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Lecture | China Seminar

A Week of Chinese Art

  • Hsueh-man Shen (New York University)
  • Ying-chen Peng (American University)
Wednesday 10 April 2019 - Friday 12 April 2019
University Library, Museum van Volkenkunde & Rijksmuseum

Hulsewé-Wazniewski Visiting Professorship, Leiden University

China Seminar

Wednesday April 10,


Hsueh-man Shen

Replication Makes Authenticity:

A Curious Paradox about the Buddhist Art in China

Vossius Room, University Library


Thursday April 11

14:00-17:00 (Museum Volkenkunde)

Hsueh-man Shen

Reproduction Techniques in the Buddhist Art of China: A Closer Look

Friday April 12

10:00-12:00 (Ateliergebouw, Rijksmuseum)

Jan van Campen and Hsueh-man Shen

Witte Leeuw Shipwreck at the Rijksmuseum

13.00-15.00 (Rijksmuseum)

Ying-chen Peng

China for the World: The 18th Century Room at the Rijksmuseum

Please send your application (for masterclass only) to Victor Guanmian Xu (g.xu@hum.leidenuniv.nl) before 26 March. Limited funding available for masterclass participants travelling from outside the Netherlands. Preference will be given to students who are able to attend both days of the two-day masterclass

Public Lecture

(co-sponsored by KVVAK)

Friday April 12


Hsueh-man Shen

Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds:

Contesting Fields of Art, Archaeology, and Politics



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