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November 2015

The Spice of Faith: Jesuits and the Arts and Emotions of ‘Accommodation’

12 November, 2015 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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Yasmin Haskell

The Institute of Advanced Studies and the Art Gallery of Western Australia are pleased to co-sponsor a special lecture series in conjunction with the Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices exhibition. This lecture examines whether the Jesuits’ training and ‘way of proceeding’ rendered them especially receptive to different cultures, or encouraged them to see through others’ eyes. It asks the question as to what emotional work did ‘exotic’ arts, crafts, and other cultural products – as illustrated in the Treasure Ships…

Speakers:Yasmin Haskell, Cassamarca Foundation Chair of Latin Humanism, The University of Western Australia

Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties

4 November, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The University Club of Western Australia,
Entrance 1, 2 Hackett Drive
Crawley, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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Corioli Souter, Curator, WA Museum

The Institute of Advanced Studies and the Art Gallery of Western Australia are pleased to co-sponsor a special lecture series in conjunction with the Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices exhibition. Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties is an Australia Research Council (ARC) funded project that is making a significant contribution to our understanding of Europeans active in the Indian Ocean and our region during the 17th and 18th centuries through the unique window into the past provided by these…

Speakers:Corioli Souter, Curator, Department of Maritime Archeology, Western Australian Museum and Adjunct Lecturer in Archeology, The University of Western Australia

October 2015

View from the Shore: the cultural impact of globalization on Indonesia during the Age of Spices

21 October, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The University Club of Western Australia,
Entrance 1, 2 Hackett Drive
Crawley, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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Cost: FREE , Lecture attendees receive discounted exhibition entry

The Institute of Advanced Studies and the Art Gallery of Western Australia are pleased to co-sponsor a special lecture series in conjunction with the Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices exhibition. In this lecture, James Bennett will explore the Indonesian pesisir art featured in Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices. He will discuss the cultural impact of globalization on the art of the archipelago that resulted in 19th century European colonial rulers perceiving its aesthetic identity merely…

Speakers:James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia

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