Spring 2023 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

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Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 23, 2023 to April 20, 2023
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

 

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents

Spring 2023 AKPIA Lecture Series

A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

(All lectures are in person, in Cambridge MA)

 

February 23, 2023

“Crafting Metaphors: Rethinking Arabic Script Patterns as Apotropaia in Medieval Mosul”

Zahra Kazani

AKPIA Fellow; PhD ’22 University of Victoria, Canada

 

March 9, 2023

“Treatises of Practical Geometry and Architectural Practice of 11th- and 12th- Century Seljuk Dome Chambers in Isfahan”

Soheil Nazari

AKPIA Special Student; PhD Candidate, Brandenburg University of Technology, Germany

 

March 30, 2023

“Paintings from the Private Houses of Abbasid Samarra: A Reassessment”

Fatma Dahmani

AKPIA Fellow; Assistant Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, University of Qayrawan, Tunisia

 

April 20, 2023

“The Sulayhid Qur’an: Stories of Connections and Belonging of a Short-Lived Dynasty”

Alya Karame

AKPIA Fellow; Research Associate, Orient-Institut Beirut and Collège de France

 

 

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.

 

For further information, call 617-495-2355 or email agakhan@fas.harvard.edu

Visit the website: https://agakhan.fas.harvard.edu/news-events

 

Contact Info: 

 

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University

485 Broadway (Basement Auditorium), Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone: 617-495-2355

Email: agakhan@fas.harvard.edu

Website: https://agakhan.fas.harvard.edu/news-events

 

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