25 November 2008, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Sudan: Land of Two Ancient Civilizations: Kerma and Napata

Professor Ali Osman (University of Khartoum)

18 November 2008, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Jebel Barkal: a Ceremonial Centre in Nubia

Dr Jacke Phillips (SOAS)

11 November 2008, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM