Global Jars: Asian Containers as Transcultural Enclosures — Programme

Global Jars: Asian Containers as Transcultural Enclosures

Hong Kong Baptist University, Lam Woo International Conference Centre (WLB 104)

September 8-9, 2018

September 8, 2018

10:00 – 10:10

Welcome by the Director of Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

10:10 – 10:30

Introduction by the Organizers

Panel I

Chair: Anna Grasskamp (Hong Kong Baptist University)

10:30 – 11:00

Anne Gerritsen (University of Warwick & Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society),

What Makes a Jar Global? The Circulations of a Cizhou Wineflask

11:00 – 11:30

Jiří Jákl (Heidelberg University),

Carrying Liquor: Production, Trade, and Uses of the ‘Mercury Jars’ in East and Southeast Asia (10th – 14th centuries CE)

11:30 – 12:00 Q & A

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Break

Panel II

Chair: Libby Lai-Pik Chan (Hong Kong Maritime Museum)

13:30 – 14:00

Yong-Hwa Jung (National Research Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage),

Jars of the 12th-13th Century Koryeo Dynasty Excavated from Korean Shipwrecks

14:00 – 14:30

Beatrice Wisniewski (Centre Asie du Sud-Est, École Française d’Extrême-Orient),

Vietnamese Storage Jars and Long-Distance Trade: Reflections and New Evidences

14:30 – 15:00

Atthasit Sukkham (Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum, Bangkok University),

Siamese Jar and Its Significance to Southeast Asian Trade during the 14th to 18th Centuries

15:00 – 15:30 Q & A

15:30 – 16:00 Bus to Hong Kong Maritime Museum

16:00 – 17:15 Afternoon Break with Refreshments for Speakers

17:15 – 18:30 Guided tour at Hong Kong Maritime Museum

18:30 – 19:30 Keynote Lecture at Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Chair: John Johnston (Hong Kong Baptist University)

Louise Allison Cort

(Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution),

Inside and Outside, Volume and Surface, Bulk and Beauty: The Dual Identities of Container Jars in Asia

19:30 Reception at Hong Kong Maritime Museum


September 9, 2018

Panel III

Chair: Ching May Bo (City University of Hong Kong & Sun Yat-sen University)

10:30 – 11:00

John Johnston (Hong Kong Baptist University),

Lotus Collar Jars of Vietnam – Buddhist or Secular Objects?

11:00 – 11:30

Wu Wen-ting (Independent Scholar),

The Chinese Fish Tank and Its Global Context

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:15

Sooyoung Leam (Courtauld Institute of Art),

Disobedient Object: White Porcelain in Contemporary Korean Sculpture

12:15-12:45 Q & A

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break

Panel IV

Chair:

Anne Gerritsen (University of Warwick & Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society)

14:00 – 14:30

Sharon Wai-yee Wong (Chinese University of Hong Kong),

Archaeological Study on Ceramic Jars found from South China and Central Vietnam during the 15-16th Centuries

14:30 – 15:00

Borbala Niyiri (Independent Scholar),

Dragons in Flux – A Changing Relationship between Jars and People in Borneo

15:00 – 15:30

Eva Ströber (Former curator, Museum Princessehof)

For Wine., Oil, Date Honey and the Tomb of a Chinese Queen- A Reciprocal Trade of Jars from China and Persia in Late Tang

15:30 – 16:00 Q & A

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break

16:15 – 16:30

Anna Grasskamp (Hong Kong Baptist University),

Wrap-up

16:30 – 17:30

Roundtable Discussion

Discussants:

–   Kyoungjin Bae (University of Hong Kong)

–   Eileen Hau Ling Lam (Education University of Hong Kong)

–   Maria Kar-Wing Mok (Hong Kong Museum of Art)

–   Gerhard Wolf (Max Planck Institute for Art History)

–   Moderation: Anna Grasskamp (Hong Kong Baptist University)

 

Organising Committee

Anna Grasskamp (Hong Kong Baptist University, Academy of Visual Arts)

John Johnston (Hong Kong Baptist University, Academy of Visual Arts)

Anne Gerritsen (University of Warwick & Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society)

Programme Committee

Anna Grasskamp (Hong Kong Baptist University, Academy of Visual Arts)

John Johnston (Hong Kong Baptist University, Academy of Visual Arts)

Anne Gerritsen (University of Warwick & Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society)

Sharon Wai-yee Wong (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Borbala Nyiri (independent scholar)