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Dame Jessica Rawson FBA

About this Fellow

Oriental and African Studies East Asia China

Website: https://www.arch.ox.ac.uk/people/rawson-jessica

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford; Honorary Fellow, Merton College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Warden, Merton College University of Oxford, 1994
  • Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford, 2000
  • The Warden, Merton College, Oxford and Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1994 - 2010

Publications

Chinese Ornament: the Lotus and the Dragon 1984

Western Zhou ritual bronzes from the Arthur M Sackler Collections 1990

Chinese jade: from the Neolithic to the Qing 1995

Treasures from Shanghai 2009

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Professor Elizabeth Edwards

Social and cultural histories of photographic practices; photography, anthropology and colonialism; history of museums, archives, collecting and cultural heritage; photographs in historiography, theory of history and historical method

Professor Richard Widdess

Musicology of South Asia, including history, theory, analysis and social context of music in North India and Nepal; music and religion in South Asia; analysis of world music; music cognition, performance and meaning in oral traditions

Professor Briony Fer

Modern and contemporary art; abstraction; special interests in the legacies of the constructive avant-gardes and in contemporary art; the relationship between art and theory; new critical perspectives on art