The art of benin part 1 option b read carefully the following piece of text what does it tell us about cross cultural encounters the writer of this text, vice-consul hl gallwey, was instrumental in securing the dubiously obtained treaty of 26th march 1892 between the british empire and the kingdom of benin, a treaty described as one that “marked the beginning of the end of the. The mediterranean world has long had strong cultural links to great britain as well as to the united states through the analysis of artistic objects and critical writings that crystallise this encounter, the essays in this volume demonstrate the variety and complexity of the connections between two geographical zones and two or more cultures. Some of the earliest writings mentioning african peoples describe the relations between the peoples of the horn of africa and peoples living in egypt, on the arabian peninsula, or in india, where an active trading network across the red sea and the indian ocean was already well established in ancient times. The best episode is “encounters,” the fourth in the series presented by olusoga, it looks at cross-cultural exchanges that, for the most part, took place during the age of exploration, before.
The cross-cultural encounter between europe and africa began as europe aggressively initiated an era of exploration of africa south of the great savanna europe's curiosity, exploration and greed transformed the history of african people. Her research focuses on modern japanese visual culture, with particular interest in japanese photography from ca 1860 through the 1930s, cross-cultural interactions and influences between asia and the west, gender issues, and museum and exhibition history. The english renaissance and the far east: cross-cultural encounters is an original and timely examination of cultural encounters between britain, china, and japan it challenges accepted, anglocentric models of east-west relations and offers a rad.
Tony ballantyne (born dunedin, 1972) is a new zealand historian whose works examined the development of imperial intellectual and cultural life in ireland, india, new zealand, and britain after completing his schooling at king's high school, dunedin , he graduated ba at the university of otago and obtained a phd at the university of cambridge. Cross cultural encounters this piece of text reflects clearly the cross cultural differences of the europeans and the people of western africa it does not mention the relationship in the 15th and 16th centuries with the portuguese traders who revered the benin people, if you look closely at the way that it has been written, the biased opinion. What does it tell us about cross cultural encounters pitt rivers museum oxford in 1904 to the modern day displays held all over the world(the art of benin dvd) bibliography aa100 the arts past and present-book 3 cultural encounters, the art of benin, dvd, the open university, 2009. European journal of cultural studies 2014 17: 406 originally published online 9 december encounters with difference connecting and bridging work, where we discuss the conviviality, cross.
The arts have always played an active role in promoting social change, which leads to more social diversity in any given society within any culture, it is the artists, through their creation of paintings, sculptures, prints, theater, music, literature, dance, and other art forms, who provide us a better understanding of the world we inhabit, both past and present. Challenges of cross-cultural leadership and for the sake of brevity this article will examine two interdependent issues: the role of a leader and communication great britain, canada, and the netherlands, in that order in contrast, the most interdependent people were from venezuela, colombia, pakistan, peru, and taiwan. The topic of this chapter is the social psychology of cross-cultural interaction we discuss the psychological processes that take place during and after meetings between individuals and groups who differ in their cultural backgrounds. Cross cultural encounters between britain and benin looking closely at plate 319, what do these sources tell us about fifteenth – and sixteenth- century cross-cultural encountersthis assignment will discuss the nature of a cross-cultural encounter in the 15th and 16th centuries between the portuguese traders and the people of benin, leading to portuguese figures depicted in benin art and.
Cultural encounters between europe and the arab world through the ages april 14, 2013 the europeans came into contact with the arab world at various moments in history–muslim spain, the crusades. Abstract moncrieffe examines cross-cultural encounters through british history he applies history curricula from key stage two in england and wales to gain greater insights and understandings about britain’s migrant past. Developing a cross-cultural mindset requires being more observant and demonstrating a willingness to adjust your own behavior with experience, you will develop your own practical style that demonstrates greater sensitivity and awareness and ultimately contributes to better communication and health outcomes for all patients. Encounters between cultures are complex, ambiguous, and unstable transactions, simultaneously events in time and works of the imagination irrespective of disparities in power, cultural encounters between britain and africa in the nineteenth century conformed to the model just described. This cross-cultural encounter of the portuguese with the people of benin is evident in the art from that century and reflects an important message on the relationship between the two groups of people(short extract.
Cross-cultural communication is a necessity for any company that has a diverse workforce or plans on conducting global business this type of communication provides an understanding of how. This linguistic process mirrors broader processes of cross-cultural encounter and exchange, described through concepts such as creolisation, syncretism and hybridisation in the process of such indigenous linguistic and cultural encounters, as in later colonial encounters, power was crucial. 10 tragic cross-cultural first encounters htr williams february 17, 2014 share 196 stumble 19k tweet pin 3 +1 14 parts of britain had already been christianized during the roman occupation in 55 bc–450 ad the area today known as wales was a hub of celtic christianity. Between 1880 and 1902 britain seized egypt, nigeria, kenya, the sudan and rhodesia it established possession of south africa and controlled eastern africa from the cape to the suez canal.
Yet the increasing encounters between chinese people and the rest of the world also provide more possibilities for cultural misunderstanding and for the perception of rudeness. The benin bronzes essay - this essay deals with the nature of a cross cultural encounter between the benin people and portuguese traders in the 15th and 16th centuries, which resulted in the depiction of portuguese figures in benin brass plaques. The chapter shifts its focus to western europe and specifically to some aspects of the secular rivalry between the two leading countries of france and britain the demographic, economic, and other losses caused by the french revolution and other ensuing wars are discussed in this chapter one major political cost of the revolution was the overcentralization and the splitting of the country. This book is about encounters between art and industry in nineteenth-century britain it looks beyond the oppositions established by later interpretations of the work of john ruskin, william morris and the arts and crafts movement to reveal surprising examples of collaboration - between artists, craftspeople, designers, inventors, curators, engineers and educators - during a crucial period in.