Sarod Master returns to York

November saw the University of York host the latest in the Cantor Lecture series, with Amjad Ali Khan delivering a lecture on Modern Art.

Thanks to the generosity of Professor Brian Cantor, Vice-Chancellor of the University of York from 2002 to 2013, the University has been able to host the Cantor Lecture Series since 2004. We were delighted to welcome the eminent Indian sarod player and composer, Amjad Ali Khan, to campus in November to deliver the latest lecture in the series, the Cantor Lecture in Modern Art.

The series of lectures runs annually in a three-year cycle of subject areas, Nanoscience, Business and Modern Art. Professor Cantor’s gift to the University also funds annual student prizes, awarded to the highest achieving first year students in the corresponding departments. At November’s event students from the Departments of History of Art and Theatre, Film and Television and Music were presented with their prizes of a certificate and £100 in book tokens.

The vision of generous supporters like Professor Cantor is enabling the University of York to attract a series of the world’s leading thinkers, practitioners and academics to campus, enhancing the experience of our students, staff and the York community.