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‘Representing Partition: India and Pakistan' Study Afternoon for teachers and students

  • Wolfson College, Cambridge (map)

Join us for a study afternoon looking at South Asian art and two themes from the
new global 2017 Art History A Level specification: ‘Identities in art and architecture’
and ‘War in art and architecture’.

Places may be reserved by contacting the curator, Cleo Roberts at

In association with the exhibition ‘Representing Partition India and Pakistan’ at
Wolfson College, University of Cambridge supported by The Paul Mellon Centre for
Studies in British Art, art historian and curator Cleo Roberts will introduce works
from the specified architect Edwin Lutyens and pieces from UK collections:
Bichitr, Shah Jahan receives his sons, 1628 (Royal Collection) and Elephant Armour,
1600 (Royal Armouries, Leeds).

There will also be an opportunity for hands-on
exploration of related pieces from the Centre of South Asian Studies archive.

1.30pm – 2.15pm : An introduction to South Asian art and exploration of key works
from the themes ‘Identities in art and architecture’ and ‘War in art and architecture’
2.15pm-2.30pm : Break
2.30pm-3.00pm : Hands- on exploration of archival items.