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Upcoming TAASA Events

Adventures in Porcelain, the Hickleys and the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore

Mon, Jul 18, 2022
Online via Zoom

This Zoom lecture  describes the journey of a collection of blanc de chine - how it travelled from the home of Singapore collectors, Frank and Pamela Hickley, via Dehua to a new home in the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) in Singapore.

From printed page to porcelain and beyond: Eurasian fashion and the decorative arts 1500-1800

Mon, Aug 1, 2022
Online via Zoom

This lecture will examine a series of artifacts that were fashions themselves: from Chinese export ceramics depicting fashions and fashionability, to reverse-painted portrait mirrors made for European traders. 

Women’s Socio-political Negotiation via Dress in Postwar Taiwan

Mon, Sep 5, 2022
Online via Zoom

This presentation examines the interrelations between Taiwanese women´s bodies, dress, sociocultural position, and agency in the post-war era.