Ian Herbertson FRSA, FRAS, has a Diploma in Art Appreciation and an MA in History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia (SOAS). He works independently and is Honorary Assistant Librarian (for Prints and Drawings) at the Oriental Club and currently is engaged in a project to review the artwork catalogues at the Royal Asiatic Society. His research interests range from the art philosophical (imagination) to the representation and misrepresentation of cultures in art. Ian was a member of the organising committees for the Institute’s conferences on Anthropology, Weather and Climate Change (2016) and Art, Materiality and Representation (2018). His earlier research was in Palaeoanthropology (MA by Independent Study) and he worked for several seasons at an excavation is SE Spain.