East-West Dialogue
in Art History and Visual Culture
Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

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An International Symposium at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
in association with the Chester Beatty Library, Ireland.

13 November 2014
Note: You can download the official programme in e-book format here .
Printed programmes were provided at registration on the morning of the symposium . 
Programme

09:15-09:45       
Registration: Neill/Hoey Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub.

09:45-10:00    
Open and Welcome:
Neill/Hoey Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub.
Professor Juergen Barkhoff, Director of the Trinity Long Room Hub.
Dr Catherine Lawless, Director, Centre for Gender and Women's Studies, Trinity College Dublin (TCD).
Dr. Mary Healy, Research Fellow, CGWS, TCD.

10:00-12:30   
Panel 1. Art Objects and Artists from Europe: Travel, Representation, Dialogue.
Neill/Hoey Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub.
Chair: Dr. Peter Cherry, Trinity College Dublin.
Read more about panellists and papers here.

   10:00           Objects in Dialogue: Transcultural Exchanges of Islamic Art, 1865-1876
                       Professor Mary Roberts,
                       University of Sydney, Australia.

   10:30           Visualising Mecca: Photography's Networks and the Limits of Orientalism
                       Dr. Luke Gartlan,
                       University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

   11:00           Visual and Literary Pleasures in East-West dialogue: Reconsidering the Female and Orientalist Gaze   
                       Professor Reina Lewis,
                       University of the Arts London, England.

   11:30           The Concept of Alterity in Nineteenth-Century French Orientalism, with Particular Reference to
                       the Work of Eugène Fromentin and Gustave Guillaumet in Algeria
                       Professor Barbara Wright,
                       Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

   12:00           Discussion.


12:30-14:00: Break for Lunch. Find list of venues for lunch near tcd here.


14:00-16:00  
Panel 2. Art Objects and Artists from North Africa and the Middle East: Travel, Representation, Dialogue.
Neill/Hoey Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub.
Chair: Ms. Fionnuala Croke, the Chester Beatty Library.
Read more about panellists and papers here.

   14:00          Orientalisms and Revivals
                      Professor Doris Behrens-Abouseif,
                      S.O.A.S., University of London, England.

   14:30          Osman Hamdi Bey: An Ottoman Orientalist
                      Professor Zeynep inankur,
                      Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, Turkey.

   15:00          When Is It Western and When Isn't It: The Role of Lebanese Art In (Western) Art History
                      Dr. Kirsten Scheid,
                      American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

   15:30          Discussion


16:00-17:00: Venue change to the Chester Beatty Library. See map here


17:00-18:15:
Keynote Lecture, Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty Library.
Chair: Professor Anthony McElligott, University of Limerick, Ireland.

East-West: The Art of Dialogue

Mr. M. Shafik Gabr, Chairman and Managing Director of the ARTOC Group for Investment & Development, is renowned leader in international business, one of the world's premier collectors of Orientalist art, and an accomplished philanthropist. Read more about Mr. Gabr and his keynote lecture here.                      
                     
18:15-18:30: Closing remarks Professor Anthony McElligott, University of Limerick, Ireland.


Event Organised By:
Dr. Mary Healy & Dr. Catherine Lawless, Centre for Gender and Women's Studies, TCD.
With support from the Irish Research Council, Chester Beatty Library, Trinity Long Room Hub,
Department of History of Art and Architecture, TCD and The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, Ireland.
Contact: mary.healy@tcd.ie