New Mandala and the Southeast Asia Institute at The Australian Nationwide College are happy to current this seminar by Professor Adrian Vickers of College of Sydney, who’s a Customer within the College of Tradition Historical past and Language. Professor Vickers’ seminar shall be launched by Professor Robert Cribb of the Australian Nationwide College.
When: 3:30 to five:00 pm, 27 April, 2021
The place: On-line and within the Barton Theatre, JG Crawford Constructing, The Australian Nationwide College (in-person are strictly restricted and registrations are important)
“As a historian researching trendy Southeast Asian artwork, the sphere has offered me with three key downside areas: first, how one can observe artwork historical past because the historical past of kinds deriving from influences; secondly, the historical past of modernism and its relationship to modernity; thirdly, the query of whether or not there may be artwork that hyperlinks Southeast Asia as a area. In addressing these issues, we’re confronted with a sequence of lacking proof and disjunctions that’s indicative of the novelty of the sphere. A few of these disjunctions are additionally associated to vital historic breaks within the histories of various components of the area. Options lie in two areas: empirical analysis requiring work in archives throughout many continents and in numerous languages; and a theoretical strategy that takes account of interactions all through the area by way of inter-referencing”
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