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Further Education and University Courses

Courses and Study Days available on the Art of Southeast Asia

  • With digital presentation or slides, the courses explore the artistic heritage of Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Java and Bali.
  • Cambodia: Concentrates on the Khmer empire, which dominated Southeast Asia between 9th-14th centuries, focusing on Angkor, showing the evolution of the Hindu temple, its symbolism and exquisite carvings. Looks at the architecture of Phnom Penh and the revival of classical Khmer dance.
  • Laos: Studying the gilded temples of Luang Prabang, the French colonial architecture and the intricate silkweaving and silversmithing which have recently been revived.
  • Vietnam: Looking at the French colonial architecture of Hanoi and Saigon, the ancient kingdom of Champa with its Hindu sanctuaries, the palaces and imperial tombs of Hue, and contemporary art, especially painting. 
  • Java: Studying the temples of Borobudur and Prambanan.
  • Bali: Focusing on the rich traditions of dance.
'My sincere thanks the students gained a great deal'
University of Cambridge, Madingley Hall
'Thank you very much indeed for your valuable contribution not only did the group thoroughly enjoy your lovely photographs ... but were most appreciative of your introduction to the culture of Cambodia'
Centre for International Briefing, Farnham Castle
For further information please contact Denise.

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