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Eastern Questions

New Perspectives on British Orientalism

October 16, 2019 – October 17, 2019
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Adults £45 for one day, £70 for both
Students £25 for one day, £40 for both

Watts Gallery, Down Lane, Compton, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1DQ, United Kingdom


This interdisciplinary symposium, a collaboration between Watts Gallery Artists’ Village (WG-AV) and Royal Holloway (University of London), aims to explore new perspectives on the intersection between Orientalism and visual culture across the nineteenth century. This two-day conference coincides with John Frederick Lewis: Facing Fame, the latest exhibition at WG-AV.

The conference will take place over two days 16 – 17 October 2019 at two venues.

16 October 2019: Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village

17 October 2019: Royal Holloway, University of London

This event is supported by the British Art Research School (BARS), University of York, the British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS) and the Association for Studies in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE).


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