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Job: Curator for the East-Asia Department (The Linden-Museum Stuttgart)

The Linden-Museum Stuttgart ranks among Europe’s most important ethnological museums. We are currently searching for a PhD graduate to immediately fill the full-time position of curator for the East-Asia department.…

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CfP: Collections – Encounters – Inspirations

International Conference Collections – Encounters – Inspirations: Reception of Japanese art and crafts in Central and Eastern Europe before the establishment of diplomatic contacts between Poland and Japan in 1919…

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CIMAM Travel Grant Program 2019

CIMAM offers around 22 travel grants to support the attendance of contemporary art museum professionals to CIMAM’s 2019 Annual Conference The 21st Century Art Museum: Is Context Everything? that will…

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CFP: Historical Fabrics in a Digital World: Textile Collections of Reutlingen University

Call for Papers - Deadline: April 30, 2019 This international symposium will examine the past, present, and future of historical collections of textiles in European collections. While the papers will…

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CFP: Perspective : actualité en histoire de l’art, no. 2020 – 1

Continuing with its project of publishing issues devoted to art history in and of a country, Perspective : actualité en histoire de l’art  no. 2020 – 1, will focus on Japan. Avoiding an…

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Workshop: Dependency, Inequality and Material Culture

Workshop: Dependency, Inequality and Material Culture 12.-14. February 2019 University of Bonn, Germany In 2019 the new Cluster of Excellence “Beyond Slavery and Freedom. Asymmetrical Dependencies in Pre-Modern Societies” will…

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Publications

Han Dynasty Stone Carved Tombs in Central and Eastern China (by Chen Li)

Han Dynasty (206 BC–AD 220) stone carved tombs were constructed from carved stone slabs or a combination of moulded bricks and carved stones, and were distributed in Central and Eastern…

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The Steppe and the Sea: Pearls in the Mongol Empire (by Thomas T. Allsen)

In 1221, in what we now call Turkmenistan, a captive held by Mongol soldiers confessed that she had swallowed her pearls in order to safeguard them. She was immediately executed…

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Early Medieval North China: Archaeological and Textual Evidence

Edited by: Müller, Shing / Höllmann, Thomas O. / Filip, Sonja The Xianbei from southeast Mongolia were the first foreign sovereignty over North China since the 4th century. During the…

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