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Roundtable History & Design 3 - Banyans and Casta Paintings

Thursday, 24th January, 2019, 1-3 pm, OC0.02, Oculus Building, University of Warwick

In this roundtable style workshop, we discuss how Asia-made Banyans were incorporated into the societies of Early Modern Latin America, and explore its global meaning.


Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick)
The Pleasures of Taxonomy  . Casta Paintings, Classifications and Colonialism

Adrianna Catena (University of Warwick)
Banyans in Colonial Mexico: Iconography and Diffusion of a Garment

Commentators: Susan North (V& A) and Miki Sugiura (Hosei University/ Visiting University of Warwick)
Chair: Giorgio Riello (University of Warwick)

All Welcome. Preregister for paper circulation: