Saturday Spotlight: Photography and Tibet | University of Oxford

Saturday Spotlight: Photography and Tibet

Speaker
Professor Clare Harris
Event date
Event time
14:30 - 15:30
Venue
Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3PP
Venue details

Entry via the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Event type
Gallery tours / talks
Event cost
Free entry
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

Clare Harris, Curator for Asian Collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum and Professor of Visual Anthropology, will give an illustrated presentation on her forthcoming book on the history of photography of Tibet from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. The talk will feature many rare images created both by visitors to Tibet and by Tibetans themselves, including the 13th Dalai Lama.