Global History & Culture Centre Workshop Series
Global Art? China and Europe in Early Modern Material & Visual Culture
Workshop Convenor: Dr Stephen McDowall
13:20 Prof. David Porter: Gendered Utopias in Transcultural Context: Chinese Porcelains and English Women's Writings, c. 1650-1750 (abstract )
14:55 Dr Kristina Kleutghen: Performing a ‘Journey to the West’: The Problem of Theatres and Gardens in Sino-European Exchange (abstract )
16:30 Dr Daniel Rycroft responds: Art History as Global History
David Porter (email@example.com) is Professor of English & Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. He is the author of Ideographia: The Chinese Cipher in Early Modern Europe (2001) and The Chinese Taste in Eighteenth-Century England (2010).
Kristina Kleutghen (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an independent Chinese art historian specialising in cross-cultural interactions during the Qing dynasty. She is currently revising a manuscript on monumental illusionistic painting at the eighteenth-century court, and is executive editor of the journal Modern Art Asia.
Daniel Rycroft (email@example.com) is Lecturer in the Arts and Cultures of South Asia at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of Representing Rebellion: Visual Aspects of Counter-insurgency in Colonial India (2006), co-editor of The Politics of Belonging in India: Becoming Adivasi (2011) and joint editor of the journal World Art.
William Marlow (1740-1813), View of the Wilderness at Kew, 1763.
Engraving of Qianlong's 'European Palaces' by Ilantai (fl. 1750-1790), c. 1787.
Kwong Sang Hong advertising poster, c. 1930.