PANEL 33 – THE REPRESENTATION OF KNOWLEDGE ABOUT TIBET AND THE HIMALAYAS IN MATERIAL AND VISUAL CULTURE
WEDNESDAY 22 JUNE (Auditorium A)
Conveners: Brid Arthur, Natasha Kimmet and Diana Lange
9.00-9.15: Opening of panel.
9.15-9.45: Diana Lange: An unrecognized pioneer of Tibetan studies: the man who engaged a lama to draw and describe Tibet in the late 1850s.
9:45-10.15: Deborah Klimburg-Salter: The Tucci Tibetan expeditions (1926-1948): shaping the image of Tibet in the early 20th century.
10.15-10.45: Natasha Kimmet: Representing iconic architecture in Tibet: ‘Monumental Lhasa’ at the Rubin Museum of Art.
10.45-11.15: Tea and coffee break.
11.15-11.45: Verena Widorn and Jan Seifert: From Nebesky-Wojkowitz to the Himalaya Archive of Vienna – presenting the Himalayan culture in Viennese academic world.
11.45-12.15: Gerald Kozicz: From text to space: the iconographic programme of the Nyingmapa stupa of Hunder as a case study for visual methods of presentation.
12.15-12.45: Mareike Wulff: “A mask tells us more than a face” – observations on contemporary Bhutanese mask dances facing the outer world.
13.45-14.15: Tina Harris: Neon signs and imitation toothbrushes: commodities, representation, and place in the Lhasa-Kalimpong trade.
14.15-14.45: Monia Chies: Engraving Mani-stones. Preliminary notes on raw materials and production technologies in Eastern Tibet.
14.45-15.15: Emma Martin: Objects of diplomacy: a short history of Anglo-Tibetan gift exchange (1905–1914).
15.15-15.45: Tea Coffee break.
15.45-16.15: Jing Wang: Defining the “modern” Tibetan: the life and internet afterlife of a Tibetan wedding photo shoot.
16.15-16.45: Brid Arthur: Outside Lhasa looking in: painted images of the city from the 18th–20th centuries.
16.45-17.15: John Clarke: The Lhasa Government workshop ‘Dod zhol dpal ‘khyil 1642–2010 and the bzo khang system.