Tokyo College Event “Art as a Source for the History of Mongol Eurasia” by Prof. Sheila Blair

When:
2020.03.16 17:00 – 18:30
2020-03-16T17:00:00+09:00
2020-03-16T18:30:00+09:00
Tokyo College Event “Art as a Source for the History of Mongol Eurasia” by Prof. Sheila Blair
Postponed
Date(s) Monday, 16 March 2020, 5:00-6:30 pm
Venue

Sanjo Conference Hall, The University of Tokyo (Hongo Campus)

Registration Pre-registration required (120 seats - First come, first served)
Language English (English-Japanese simultaneous translation available)
Abstract

This presentation will show how the material production, design, and decoration of the art objects from the period of the Mongol Empire in the 13th and 14th centuries enhances -and sometimes confounds- our knowledge of this transcontinental circulation of commodities, ideologies, technologies and peoples across the Mongol domains and beyond to Europe and East Asia, including Japan.

Program

Session 1: Lecture by Prof. Sheila BLAIR
Session 2: Dialogue between Prof. Sheila BLAIR and MASUYA Tomoko, Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia

Speaker Profile

Sheila Blair earned a Ph.D. in Fine Arts and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University (1980). She taught Islamic and Asian art at Boston College (2000-18) and at Virginia Commonwealth University (2006-19).

Organized by Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo
Contact tcevent@graffiti97.co.jp

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