Hills and Ravines in the Heart: Chinese Gardens and Landscape Painting: Symposium and Exhibition

Sponsors and organisers: Confucius Institute for TCM, London South Bank University School of Architecture, the Southeast University Venue: Caxton House, 13-16 Borough Road, London SE1 0AN Dates:  Symposium: 29 November 2017 Exhibition: 29 November – 8 December 2017 Studies of pre-modern Chinese gardens in both the Euro-American and Chinese academic worlds gathered pace almost simultaneously but somewhat…

Explorathon17 – Handling sessions in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

CARN were very pleased to be part of the Explorathon 2017. Explorathon is Scotland’s “European Researchers’ Night”, an event held on the last Friday in September, where countries all across the EU celebrate research and researchers Scotland’s biggest cities including Glasgow, Aberdeen, St Andrews and Edinburgh bring together researchers to showcase their projects to the…

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…

Explorathon 2017

CARN is pleased to be part of European Researcher’s Night: Explorathon 2017. We will be hosting a research station in Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery as part of ‘Kelvingrove Unlocked’ on Friday the 29th of September. Come and join CARN as we look, touch and explore Chinese objects around the museum. Over 300 Glasgow researchers…

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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…

CARN recommends: New research on the History of Chinese Gardens and Landscapes

A two-day conference will be held at the Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield (Floor 13. Arts Tower, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN). When Maggie Keswick published The Chinese Garden, History Art & Architecture in 1978 there was very little else available in English, and her ground-breaking book quickly became a classic. Since that time,…

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…