Tokyo College Event “Art as a Source for the History of Mongol Eurasia” by Prof. Sheila Blair
|Date(s)||Monday, 16 March 2020, 5:00-6:30 pm|
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)|
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.
Session 1: Lecture by Prof. Sheila BLAIR
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|