Happy Losar 2142!

Happy Losar 2142!

CIRDIS and the Bon-project wish you a HAPPY LOSAR 2142! The picture was taken by Uwe Niebuhr during the bon losar celebrations at the end of our last field research trip to Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

OUT NOW - Cultural Flows Across the Western Himalaya

Cultural Flows Across the Western Himalaya

We are pleased to announce that the proceedings to our conference "Cultural Flows Across the Western Himalaya", held in 2009 in Shimla, India, are now available at the AAS press. In addition to the printed book a digital version is available for free under an open access policy: http://epub.oeaw.ac.at/7585-8.

 

OUT NOW - Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the "European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art". Vol. 1

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We are happy to announce that the first volume of the Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art (Vienna 2010), edited by Deborah Klimburg-Salter and Linda Lojda, is now available at Brepols.

 

"Transformative Exchange: Art, Science and Technology in Italy and East Asia in the 16th and 17th Century": Workshop + Keynote Speech by Eugene Wang [16-17|05|2014]

Kenyote: Eugene Wang

Keynote Speech by Prof. Eugene Wang (Abbey Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art, Harvard University): "How Chinese Art and European Science Could Have Crossed Paths? Fan Qi (1616-1694), Leibniz, Kircher ant the Vanishing Point."
Friday, 16th of May, 6:00 p.m. Seminar Room 1, Department of Art History.

Workshop: "Transformative Exchange: Art, Science and Technology in Italy and East Asia in the 16th and 17th Century".
Friday, 16th to Saturday 17th of May. Seminar Room 1, Department of Art History.

Download: Program - Transformative Exchange [PDF]

The Organizing Committee, Prof. Deborah Klimburg-Salter together with her distinguished colleagues Prof. Xie, Prof. Luo and Prof. Xiong, is proud to announce the upcoming Fifth International Conference on Tibetan Archeology & Arts 2012, which will be held in Beijing, P.R.C, October 20th-23rd, 2012.

 

The objective of the conference is to create a forum for the exchange of experience, knowledge and perspectives among researchers inside and outside of China.

The conference seeks to bring together researchers in the field, especially art historians and archaeologists who's focus is on Buddhist and Tibetan art. The Proceedings of ICTAA V will be published after the conference as a special issue of the magazine Hanzang Fojiao Meishu Yanjiu (Sino-Tibetan Buddhist Art).

Main Topics and Panels Arrangements

The following six topics have been proposed:

1) Recent archaeological excavations and surveys in the field
2) Cave murals of Dunhuang with a Tibetan style
3) Artistic relation between Tibet, Khotan and northwestern Indian subcontinent from the imperial period on
4) The artistic relationship among Liao, Jin, Xixia and Tibet
5) Murals of Gra-thang and Zhwa-lu Monastery
6) Sino-Tibetan style works and imperial palaces, and patronage in the Ming & Qing Dynasties.

Those interested in participating (abstract submission deadline: July 15th, 2012) may contact:

  • Professor XIE Jisheng
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  • Professor LUO Wenhua
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  • Professor Klimburg Deborah-Salter
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  • Professor XIONG Wenbin
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