Lectures - Panels

Dr. des. Regina Höfer

Kunsthistorikerin & Kuratorin

7.2018

Circulation and Mobility of Photographic Images: Documenting Colonial India; conference: The 25th European Conference on South Asian Studies, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Centre d’Etudes de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud, Paris

 

6.2018

The Museum of Asian Art in Berlin: From Prussian Heritage to World Museum; conference: Royal Anthropological Institute: Art, Materiality and Representation; British Museum, SOAS

 

11.2017

“Views of Benares from the River Side” – Visualising an Indian Pilgrimage Place in Late 19th Century Photography; conference: Capturing the instant. Photography and information: from the Grand Tour to the Big Data; Faculty of Arts, University of Porto

 

08.2017

Constructing the Land of Mystery in London and Berlin: The Tibetan Collection of L. A. Waddell; conference: European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology; University of Zurich

 

08.2017

Panel Chair: Colonial Collecting Practices of Tibetan Art and Material Culture; conference: European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology; University of Zurich

 

06.2017

Tibetan Material Culture from the Younghusband Invasion in Berlin Collections; workshop/seminar: Object Lessons from Tibet & the Himalayas, University of Manchester

 

05.2017

Pittoreske Ansichten aus Ceylon: Ein Souveniralbum von Colombo Apothecaries; Department of Asian and Islamic Art History, Bonn University

 

01.2017

Provenance Research on a Colonial Ethnographic Collection: The Legacy of L. A. Waddell in Berlin Museums; Museum of Asian Art, Berlin

 

01.2017

Ein Habsburger auf Trophäenjagd: Franz Ferdinand von Österreich-Este in Indien; Society of Indo-Asian Art, Berlin

 

11.2016

L. A. Waddells Berliner Tibet-Sammlung: Provenienzforschung im Spektrum „wissenschaftlicher“ Sammlungstätigkeit und kolonialer Ideologie; Department of Asian and African Studies, Central Asian Seminar, Humboldt-University, Berlin

 

05.2016

Kesang Lamdark’s Neo-Tantric Art; 5th Forum East Asian Art History, University of Bonn

 

05.2016

The Varanasi Court Photographer Madho Prasad; Scholar’s Day: Colonial Aspects of Early South India Photography II, Kunstbibliothek, Berlin

 

04.2016

Museums of applied arts in India in historical perspective; conference: Collecting, exhibiting and preserving in museums of applied arts in the nineteenth century, Institute of Art History, University of Bern, Switzerland

 

06.2015

An Imperial Collection of Colonial India in Vienna - 19th Century Visions between Empire and Exhibition, Herrenhausen Symposium: Positioning Ethnological Museums in the 21st Century, Volkswagen Foundation, Hannover (grant by Volkswagen Foundation)

 

02.2015

The Photographic Estate of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Este‘s Journey to South Asia; Scholar’s Day: Aspects of Colonial Photography in 19th Century India, Museum of Asian Art, Berlin

 

01.2015

Contemporary Tibetan Art: Globalisation on the fast track; Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Kathmandu

 

Contemporary Tibetan art: Between tradition and globalization; Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu

 

Shooting with Gun and Camera: Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Este visiting Nepal; photocircle, Nepal Picture Library, Kathmandu

 

12.2014

Between Prayer Wheel and Globalisation: Contemporary Tibetan Art; Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel

 

09.2014

Practices of Colonial Photography in South Asia: Examples of Image Commission and Circulation; conference: European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic

 

Panel Chair:

Contemporary Art in India and Pakistan - A platform for exchange beyond borders; conference: European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic

 

07.2014

Photographer Lala Deen Dayal: Documenting Hyderabad; 22th Conference of the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art (EASAA), Stockholm

 

07.2014

Colonial Photography as a Visual Narrative; Bonn University Museum

 

06.2014

Evocating Colonial India abroad: Indian clay models as souvenirs; conference: Things to Remember: Materializing Memories in Art and Popular Culture, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

 

The Musealization and Ethnographisation of Colonial India: Indian Clay Models in Western and Indian Museums; colloquium: Department of Asian and Islamic Art History, University of Bonn

 

05.2014

Depictions of Tibet: From Gold Digging Ants and Tibetan Barbies; Museum of Applied Arts, Frankfurt

 

06.2013

Om Money Padme Hum - Contemporary Tibetan Art and Global Art; conference: Globalisation as the Engine of Civilisation or Art as the Avantgarde of World Culture? An Approach, Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel

 

01.2013

Wisdom and Compassion - Tantra in Tibetan Art; lecture series: Religion and Sexuality, University of Bonn

 

11.2012

Oriental Visions - An Indian Museum Past and Present; conference: Working committee “Museum” of the German Anthropological Association, Cologne

 

09.2012

Workshop: Collecting Colonial India - 19th Century Visions in Tension between Empire, Artistic Revival and Exhibition; Kunsthistorisches Institut / Max-Planck-Institut, Florence

 

06.2012

Field Report from India: The South Asian Collection of Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Este reflected in Indian Museums and Archives; colloquium: Department of Asian and Islamic Art History, University of Bonn

 

05.2012

Missing Sex Mandala - Pornography and Sexuality in Contemporary Tibetan Art; lecture series: Desire in Culture. Love, Aspiration and the Agenda of Desire, University of Bonn

 

04.2012

Modes of Marketing and Commercialisation in Contemporary Tibetan Art; conference: Arts and the Aesthetics in Globalising World, Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth, New Dehli

 

10.2011

Mao, Muschi, Mandala - Contemporary Tibetan Art between Traditions and Globalisation;

Autumn Academy 2011: Global Studies - Questioning Art Terminology, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe

 

10.2011

‘Buddha@hotmail‘ - Contemporary Tibetan Art goes Global; conference: In the Shadow of the Golden Age: Art and Identity in Asia from Gandhara to the Modern Age, Department of Asian and Islamic Art History, University of Bonn

 

09.2011

Colonial Photography and its Dimensions as a Visual Narrative of Travel Diaries; conference: German Anthropological Association, Vienna

 

06.2011

Contemporary Tibetan Art - Between Global and Local?; conference of World History Association, Beijing

 

02.2011

Strategies of Global Communication - Contemporary Tibetan Art and the West; conference: The Language of Art and Music, The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, Berlin

 

11.2010

Imperial Sightseeing: Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Este’s Journey to India; Museum of Ethnology, Vienna

 

11.2010

Exhibitions as Intersections of Research, Teaching and Public Relations: Imperial Sightseeing - Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Este’s Journey to India; conference: The Ethnological Museum - Paradigms, Perspectives and Projects, working committee “Museum” of the German Anthropological Association, Museum of Ethnology, Munich

 

07.2010

Gendun Choephel - Provocative Master of Contemporary Tibetan Artists; conference: Master-Disciple Relationships in the Interdisciplinary Discourse, Part 2: Humanities, Sciences and Arts, Institute of Art History, Department of Religious Studies, Free University Berlin

 

04.2010

Imperial Sightseeing - An Archduke‘s Trophy Hunt: Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Este Visiting South Asia; 20th Conference of the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art, Vienna

 

10.2009

Indian Aesthetics between Colonial Museum and White Cube - Thoughts on the Representation of Religious Art in Museums; conference: German Anthropological Association, Frankfurt

 

02.2009

Berlin Researchers Exploring Central Asia; adult education centre, Berlin

 

02.2009

Basic Teachings of Hinduism; adult education centre, Berlin

 

02.2009

Ritual and Devotion in Indian Art: The Sacred Topography of the Shrirangam Temple according to a Pilgrimage Map; Academy of the National Museums in Berlin

 

12.2008

Eros and Beauty in Tibetan and Nepalese Art; Academy of the National Museums in Berlin

 

12.2008

Nocturnal Encounters - Couples in Asian Art; Academy of the National Museums in Berlin

 

12.2008

Palace of Gods: The Mandala in Tibetan Painting; Academy of the National Museums in Berlin

 

12.2008

Gardens and Palaces in Indian Manuscript Painting; Academy of the National Museums in Berlin

 

12.2008

Cobras and Elephants: Animals in Asian Art; Academy of the National Museums in Berlin

 

11.08/07

Basic Teachings of Buddhism; adult education centre, Berlin

 

10.2008

Art as a Visual Expression of Belief: The Example of Yama; International Workshop: Indigenous Theories and Religions in India, Institute for Religious Studies, Free University Berlin

 

06.2008

Masterpieces of Hindu Art in the Museum of Asian Art Berlin; Academy of the National Museums in Berlin

 

01.2008

Picturesque Views - Mughal India in Nineteenth-Century Photography; German-Indian Society, Berlin

 

02.2008

Collecting History: The German “Turfan-Expeditions“; Academy of the National Museums in Berlin

 

11.2007

Narrative Traditions in Indian Art: Ramayana- and Ragamala-Depictions; Academy of the National Museums in Berlin

 

04.2007

The Indo-Tibetan Development of Yama; Society of Indo-Asian Art, Berlin