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Recent Content

Announcement - Introducing the Jazayeri Kufic Qazvin font

The Jazayeri Kufic Qazvin font is a  typographic implementation of the decorative Kufic calligraphy inscribed on the walls of the historical grand mosque of Qazwin (Masjid-e-Jameh Atiq Qazvin) which is one of the oldest mosques in Iran. The oldest part of the mosque is said to have been constructed by the orders of Caliph Harun al-Rashid in 807CE. Later additions were made during the Seljuk and late Safavid eras. The mosque houses some of the most precious examples of relief calligraphy from medieval times.

CFA - The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) at Harvard University: Postdoctoral Associateship Program, 2018-2019

THE AGA KHAN PROGRAM FOR ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE (AKPIA) AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ITS POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATESHIP PROGRAM FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019.
 
The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture is pleased to invite applications for self-supported Associateships to conduct advanced historical research in Islamic art, architecture, and archaeology at Harvard University.

Announcement - Spring 2018 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture (Cambridge, MA)

 
 
Please note revised location for all spring lectures.
 
 
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
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

CFP - Conference on the Role of Art and Architecture in Scientific Communication between Iran and the Arab World (University of Kashan, May 12-13, 2018)

From: Mohamad Reza Ghiasian<mrgh73@yahoo.com>
Date: January 20, 2018

CFP - Conference on the Role of Art and Architecture in Scientific Communication between Iran and the Arab World
University of Kashan
May 12-13, 2018

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