Fall 2022 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

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Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
October 13, 2022 to November 17, 2022
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

 

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents

Fall 2022 AKPIA Lecture Series

A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

(All lectures are in person, in Cambridge MA)

 

October 13, 2022, 6:00pm

“The Textility of the Alhambra”

Olga Bush

Visiting Scholar, Vassar College

 

November 10, 2022, 6:00pm

“Islamic Architecture for Wisdom: Looking Back on the Classical Legacy”

Susana Calvo Capilla

AKPIA Fellow; Titular Professor, History of Art Department, Complutense University of Madrid

 

November 17, 2022, 6:00pm

“The Extraordinary Architectural Patronage of a 13th Century Sultan-Queen: Shajar al-Durr of Egypt”

D. Fairchild Ruggles

Debra L. Mitchell Chair in Landscape Architecture; Director of the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Co-Sponsored with the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies at Harvard University

 

 

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University

Lectures are open to the public and held Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm,

at 485 Broadway (Basement Auditorium), Cambridge, MA.

 

 

We anticipate that the Calvo Capilla and Ruggles lectures will be recorded and made available at the AKPIA website, after the event date.

 

Contact Info: 

Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture

History of Art and Architecture department

Harvard University

485 Broadway, room 415

Cambridge, MA 02138

Tel 617-495-2355

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