Aisa Martinez – Omani Costumes

Event Date: 17 March 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Aisa Martinez (British Museum) – Omani Costumes ‘Dress studies’ is a relatively new academic field whose major theories and case studies emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Joanne Eicher, one of the earliest scholars, states that clothing …

George Manginis – The Benaki Museum Chinese Art Collection Resurrected

Event Date: 17 March 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr George Manginis (SOAS) – The Benaki Museum Chinese Art Collection Resurrected – Strategies for making visible the invisible The 1,300-item-strong Benaki Museum Chinese Art Collection, largely donated by George Eumorfopoulos between 1927 and 1936, went into storage in …