2017 – 2018 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

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Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
October 5, 2017 to April 5, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Archaeology, Arabic History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

 

2017 – 2018 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

 

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents

 

October 5, 2017

Keelan Overton, Independent Scholar

“The St. Andrews Qur’an Ongoing: Intervention and Biography between Iran and India”

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

October 19, 2017

Helen Philon, Independent Scholar

“Architecture on the Edge of the Muslim World: The Deccan during the 14th and 15th centuries”

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

November 2, 2017

Satoshi Kawamoto, Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science; Harvard AKPIA Associate

“On the Eve of Empire: Early Ottoman Palaces in Edirne and Istanbul”

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

November 16, 2017

Finbarr Barry Flood, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities, Institute of Fine Arts and Department of Art History, New York University

“Globalism Before Europe? Arabia, India and the Architecture of Medieval Ethiopia”

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S010, Cambridge, MA

 

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 of Islamic Art, Doha”

Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S020, Cambridge, MA

 

March 1, 2018

Rocco Rante, Archaeologist, Department of Islamic Art, Louvre Museum

“Evolution of Settlements and Socio-Economic Features in the Bukhara Oasis between Antiquity and Medieval period”

Co-sponsored with the Committee on Medieval Studies

Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S020, Cambridge, MA

 

March 22, 2018

Belgin Turan Özkaya, Professor of Architectural History, Middle East Technical University, Ankara; Harvard AKPIA Associate

“Itinerant Objects: British Museum and the Ottoman Response to Antiquity”

Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S020, Cambridge, MA

 

April 5, 2018

Neşe Gurallar, Professor, Department of Architecture, Gazi University, Ankara; Harvard AKPIA Associate

“Kars: Russian Modernity on East Anatolia (1877-1917)”

Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S020, Cambridge, MA

 

Lectures are free and open to the public. They are held Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., at Harvard University locations listed for each date.

For further information, call 617-495-2355, email agakhan@fas.harvard.edu or visit: https://agakhan.fas.harvard.edu/news-events

View our previous lectures: https://agakhan.fas.harvard.edu/podcasts-0

 

 

Contact Info: 

Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University

History of Art and Architecture department

Two Arrow Street, Room 330A

Cambridge, MA 02138

617-495-2355

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