In May 2019, Malini Guha (Carleton University) presented a talk entitled ‘Kolkata ‘Rising’: The Politics of Place in Recent Bengali Cinema’ as part of the Sydney Asian Art Series. Watch the talk below. Presented by The Sydney Asian Art Series is presented by the University of Sydney’s China Studies … READ MORE
In October 2017, the Power Institute hosted Gender in Southeast Asian Art Histories, the first symposium of its kind. The three day program was launched by a keynote address from Professor Ashley Thompson. Thompson’s lecture, Figuring the Buddha, examined the historical unfolding of the Buddha’s story in a range of Cambodian contexts.
In January 2016, as part of the Power Institute’s research project Ambitious Alignments: New Histories of Southeast Asian Art, a two-day public symposium was hosted at the National Gallery Singapore with fifteen scholars presenting on their original research papers.