Spring 2022 AKPIA Lecture Series: A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture
Held via Zoom session
April 21, 2022, 6:00pm (EST)
“Documentary Life: Sketch as Chronicle in Shah Abbas’ Iran”
AKPIA Fellow; Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, Department of the History of Art, Yale University
Please register to attend this upcoming online lecture, the last of the Spring 2022 Lecture Series, hosted by the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University. Professor Kishwar Rizvi will deliver a lecture titled “Documentary Life: Sketch as Chronicle in Shah Abbas’ Iran” on Thursday April 21, at 6:00pm (Zoom Webinar).
Professor Rizvi is Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, Department of the History of Art, Yale University; she is also an AKPIA Fellow this year. Her recent publications include The Transnational Mosque: Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East (University of North Carolina Press, 2015), for which she was selected as a Carnegie Foundation Scholar, and Emotion, and Subjectivity in Early Modern Muslim Empires: New studies in Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal art and culture, editor, (Brill, 2017). Her earlier publications include The Safavid Dynastic Shrine: History, religion and architecture in early modern Iran (British Institute for Persian Studies, I. B. Tauris, 2011) and the anthology, Modernism and the Middle East: Architecture and politics in the twentieth century (University of Washington Press, 2008), which was awarded a Graham Foundation publication grant.
Register at: https://bit.ly/documentarylife
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