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Centre of South East Asian Studies

The Southeast Asian collections at the V&A

IMG - 20141105 - John Clarke Seminar

Box, gold inset with rubies in acheik design, Early 19th century.V&A

Dr John Clarke (Curator of the Himalayan and Southeast Asian Collections at the V&A Museum)

Date: 25 November 2014Time: 5:15 PM

Finishes: 25 November 2014Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: B102

Type of Event: Seminar

Series: CSEAS Seminar Programme

Speaker Biography

John Clarke specialises in the arts of Tibet, Nepal and of South East Asia, in particular of Burma and Thailand. He  obtained a PhD in 1995 at SOAS on the subject of traditional metalworking in Tibet and has published widely on that subject and on other aspects of  Tibetan art and culture. He was the Lead Curator for the Robert H.N.Ho Family Foundation Buddhist Sculpture Gallery that opened at the V&A in April 2009 and organised a symposium on Buddhist Sculpture at the V&A in 2010.

Organiser: Centres & Programmes Office

Contact email: centres@soas.ac.uk

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