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2013

January

09/01/13
10/01/13
11/01/13
14/01/13
15/01/13
17/01/13
18/01/13
  • Endangered Textile Traditions
  • Various Speakers
  • The WEFT exhibition is launched with a symposium titled Endangered Textile Traditions to be held at SOAS on the 18th and 19th of January.

18/01/13
  • World Eco Fibre & Textile (WEFT) Art
  • WEFT explores the three dimensionality of textile art through installations and sculptural constructions, where contemporary textile artists are currently taking fibre sculpture into new areas.

30/01/13

February

06/02/13
14/02/13
  • Seminar on the Pisa Griffin and the Mari-Cha Lion
  • This seminar is intended to further our understanding of these bronze objects by sharing the results of the scientific analyses and the historical and art-historical investigations that have taken place in the last ten years.

22/02/13
28/02/13
  • Three papers on Islamic Art in the 19th Century
  • Convened by Professor Anna Contadini
  • Anna McSweeney, The Afterlife of the Alhambra. Architectural revivals in the 19th century Middle East  

    Melanie Gibson, Colouring the surface: a taste for 'Persian' tiles in English domestic architecture, 1860-1910

    George Manginis, Iznik in Athens: Ottoman-style tile revetments on inter-war public buildings in Greece

March

06/03/13
06/03/13
14/03/13

April

17/04/13
25/04/13
26/04/13
  • 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)

May

02/05/13
02/05/13
03/05/13
  • 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

08/05/13
11/05/13
15/05/13
16/05/13
17/05/13

June

12/06/13

July

11/07/13
  • Sanctuary: Home, Away, the Common Ground
  • Sanctuary Artists present the exploration of the cultural, political, social and environmental differences and commonalities that construct the concept of Sanctuary from the perspective of ‘Home, Away and Common Ground’.

October

03/10/13
10/10/13
17/10/13
24/10/13
24/10/13
31/10/13

November

01/11/13
13/11/13
15/11/13
22/11/13
29/11/13

December

04/12/13
11/12/13
12/12/13