SOAS University of London

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

Indian Art Circle

Lectures organised under the auspices of the Department of Art & Archaeology of the School of Oriental & African Studies and supported by the British Association for South Asian Studies.

All meetings will take place at the School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, off Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG (Main Building or Brunei Gallery Building). 

Attendees are invited to stay for a drinks reception after each lecture.

For further information please contact Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi (

Please see the membership form to the right.

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Hugh Nevill: Colonial Collecting in Sri Lanka

Dr Sushma Jansari (Curator, Asian Ethnographic and South Asia Collections, British Museum)
6 March 2019, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Wolfson Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Relic Cult Practices in Greater Gandhara

Dr Wannaporn Kay Rienjang (Project Assistant, Gandhara Connections Project, University of Oxford)
16 January 2019, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Wolfson Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Early Depictions of Nath Yogis in Western India

Dr James Mallinson (Senior Lecturer in Sanskrit and Classical Indian Studies, SOAS)
9 January 2018, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Paul Webley Wing, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Discovering Nineteenth-Century Indian Silver

Wynyard Wilkinson (Independent Scholar, F.S.A. Scot) and Mary-Louise Wilkinson (Masters in Research)

The 17th Annual Toby Falk Memorial Lecture

6 May 2015, Brunei Gallery, B102, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Karachi Pop?

Nada Raza (Assistant Curator (International Art), Tate Modern)
8 April 2015, Brunei Gallery, B111, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Tipu's Tigers

Sue Stronge
13 January 2010, Brunei Gallery, B111, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM