SOAS University of London

Department of the History of Art and Archaeology, School of Arts

East Asia Art & Archaeology Research Seminar

Department of Art & Archaeology, SOAS

Convenor: Lukas Nickel

Previous Events in this series

The Bauhaus and China

Robin Rehm, University of Regensburg/University of Basel
21 February 2014, Brunei Gallery, B111, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Date, History, and Restoration of a Ceramic Lohan Sculpture from Yizhou

Maria Menshikova, Senior research Fellow and the curator of the Chinese decorative arts at the Oriental Department of the Hermitage

Please note that due to visa issues this lecture has been postponed.  A new date will be scheduled in due course.

1 November 2013, Brunei Gallery, B111, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SOAS upgrade presentations: John Johnston, Hao Liu and Kristin Scheel

John Johnston, Hao Liu, Kristin Scheel
John Johnston

Tengwang Ge: A Case Study of Changing Depictions of Specific Sites on Chinese Ceramics in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Hao Liu

The purpose, operation and impacts of art investment of the British Rail Pension Fund collection in the fields of Chinese art from 1974 to 1989

Kristin Scheel

The afterlife of Mongol gold textiles in 14th-15th century Northern Europe

3 May 2013, Brunei Gallery, B111, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SOAS upgrade presentations: Marine Cabos and Irene Bernabe

Marine Cabos and Irene Bernabe
Marine Cabos

Serial representations of iconic sites: a journey in China through landscape photography from the 1840s to 1937

Irene Bernabe

Ghosts, demons and magical animals in the art of the Bakumatsu period (1830s-1868)

26 April 2013, Brunei Gallery, B111, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Puppetry and Art in Japan

Iwata Yoriko (Chukyo University), Mizote Eri (Kurashiki City College), Senda Yasuko (Independent Researcher), Iku Masunari (Ph.D. student, Open University)
  • Iwata Yoriko (Chukyo University): “Punch”-related Ephemera: “ Ponch-e” and Others
  • Mizote Eri (Kurashiki City College): The Influences of D’Arc Marionettes on Japanese Theatre
  • Senda Yasuko (Independent Researcher): Karauri ningyô --Japanese Automata
  • Iku Masunari (Ph.D. student, Open University): Learning about “Sustainability” through Puppetry
11 May 2012, Brunei Gallery, B111, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

PhD upgrade presentation: Malcolm McNeill (SOAS) and Liang Tianshuang (SOAS)

Malcolm McNeill (SOAS) and Liang Tianshuang (SOAS)
Narrative Agency in 13-14th Century Chan Figure Painting: A Study of Hagiography-Iconography Text-Image Relationships

Malcolm McNeill (SOAS)

The Agency of Syncretism in Modern Chinese Art: Gao Qifeng and the New Republic Basin

Liang Tianshuang (SOAS)

4 May 2012, Brunei Gallery, B111, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

PhD upgrade presentation: Radu Alexandru Leca (SOAS) and Ilse Timperman (SOAS)

Radu Alexandru Leca (SOAS) and Ilse Timperman (SOAS)
The Backward Glance: Beautiful Women and Liminal Spaces in Seventeenth Century Japan

Radu Alexandru Leca  (SOAS)

Mortuary Variability and Mobility in the Tarim and surrounds: Early Catacomb Burials (c. 5th c. BC–3rd c. AD)

Ilse Timperman (SOAS)

27 April 2012, Brunei Gallery, B111, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Asian Modern

John Clark (University of Sydney)
25 September 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Book Launch of Utamaro and the Spectacle of Beauty

Julie Nelson Davis (University of Pennsylvania, former Sainsbury Institute Fellow)

Book Launch of Utamaro and the Spectacle of Beauty

7 February 2008, Daiwa Foundation Japan House , Daiwa Foundation Japan House , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM