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Discover the art and archaeology of Asia, from the Himalayas and the Indian Subcontinent to the island nations of Southeast Asia. The origins of the ancient religions of Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism will be explored and their subsequent impact across the region.
This course is part of a two year cycle. Next year will look at the Arts of East Asia: China, Korea and Japan.
Helen Glaister is a sinologist who specialised in Chinese Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London) following time spent in China. Helen has been Course Director at the V&A since 2006 and previously worked at the British Museum. She has lectured for Birkbeck College, the British Library and SOAS.
Amazing profile of lecturers - real published and practicing experts in their fields! 2015/16 Year Course Student
Enjoy thought-provoking lectures and access to the V&A collections in a group who share your passion. Refreshments served on arrival each day. Year course students are eligible for NUS student cards, and have the option of a certificate of completion
19 September 2016 - 17 July 2017
£73.00 - £1,950.00
Call to book +44 (0)20 7942 2000
+44 (0)20 7942 2000
Open 9.30 - 17.30, Monday to Sunday (closed 24-26 December)