African Rock Art: Research, digital outputs and heritage management (4 and 5 November)

African Rock Art: Research, digital outputs and heritage management (4 and 5 November)

Friday 4 November 2016, 9.30-17.30
Saturday 5 November 2016, 10.00-16.00
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Free, booking essential

This conference seeks to act as a forum of debate about the different methods in which digital technologies can be used to record, manage and present rock art information in Africa. It will also discuss the best strategies to deal with the challenges of the digital revolution, considering how to bridge the gaps between institutions, professionals and local communities throughout the continent to protect this unique heritage.

Please note that one ticket is valid for both days of the conference. 


Assam: textile transmission and the performance of  dance

Assam: textile transmission and the performance of dance

Friday 8 July, 09.30 to 20.00
Saturday 9 July, 10.00 to 19.30
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
£20, Members/concessions £15

This two-day conference will respond to the current exhibition in Room 91,Krishna in the garden of Assam: the cultural context of an Indian textile. It will consider Assamese textiles, trade and contact through the Himalayas from north-east India to Tibet, and the performance traditions that connect the ancient Krishna-related textiles with modern Assamese culture. The conference will include an exhibition viewing and reception.