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Journey into Jatakas - Lunchtime Talk (Ashmolean Museum)

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PinDrop Creative & Oxford University Buddhist Society present...
Journey into Jatakas - Lunchtime Talk
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Free Entrance

Oxford based Composer / Producer Sebastian Reynolds will be joined by Imagining the Divine curator Dr Jas Elsner, Jataka scholar Dr Sarah Shaw and Oxford Classics scholar Professor Fiona Macintosh for a lunchtime talk on new dance and music production 'Mahajanaka Dance Drama' - a collaboration between internationally renowned artists from Bangkok, Thailand and the UK. Join in with the discussion facilitated by dramaturg Miranda Laurence to discover Jataka mythology, and how one of the oldest surviving stories in the world has inspired a contemporary re-telling.