DEMHIST / GLASS / ICDAD / ICFA (in association with ICOM China) Joint Meeting and Symposium, Shanghai (China)

10 years ago

»From Silk Road to Container Ship: artefacts, environment and cultural transfer«

within the ICOM General Conference Museums for Social Harmony,

7–12 November 2010, Conference Centre, World Expo Site, Shanghai

Monday, 8 November 2010

2.30 pm to 5.00 pm DEMHIST / GLASS / ICDAD / ICFA
Separate International Committee Meetings
at Conference Venue, World Expo Site

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

9.00 am Registration
9.30 am Welcome
Stephen Lloyd (Symposium Co-ordinator and former Chair ICFA)
  Introduction 1
Daniela Ball (Chair DEMHIST)
  Keynote Paper 1:
Chinese Export Porcelain as a bridge between East and West

Christiaan J. A. Jörg (Emeritus Professor of History of Art, Leiden University)
10.30 am Coffee and Tea
10.45 am Introduction 2
Giuliana Ericani (Chair ICFA)
  Keynote Paper 2:
Moving Stories: Statues and Monuments in Treaty Port Shanghai from the 1860s to 1945

Robert Bickers (Professor of History, University of Bristol)
11.30 am Introduction 3
Wolfgang Schepers (Director, Museum August Kestner, Hannover) on behalf of Rainald Franz (Chair ICDAD)
  Keynote Paper 3:
The Ideal Museum: World Cultures or boundary-less World Culture

Johannes Wieninger (Head of Asia Department, MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna)
12.15 pm Introduction 4
Paloma Pastor (Chair GLASS)
  Keynote Paper 4:
Shanghai Museum of Glass: a story of cultural interchange between China and the West

Zhuang Xiaowei (Director, Shanghai Museum of Glass)
1.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm Afternoon Session
Session Chair: Daniela Ball (Director, Zug Castle)
  Plenary Paper 1:
From symbolic gestures to translation of meanings: the confluence of Christian art in China between the 7th and 14th centuries

Rui Oliveira Lopes (Research Centre of Sciences of Art and Heritage - Francisco de Holanda, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon)
2.30 pm Plenary Paper 2:
China in 'Cups of Coffee': the state of studies on relations between China and Italy from the 15th to 18th Centuries - from historical and ideological premises to artistic expression

Giuliana Ericani (Director, Museo Biblioteca Archivio, Bassano del Grappa)
3.00 pm Plenary Paper 3:
Antique Chinese Ceramics from the Magistral Palace of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (Rome) and Maltese Collections

Samantha Fabry (Chair ICOM Malta)
3.30 pm Tea and Coffee
3.45 pm Plenary Paper 4:
Chinoiserie in northern Italy: Japanned decoration and French print sources in a rare 18th-century gabinetto in the collection of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Catherine L. Futter (Curator of Decorative Arts, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City) - with John Twilley
4.10 pm Session Chair: Wolfgang Schepers, (Director, Museum August Kestner, Hanover) on behalf of Rainald Franz (Chair ICDAD)
  Plenary Paper 5:
A short introduction to Chinoiserie glass in Europe during the 18th and 19th centuries

Paloma Pastor (Director, Fundación Centro Nacional del Vidrio, La Granja de San Ildefonso, Segovia) and Milan Hlaves (Senior Curator, Head of Glass and Ceramics, Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague)
4.35 pm Plenary Paper 6:
Design hybridity and colonial cultural influence. Surveying the European decorative tiles in the NUS Baba House

Foo Su Ling (National University of Singapore Museum)
5.00 pm Plenary Paper 7:
Emperor Bao Dai's residence at Dalat in Vietnam

Gianluca Kannès (Settore Musei e Patrimonio Culturale della Regione Piemonte, Turin)
5.30 pm Discussion

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

  DEMHIST / GLASS / ICDAD / ICFA
Joint visits to museums in Shanghai