• Gigi Scaria, Salt (frame from the film), 2013, high-definition video, 16:9 ratio, colour, sound, 3:16 minutes © Courtesy the artist

    Gigi Scaria, Camel and the needle, 2013, inkjet print, 100 x 150 cm. © Courtesy the artist

  • Thursday talk: Dust

    Thursday 17 Oct 2013, 1.00- 1.30pm
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    Purushottama Bilimoria

    Guest speaker Purushottama Bilimoria explores and responds to Dust, offering a distinct perspective.

    Professor Purushottama Bilimoria is Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the School of History and Philosophical Studies and is a Chancellor’s Scholar and Visiting Professor/Lecturer at University of California, Berkeley. He was Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Studies at Deakin University.

    In 2011 he was the Shivadasani Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies; and is a member of the India International Centre in New Delhi.

    His research and publications cover classical Indian philosophy, comparative ethics; Continental thought; cross-cultural philosophy of religion, diaspora studies; bioethics, and personal law in India.

    He is Editor-in-Chief of Sophia, Journal of Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysical Theology and Ethics and Editor of the Sophia Series in Cross-cultural Studies of Philosophy and Traditions.

    All welcome, no bookings required.

    More about the exhibition here.

     

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