SOAS University of London

School of Arts

History of Art & Archaeology Third Year PhD Presentations


Date: 31 May 2019Time: 10:00 AM

Finishes: 31 May 2019Time: 5:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B102

Type of Event: Presentation


Welcome: Timon Screech, Tutor for Research Student

Panel One: Circulation

  • Ivy Chan
    Collecting Chinese art in Hong Kong, 1950s to 1990s
  • Shiori Hiraki
    Gifts and ritual in seventeenth century Japan
  • Elizabeth Charmian Kelly
    Zoomorphic incense burners and the use of aromatic materials
  • Ai Fukunaga
    A different type of tea? British collecting of ceramics for tea gatherings from Meiji Japan: The British Museum and Maidstone Museum Collections


Panel Two: Theoretical geography

  • Angela Cheung
    China as image, object and opportunity: John Thomson's photographic construction of China as "living art" in the mid-late nineteenth century
  • Vera Mey
    Artistic alignment in southeast Asia: Case studies exploring a "geographic horizon" of the art and visual culture of the region
  • Maeve Nolan
    The Citroën-Haardt Trans-Asiatic Expedition (1931- 1932) and its forgotten route though the Silk Roads of southeast Asia


Panel Three: Spaces and places

  • Duyen Nguyen
    (Re)defining the An My style in Champa sculpture
  • Udomluck Hoontrakul
    Reconsidering state and upland-lowland interaction in thirteen-fifteenth centuries C.E.: Archaeological evidence from west of the Salween and Ping River Basins, Thailand
  • Kulamitra Zukas
    Reappraising Bhaja, Bedsa and Karla: New stages in old Buddhist monastic sites
  • Ayesha Fuentes
    Charnel asceticism in the Cakrasamvara mandala