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Third Asia-Latin America Conference

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Government officials from South Korea, China, and Peru, along with private sector experts and others, offered first-hand insight into current and future areas of inter-regional cooperation. Asia-Latin America free trade is on the rise as Peru prepares to host the 2008 APEC annual summit. ... Read More

Reproducing Nations: Types and Costumes in Asia and Latin America ca. 1800-1860

Friday, March 31, 2006

This innovative exhibition explores the descriptive tradition of "costumbrismo" as it developed in South America in the first half of the nineteenth century. The catalogue focuses on the cultural responses opened up by trade and commerce in the nineteenth century, and also traces the broad circulation of costume books, prints, and watercolors within South America, Asia, and Europe. ... Read More