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Paul Mellon Centre | London, Asia, Art, Worlds Conference: Sociality and Affect

May 27, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 10:15 am

The Sociality and Affect panel explores modes of imagining transnational relationships and sites of engagement. 7:00–10:15am CT
Chair: Sarah Victoria Turner (Deputy Director for Research, Paul Mellon Centre)
7:00–7:15 Welcome & Introductions
7:15–8:00 Keynote Paper: Leela Gandhi (John Hawkes Professor of Humanities and English at Brown University), “Invisible, Inc.”
8:00–8:15 Discussion and Questions
8:15–8:30 Break
8:30–8:35 Welcome back/Introductions
8:35–8:55 Simone Wille (Art Historian), “Krishna Reddy between Santiniketan, London, Paris, Ljubljana, and Vienna: Cold War Friendships and Networks, Collaborations and Aesthetic Solidarities”
8:55–9:15 Greg Salter (Lecturer, University of Birmingham), “Queer Britain and Queer India?: Sunil Gupta in the 1980s”
9:15–9:45 Discussion & Questions
9:45–10:15 Optional breakout rooms for continued discussion
This event is part of London, Asia, Art, Worlds, a multi-part program of online events taking place in May and June 2021. It is envisioned as a murmuration, a series of interconnected papers, conversations, performances, and interventions.