Research Seminars & Events
- Must We Decolonise the Museum? Sacred and Ritual Art and the Raffles Collection in Singapore
Conan Cheong and Faisal Husni (Assistant Curators for Southeast Asia, Asian Civilisations Museum)
This event is part of the Decolonising Curating and the Museum in Southeast Asia lecture series (3 of 6).
- School of Arts public event - Dr Gus Casely-Hayford lecture 'Making a Museum'
Dr Gus Casely-Hayford
In his inaugural event as SOAS School of Arts Professor of Practice, Dr Gus Casely-Hayford OBE offers unique insight into the making of London’s major new museum and research centre, V&A East.
- (Re)contextualising the Dong Duong Buddhist art gallery at the Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang
Duyen Nguyen (SOAS)
This event is part of the Decolonising Curating and the Museum in Southeast Asia lecture series (4 of 6).
- Decolonisation in Colonial Institutions: Reparative Approaches to Philippine Collections in a U.S. University
Ricky Punzalan (University of Michigan)
This event is part of the Decolonising Curating and the Museum in Southeast Asia lecture series (5 of 6).
- Opening the Temple: Meaning in Material Form at The Kailasanatha Temple in Kanchipuram
Professor Padma Kaimal (Michael J. Batza Chair in Art & Art History, ARTS Department, Colgate University)
- The Politics of Greater India and Indonesian Collections in Museums of 'Asian Art'
Marieke Bloembergen (KITLV and Leiden University) and Mathilde Mechling (Independent Researcher)
This event is part of the Decolonising Curating and the Museum in Southeast Asia lecture series (6 of 6).
- The Art of Olfaction: Incense and Incense Burners in Medieval Islamic Society (7th-15th Centuries)
Dr Sterenn Le Maguer-Gillon, Archaeologist, Lecturer at Institut Catholique de Paris, France
- The Time Machines of Eighteenth-Century Mewar
Dr Nachiket Chanchani (Associate Professor, Department of the History of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
- The Mosaics in the Prayer-hall of the Great Mosque of Damascus
Dr Beatrice Leal, Honorary Lecturer, Department of Art History and World Art Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich