Conference Qu Leilei: The Stars and After – Friday, 24th of November 2017

A conference at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford Friday 24 November 2017 10.30am–4.45pm, Headley Lecture Theatre This international conference is held in conjunction with the exhibition Qu Leilei: A Chinese Artist in Britain, opening at the Ashmolean Museum in November 2017, showing the artist’s progression from calligraphic collage to an exploration of new ink…

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Chinese Wallpaper

CARN wants to draw your attention to a forthcoming book Chinese Wallpaper in Britain and Ireland by Emile de Bruijn (published by Philip Wilson Publishers in association with National Trust, out in November 2017). This book provides an overview of some of the most significant surviving Chinese wallpapers in private and public ownership in the…

Pursuing a Career in Chinese Art in the UK

‘Pursuing a career in Chinese art in the UK’ is an event aimed at postgraduate students and early career academics interested in Chinese art, whether as a career or as a source for their research: October 3rd 2017, 12.30-1700 at the Museum of East Asian Art (MEAA) in Bath. As the sectors of Chinese art…

CARN Colloquium 2: Object-based Research: Combining Research with Art World Practice

The second CARN colloquium on the theme ‘Object-based Research: Combining Research with Art World Practice’ will take place on September 6th 2017, 9-5 in Level 5, Meeting Room in the Sir Alwyn Williams Building, University of Glasgow. The attendance is free, but places are limited: rsvp Brianna Robertson-Kirkland on Brianna.Robertson-Kirkland@glasgow.ac.uk by September 1st 2017. The…

Objects of Contention

Spoils from the Yuanmingyuan in British Museums Part I: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Part II: Monday, September 25, 2017 The two-day forum is organised by Kate Hill (PhD candidate, University of Glasgow). In the autumn of 1860 British and French troops looted the Yuanmingyuan, the lavish garden estate of the Qing emperors. Campaign members then…

SDCF: Greater China Summer Workshop

Sinological Development Charitable Foundation (SDCF) was founded by Dr. Elizabeth Woo Li, currently a Senior Adviser to and a Research Associate in China Institute in SOAS, University of London. SDCF was founded to widen aspects of Chinese studies not only within the traditional philosophical literature but beyond. The Workshop Programme covers school of Chinese philosophy and how…

Two postdoc research assistant positions

The research cluster “Translocations” at the Institute for Art History and Historical Urban Studies at the Technische Universität Berlin is seeking to hire two postdoctoral researchers for its team. The research cluster will study large-scale displacements of cultural assets from antiquity to the 20th century such as: art theft and spoliation organized by the state in…