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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.
 
 
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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.

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