• 11 – 13 October: Gender in Southeast Asian Art Histories

    An international symposium hosted by the Power Institute, University of Sydney, Australia, 11–13 October 2017

    5 October 2017 | Events, Read

    Studies focused on gender in Southeast Asian societies have emerged, in recent decades, in approximate concurrence with the development of regionally focused Southeast Asian art histories. The founding premise of this international symposium is that there has hitherto been insufficient discursive intersection between these two fields.

  • 11 October, 6.00pm – Figuring the Buddha

    A keynote lecture by Ashley Thompson for our Gender in Southeast Asian Art Histories symposium

    3 October 2017 | Events

    Hiram W. Woodward Chair in Southeast Asian Art at SOAS, University of London, Ashley Thompson will examine the historical unfolding of the Buddha’s story in a range of Cambodian contexts, its various portrayals that render it beyond traditional gender binaries, and the social challenges that come with this.

  • 26 October, 12-12.30pm – Power floortalk: Eugene Delacroix, ‘Angelica and the Wounded Medoro’

    Margaret MacNamidhe

    27 September 2017 | Events

    We are pleased to present a lecture by Margaret MacNamidhe, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. MacNamidhe’s lecture will discuss Eugene Delacroix’s painting Angelica and the Wounded Medoro, held in the Art Gallery of NSW’s collection.

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