The John Lockwood Kipling: Changing Worlds conference will be held at King’s College London on the 4th March 2017.
9.30 – 10am
10am – 10.30am
Opening Remarks and Welcome from Professor Evelyn Welch, Provost of Arts & Humanities at King’s College London and Julius Bryant, Keeper, Word and Image Department, V&A, and co-curator of the exhibition John Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in London and the Punjab
10.30am – 12pm
Panel 1: Networks, partnerships and collaborations.
Chair: Dr Alexander Bubb, Leverhulme Research Fellow, King’s College London.
- Charles Allen (Historian and Broadcaster): Kipling and Islam
- Andrew Lycett (Biographer of Rudyard Kipling): The Kiplings: A well-connected father and son. Making the social, cultural and political links
- Professor Christopher Benfey (Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts): John Lockwood Kipling’s North American Networks
12pm – 1pm
1pm – 3pm
Panel 2: Architecture and Pedagogy
Chair: Dr Howard Booth, Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester.
- Professor Nadeem Omar Tarar (National College of Arts, Rawalpindi): Artisans in Indian Art Education
- Diana Wilkins (University of Sussex): John Lockwood Kipling and Ram Singh: Their Roles in Creating the Triple Arch at Hastings Museum
- Nadine Zubair (University of East Anglia): From Architecture to Ornament: Tracing the Impact of Pedagogy and Printed Materials on Wood-Carved Architecture in Colonial Punjab
- Dr Cherie McKeich (State Library of Victoria): John Lockwood Kipling and T. N. Mukharji: Preservationist and Modernization Approaches to Indian Art
3pm – 3.30pm
Tea & Coffee
3.30 – 5.30pm
Panel 3: New technologies and New Narratives.
Chair: Prof Sandra Kemp, Senior Research Fellow V&A and Imperial College London.
- Dr Sarah Lonsdale (City University): Journalism and Literary Networks, 1890-1914
- Patricia Allan (Glasgow Museums): Narratives of Change: Glasgow and the Art of Punjab
- Nick Shaddick (University of York): Liberal Universalism, Empire and the Grammar of Ornament
- Dr Alexander Bubb (King’s College London): The Verbal Vernacular: Lockwood Kipling as Curator of Folklore and Folk-Idiom
Concluding remarks: Dr Alexander Bubb and Prof Sandra Kemp