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Recent Content

Lecture - “Ottoman Devotional Manuscripts: Study of a Corpus from the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha” (15 February, Harvard University, Cambridge MA)

2017 – 2018 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture
The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents
February 15, 2018
5:30 – 7:00pm
Mounia Chekhab Abudaya
Curator for Manuscripts and Western Mediterranean Collections, Museum of Islamic Art, Doha; Harvard AKPIA Associate
“Ottoman Devotional Manuscripts: Study of a Corpus from the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha”
Harvard University, Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Lectures - Aga Khan Program at MIT Spring 2018 Lectures & Events (Cambridge, MA)

February 26
Learning from Dadaab: An Architectural History of Forced Migration
Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi
Postdoctoral Fellow
Mahindra Center for the Humanities, Harvard University
March 12
Plunder, Destruction and Museums: The Imperial Origins of Democracy
Ariella Azoulay

Fellowships - 2018-2019 Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Islamic Architecture, Urbanism, and Conservation

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT (AKPIA@MIT) is pleased to announce its postdoctoral fellowship program for the academic year 2018-2019. The program will focus on the subject of Destruction and Reconstruction in the Middle East and Beyond, and will contribute directly to AKPIA’s initiative in this area.   The fellowship program is intended for scholars with a Ph.D.

Correction - Lecture - Avinoam Shalem, "Slanted View and the Sacred Gaze: Mecca's Views in the Pre-Modern Era," (George Washington U, Washington, DC, 8 February)

Editor's note: This lecture will take place at George Washington University in Washington, DC, not in New York as previously posted.
From: Avinoam Shalem <as4501@columbia.edu>
Date: January 31, 2018
Dear Colleagues,