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Detail from Nautical Atlas of the World (Folio 3 Recto), 1519, produced by António de Holanda (illustrator) Lopo Homem, Jorge Reinel, Pedro Reinel (cartographers). Open Access, World Digital Library

Arts of the Indian Ocean April 27 (online), May 2 – 4 (in- person and online)

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 In-person Registration

Please ensure that you register through the registration link on the Arts of the Indian Ocean Conference Website. You can also register in-person, on the day, at the various conference sites. Please check the online program for conference venues and times.

  • Registration for non-students, May 2-4, in person, $50.00 Canadian

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Thank you for registering for the Arts of the Indian Ocean Conference. We look forward to your virtual participation. Please note that online attendance will be conducted through the ZOOM WEBINAR platform. This is a view only platform where the attendees cannot see each other, but will be able to view the panelists and presentations and post questions through the Q&A.

NOTE: There are different WEBINAR LINKS for each of the conference days:

Saturday, April 27: Panels 1-5 - Day 1

Thursday, May 2: Panels 6-11, and Keynote Lecture - Day 2

Friday, May 3: Panels 12A-15A - Day 3

Friday, May 3: Panels 12B-15B - Day 3

Saturday, May 4: Panels 16-18, and Keynote Lecture - Day 4

Saturday, May 4, closing Keynote Lecture at the Aga Khan Museum (you need to register separately). - Day 4
Link to the webinar registration

Organized by iconOrganized by

Ruba Kana’an, University of Toronto Mississauga
Zulfikar Hirji, York University 
Sarah Fee, Royal Ontario Museum
Sanniah Jabeen, University of Toronto

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University of Toronto Mississauga: Office of the Vice-Principle Research, Decanal Graduate Fund– Office of Vice-Dean Graduate, Global Past Research Initiative, Centre for South Asian Critical Humanities, Department of Visual Studies
University of Toronto Scarborough: Department of Historical and Cultural Studies
University of Toronto: Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, Asian Institute at the Munk School, Southeast Asia Seminar Series at the Munk School, Dr. David Chu Program in Asia-Pacific Studies at the Munk School, Near and Middle East Civilizations, Islamic Art and Material Culture Collaborative–Institute of Islamic Studies, Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies,
York University: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York Centre for Asian Research
Aga Khan Museum 
Art Gallery of York University
Royal Ontario Museum

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