International workshop on the global connections of the Greco-Buddhist art of Gandhara, 18-19 March 2019, Oxford

The Classical Art Research Centre, University of Oxford organizes an international workshop on

The Global Connections of Gandharan Art

 on Monday-Tuesday 18th-19th March 2019

The workshop will be held in the Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU.

The workshop will re-examine the links between Gandharan art and other artistic traditions, including not only those of Greece but also China, Iran, the Roman world, and the Indian subcontinent.

The event will be free and all are welcome to attend, but please book a place by emailing carc@classics.ox.ac.uk

Download the provisional programme (watch this page for changes and updates).

Download the workshop abstract.

Cover photo: Buddha eating with his disciples under an arch (right) and Buddha in meditation under a column with Indo-Corinthian capital. Peshawar, Gandhara art, 1st – 4th century AD. N. Chatzivassiliou collection. Museum of Asian Art, Corfu.