Thinking Through Empire

External online event - Paul Mellon Centre, Yale

Thursday 24 June, 2021
1:00pm BST - 4:15pm BST

London, Asia, Art, Worlds Conference
Paul Mellon Centre, Yale University

Including speaker Professor Toshio Watanabe (Sainsbury Institute)

This event is part of London, Asia, Art, Worlds, a multi-part programme of online events taking place in May and June 2021. It is envisioned as a murmuration, a series of interconnected papers, conversations, performances and interventions. Zoom Webinar.

13.15-14.00     Keynote Paper: Rana Mitter (Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, and a Fellow of St Cross College, University of Oxford), ‘The Making, Breaking and Return of Empire – 1750 to 2021 and Beyond’

14.35-14.50     Dipti Khera (Associate Professor, Art History and Institute of Fine Arts, NYU), ‘From Udaipur’s Streets to London’s Stephenson Way: Sensing Historical Moods between the Visual Worlds and Archived Words of Ghasi, Waugh, Finden, and Tod’

14.50-15.05     Toshio Watanabe (Professor for Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage, University of East Anglia), ‘Watercolour Landscape of “Japan” in Victorian London, Meiji Tokyo and Colonial Taipei: Shifts in the Canon’    

15.05-15.20     Gemma Sharpe (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Art History, City University of New York), ‘The Odder Story: Iqbal Geoffrey’s London’

More info on the Paul Mellon Centre website – And you can find the Eventbrite booking link here.

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