In 1611, the East India Company in London planned a voyage to Japan, bringing with them a telescope and oil paintings. This talk will investigate the reasons for the Company's interest in Japan, for the selection of unexpected items, and for their impact in Japan.
The Popup Globe, currently under construction for its upcoming season of Shakespeare performances in the Entertainment Quarter at Moore Park, is closely based on landmark research done at the University of Sydney.
The second in our series with the Walkley Foundation, this event will be an examination of the brave new world is public interest journalism, where the bottom line is less about dollars and more about impact.
Gilded glass bottles blown in India and porcelain flasks produced in Japan circulated around the Indian Ocean, filled with aromatic oils and packaged in custom-made boxes.This lecture follows these intriguing items from their diverse places of manufacture to their points of distribution and demonstrates their strategic power as bestowals.