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CfP: China and the West: Reconsidering Chinese Reverse Glass Painting

The Vitrocentre and Vitromusée Romont announce the Call for Papers for an international conference on Chinese reverse glass painting and related research fields including other media to be held at the museum in Romont, Switzerland on February 14–16, 2020:

China and the West: Reconsidering Chinese Reverse Glass Painting

The purposes of the workshop are to:
• open a cross-cultural dialogue between scholars of Asian art and to offer a platform for the presentation and discussion of recent research on Chinese reverse glass paintings and popular culture;
• revise historical approaches that have been prevalent in the study and research of Chinese reverse glass paintings and related fields;
• elaborate on the existing theories and methodology on the topic;
• form new research approaches and methods by young, emerging scholars.

Workshop participation:
Scholars and curators of Asian art from Europe and beyond are invited to submit their proposals for contributions on Chinese reverse glass paintings. Presenters can be either established scholars (working at museums, universities or independent scholars) or junior scholars (holding an MA or PhD degree).
Deadline for submissions: September 15, 2019

The workshop is jointly organized by the Vitrocentre and Vitromusée Romont and the Section of East Asian Art History (KGOA) at the University of Zurich. It will be held in conjunction with the exhibition Reflets de Chine. Three Centuries of Chinese Reverse Glass Painting.


Image: Affichette de l'éxposition Reflets de Chine. Three Centuries of Chinese Reverse Glass Painting