South Asia Archive and Library Group Conference, 5-6 July 2013
The South Asia Archive and Library Group (SAALG) is holding its next conference in Norwich on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 July at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and the South Asian Decorative Arts & Crafts Collection Trust. The conference will focus on South Asian arts and crafts and will include the following talks:
â€˜Early British Observations: The Madras and Environs Album 1804-1808â€™ by Diana Grattan (Collection Curator, The SADACC Trust)
â€˜Indian anthropology and itâ€™s archiveâ€™ by Dr Dan Rycroft (Lecturer in the Arts and Cultures of Asia at the School of World Art Studies, UEA)
'Networked Artist-led Initiatives in South Asia' by Emily Crane (PhD Candidate, Sainsbury Institute for Art, University of East Anglia).
This meeting is a unique opportunity to visit the art gallery and museum of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and the collections of the South Asian Decorative Arts & Crafts Collection Trust which include altogether about 4,000 paintings, prints, textiles, metal work and ethnographic items from South Asia and the neighbouring countries of Afghanistan, Burma, Thailand and Indonesia.
The conference is open to anyone interested. For further details or to make your booking please get in touch with Helen Porter firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 28 June.
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