Lecture - "Sasanian sacred iconography after the Sasanians" (York, 21 June 2018)

"Sasanian sacred iconography after the Sasanians"
 
with Dr Rachel Wood (University of Oxford)
on Thursday 21st June 2018
from 6.30pm to 8.00pm
at 3Sixty, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York, YO10 5GE, UK.
 
 
How are we to understand motifs created after the Islamic conquest

Lecture - "Representations of the Body: The Female Nude in Egyptian Modern Art 1939–1963" (York, 11 June 2018)

"Representations of the Body: The Female Nude in Egyptian Modern Art 1939–1963”
 
with Amina Diab (PhD research student, History of Art, University of York)
on Monday 11th June 2018
from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
at The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, Heslington, YO10 5DD, UK.
 
 
Explore the Egyptian mod

Lecture - "Like Sweet-Smelling Blooms: Arabic Calligraphy in the Islamic West" (London, 7 June 2018)

Editor's note: This announcement was submitted to the editor on 5 June, 2018.

Hello All,

Here is an upcoming event at the RAS, it is free and open to all (no need to register with us).

This Thursday 7th June at 6.30pm - Lecture by Umberto Bongianino (Oxford University) entitled 'Like Sweet-Smelling Blooms: Arabic Calligraphy in the Islamic West'.

You can find us at 14 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD and contact us at info@royalasiaticsociety.org

All the best,

Amy

Lecture - The Mughal Queen Nur Jahan as a Patron of the Arts (York, 8 June 2018)

"The Mughal Queen Nur Jahan as a Patron of the Arts"
 
8th June 6:30pm - 7:30pm with Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi (SOAS), University of York, UK.
 
The Mughal Emperors of South Asia were famous patrons of art and architecture, and much is known about the artistic influence of emperors such as Akbar and Jahangir, and Shah Jahan who commissioned the Taj Mahal. However, less is known about the impact of the equally powerful and wealthy female queens of the Mughal Empire.

Lecture - The Qur'an of Uljaytu (York, 6 June 2018)

"The Qur'an of Uljaytu"
with Dr Alison Ohta (Director of Royal Asiatic Society), 6th June, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ University of York, UK.
 
The Mongol Ilkhanate (1256-1353) was established in north-west Iran after the invasions led by Hulegu, the grandson of Genghis-khan. Despite the initial destruction that the conquests brought, Ilkhanid rule heralded a period where the arts of the book flourished with the production of both religious and secular texts.

Kyoto Lectures: Lurie on Variant Accounts in Early Japanese Mythology, June 4 at 6PM

Dear colleagues,

David Lurie will be the next speaker of the Kyoto Lectures, jointly organized by EFEO and ISEAS, and co-hosted by the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University.

As always, Kyoto Lectures are free and open to all. Please note that this talk will be held at the Kyoto centre of the École Française d’Extrême-Orient.

Best,
Roberta Strippoli
(Binghamton University, SUNY)

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