Monday, 18 July 2011

The Mongols and the Ming

The Mongols & the Ming:
New Approaches to the Fourteenth Century

Workshop at the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
10-11 June 2011

Friday 10 June: Ramphal Building (R0.3/4)
Convenor: Dr Anne Gerritsen

Programme (also available in PDF form):

9:00 Welcome

9:15-12:30 The Mongols (chair: Anne Gerritsen)

9:15-10:15 Morris Rossabi, ‘Notes on Mongol Influences on the Ming Dynasty’
10:15-11:15 Peter Jackson, ‘The Mongols and the Islamic World’
11:30-12:30 David Robinson, ‘In the Shadow Empire: The Early Ming Court in Eurasia’

13:45-17:15 Art Historical Approaches (chair: Stephen McDowall)

13:45-14:45 Ankeney Weitz, ‘All Puns Intended! Word-Image Play in the Yuan’
14:45-15:45 Yuka Kadoi, ‘Further Thoughts on Islamic Chinoiserie: Sino-Persian Artistic Interactions in the Late 14th century’
16:15-17:15 Shane McCausland, ‘What Art did Yuan Bequeath to Ming?’
17:30-18:30 ‘Ming China 1400-1450: Courts & Contacts’

Presentation by Craig Clunas & Jessica Harrison-Hall on a forthcoming exhibition at the British Museum (September 2014-January 2015).

Saturday 11 June: IAS Seminar Room

9:15-12:30 Material Culture (chair: Regina Llamas)

9:15-10:15 Dagmar Schäfer, ‘Multimedia Culture: Tao Zongyi writes about Practical Knowledge and Material Culture’
10.15-11.15 Anne Gerritsen, ‘Shufu Ceramics and the Material Culture of the Yuan Court’
11:30-12:30 Shih Ching-fei, ‘The Multiple Markets of Jingdezhen Blue-and-White Porcelain in the Mongol Yuan period’

13:45-17:15 Comparative Perspectives (chair: Regina Llamas)

13:45-14:45 Elif Akcetin, ‘Objects on the Move: A Reinterpretation of Qianlong-era Corruption Cases (1736-1795)’
14:45-15:45 Peter Ditmanson, ‘Gender and Daoxue in the Fourteenth Century’
16:15-17:15 Kaveh Hemmat, ‘Merchants, Material Culture, and the Sino-Islamic Contact Zone’

17:15-18:00 Final Discussion & Future Directions (chair: Anne Gerritsen)

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