Mr Atsushi Ikeda

Key information

BA MA (Kyoto), MFA (KCUA), PGDip (SOAS)
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Thesis title
Portraying the Guru: Art and Identity in Sikhism


Atsushi Ikeda is a Japanese historian of South Asian art, especially Punjab painting since the early modern period. He received his masters in Fine Arts and Area Studies respectively, and worked as a research fellow in India and Japan. He has recently been enrolled at a doctoral degree in the United Kingdom as a government-sponsored overseas student.

Research interests

  • Sikhism
  • Portraiture
  • Colonialism
  • Punjab
  • Material Religion

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